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…
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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,…
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7 Questions for a Bookseller: Brenna Gomez of Bookworks in Albuquerque, NM

Intern Emily here! It's been a while, but 7 Questions for a Bookseller is back on the blog, and this time, I've traveled to Albuquerque in search of the greatest out-of-state bookstores! New Mexico is known for green chile, hot air balloons,…
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The Big Con Pub Day + Vroman's Launch!

Today is the day—Adam Walker Phillips' latest in the Chuck Restic mystery series, THE BIG CON, is finally here, and we can't wait to officially launch it at Vroman's Bookstore on Wednesday, 8/15 at 7:00 pm! Author Adam Walker Phillips…
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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…
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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…