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Reading with a Los Angeles Literary Guide

My passion for books started at a pretty young age. Through literature, I made friends with people all over the world, and visited places that I always wanted to see (and still do) through pages of novels and plays. Specifically, I’ve always…

Valentine’s Day Ideas for Book Lovers

Did you just notice that Valentine’s Day is coming and don’t have any plans or gift ideas? Are the Pinterest DIY’s lacking the originality your valentine deserves? Here are a few ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your reader S/O…

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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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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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,…

To Hell with LaLa Land—L.A. Is Book Land

Enough with the clichés about L.A. being only about movies, TV, and juice cleanses. We're here to report that our city's small-press scene has been exploding. Check out Eagle Rock–based Unnamed Press, which is rocketing to success with…
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Prospect Park Books at LitFest Pasadena!

It's finally here! Pasadena's own Literary Festival is right around the corner, and Prospect Park Books is thrilled to have our authors speaking at three different panels this year! Panels are spread all throughout Pasadena, so be sure to check…

Prospect Park Books at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books!

It's that time of year...  Spring is in the air, and books are on our mind! One of the biggest book festivals in the world (and the largest in the United States!) is right around the corner, and many of PPB's authors will be in attendance—both…

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