Fountain's Bestselling Books of 2021

These are the books you voted for with your dollars, whether online or in the store, or curbside pickup.

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The Stowaway: A Novel By James S. Murray, Darren Wearmouth Cover Image
$27.99
Not available for purchase
ISBN: 9781250263650
Published: St. Martin's Press - September 21st, 2021

Limited edition preorder, Fountain Favorite Author!


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Killer Triggers By Joe Kenda Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982678357
Availability: Comes From Our Warehouse - Usually Ships in 3-10 Days
Published: Blackstone Publishing - March 9th, 2021

Online launch, Staff Pick!


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The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba By Chanel Cleeton Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593197813
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley - May 4th, 2021

Preorder campaign, Fountain Favorite Author! 


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Dark Days: A Memoir By D. Randall Blythe Cover Image
$34.00
ISBN: 9780306823145
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Da Capo Press - July 14th, 2015

Exclusive signed copies, Fountain Favorite author!


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Love at First: An Uplifting and Unforgettable Story of Love and Second Chances By Kate Clayborn Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496725196
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kensington - February 23rd, 2021

Preorder campaign, Fountain Favorite author!


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When No One Is Watching: A Thriller By Alyssa Cole Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062982650
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 1st, 2020

Andi staff pick, national bestseller


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Poe for Your Problems: Uncommon Advice from History's Least Likely Self-Help Guru By Catherine Baab-Muguira Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780762499090
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Running Press Adult - September 7th, 2021

Launch party, staff favorite, debut!


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Nives By Sacha Naspini, Clarissa Botsford (Translator) Cover Image
By Sacha Naspini, Clarissa Botsford (Translator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781609456665
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Europa Editions - May 4th, 2021

Kelly's #1 favorite book of the year. 


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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo: A Novel By Taylor Jenkins Reid Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501161933
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Washington Square Press - May 29th, 2018

Andi pick, national bestseller, TikTok phenom. 


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Yellow Wife: A Novel By Sadeqa Johnson Cover Image
$26.00
Not available for purchase
ISBN: 9781982149109
Published: Simon & Schuster - January 12th, 2021

Local author, staff favorite, debut! 


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Blacktop Wasteland: A Novel By S. A. Cosby Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250252692
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - June 1st, 2021

Fountain's #1 book of 2020, staff favorite! 


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An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good By Helene Tursten, Marlaine Delargy (Translated by) Cover Image
By Helene Tursten, Marlaine Delargy (Translated by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781641290111
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Soho Crime - November 6th, 2018

Staff favorite!


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The Matzah Ball By Jean Meltzer Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780778311584
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mira Books - September 28th, 2021

Launch party, staff favorite!


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I Eat Poop.: A Dung Beetle Story By Mark Pett, Mark Pett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mark Pett, Mark Pett (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250785633
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 26th, 2021

Our favorite kids' book of 2021


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Crying in H Mart: A Memoir By Michelle Zauner Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525657743
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf - April 20th, 2021

Akil, Grace, Zareen pick. National bestseller. 


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The Song of Achilles: A Novel By Madeline Miller Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062060624
Availability: Comes From Our Warehouse - Usually Ships in 3-10 Days
Published: Ecco - August 28th, 2012

Akil's staff pick, national bestseller. 


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Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America By Beth Macy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316551304
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - August 6th, 2019

Signed copies. National bestseller. Netflix series. 


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The House in the Cerulean Sea By TJ Klune Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250217318
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tor Books - December 29th, 2020

Staff favorite. National Bestseller. 


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An Unexpected Peril (A Veronica Speedwell Mystery #6) By Deanna Raybourn Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593197264
Availability: Comes From Our Warehouse - Usually Ships in 3-10 Days
Published: Berkley - March 2nd, 2021

Launch party. Kelly staff pick. 


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Untamed By Glennon Doyle Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984801258
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: The Dial Press - March 10th, 2020

National bestseller. Indie exclusive signed edition. 


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An Elderly Lady Must Not Be Crossed By Helene Tursten, Marlaine Delargy (Translated by) Cover Image
By Helene Tursten, Marlaine Delargy (Translated by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781641291675
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Soho Crime - October 5th, 2021

Book clubs. Staff favorite. 


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People We Meet on Vacation By Emily Henry Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984806758
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley - May 11th, 2021

Staff pick. National bestseller. 


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The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires: A Novel By Grady Hendrix Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781683692515
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Quirk Books - May 25th, 2021

Event. Book club. Staff favorite. 


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Fresh Water for Flowers By Valérie Perrin, Hildegarde Serle (Translator) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781609456764
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Europa Editions - May 4th, 2021

Book club. Kelly pick.


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The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country By Amanda Gorman, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780593465271
Availability: Comes From Our Warehouse - Usually Ships in 3-10 Days
Published: Viking Books - March 30th, 2021

National bestseller. Staff favorite.