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From Fountain Bookstore

Upcoming Events

Ron Rash on Crowdcast

08/11/2020 - 6:00PM

We are honored to be hosting Ron Rash, "one of the great American authors at work today." (New York Times) Ron will be interviewed by Fountain Bookstore owner Kelly Justice and there will be plenty of time to answer your questions! "Rash's best genre...Rash is expert at revealing the sword of vengeance's double edge--how honed it is, how it cuts whomever wields it...A brace of strong stories, and the [title] novella's a fine, suspenseful contribution to the thriving genre of Appalachian...

Reader Meet Writer: Sarah M. Broom

08/13/2020 - 7:00PM

Let us deliver authors to your living room! Join us for a discussion between authors Sarah M. Broom and Imani Perry as part of the Reader Meet Writer series! Broom's New York Times bestselling memoir, The Yellow House, was a 2019 Fountain Favorite. About the authors: Winner of the 2019 National Book Award in Nonfiction, Sarah M. Broom has also published her work in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Oxford American, and O, The Oprah Magazine, among...

Bookstore Romance Day 2020!

08/15/2020 - 12:00PM

Grab your picnic blanket! Take a break from 2020 to celebrate romance authors and readers during this year's Bookstore Romance Day!!!! The $15 ticket gets you: Admission to the event (pop in and out as you like) $15 coupon for your next purchase from our website Entry to win a $100 online gift code! Schedule of events (all Eastern Standard Time): Starting 8/8/20, Winner Picked at 1PM on Bookstore Romance Day 8/15: "Where's Fabio?" Scavenger Hunt on our website!  Find all 21...

Fountain Of Youth Book Club

08/16/2020 - 10:00AM

Purchase of book from Fountain either in the book, ebook, or Libro.fm audiobook is required. Young Adult (or YA for short) is a very diverse and exciting genre.  Our book club is subtitled Adults Who Read YA, so this group is open for those 18+ years old.  Email the store to join and to get meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression,...

Fountain of Evidence Book Club

08/17/2020 - 6:30PM

Purchase of book from Fountain either in paper, ebook, or audio is required. Fountain of Evidence features discussions on books in the popular true crime genre, but may occasionally read fiction based on true crimes.   Ages 21+ only. Email the store to join and to get meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual...

Dan Mathews Presents Like Crazy: Life with My Mother and Her Invisible Friends

08/17/2020 - 6:00PM

Fountain is pleased to present Dan Mathews and his hilarious and moving memoir. "Exquisite. Full of wry humor, tenderness, and compassion." —Jeannette Walls, New York Times bestselling author About the book: A hilarious and heartbreaking memoir about an outlandish mother and son on an odyssey of self-discovery, and the rag-tag community that rallied to help them as the mother entered the final phase of her life. Dan Mathews knew that his witty, bawdy, unhinged mother,...

How to Be Alone with Lane Moore

08/18/2020 - 6:00PM

We have all been navigating isolation over the last few months of quarantine. For some, it has meant living entirely alone. Lane Moore's memoir, How to Be Alone, will hopefully leave you feeling more connected with someone who understands! “An irreverent, candidly introspective exploration of toiling with loneliness that will leave readers feeling not so alone.”— Kirkus Reviews About the Book: Lane Moore is a rare performer who is as impressive onstage—whether hosting her...

A Night with The Living Dead

08/20/2020 - 6:00PM

Join us for a night of thrills and chills as we celebrate the release of The Living Dead with Daniel Kraus and Stephanie Kuehn! “Every zombie movie lives in the shadow of Romero, but he never got the budget to work at the scale he deserved. Fortunately, Daniel Kraus delivers the epic book of the dead that Romero began. That shadow just got a whole lot bigger.”  —Grady Hendrix, author of My Best Friend’s Exorcism About the book: New York Times bestselling author Daniel Kraus...

Suzanne Park Presents Loathe at First Sight

08/24/2020 - 6:00PM

Start your week off with some romance! Hosted on Crowdcast, Suzanne Park will be discussing her adult debut, Loath at First Sight! "Loathe at First Sight bursts with humor, heart, and great energy. I loved it! Park is a hilarious new voice in women's fiction." —Helen Hoang, author of The Kiss Quotient About the Book: Melody Joo is thrilled to land her dream job as a video game producer, but her new position comes with its share of challenges. Namely, an insufferable CEO and a team that...

Jenny Milchman on Crowdcast

08/26/2020 - 6:00PM

We are "thrilled" to welcome Jenny Milchman and her new novel, The Second Mother! Hosted on Crowdcast, this event will feature an interview with Jenny and plenty of time to answer your questions! "The Second Mother is a gothic unraveling of a novel, as moody and atmospheric as the isolated island on which it's set." - Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling author of Small Great Things and A Spark of Light About the Book: Opportunity: Teacher needed to instruct in one-room schoolhouse...

Fountain Book Club Tonic - The Cure for the Common Book Club!

