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Upcoming Events

Great for Book Clubs! Michelle Gable with Her Alt-History Novel About JFK.

06/05/2018 - 6:30PM

Join us for an evening of discussion about a real historical figure with links to John F. Kennedy...possibly romantic!  An excellent comparison to this book would be Adriana Trigiani's All the Stars in the Heavens.   New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between John F. Kennedy and Alicia Corning Clark - and the child they may have had. Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid...

First Stop on the Tour! Meet Southern Lit's Next Star: Caleb Johnson

06/06/2018 - 6:30PM

I met Caleb at a book thing in Atlanta.  It was a very small gathering, only 60 or so of us and a few authors.  It has been a while since I've been this excited about a new author.  He deserves all the praise he's getting.  Here is some of it.  I'd appreciate some support for this new author.  He's a big talent and a genuinely nice man.  - Kelly Justice, owner of Fountain This will be an interview format with fellow author Steve Weddle “This boy cannot...

Professor of Disability Studies & Poet Shares His Memoir: Have Dog Will Travel

06/07/2018 - 6:30PM digital audiobook also available from Fountain.  Please click the icon below to listen to an excerpt or purchase: Stephen Kuusisto is the author of the memoirs Have Dog, Will Travel; Planet of the Blind (a New York Times “Notable Book of the Year”); and Eavesdropping: A Memoir of Blindness and Listening and of the poetry collections Only Bread, Only Light and Letters to Borges. A graduate of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop and a...

Daniel De Visé Brings Us The Story of The Comeback at Carytown Bicycle

06/10/2018 - 2:00PM

Daniel's a great guest and we can't wait to partner with him at Carytown Bicycle for a one-of-a-kind event!! THE COMEBACK chronicles the life of one of America’s greatest athletes, from his roots in Nevada and California to the heights of global fame to a falling out with his own family and a calamitous confrontation with Lance Armstrong over allegations the latter was doping—a campaign LeMond would wage on principle for more than a decade before Armstrong was finally stripped...

Fountain Flirt Book Club

06/13/2018 - 6:30PM

Title TBA A feisty, fun group discussing romance novels (focusing mainly on diversity in the genre) monthly. Ages 21+ only. Purchase of book from Fountain either in paper, ebook, or audio is required.  To see links to audio and ebook, click on the book below and scroll around.  They are there!   Sign up on our Meetup page is helpful, but not required.  If you don't want to join Meetup, just inform a bookseller when you purchase your book either in person...

Singer/Songwriter/Author Radney Foster Live Performance & Storytelling

06/14/2018 - 6:30PM

I saw Radney perform in Atlanta in February of this year and was genuinely moved and couldn't stop thinking about it.  I'm ecstatic we have been able to work it out to bring him to Richmond!!! -Kelly Justice, owner of Fountain Preferred seating when you purchase a cd and book combo online or in person before the show.   Seating not guaranteed without purchase.  Buy books and CDs below.   More about Radney:  As a young musician straight out of Texas, Radney Foster...

Andrew Lawler Explores The American Obsession With the Lost Colony of Roanoke

06/19/2018 - 6:30PM

Many of us have extreme curiosity around the lost colony of Roanoke.  I know I do.  Please join us for a discussion of a national obsession!! - Kelly Justice, owner of Fountain Andrew Lawler is author of two books, The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke and Why Did the Chicken Cross the World: The Epic Saga of the Bird that Powers Civilization.  As a journalist, he has written more than a thousand newspaper and magazine...

The Extraordinary Robert Goolrick Returns to Fountain with The Dying of the Light

07/10/2018 - 6:30PM

Robert Goolrick is a dear friend of the store and his events are always celebrations of our very long relationship with his work.  We were one of the very first to recognize the beauty, power, and horror of his exceptional first book The End of the World As We Know It: Scenes from a Life.  Every trip he has made back to see us has left us with unforgettable memories.  Truly one of our favorite speakers, we hope you will join us in celebrating his latest literary achievement:...

Fountain Flirt Book Club on The Kiss Quotient

07/12/2018 - 6:30PM

A feisty, fun group discussing romance novels (focusing mainly on diversity in the genre) monthly. Ages 21+ only. Purchase of book from Fountain either in paper, ebook, or audio is required. Sign up on our Meetup page is helpful, but not required.  If you don't want to join Meetup, just inform a bookseller when you purchase your book either in person or online that you will be attending. More info is on our Meetup page. 

Cozy Mini-Con at Sam Miller's with Multiple Authors, Giveaways, and More!

07/15/2018 - 11:00AM

$10 entry fee + cash-only bar (fee includes light brunch appetizers and a voucher for one book under $10 - fee does not include alcohol, this is a cash bar) Stay tuned as we add more authors!!!!! Murder, Mystery and Mimosas – Oh My! Join Richmond’s own Fountain Bookstore and Kensington Publishing for a delightfully devious mystery-themed light brunch nibbles party at Sam Miller’s Restaurant. Rub shoulders with your favorite cozy mystery authors and discover...

Jonathan F. Putnam Puts A Spin On Abraham Lincoln in this Historical Fiction Mystery Series Meet & Greet

07/16/2018 - 4:00PM

"Jonathan Putnam combines an historian’s understanding of character and context with a remarkable narrative drive that kept me fascinated from start to finish."  - Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize winner; author, Team of Rivals. Jonathan F. Putnam is a writer and attorney. A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, he is a nationally renowned trial lawyer and avid amateur Lincoln scholar. He currently lives with his family in London, England. This is his...

Biographer Lee Mandel Shares Insights on the Complicated Life of Sailor-Actor-Author Sterling Hayden

07/17/2018 - 6:30PM

This is sure to be a fascinating event!!!!!!!! A biography of a master sailor, war hero, and one of the most unusual and troubled stars of the Golden Era of Hollywood Lee Mandel was born in New York City. He received his undergraduate degree from Washington and Jefferson College, his medical degree from the University of Miami and he did his internal medicine training at the Medical University of South Carolina Hospitals in Charleston, SC. He has an MPH degree from the University of...

JABBIES with DartFrog Books, Ingram Spark, and Guest Authors

07/19/2018 - 6:30PM

In response to your requests to learn more about the industry of publishing as well as individual authors, we present JABBIES®: Judge-A-Book-By-Its-Spine®.   This is a series of conversations with publishing professionals and, occasionally, authors.  Owner of Fountain Kelly Justice will host these informal q&a's with these men and women at all levels of publishing.   You will learn: --why certain books get published --why some books become bestsellers and...

Meet Master Thriller Writer John Gilstrap!

07/29/2018 - 2:00PM

Join us for an informal afternoon with bestselling author John Gilstrap. John Gilstrap is the New York Times bestselling author of more than fourteen novels, including the acclaimed Jonathan Graves thrillers. Against All Enemies won the International Thriller Writers award for best paperback original. His books have been translated into more than 20 languages worldwide. An expert in explosives safety and a former firefighter, he holds a master's degree from the University of Southern...

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