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Location: Pasadena, CA 91105, United States

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1005B Mission St, South Pasadena, CA 91030
1240 Nithsdale Road, Pasadena, CA 91105
Book'em Mysteries (0.9 miles)
1118 Mission Street, South Pasadena, CA 91030
100 W. California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91109
1100 Oxley Street, South Pasadena, CA 91030
1130 South Marengo Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91106
569 S. Marengo Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
1519 Fremont Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030
6145 N. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90042
411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105
111 W Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105
56 South Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105
San Marino Gallery (1.8 miles)
70 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, California 91103
4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena, California 91103
420 S. Madison Ave, # 215, Pasadena, CA 91101
CALTECH Bookstore (2.0 miles)
MC 1-51, Pasadena, CA 91125
46 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101
285 E. Walnut Street, Pasadena, CA 91101
55 Eureka Street, Pasadena, CA 91103
135 North Oakland Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91182
509 E Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91104
517 W. Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91106
Vroman's Bookstore (2.2 miles)
695 East Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101
170 S. Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101
210 North Mudd, Pasadena, CA 91125

Local events

Mar
6
Vroman’s Bookstore’s Lunch with Lisa See
Vroman's Bookstore, Friday, March 6 at 12pm
Join us in celebrating the paperback release of China Dolls with this special intimate lunch with Lisa See at The Raymond Restaurant. About China Dolls: It’s 1938 in San Francisco and Grace, Helen, and Ruby, three young women from very different backgrounds, meet by chance at a glamorous city nightclub. Grace Lee, an American-born Chinese girl, has fled the Midwest to seek out a life of stardom. Helen Fong lives with her extended family in Chinatown, where her traditional parents insist that she stick to her roots. The stunning Ruby Tom challenges the boundaries of convention at every turn with her defiant attitude and no-holds-barred ambition. The girls become fast friends, relying on one another through unexpected challenges and shifting fortunes. But after the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor, paranoia and suspicion threaten to destroy their lives and a shocking act of betrayal changes everything. The Raymond Restaurant located at 1250 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena. Seating is very limited and sure to go soon so sign up ASAP. Cost is $60.00 + tax - includes lunch and one paperback copy of China Dolls by Lisa See To sign up stop by the Vroman’s Will Call department or call us at 626-449-5320. We will not be taking reservations online for this one.

Location: Street: 695 E. Colorado Blvd City: Pasadena, Province: California Postal Code: 91101 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
6
Robert J. Peterson Signs in San Diego
Mysterious Galaxy, Friday, March 6 at 7:30pm
Join MG and author and publisher Robert J. Peterson for a fun, activity-filled evening with games and refreshments as he leads readers on an exploration of the world of The Odds: A Post-Apocalyptic Action-Comedy. Robert will discuss how his own life experiences helped shape the world. Then, with the assistance of local author J.M. Perkins, Bob will instruct attendees in how to play The Odds Tabletop Game. Winners of the game’s brief campaigns will be awarded a variety of prizes, including special souvenir cards based on The Odds, chessboards, MG gift certificates, and other fun surprises.

Location: Street: 5943 Balboa Avenue Additional: Ste 100 City: San Diego, Province: California Postal Code: 92111 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
7
Lisa See
Pasadena Senior Center, Saturday, March 7 at 09am
Lisa See (Dragon Bones, Flower Net, On Gold Mountain, Peony in Love, Shanghai Girls, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, The Interior, Dreams of Joy, China Dolls, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (Random House Reader's Circle Deluxe Reading Group Edition), Shanghai Girls and Dreams of Joy: Two Bestselling Novels, Flower Net, The Interior, and Dragon Bones: Three Red Princess Mysteries)

Lisa See is the New York Times bestselling author of Peony in Love, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Flower Net (an Edgar Award nominee), The Interior, and Dragon Bones, as well as the critically acclaimed memoir On Gold Mountain. The Organization of Chinese American Women named her the 2001 National Woman of the Year. She lives in Los Angeles. (added from Random House)
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Mar
7
Storytime with Mr. Steve!
Vroman's Bookstore, Saturday, March 7 at 10am
Join us for story time with Mr. Steve every Wednesday and Saturday at 10am!

