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Book Store Love Stories continues with a brand new kind of love story from Cheryl! Remember you can still submit your stories! by Cheryl Preparing to bring a new life into the world involves the purchase of many traditional necessities, such as diapers and bottles. These small preparations are part of the fun and excitement […]

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A New Lease on Love (A Book Store Love Story)

by Jessica on February 10, 2017

Bookstore Love Stories continues with this short but sweet tale from Tessa! Remember you can continue to send us your stories! ———————————— by Tessa After signing our first lease together in Pasadena, my boyfriend said he wanted to show me an amazing bookstore just down the street. Fifteen minutes after the lease was signed, we were […]

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Bookstore Love Stories continues with this lovely story from past employee, Danny! Remember you can continue to send us your stories! —————————— by Danny My wife and I actually met for the first time at Vroman’s in 2000. We both were employees at the time. I worked in the receiving department and my wife worked […]

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A Limerick of Love (A Book Store Love Story)

by Jessica on February 8, 2017

Bookstore Love Stories continues with this lovely story from Phil and Susan! Remember you can continue to send us your stories! ——————————- by Phil and Susan We met at Vroman’s in 1993, upstairs before the area was re-arranged.  In those days the store sponsored travel presentations, and that evening of August 2 we were both […]

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Oprah’s New Book Club Pick!!

by Jessica on August 4, 2016

Oprah announced on the morning of August 2 that her new Book Club pick was Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad. This book has been a staff favorite and talked about all throughout the publishing world. We couldn’t be more excited that Oprah picked this title to get behind! We have copies in stock and you […]

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Love And Bookstores

by Jessica on July 1, 2016

by Allison Hill (President/CEO of Vroman’s & Book Soup) This was originally posted on Huffington Post on 6/30/2016 David Bowie’s passing hit me hard this year—the way it does when a celebrity you grew up with passes—and I was suddenly aware not so much of my own mortality but of the logistics to be considered […]

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by JZ Bingham, VP Acquisitions, Balcony 7 As an acquisitions editor, I can’t help but read between the lines of an author’s work to find out what he or she is truly made of—what inspires them, what motivates them, their respect for readers and the art of storytelling. It takes but a few pages, maybe […]

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by Allison K. Hill (Vroman’s President & CEO)  This article was originally posted on Los Angeles Daily News Summertime, and the readin’ is easy. My summer 2016 reading list is comprised of some of my favorite books from the past year, now out in paperback just in time for your beach or backyard pleasure, and some […]

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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 […]

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Tina Renzullo nominated Regina Major of Altadena Elementary school.  Regina Major has been working at Altadena Elementary as a Kindergarten teacher for nine years and has been with Pasadena Unified School District for 18 years. She began at Cleveland Elementary as a Pre-K teacher and moved up to a Kindergarten teacher in the fall of […]

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