5 Books for Back to School

Back To School Blues? August is ending, September is beginning, and more importantly: School is starting. Between scrambling to finish summer reading assignments and scanning the internet for cheap textbooks, people may find that books…
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The Millennial Effect

As a kid I always dreamed of being a writer, even though the phrase “starving artist” that was on the lips of every well-meaning family member and friend that asked me about my future. I simply couldn’t keep my nose out of books—I…
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Indie Crime Crawl

You’ve heard of a pub crawl, and maybe even a bookstore crawl, but today we’re bringing you something totally new: an Indie Crime Crawl! About the Indie Crime Crawl Organized by Eric Beetner and Jo Perry, this virtual crawl is…
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Jill Orr's Newest Book and the ALA Conference

The Ugly Truth Launch Just a few days ago we celebrated publication day for the newest book in Jill Orr's Riley Ellison Mystery series: THE UGLY TRUTH! Fans of the first two books in the series, THE GOOD BYLINE and THE BAD BREAK, will…

Last-Minute Father's Day Gifts

Every Father’s Day we look for the perfect gift to celebrate our dad’s hard work, weird obsessions, and eye roll-inducing puns. And every Father’s Day, dads everywhere run into the same problems: Another pair of socks? How will I…

PPB and LitFest Pasadena 2019

We had a great time at the L.A. Times Festival of Books last month, but in case you didn't make it to USC (fighting crowds of people and sitting in traffic on the 10 isn't for everyone!) LitFest Pasadena is bringing the panels, discussions,…
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Paperback L.A. 3 Launch + Interview!

The highly anticipated third volume of Paperback L.A. is now available! Come celebrate with us at our launch party on May 5th at Helm’s Design Center in Culver City. From 4-6 p.m. there will be readings from Ann Elliott Cutting, River Garza,…
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PPB at the 2019 LATFOB!

It's that book-loving time of year again! With the warmer weather and windy skies comes the return of L.A.'s biggest and best book festival—many of our authors will be in attendance, both at our booth and on panels throughout the festival…
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Colleen Talks Books & Pasadena on C-Span

C-Span's BookTV is traveling the country to report on some of the most culturally rich smaller and midsize cities in the United States, and to no surprise to us, they recently spent a week in Pasadena, interviewing people in the worlds of books,…
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Holiday Open House

Thanksgiving is behind us, Hanukkah is in full swing, and Christmas is a'comin', so it's time once again for Prospect Park's annual holiday open house. We'll be pouring the prosecco, arranging the cheese platter, and putting out the books on…