Indies First, held on Small Business Saturday, brings together authors, readers, and publishers in support of independent bookstores. Authors and local celebrities volunteer at events across the country, and publishers offer special terms on books and exclusives. Indies First is a day dedicated to supporting the local businesses that help communities thrive. Booksellers are encouraged to invite their favorite local authors, illustrators, or celebrities to come to their stores to participate in events or hand-sell books.
This year, we're inviting local authors from the Pasadena community to come be booksellers for the day. Check out the list below and stop by to meet the authors, get book recommendations, and get some books signed!
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Renee Morgan Hampton, author of Guilty by Default
Scott Casperson, author of How the Candy Got It’s Stripes
We will also be distributing free” Shop Pasadena” Tote Bags to customers on Saturday, November 30 as part of our participation in Small Business Saturday. *While supplies last*
Vroman's on Colorado Blvd. will have the following authors as booksellers:
12pm – 1pm
Robert Henricks, author of The Sombrero and the Cactus
Kristin Giese, author of Unverified
Firouzeh “Fifi” Razavi, author of Portrait of a Life, Chime, Musings, Isolation, & Unbridled.
PLUS, Vromnan's on Colorado Blvd. welcomes our new neighbor Salt and Straw who will be handing out FREE single scoops of their famous Honey + Lavender ice cream from 12pm-1pm (or while supplies last).