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Happy Halloween!

by Jessica on October 31, 2014

  Have a fun and safe weekend everyone! 

Allison Hill’s new piece on Huffington Post!

by Jessica on October 21, 2014

When she’s not running a successful business she’s writing. Allison Hill has a new piece on Huffington Post! The full article is below but if you’d like to see the original article click  here.   I’ve been trying to write about faith for weeks, well, years really. It’s been on my mind lately because this […]

We’re so excited to announce that we won LA Parent’s Best of 2014 for Best Bookstore!! There will be a full write-up featuring all the winners in LA Parent’s December issue so please make sure to keep an eye out of that! Thanks everyone!

Banned Books Week!

by Jessica on September 23, 2014

This week is BANNED BOOKS WEEK! Here’s a little refresher on what  Banned Books Week is all about. Banned Books Week is the national book community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read. Hundreds of libraries and bookstores around the country draw attention to the problem of censorship by mounting displays of challenged books and […]

Another Human of the Bookstore is up on Tumblr!

by Jessica on September 18, 2014

In honor of our 120th Anniversary we are celebrating the people who have helped us and supported us over the years. We’re calling the project HUMANS OF THE BOOKSTORE and we’ll be posting the stories on our Tumblr. This blog will have a little taste of what’s happening over there. Please follow us in this […]

Introducing Humans of the Bookstore!

by Jessica on September 15, 2014

We have something really special to introduce to you! In November, we are celebrating our 120th anniversary! Crazy, huh? We couldn’t be more proud of this achievement. We’re working on planning all sorts of fun things to help you celebrate with us! One of those things is something we are calling Humans of the Bookstore! […]

Spotlight on Story Time Mr. Steve! Happy 25 Years!

by Jessica on September 3, 2014

Today is Story Time Mr. Steve’s 25th Anniversary with Vroman’s! We are so excited we get to celebrate such a great employee. Mr. Steve is legendary as Vroman’s story time reader and bargain book buyer. He has recommended thousands of books to young readers over the years. Those of us around here count on him […]

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Young Readers League is back!

by Jessica on August 26, 2014

Thanks to a generous grant from indie bookstore champion and best-selling author James Patterson, we’re happy to announce a new Young Reader’s League program and selection! This exciting program, in the spirit of One City, One Story programs was designed as a school-wide community reading extravaganza. Two years ago our first Young Readers League selection […]

Today’s post comes to you from Allison Hill, CEO & President of Vroman’s Bookstore and Book Soup.  The original article  from 7/14/14 can be seen here on The Huffington Post. I’ve never belonged to a book club. (Unless Oprah’s Book Club counts. Btw, still waiting for Oprah to call. #OprahIndieBkstoreTour.) But in my profession, I […]

May seems to have been one of the busiest months for us and we just keep getting busier! On Saturday, May 17 at 5pm, we are very honored and excited to host  an event with food critic and writer extraordinaire, Ruth Reichl to kick off the annual Pasadena LitFest festivities. She will be discussing and […]