Location: Street: 695 E. Colorado Blvd City: Pasadena, Province: California Postal Code: 91101 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Mar
7
Kelly Light presents and signs Louise Loves Art
Vroman's Bookstore, Saturday, March 7 at 10:30am
This remarkable debut from Kelly Light celebrates the brilliant artist that resides in all of us! Louise Loves Art and she is trying her hardest to create her masterpiece – the one that will finally capture what her imagination looks like on the outside. Louise also loves Art, her little brother, and this is their story. Fans of Eloise and Olivia will love this new children’s literary heroine! Those wishing to get books signed will be asked to purchase at least one copy of the author's most recent title from Vroman's. For each purchased copy of the newest title, customers may bring up to three copies from home to be signed. This policy applies to all Vroman's Bookstore events unless otherwise noted. Save your Vroman's receipt; it will be checked when you enter the signing line.

Location: Street: 695 E. Colorado Blvd City: Pasadena, Province: California Postal Code: 91101 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
7
Storytime at Vroman's Hastings Ranch!
Vroman's Bookstore, Saturday, March 7 at 11:30am
Story time every Wednesday and Saturday at 11:30am at Vroman's Hastings Ranch!

Location: Street: 3729 E Foothill Blvd. City: Pasadena, Province: California Postal Code: 91107 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Mar
7
Carrie Patel Signs in San Diego
Mysterious Galaxy, Saturday, March 7 at 2pm
Debut cross-genre author Carrie Patel hones her writing skills in her job as a narrative designer for video games at Obsidian Entertainment. Publishers Weekly’s review of The Buried Life notes: “With Regency-era sensibilities and Agatha Christie’s flair for the subtle conundrum, Patel’s debut novel introduces readers to a subterranean city of the future, centuries after what is dubbed “The Catastrophe,” and beautifully manages the delicate balance between entertainment and social commentary… The subtly fantastical story is resplendent with surprisingly deep villains, political corruption, and a gripping whodunit feel.”

Location: Street: 5943 Balboa Avenue Additional: Ste 100 City: San Diego, Province: California Postal Code: 92111 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
7
Carnival of Death - Live Radio Theater
Undercover Narcotics Detective agent Bob Clark's investigation starts on the trail of a cocaine ring in the town carnival, but quickly leads to two headless corpses. Who is behind the slaughter?

There are plenty of distractions--bright lights and beautiful girls--but Clark better find the murderer fast. Because the next head that rolls could be his own.

Narrated & Directed by R.F. Daley

Starring:
Richard Reich
Vince Caso
Miles Vedder
Wil Seabrook
Ryann London

Enjoy a night of live Hollywood intimate radio theater and cabaret-style comfortable seating. The best way to spend Saturday night in Hollywood!

Doors open at 7pm, musical pre-show show begins at 7:30pm. Tickets are $15 per person. Parking is free in the theater lot, etrance off Sycamore Ave., closest to Hollywood Blvd.

http://www.galaxypress.com/theatre-los-angeles/ (catgalaxy)
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Mar
7
The Carnival of Death - Live Theatrical Reading
Experience the spinning wheels, the pleasure-seeking crowds and the screams of horror as “The Carnival of Death” takes you on a roller-coaster ride of suspense. Undercover U.S. narcotics agent Bob Clark’s investigation begins with cocaine and leads to two headless corpses. Who is behind the slaughter? There are plenty of distractions—bright lights and beautiful girls–but Clark better find the murderers fast. Because the next head that rolls could be his own.

