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Vroman’s Bookstore

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 […]

Monday Mentions – Kickin’ off June!

by Jessica on June 1, 2015

I feel like I say this every time the calendar changes but can you believe it’s June?!?! We’re nearly into summer and it’s a little hard to believe. To kick off June I decided to plant some Monday Mentions that are a little bit summer themed for your beach reads list. Single, Carefree Mellow: Stories […]

Local Author, Jason Squire Fluck is on deck for this month’s Local Author Day (May 31, 4pm). We’re so excited to have him be a part of a day that we love month after month. Jason was kind enough to do a guest blog post for us about Jon Fixx. Read on and make sure […]

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On May 18th, debut author Leslie Parry will be reading from her book, Church of Marvels. It’s a fascinating book with equally fascinating characters that is sure to grab your attention. Though, she may not reside in Pasadena anymore we are very excited to welcome home such a wonderful writer. A Little About Leslie: Leslie […]

Tuesday Newbies!

by Jessica on May 5, 2015

Wowza! Do we have a list for you today! Today is a HUGE release day in the book world and here are a sampling of what’s dropping today in Hardcover and Paperback. Surely you will find something up your alley in this list. Stop in today to explore even more new titles! Hardcover:  The Book […]

Happy Friday, friends!! I hope you’re gearing up for a relaxing and fun weekend ahead. We have an event coming up on Monday 4/27 that is already shaping up to be a really special evening. April Dammann is the author of a new biography about Corita Kent that is being put out by one of […]

On Friday, April 24th at 7pm, we are hosting Ryan Gattis, author of All Involved. Artist Chaz Bojoquez will be with him and they will be in conversation with Lilliam Rivera of Pen Center USA. Vroman’s President, Allison Hill LOVES this book. She has nothing but good things to say about it and really just […]

Our fearless leader (CEO/Prez), Allison Hill has a new piece for the Los Angeles Daily News entitled 5 books that would make great movies. You can read the full article below or follow this link to be taken to the original article. You can also check out her website here! —————————————————————————————————— When I was a […]

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Our own wonderful President and CEO, Allison Hill wrote a piece on LA’s publishing scene for the Pasadena Star News. The piece is below and if you’d like to see the source, click here!     Many of Los Angeles’ best restaurants are located in strip malls. L.A.’s publishing scene is equally hidden and surprising; […]

February Events!!

by Jessica on January 27, 2015

Hello there. Hope everyone’s year is getting started off on the right foot. Are you reading more? We hope so! February is just as packed as January and there’s no sign of stopping us in 2015! Check out the full list of events below. See you soon! Sunday, February 1, 4pm Rebecca Scherm discusses and […]