08/26/2020 - 7:00PM

Purchase of the book through Fountain is required- either in physical form, ebook, or Libro FM audiobook. The cure for the common book club!!!! This month's book club selection below. Email the store to join and to get meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race,...

Reader Meet Writer: Heather Bell Adams

08/27/2020 - 7:00PM

Let us bring authors to your living room via Zoom! Our next author in the Reader Meet Writer series is Heather Bell Adams, who will talk with us about her book The Good Luck Stone! This event is conducted in Partnership with The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA). About the book: Her desperate decision during World War II changed everything. Now, 70 years later, her secret is unraveling. At ninety years old, Audrey Thorpe still lives in a historic mansion on...

Talking to Kids in a Scary World

08/27/2020 - 6:00PM

Throughout the last few months, many parents have had questions about how to discuss issues like COVID, racism, gender identity, violence, and more with their children. This urgent and necessary book, When the World Feels Like a Scary Place, brings solutions to a problem that is only going to get worse—how bad things happening in the world affect our children, and how we can raise engaged and confident kids in spite of them. Dr. Abigail Gewirtz will be interviewed by Fountain Bookstore...

The F-Files Book Club

08/30/2020 - 10:00AM

Purchase of book from Fountain either in the book, ebook, or Libro.fm audiobook is required. This book club discusses a wide variety of sci-fi and horror. This group is open for those 18+ years old.  Email the store to join and to get online meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical...

History Night with Ric Murphy

08/31/2020 - 6:00PM

Join us for a night of local history as historian Ric Murphy discusses his new book, Arrival of the First Africans in Virginia! Hosted on Crowdcast, this event will feature an interview with Ric and plenty of time to answer your questions! About the Book: In 1619, a group of thirty-two African men, women and children arrived on the shores of Virginia. They had been kidnapped in the royal city of Kabasa, Angola, and forced aboard the Portuguese slave ship San Juan Bautista. The ship was...

Jill McCorkle Presents Hieroglyphics

09/01/2020 - 6:00PM

Hosted live on Crowdcast, this event will feature New York Times bestselling author Jill McCorkle and her new release, Hieroglyphics! ​​​ Jill will be interviewed by Fountain Bookstore owner Kelly Justice and there will be plenty of time to answer your questions! "Engrossing . . . McCorkle finds an elegant mix of wistfulness and appreciation for life . . . Throughout, McCorkle weaves a powerful narrative web, with empathy for her characters and keen insight on their...

Fountain Flirt Book Club

09/03/2020 - 6:30PM

This event has been moved up!!!! Purchase of book from Fountain either in paper, ebook, or audio is required. A feisty, fun group discussing romance novels (focusing mainly on diversity in the genre) monthly. Ages 21+ only. Email the store to join and to get meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability,...

Laura Lam and Elizabeth May: Co-Authors of Seven Devils

09/05/2020 - 2:00PM

Fountain Bookstore owner and hard-core sci-fi fan Kelly Justice will be interviewing the authors of the feminist space opera Seven Devils! Tickets are either the cost of the book plus tax and shipping (if being shipped) or $5 if not purchasing a book.   Please use the ticket link above to get tickets. Purchasing the book below does not get you into the event, just the awesome book.  Thanks! This first book in a duology follows seven resistance fighters who will free the galaxy...

JABBIES® Exploring the Editorial Vision of Avon Publishing

09/08/2020 - 6:00PM

Avon Publishing (a division of HarperCollins) has been publishing award-winning romance since 1941. It is recognized for having pioneered the historical romance category and continues to publish in wide variety of other genres, including paranormal, urban fantasy, contemporary and regency.  Not only does Avon have a fascinating past as a publisher, it is an incredible example of the evolution of a publisher from a reactor to trends to one of the leading originators of new trends...

Randal O'Wain Pre-Launch

09/09/2020 - 6:00PM

Celebrate the release of Fountain Favorite Randal O'Wain's new collection of short stories!  Tickets are either the cost of the book plus tax and shipping (if being shipped) or $5 if not purchasing a book.   Please use the ticket link above to get tickets. Purchasing the book below does not get you into the event, just the awesome book.  Thanks! About the book: M. Randal O’Wain’s debut short story collection, Hallelujah Station and Other Stories, introduces readers to a wide...

The F-Files Book Club

09/13/2020 - 10:00AM

Purchase of book from Fountain either in the book, ebook, or Libro.fm audiobook is required. This book club discusses a wide variety of sci-fi and horror. This group is open for those 18+ years old.  Email the store to join and to get online meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical...

Jarrett Dieterle Launch

09/15/2020 - 6:00PM

The perfect companion for this election year! We are thrilled to be offering a pre-order for Richmond author Jarrett Dieterle. With 65 delicious cocktail recipes paired with 65 of the most laughable, head-scratchable laws, Give Me Liberty and Give Me a Drink! is both a fabulous cocktail book and a riotous look into the political underworld of the booze industry. Pre-order your copy and receive this limited edition set of four coasters (while supplies last). Thank you...