Enjoy a night of live Hollywood intimate radio theater, cabaret-style comfortable seating--the best way to spend Saturday night in Hollywood. Doors open at 7pm, show begins at 7:30pm. Tickets are $15 per person. Parking is free in the theatre lot, entrance off Sycamore Ave., closest to Hollywood Blvd.

http://www.galaxypress.com/theatre-los-angeles/ (catgalaxy)
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Mar
8
Henry Herz presents and signs Monster Goose Nursery Rhymes
Vroman's Bookstore, Sunday, March 8 at 1pm
In this charming and clever book of nursery rhymes, Herz takes classic Mother Goose storylines and changes the setting to a land filled with monsters and goblins! More playful than scary, these tales are sure to delight children and parents alike as they see their favorite classic nursery rhymes transformed into something new and fresh. Kids are encouraged to come dressed up as their favorite monster for this event! Those wishing to get books signed will be asked to purchase at least one copy of the author's most recent title from Vroman's. For each purchased copy of the newest title, customers may bring up to three copies from home to be signed. This policy applies to all Vroman's Bookstore events unless otherwise noted. Save your Vroman's receipt; it will be checked when you enter the signing line.

Location: Street: 695 E. Colorado Blvd City: Pasadena, Province: California Postal Code: 91101 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
8
Glen Erik Hamilton Signs in San Diego
Mysterious Galaxy, Sunday, March 8 at 2pm
We’re excited to welcome Glen Erik Hamilton, a Seattle native and now Southern California resident, to sign and discuss his debut thriller, Past Crimes. Van Shaw is an Army Ranger who reluctantly returns to a home he left ten years ago, thanks to a cryptic message left by his grandfather. However, when he finds his grandfather left for dead, Van becomes Seattle PD’s main suspect. Now Van must return to the criminal underworld his grandfather inhabited, a world he swore off forever, to track down the real shooter. This atmospheric thriller received a starred review fromPublishers Weekly and is the first in an exciting new series.

Location: Street: 5943 Balboa Avenue Additional: Ste 100 City: San Diego, Province: California Postal Code: 92111 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
8
Isla Morley
Book Soup, Sunday, March 8 at 5pm
Isla Morley grew up in South Africa during apartheid, the child of a British father and fourth-generation South African mother. She now lives in Los Angeles with her husband (a minister) and daughter and an assortment of animals. Her debut novel, Come Sunday, was awarded the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for Fiction in 2009 and was a finalist for the Commonwealth Prize. It has been translated into seven languages. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Mar
9
T. GERONIMO JOHNSON BOOKSIGNING (WELCOME TO BRAGGSVILLE: a novel)
Eso Won Books, Monday, March 9 at 7pm
From the PEN/Faulkner finalist and critically acclaimed author of Hold It 'Til It Hurts comes a dark and socially provocative Southern-fried comedy about four UC Berkeley students who stage a dramatic protest during a Civil War reenactment--a fierce, funny, tragic work from a bold new writer.

Welcome to Braggsville. The City that Love Built in the Heart of Georgia. Population 712

Born and raised in the heart of old Dixie, D'aron Davenport finds himself in unfamiliar territory his freshman year at UC Berkeley. Two thousand miles and a world away from his childhood, he is a small-town fish floundering in the depths of a large, hyper-liberal pond. Caught between the prosaic values of his rural hometown and the intellectualized multicultural cosmopolitanism of Berzerkeley, the nineteen-year-old white kid is uncertain about his place until one disastrous party brings him three idiosyncratic best friends: Louis, a "kung-fu comedian" from California; Candice, an earnest do-gooder claiming Native roots from Iowa; and Charlie, an introspective inner-city black teen from Chicago. They dub themselves the "4 Little Indians."

But everything changes in the group's alternative history class, when D'aron lets slip that his hometown hosts an annual Civil War reenactment, recently rebranded "Patriot Days." His announcement is met with righteous indignation, and inspires Candice to suggest a "performative intervention" to protest the reenactment. Armed with youthful self-importance, makeshift slave costumes, righteous zeal, and their own misguided ideas about the South, the 4 Little Indians descend on Braggsville. Their journey through backwoods churches, backroom politics, Waffle Houses, and drunken family barbecues is uproarious to start, but will have devastating consequences.

