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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 […]

Mystery author and friend of the store, Kwei Quartey, has given us a little praise with this wonderful blog article on his website. The full article is below. Original post can be seen here. VROMAN’S BOOKSTORE–PASADENA LANDMARK by Kwei Quartey From time to time, I blog about an independent bookstore of note, e.g. Marcus Books. A […]

Literary Themed Halloween Costumes!

by Jessica on October 16, 2017

Haven’t even started thinking about a Halloween costume yet? Here are a few literary themed numbers that are sure to ignite your DIY spark and get everyone talking! Group Costumes  Willy Wonka You’re sure to win the Golden Ticket of Halloween when you grab some friends and take on the wonderful world of characters from […]

Spooky Stephen King Film Adaptations!

by Jessica on October 13, 2017

We’re coasting along towards Halloween so why not blog about the spookmaster himself, Stephen King! It’s kind of surprising just how many of his titles have been turned into movies. This is by no means an exhaustive list but dare we say these are the spooookiest of his adaptations? Carrie 1976 Carrie White starts to […]

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 […]

We just started carrying a new book that will really help step up your athletic game this summer! If you’re a serious athlete who plans to do some serious training this summer you’re going to want to check out this book. The Brave Athlete by Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson covers the 13 most […]

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 […]

Shahe Mankerian nominated Miss Armig of St. Gregory Hovsepian School The gods of education have a wicked sense of humor; they purposefully bestow upon every individual only one great teacher. Ask anyone, “Who’s your favorite teacher?” and the answer always comes in haste, always a single name, always with an honorary prefix Mr., Mrs., Miss, […]

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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 […]