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Richmond, VA US

September 2019

Thinking of You Week 2019

Monday, September 23 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, September 29 @ 5:00 pm UTC-4
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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15% off all greeting cards all week!! Thinking of You Week is an international movement to celebrate sending and receiving hand-written notes. Studies have shown that receiving a hand-written message is much more meaningful than a text or a social media message. It can help stave off feelings of loneliness and isolation and help someone feel happier. A card is often treasured for years, bringing the recipient happy memories of the sender. Who in your life needs a quick pick…

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Suspense Writer Jamie Mason

Thursday, September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-4
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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Associated Press praising the author's writing: “Mason’s innovative plotting with touches of devious humor fuels the story, but “The Hidden Things” is driven by its perceptive character studies of criminals, the criminally inclined and two innocents whose worlds are about to implode... Violence simmers throughout “The Hidden Things,” ready to explode at any moment." We are very pleased to welcome Jamie Mason!!! Jamie Mason does not like writing about herself in the third person. She has no idea how it…

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October 2019

Launch Event for Anne Moss Rogers in Memory of Charles Rogers

Tuesday, October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-4
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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The funniest, most popular kid in school, Charles Aubrey Rogers suffered from depression and later addiction, then ultimately died by suicide. Diary of a Broken Mind focuses on the relatable story of what lead to his suicide at age twenty and answers the “why” behind his addiction and this cause of death, revealed through both a mother’s story and years of Charles’ published and unpublished song lyrics. The closing chapters focus on hope and healing—and how the author found her…

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Pre-Launch Party for Debut Brynne Rebele-Henry

Sunday, October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC-4
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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Brynne Rebele-Henry is very special to the booksellers here at Fountain. Virtually every one of us has read this book and fallen hard for it. We are deeply honored to be, not only the host for the launch, but also the home of the online preorder campaign for the most anticipated YA debut of the fall. If you really want to help us bring this amazing author some attention, please preorder! Plus you get cool stuff! Preorder here: https://www.fountainbookstore.com/brynnerebelehenry Praise…

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JABBIES – The Business of Romance with Erin Galloway of Berkley

Thursday, October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-4
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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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 in editing, publishing, marketing, and publicity from publishers and imprints with very strong brands. Owner of Fountain Kelly Justice will host these informal q&a's with these men and women at the top of their game with houses that consistently deliver great books. You will learn: --why certain books get…

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Sherlockian Forensics Talk with Author Bradley Harper

Tuesday, October 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-4
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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I've already seen the slides for this presentation and cannot WAIT to see the whole program!!! I love all things Sherlock! We will have Brad's Sherlockian fiction and recommended editions of the original Conan Doyle tales for sale as well as some fun Sherlock merchandise for the superfan like me! -Kelly Justice, owner of Fountain Bradley Harper is a retired US Army Colonel and pathologist with extensive experience in autopsies and forensic investigation. Along with clinical experience, he had four…

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Ticketed – An Evening with S.C. Gwynne

Thursday, October 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-4
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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Buy Tickets Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-with-sc-gwynne-tickets-70385170941?aff=ebdssbdestsearch Please join us for a special evening with program and reception from one of our absolute favourite authors! This is Gwynne's first visit to Fountain and much of Hymn of the Republic takes place in Richmond so this evening is doubly special! S.C. Gwynne is the author of Hymns of the Republic and the New York Times bestsellers Rebel Yell and Empire of the Summer Moon, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the…

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November 2019

Write the Night Off! A Fountain Bookstore NaNoWriMo Event!

Saturday, November 2 @ 6:00 pm - Sunday, November 3 @ 12:00 am UTC-4
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! (This is also a "Come Write In" event in cooperation with #NaNoWriMo!) 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 -…

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Love Your Bookstore Challenge!

Friday, November 8 @ 7:00 am - 11:59 pm UTC-5
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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Stay tuned to see how you can participate!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Local Author/Media Partnerships: A Conversation with Ryan Kent and Tony Harris

Tuesday, November 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-5
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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Hyper-local will be the focus of tonight's discussion with Fountain favorite poet Ryan Kent and local media expert Tony Harris. See behind the scenes of what it takes to run a successful local media blitz and how writers can work in partnership with zines, online journals, influencer campaigns, and promotional techniques often used for other art forms to create buzz. Both guests will also discuss the creative aspects of their work and how it has changed over time. Ryan Kent…

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Meet-And-Treat with Erica Wright

Sunday, November 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm UTC-5
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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I met Erica Wright at the Polis Booth at BookExpo in New York in May and we hit it off instantly! I am so glad Polis Books were able to add us to her tour! I have since read her dark Hollywood mystery and LOVED IT! She will be available for questions and signing at this informal meet-and-treat event. Drop by for a snack and a chat! - Kelly Justice, owner of Fountain "(An) outstanding tale of murder, obsession, and…

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Small Business Saturday Celebration with Mollie Cox Bryan and Surprise Guests!

Saturday, November 30 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm UTC-5
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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We're getting cheesy with you on Small Business Saturday with a local cheese tasting with cozy mystery author Mollie Cox Bryan. Get a copy of Christmas Cow Bells signed, the first in the new Buttermilk Creek Mystery series featuring an organic micro-dairy farmer/cheesemaker amateur sleuth! Yum! Tasting and signing from 10am-noon. Following that there will be authors stopping by all day! You never know who you'll meet!! Thank you for celebrating Small Business Saturday with us!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Mollie Cox Bryan writes…

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