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A Map to Summer Road Trip Novels

Summer is almost over—can you believe it?—and any summer wouldn’t be complete without a good road trip! Or at least a good road trip novel. Read on for the inspiration you to sneak in one last trip before it’s back-to-school season and the weather (finally!) drops back down to a more reasonable temperature—we’ve made it […]


The Big Con Upcoming Release + Signing Event!

Is the corporate world getting you down? Why not add some classic Adam Walker Phillips satire to your life! The Big Con, the latest addition to the Chuck Restic mystery series, is to be released in August 2018. A recent article in the Los Feliz Ledger describes The Big Con as a brilliant “corporate satire, plus a classic […]

Darrow & Darrow Premiere

Good news for mystery fans, PPB author Phoef Sutton is just back from Canada, where he’s been on set as the writer of Darrow & Darrow. You may know Phoef from the CRUSH series or his most recent page-turning novel, FROM AWAY. The show is directed by Peter DeLuise and stars Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Wendie Malick, and Golden Globe nominee, Tom Cavanagh. It follows Claire Darrow, […]


Love for the Locals

As Southern California’s oldest and largest independent bookstore, Vroman’s is a staple in the Pasadena book community. Supporting authors, book lovers, families, gift seekers, and publishers, Vroman’s is one of our most essential and beloved partners. Prospect Park Books has held multiple book launches at Vroman’s including Chris Erskine’s Daditude, Naomi Hirahara’s Hiroshima Boy, and Charles Pheonix’s Addicted to […]


Celebrate Father’s Day with Daditude

Father’s Day is just around the corner and, once again, none of us know what to get Dad. Have you gotten him a watch for the last three years? Did they run out of Bath and Body Works’s Mahogany Woods Lotion again? Not to worry, here at Prospect Park Books, we have your back. Daditude […]

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Paperback L.A. Book 1 Launch

Summer is finally here, and with it comes the much-anticipated launch of Paperback L.A. Book 1, A Casual Anthology! In true L.A. spirit, the launch took place at the legendary Last Bookstore a few weeks ago, and was packed with contributors, friends, fans, and even some unsuspecting tourists who happened to be at the right place at […]