Howard Owen Presents Belle Isle

09/17/2020 - 6:00PM

Local mystery author Howard Owen is back with the ninth installment in the Willie Black series! He will join Fountain Bookstore owner Kelly Justice for an interview, followed by audience Q&A. Tickets are either the cost of the book plus tax and shipping (if being shipped) or $5 if not purchasing a book.   Please use the ticket link above to get tickets. Purchasing the book below does not get you into the event, just the awesome book.  Thanks! “Vivid, snappy repartee-spouting...

Fountain Of Youth Book Club

09/20/2020 - 10:00AM

Purchase of book from Fountain either in the book, ebook, or Libro.fm audiobook is required. Young Adult (or YA for short) is a very diverse and exciting genre.  Our book club is subtitled Adults Who Read YA, so this group is open for those 18+ years old.  Email the store to join and to get meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression,...

Fountain of Evidence Book Club

09/21/2020 - 6:30PM

Purchase of book from Fountain either in paper, ebook, or audio is required. Fountain of Evidence features discussions on books in the popular true crime genre, but may occasionally read fiction based on true crimes.   Ages 21+ only. Email the store to join and to get meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual...

Fountain Book Club Tonic - The Cure for the Common Book Club!

09/30/2020 - 7:00PM

Purchase of the book through Fountain is required- either in physical form, ebook, or Libro FM audiobook. The cure for the common book club!!!! This month's book club selection below. Email the store to join and to get meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race,...

Fountain Of Youth Book Club

10/18/2020 - 10:00AM

Purchase of book from Fountain either in the book, ebook, or Libro.fm audiobook is required. Young Adult (or YA for short) is a very diverse and exciting genre.  Our book club is subtitled Adults Who Read YA, so this group is open for those 18+ years old.  Email the store to join and to get meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression,...

Fountain of Evidence Book Club

10/19/2020 - 6:30PM

Purchase of book from Fountain either in paper, ebook, or audio is required. Fountain of Evidence features discussions on books in the popular true crime genre, but may occasionally read fiction based on true crimes.   Ages 21+ only. Email the store to join and to get meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual...

The F-Files Book Club

10/25/2020 - 10:00AM

Purchase of book from Fountain either in the book, ebook, or Libro.fm audiobook is required. This book club discusses a wide variety of sci-fi and horror. This group is open for those 18+ years old.  Email the store to join and to get online meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical...

Fountain Book Club Tonic - The Cure for the Common Book Club!

10/28/2020 - 7:00PM

Purchase of the book through Fountain is required- either in physical form, ebook, or Libro FM audiobook. The cure for the common book club!!!! This month's book club selection below. Email the store to join and to get meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race,...

Fountain Of Youth Book Club

11/15/2020 - 10:00AM

Purchase of book from Fountain either in the book, ebook, or Libro.fm audiobook is required. Young Adult (or YA for short) is a very diverse and exciting genre.  Our book club is subtitled Adults Who Read YA, so this group is open for those 18+ years old.  Email the store to join and to get meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression,...

Fountain of Evidence Book Club

11/16/2020 - 6:30PM

Purchase of book from Fountain either in paper, ebook, or audio is required. Fountain of Evidence features discussions on books in the popular true crime genre, but may occasionally read fiction based on true crimes.   Ages 21+ only. Email the store to join and to get meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual...

Clone of Fountain Book Club Tonic - The Cure for the Common Book Club!

11/25/2020 - 7:00PM

Purchase of the book through Fountain is required- either in physical form, ebook, or Libro FM audiobook. The cure for the common book club!!!! This month's book club selection below. Email the store to join and to get meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race,...

The F-Files Book Club

11/29/2020 - 10:00AM

Purchase of book from Fountain either in the book, ebook, or Libro.fm audiobook is required. This book club discusses a wide variety of sci-fi and horror. This group is open for those 18+ years old.  Email the store to join and to get online meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical...

Fountain Of Youth Book Club

12/20/2020 - 10:00AM

Purchase of book from Fountain either in the book, ebook, or Libro.fm audiobook is required. Young Adult (or YA for short) is a very diverse and exciting genre.  Our book club is subtitled Adults Who Read YA, so this group is open for those 18+ years old.  Email the store to join and to get meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression,...

Fountain of Evidence Book Club

12/21/2020 - 6:30PM

Purchase of book from Fountain either in paper, ebook, or audio is required. Fountain of Evidence features discussions on books in the popular true crime genre, but may occasionally read fiction based on true crimes.   Ages 21+ only. Email the store to join and to get meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual...

The F-Files Book Club

12/27/2020 - 10:00AM

Purchase of book from Fountain either in the book, ebook, or Libro.fm audiobook is required. This book club discusses a wide variety of sci-fi and horror. This group is open for those 18+ years old.  Email the store to join and to get online meeting directions.   By attending you agree to our Code of Conduct: Our event provides a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical...

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