Entries by Julianne Johnson

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 fit this mug in the cabinet? When’s the last time I used the barbeque cleaning set […]

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, readings, and workshops home to the Playhouse District! This year’s lineup […]

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Naomi Hirahara in the Vroman’s Walk of Fame!

In case you didn’t hear, our very own Naomi Hirahara joined the Vroman’s Walk of Fame earlier this month! Dozens of fans, book-lovers, and community members gathered outside Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena to celebrate and honor Naomi’s talent, heart, and contributions to culture. In the words of Allison Hill, Vroman’s president and CEO: “She consistently delivers […]