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September 2018

Fountain Fan Fair – Reign On Edition

Saturday, September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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Join us for a day of fun and fiction! Fountain Fan Fairs are high energy events with fun games and fabulous prizes!!!!!!!! Bring your friends and... Let's Reign (and Fan) On! Gwen Cole grew up in upstate New York and then moved to Virginia where she did not graduate college. Instead she played bass guitar in a hardcore band and later married the lead guitarist. She enjoys large jigsaw puzzles, playing Xbox and softball, and watching movies. Gwen now lives…

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Blue Bee Cider Book Fair

Sunday, September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Blue Bee Cider, 1320 Summit Avenue
Richmond, US
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Pleased to be invited to the second annual Blue Bee Book Fair & Brunch scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 23, from noon to 4 PM! We will feature will be hanging out with our friends from Blue Bee, Chop Suey Books, Mixie’s Antiques, and Black Swan Bookstore — plus the James River Writers and food from LOWCO Eatery. Make sure you bring gently used books for our Little Free Library. We will trade you one cider buck for each book you…

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Fountain Fan Fair – Beth Revis Book Launch with Guest Sarah Glenn Marsh

Tuesday, September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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Join us for an evening of fun and fiction! Fountain Fan Fairs are high energy events with fun games and fabulous prizes!!!!!!!! Bring your friends and... Let's Fan On! Beth Revis is the author of the New York Times bestselling Across the Universe series, the twisty contemporary novel A World Without You, and the New York Times bestselling Star Wars: Rebel Rising. Beth lives in rural North Carolina in a house full of boys--her husband, son, and two massive dogs--and…

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October 2018

An Evening of Sherlockian Chat with Mystery Author Bradley Harper

Wednesday, October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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We are GIANT Sherlock Holmes geeks at Fountain, so we leaped at the chance to be the first bookstore on this tour for A Knife In The Fog!!! The main character of A Knife in the Fog is Arthur Conan Doyle as he follows his mentor Dr. Joseph Bell. Doyle based Holmes the doctor after meeting him while investigating the Jack The Ripper murders. Throw in Margaret Harkness, as quick with her intellect as she is with a Derringer, and…

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Award-Winning Fantasy Author Fran Wilde Returns to Fountain!

Tuesday, October 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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This is a free event. By making purchases at events, you help to keep these events free. Fran is one of our favorite guests at Fountain and her events are always thoughtful and fun! Fran Wilde’s novels and short stories have been finalists for three Nebula Awards, a World Fantasy Award, and two Hugo Awards, and include her Andre Norton- and Compton-Crook-winning debut novel Updraft, its sequels Cloudbound, and Horizon, and the Nebula-, Hugo-, and Locus-nominated novelette The Jewel and…

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Bishop O’Connell and Harry Heckel Discuss Living A Life of Fantasy (Writing)

Thursday, October 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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We welcome back two of our favorites! These guys know a lot about fantasy writing and a lot about the business of it too. Come pick their brains about the industry and hear about their books and craft! Harry Heckel has written role-playing games and fiction for two decades. His latest work is The Darker Lord from Harper Voyager Impulse as part of the writing team of Jack Heckel, in which Avery, now a professor at Mysterium University, must deal…

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Pioneering Cyberpunk Author Malka Older Presents State Tectonics

Thursday, October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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This event is free. We can only keep these events free with your support. Please keep this in mind when you decide where you buy your books. Thanks! We are incredibly honored to be hosting this fresh voice in tech-based fiction!!! Review Quotes: "State Tectonics is a really good story about our near future and how social and news media are increasingly shaping the perceived realities of people and countries. It shows how people of good will can invent the…

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Fountain Presents Nathaniel Philbrick at Virginia Museum of History & Culture

Friday, October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
VIrginia Museum of History & Culture, 428 N. Boulevard
Richmond, VA US
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Fountain Bookstore is pleased to present An Evening with National Book Award Winner and Pulitzer Prize Finalist Nathaniel Philbrick. TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE FOR THIS EVENT TICKETS NOW ON SALE - $40 includes book https://www.fountainbookstore.com/philbrick Ticket includes the talk and a copy of In The Hurricane's Eye. There is no physical ticket. Please check in at the door to the Robins Family Forum (a theater within the museum) on the evening of the event. Signing to follow the…

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RVA Book Lovers’ Festival

Saturday, October 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jefferson Park, Richmond, VA 23223, Jefferson Park, Richmond, VA 23223
Richmond, Vi 23223 US
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Virginia is for book lovers!We are proud to be participating in this first annual event!For full information on the festival, click here.Join us for a fun-filled, literary weekend featuring the best of Virginia's bookish crowd. Featuring Virginia authors, literary and Virginia crafters, local cuisine, and more! All net proceeds from this event will be donated to local RVA literacy organizations. Presented byBrandylane Publishers

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Mindfulness Instructor Greg Graber Shows You How to Slow Your Roll

Friday, October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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This event is free. Help us keep events free by making your purchases at Fountain. Thanks! Timber Hawkeye is Greg Graber's publisher. You may remember Timber from his standing-room-only appearances at Fountain and his bestselling book Buddhist Bootcamp. Timber is a long time friend of Fountain and we are excited to welcome Greg to the Fountain Family! To get the most out of life, especially in these fast times, you need to Slow Your Roll. Mindfulness coach Greg Graber shares…

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