With the keen wit of Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk and the deft argot of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, T. Geronimo Johnson has written an astonishing, razor-sharp satire. Using a panoply of styles and tones, from tragicomic to Southern Gothic, he skewers issues of class, race, intellectual and political chauvinism, Obamaism, social media, and much more. A literary coming-of-age novel for a new generation, written with tremendous social insight and a unique, generous heart, Welcome to Braggsville reminds us of the promise and perils of youthful exuberance, while painting an indelible portrait of contemporary America. Come early and enjoy the evening

Location: Street: 4327 Degnan Blvd Additional: City: Los Angeles, Province: California Postal Code: 90008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
9
Ellen Snortland & Lisa Gaeta discuss and sign The Safety Godmothers: The ABCs of Awareness, Boundaries and Confidence for Teens
Vroman's Bookstore, Monday, March 9 at 7pm
FOR PARENTS: Do you avoid speaking to your kids about violence? It's not your fault; you probably don't know what to say or even how to begin. Reading The Safety Godmothers: The ABCs of Awareness, Boundaries and Confidence will start the conversation for you in a thorough and entertaining way. This is a book that will change - and possibly even save - your life, or the life of your child. The Safety Godmothers - Ellen Snortland and Lisa Gaeta - know violence reduction and prevention from A-Z. This book is an invaluable compilation of Ellen and Lisa's personal safety techniques, practical insights and advice, based on their decades of real-world experience.

Those wishing to get books signed will be asked to purchase at least one copy of the author's most recent title from Vroman's. For each purchased copy of the newest title, customers may bring up to three copies from home to be signed. This policy applies to all Vroman's Bookstore events unless otherwise noted. Save your Vroman's receipt; it will be checked when you enter the signing line.

Location: Street: 695 E. Colorado Blvd City: Pasadena, Province: California Postal Code: 91101 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
10
New Books on Sale Tuesday March 10th
Mysterious Galaxy, Tuesday, March 10 at 10am
A selection of books that go on sale this week, most on Tuesday March 10th.

Check with staff if you have questions. You can also purchase many of the below in eBook format. Just click the title to see if an eBook is available for that title. (Thanks to Kobo, most ebooks are now available for pre-sale.)

Happy Reading!

Signed titles may arrive later in the month. Contact the staff to reserve a copy.

Location: Street: 5943 Balboa Avenue Additional: Ste 100 City: San Diego, Province: California Postal Code: 92111 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
10
Marc Goodman
Google Los Angeles, Tuesday, March 10 at 1pm
Marc Goodman (Future Crimes)

Marc Goodman has spent a career in law enforcement, including work as Futurist with the FBI, Senior Advisor to Interpol and street police officer. As the founder of the Future Crimes Institute and chair for Policy, Law & Ethics at Singularity University, he has continued to investigate the intriguing, often terrifying intersection of science and crime, uncovering nascent threats and combating the darker side of technology. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
10
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Mar
10
Group YA event featuring Seth Fishman, Maggie Hall, Rachel Hawkins, Jessica Khoury, and Morgan Rhodes
Vroman's Bookstore, Tuesday, March 10 at 6:30pm
Get ready, world, because Penguin Teen is taking this show on the road! Vroman’s Bookstore is so excited to be a host for the first official Penguin Teen group tour of 2015!

Here is your chance to meet Morgan Rhodes (Gathering Darkness, book 3 of the Falling Kingdoms series), Rachel Hawkins (Miss Mayhem, sequel to Rebel Belle), Seth Fishman (The Dark Water, sequel to The Well’s End), Maggie Hall (The Conspiracy of Us) and Jessica Khoury (Kalahari) and talk to them in person about their amazing books!

Those wishing to get books signed will be asked to purchase at least one copy of the author's most recent title from Vroman's. For each purchased copy of the newest title, customers may bring up to three copies from home to be signed. This policy applies to all Vroman's Bookstore events unless otherwise noted. Save your Vroman's receipt; it will be checked when you enter the signing line.

