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9 Books Set in Pasadena

by Jessica on February 23, 2018

By Kelly Pasadena is our home, and we love it! And writers seem to love it too, with the city making appearances in multiple novels! Here are 9 books set in our wonderful town of Pasadena. 1. The High Window by Raymond Chandler (Mystery/Thriller) A wealthy Pasadena widow with a mean streak, a missing daughter-in-law […]

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 […]

Monday Meme RoundUp

by Jessica on October 9, 2017

It’s Monday…again. Let’s take your mind off it for a minute or two and get you laughing! Grammar memes, they crack us up. We thought we’d share some of our favorites! Feel free to add your favorite comments!

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 […]

Fall Into A Good Book

by Jessica on September 23, 2017

Today on the blog we’re giving you the most anticipated books that will be out this Fall. Plus, I’ll let you know if any of these great authors will be appearing in store! What are you excited to read this Fall? Let us know in the comments!   Fiction Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesamyn Ward […]

Jean Hooper nominated Lila Vick Schob of Altadena Elementary I would like to nominate Lila Vick Schob for Vroman’s Teacher of the Year. Ms. Schob is a special education teacher at Altadena Elementary, where she has worked for six years. Prior to that, she taught at Loma Alta Elementary in the PUSD. Ms. Schob is […]

Get Your Game On!

by Jessica on May 8, 2017

Summer will be here before we know it (let’s face it…it already kind of is). In between spending time a the beach and fun summer activities you may want to settle in on a hot night, crank the A/C and have a game night! There are plenty of games to choose from with a variety […]

Well, another successful Indie Bookstore Day has come and gone. The energy in the store is always so incredible on days like this and we certainly felt it on Saturday! The day started at 9am when our doors opened and customers were able to check out at all the really cool exclusive items that were only […]

So What Is This Indie Bookstore Day All About?

by Jessica on April 28, 2017

If you didn’t know April 29th is Indie Bookstore Day and we cannot wait to celebrate with indies everywhere. Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April.  Every store is unique and independent, and every party is different. But in […]