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By Kelly Happy Women’s History Month! Here are a few events around town to help you celebrate! Friday, March 2 7:00 PM – 10:00pm – Tucasa: An Art + Music Night – Women’s History Month Location: Sabor y Cultura 5625 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90028 Price: FREE Celebrate Women’s History Month with an art […]

We are so excited to be hosting Deepark Chopra! He will be discussing his brand new book, The Healing Self. Tickets are still available and they can be found on Eventbrite. Pick up yours HERE.

Try Your Hand at These Novellas!

by Jessica on January 12, 2018

So you’re wanting to read more this year. But you’re still as busy or more busy than you were last year. How can we marry the two? One suggestion is novellas! Little bites of stories generally between 50 and 200 pages. Not quite novel length but a little longer than a short story. Bite-sized to fit […]

Vroman’s Annual Reading Challenge!

by Jessica on January 10, 2018

Vroman’s 2018 Reading Challenge This isn’t a test.  No one is keeping score and there are no points to post. The challenge is to push yourself, to take advantage of this challenge as a way to explore topics or formats or genres that you otherwise wouldn’t try. You may count one book for multiple tasks […]

Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018!

by Jessica on January 1, 2018

Happy New Year Everyone! Today is the day we start our New Year Resolutions. We know it can be tough to stick to them at first because, let’s face it, changing old habits is hard. So we’ve taken 4 of the most common New Year Resolutions people make and found some fun items from around […]

Young Readers League Story Contest Winners!

by Jessica on November 20, 2017

This year our Young Readers League picked The Key To Extraordinary by Natalie Lloyd! In the spirit on this book, kids aged 8-14 were invited to enter a writing contest. In 300 words of less, they were to write a ghost story. The guidelines were the word count (at 300) and must be an original […]

Allison Hill Reviews ‘Catalina’!

by Jessica on November 13, 2017

Our own President/CEO, Allison Hill has written a review for the new novel Catalina. The full review is below! The original post an be seen here. The sex and drugs of ‘Catalina’ fuel a dark, desperate look at L.A. life  by Allison Hill The title of the novel “Catalina” sounds like a book about a […]

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 […]

Halloween Happenings Around Pasadena!

by Jessica on October 27, 2017

Spooky haunts and special treats all around Pasadena! Bring the kiddos for some Halloween fun! Tuesday, October 31 4pm – 6pm Celebrate Halloween in the Playhouse District! Vroman’s Bookstore and a bunch of our neighbors will be celebrating this Halloween with activities, games and lots of candy! Trick-or-Treat at the following participating business: Vroman’s Bookstore […]

Literary Themed Halloween Costumes!

by Jessica on October 16, 2017

Haven’t even started thinking about a Halloween costume yet? Here are a few literary themed numbers that are sure to ignite your DIY spark and get everyone talking! Group Costumes  Willy Wonka You’re sure to win the Golden Ticket of Halloween when you grab some friends and take on the wonderful world of characters from […]