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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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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…
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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…
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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…
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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,…
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See Prospect Park Books at LitFest Pasadena!

LitFest Pasadena is back—and better than ever! What started as a friendly, small-town, one-day literary festival has grown into a weekend-long bonanza of remarkable variety and depth: poetry performances, children's storytimes, a teen writing…
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LATFOB, Paperback L.A. Pub Date & Upcoming Book Launch!

Today is a special day—it's the official release date for our latest title, Paperback L.A. Book 1: A Casual Anthology! We had a great time debuting the book at the L.A. Times Festival of Books this year for an early preview, and the overwhelming…
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The Bad Break Launch and Press Roundup

In case you haven't heard, the second in Jill Orr's Riley Ellison mystery series, The Bad Break, is finally here, and readers are loving it! With praise from Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, and countless mystery readers, reviewers, and…