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Mystery author and friend of the store, Kwei Quartey, has given us a little praise with this wonderful blog article on his website. The full article is below. Original post can be seen here. VROMAN’S BOOKSTORE–PASADENA LANDMARK by Kwei Quartey From time to time, I blog about an independent bookstore of note, e.g. Marcus Books. A […]

How To Shop At An Actual Bookstore

by Jessica on October 2, 2017

Indie Bookstores are beautiful gems in this world. They cultivate community, friendships, common interests and often give you a chance to meet your favorite authors. Got a friend that doesn’t quite know the ins and outs of an indie bookstore? Here’s a nifty How-To Guide. Take Your Time You should block out a good chunk […]

Vroman’s Little Free Library is here! A few years ago I ran across an article about Little Free Libraries and was absolutely charmed.  How fun, to keep a tiny wooden building, not much bigger than a mailbox, in front of your house or business or in a nearby park, stocked with books that passersby are […]

Maybe you’ve heard about the adult coloring book craze and maybe you haven’t. Either way I’m here to tell you a little bit about it. In 2013, Johanna Basford put out a book called Secret Garden full of beautifully illustrated coloring pages. The book features more intricate and detailed drawings that require more attention to […]

Introducing Indie Author – Anker Frankoni!

by Jessica on February 25, 2015

We have a wonderful debut novel in stock here at Vroman’s that just so happens to be written by a wonderful indie author (who also just so happens to be a real stand-up guy!) The book is called Mexican Eskimo and the author is Anker Frankoni. Anker Frankoni  is part joker, part thief, part joyful, […]

An Original Story by Jervey Tervalon!

by Jessica on November 17, 2014

The Bookstore and the Writer Jervey Tervalon Soon as I realized books could be bought, I wanted to buy every book, and when the book club order sheet came around in elementary school I was broken hearted not to be able to afford every damn book. I never really changed. When I finally had my […]

Still Thirsty

by Ruby on August 20, 2010

Last Friday’s Slake event was absolutely amazing. I’m still kind of having a hard time explaining how cool it was to be in a room filled to the brim with people who think print isn’t dead or dying, but rather vital, evolving, and downright important. Not only that, but every single person there was supporting […]

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