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Monday Staff Recommendations – YA Edition

by Jessica on February 16, 2015

The Young Adult genre has really picked up speed over the past few years. There’s some really great things happening and the genre just keeps growing. To navigate the waters here are some of the Vroman’s staff top picks! As always, follow the link on the persons name to check out all of their favorites! […]

Monday Staff Recommendations for you!

by Jessica on February 9, 2015

Starting a new Monday tradition…Monday Staff Recommends where I’ll put a few suggestion up for people that are looking for their next read. Like the suggestion? Follow the link on the person name to see a list of all their recommendations!  Love History?  An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz This is […]

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 […]

Welcome to Pasadena Cece Bell!!

by Jessica on January 11, 2015

Our Young Readers League author, Cece Bell arrived in Los Angeles yesterday!! We can hardly contain ourselves! After months of planning, prepping and El Deafo themed events we are approaching our-2014-2015 Young Readers League Finale! If you were living under some rocks or without the internet for the last few months (just kidding…) here’s a […]

The Weekend…In Photos!

by Jessica on December 16, 2014

Well friends, we’re officially done with events for 2014. It’s bittersweet, of course. The good news is we went out with a BANG! this weekend. We hosted two more family events to close it out. On Saturday morning was our Santa’s Workshop Craft Fun. We had five tables, each with a different craft set up […]

A Peek at our Holiday Shop!

by Jessica on November 28, 2014

Our Holiday Shop has been up for a few weeks but I wanted to highlight some of the cuteness and festive-ness that we  have been looking at everyday! We have plenty of decoartions, candles that smell so incredible you can’t stop smelling them, plus tons of ornaments! You should definitely come check it out in […]

An Original Story by Jervey Tervalon!

by Jessica on November 17, 2014

The Bookstore and the Writer Jervey Tervalon Soon as I realized books could be bought, I wanted to buy every book, and when the book club order sheet came around in elementary school I was broken hearted not to be able to afford every damn book. I never really changed. When I finally had my […]

An Original Story by Naomi Hirahara!

by Jessica on November 14, 2014

A Tale of Tomodachi By Naomi Hirahara Even before the bombing of Pearl Harbor, people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast were feeling pretty abandoned. Unions weren’t that thrilled with them. Even though the Northern California chapter felt differently, the national ACLU thought that the government had a case for creating these “military zones” […]

Halloween Sale THIS WEEKEND!

by Jessica on November 1, 2014