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1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US

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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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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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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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November 2018

Write the Night Off! A Fountain Bookstore NaNoWriMo Event!

Friday, November 2 @ 6:00 pm - Saturday, November 3 @ 12:00 am
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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Writers! Let us help you get a kick start with our lockdown event at the shop! From 6pm to midnight, get your writing groove on with our Write the Night Off event! What to Expect: free WiFi accessfree coffee, water, and both healthy and unhealthy snacksspace to write (limited to 20 participants - please visit Fountain or call to register) What to Bring: whatever you use to write - laptop, notebook, pens, etca cushion for your butt if desired -…

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