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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 […]

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!

Fun Fall Activities in the Pasadena Area!

by Jessica on September 29, 2017

We’re highlighting a few fun Fall activities around Pasadena to fill those cooler (hopefully) weekends! 12th Annual Pasadena ArtWalk Saturday, October 14 11:00am-5:00pm FREE This annual favorite comes back in full swing again this October! Pasadena ArtWalk is Pasadena’s largest urban art fair with over 5,000 people attending yearly.  The event highlights some of the […]

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 […]

This is the Summer You Write Your Book!

by Jessica on June 12, 2017

Stop putting off writing that book you’ve already wanted to write. Stop writer’s block in its tracks. This summer register for one (or both) of our writing workshops to help keep you motivated and surrounded by peers who are also writing! Check out these amazing workshops we have going on!   Fiction As Experiment: A […]

Student Anabel nominated Mr. Byron Flitsch of Aveson Charter School I think my teacher, Mr. Byron Flitsch, deserves to be named Teacher of the Year. Mr. Byron is by far the greatest and funniest teacher I have ever had in my entire life. Mr. Byron connects with every kid in a way I have never […]

Anna Kleindorfer nominated Mrs. May of Chandler School Mrs. May is amazing for many different reasons. She is the librarian at our school and knows every single book in the library. She has great character, and she teaches us many things about searching on the internet as well as all the different genres of books. […]

Noah nominated Mr. Brian Jehue of Arroyo Vista Elementary School I am in seventh grade and throughout my education I have had numerous great teachers, but my overarching favorite was my second grade teacher, Mr. Jehue. He has a plethora of good qualities, including being extremely smart, funny, encouraging, and enthusiastic about learning. He pushed […]

  Natalia nominated Ms. Ashley Nava of Jackson Elementary STEM Dual Language School I think she should be Teacher of the Year because she taught me how to speak more Spanish. She also taught me how to do math really fast.

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 […]