The Holiday Season, specifically around Thanksgiving, brings about reflection and a time to give thanks for the things and people in our lives, that make it great. Recently, I was asked how long I had been working at Vroman's. It suddenly struck me that my 7 year anniversary had passed, and I hadn't even noticed. … Continue reading Confessions of a Thankful Bookseller
Picture book authors receive a lot of credit when their books come out. While they deserve every bit of attention they get, I wish that illustrators received the same amount of publicity. It is my hope that this post gives some equally well-deserving illustrators, their credits due. Picture book illustrators are constantly providing me with … Continue reading Attitudes in Picture Book Characters, That Give Me Life
Hello, hello!! Recently, school outreach has become one of my jobs. I now get to tell schools all about Vroman's fundraising opportunities! One of the ways that I have been doing that, is mailing out these super cool dollars to schools in the area. If you are a teacher and want one (they can … Continue reading Vroman’s School Fundraisers-Easier Than a Bake Sale!
Recently, my coworkers and I have been thinking a lot about Harry Potter. With the Anniversary in July, the new Illustrated edition of Prisoner of Azkaban OUT TODAY & the illustrated Fantastic Beasts, coming later this year...it seems we were all struck with Potter brain. That being said, we have come up with some EPIC … Continue reading Harry Potter Spinoffs I’d Love to See
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Good Afternoon Green Brothers, it's Tuesday! For those of you who are not John or Hank, Tuesdays are the best days! This is not only because there is normally a new vlogbrother video to view, but ALSO because it is NEW RELEASE DAY! Speaking of New Release Days, there is one in October, that the … Continue reading Good Afternoon Green Brothers, it’s Tuesday!
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Hello! Recently, I noticed that every department and store within the Vroman's Family, minus one, is led by women. This made me feel REALLY GOOD as I reflected on that fact. I decided that I wanted to interview some of these women; my co-workers, leaders and mentors, and see how they felt about it and … Continue reading Vroman’s Bookstore & the Girl Bosses Who Run It
This is my friend, Danielle. She is one of my closest friends and as of last Wednesday is now 5 hours away. You see, Danielle got a great publishing job and has gone to pursue her dreams. However, prior to last Wednesday, she was the manager at Vroman's Hastings Ranch. Before that, she was my … Continue reading Will Grayson, Will Grayson, Lara Jean & Danielle, Danielle
Starting TOMORROW, in Vroman's Event Space, we are having our Annual Clearance Sale! This will go on until Monday evening. The titles and gifts featured, never see the sales floor (once they are marked clearance)... UNTIL this very special Summertime sale! Some, have slight damage, some are old, and others we just have too … Continue reading VROMAN’S ANNUAL CLEARANCE SALE 7/14-7/17!