Location: Street: 695 E. Colorado Blvd City: Pasadena, Province: California Postal Code: 91101 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
11
Storytime with Mr. Steve!
Vroman's Bookstore, Wednesday, March 11 at 10am
Join us for story time with Mr. Steve every Wednesday and Saturday at 10am!

Location: Street: 695 E. Colorado Blvd City: Pasadena, Province: California Postal Code: 91101 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Mar
11
Storytime at Vroman's Hastings Ranch!
Vroman's Bookstore, Wednesday, March 11 at 11:30am
Story time every Wednesday and Saturday at 11:30am at Vroman's Hastings Ranch!

Location: Street: 3729 E Foothill Blvd. City: Pasadena, Province: California Postal Code: 911 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Mar
11
Lisa See
Chevaliers Books, Wednesday, March 11 at 6:30pm
Lisa See (Dragon Bones, Flower Net, On Gold Mountain, Peony in Love, Shanghai Girls, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, The Interior, Dreams of Joy, China Dolls, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (Random House Reader's Circle Deluxe Reading Group Edition), Shanghai Girls and Dreams of Joy: Two Bestselling Novels, Flower Net, The Interior, and Dragon Bones: Three Red Princess Mysteries)

Lisa See is the New York Times bestselling author of Peony in Love, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Flower Net (an Edgar Award nominee), The Interior, and Dragon Bones, as well as the critically acclaimed memoir On Gold Mountain. The Organization of Chinese American Women named her the 2001 National Woman of the Year. She lives in Los Angeles. (added from Random House)
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Mar
11
Marcus J. Guillory
Eso Won Books, Wednesday, March 11 at unknown time
Marcus J. Guillory is one of the most talented emerging writers in America today. His short stories have been published in Outcry Magazine, Secret Attic (UK), and Dogmatika Magazine, among others. Guillory has also produced reality TV shows for E! Network and written the film Karma, Confessions & Holi. Red Now and Laters is his first novel. He currently resides in Los Angeles. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Mar
11
Marcus J. Guillory
Eso Won Books, Wednesday, March 11 at 7pm
Marcus J. Guillory is one of the most talented emerging writers in America today. His short stories have been published in Outcry Magazine, Secret Attic (UK), and Dogmatika Magazine, among others. Guillory has also produced reality TV shows for E! Network and written the film Karma, Confessions & Holi. Red Now and Laters is his first novel. He currently resides in Los Angeles. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Mar
11
San Diego Book Group Discussion - Winter People
Mysterious Galaxy, Wednesday, March 11 at 7pm
The San Diego Book Discussion Group is led by Fearless Leader Christine. Participation is open to all readers; readers need not have completed a particular book to attend – it’s the perfect opportunity to branch out and find new favorites! Attendees receive 20% off of the current book club selection! Maryelizabeth’s review notes, “Jennifer excels at stories of people haunted by the past, by regrets, and by their passions, all of which are in play in The Winter People.”

Location: Street: 5943 Balboa Avenue Additional: Ste 100 City: San Diego, Province: California Postal Code: 92111 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
11
Jonathan O’Dell discusses and signs Miss Hazel & the Rosa Parks League
Vroman's Bookstore, Wednesday, March 11 at 7pm
Set in pre-Civil Rights Mississippi, and inspired by his Mississippi childhood, Odell tells the story of two young mothers, Hazel and Vida – one wealthy and white and the other poor and black – who have only two things in common: the devastating loss of their children, and a deep and abiding loathing for one another. After drunkenly crashing her car, Hazel is sedated and bed-ridden. Vida is then hired by Hazel’s husband to keep tabs on her and care for their only surviving son. Forced to spend time together, these two women realize that they have more in common that they thought and strive to make changes in their segregated town. Those wishing to get books signed will be asked to purchase at least one copy of the author's most recent title from Vroman's. For each purchased copy of the newest title, customers may bring up to three copies from home to be signed. This policy applies to all Vroman's Bookstore events unless otherwise noted. Save your Vroman's receipt; it will be checked when you enter the signing line.

Location: Street: 695 E. Colorado Blvd City: Pasadena, Province: California Postal Code: 91101 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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