Amelia has been living in RVA for 4 years and nowhere has felt more like home. She found Fountain after graduating from VCU and now she is living the dream helping others find their next favorite book. You'll most likely catch her reading horror, sci-fi, anything dystopic, and craft/ hobby books. When she's not at the store she's curling, brewing beer or chatting with her cat Clementine (in a totally normal way). Come in and talk to her about whatever new and obscure hobby a book has convinced her to jump into.  


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Foe: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501127427
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - September 4th, 2018

Foe is an eerie and subtle story built on the experiences of a small ensemble of characters, a man, his wife, and a stranger. Classic sci-fi pit against a claustrophobic pastoral backdrop creating a uniquely tense atmosphere buoyed by great dialogue. FOE is a thought provoking exploration of how relationships evolve. Reading Foe you'll feel as though you are piecing together a puzzle, while slowly the whole picture comes into view.

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The White Book Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525573067
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Published: Hogarth - February 19th, 2019

Immediately after finishing The White Book I flipped back and started it all over again. Kang writes in intense bursts, vividly describing a series of memories thematically linked by the color white. These interleaved vignettes build the story of a woman and the death of her infant sibling. Evocative imagery from breast milk to snow create this narrative of personal loss. The emotions feel so real you'll have to keep reminding yourself it's fiction. 

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Kill the Farm Boy: The Tales of Pell Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524797768
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Published: Del Rey - February 26th, 2019

Absolutely ridiculous and silly fun. Kill the Farm Boy has everything you want in a quest: dark lords, elves, romance, and CHEESE. Hitting every fairytale cliche you can imagine you will laugh and groan through this whole book. The perfect mixture of irreverent humor and action that keeps the pages turning, you won't want to leave the world of Pell.

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Klawde: Evil Alien Warlord Cat #1 Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524787202
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Published: Penguin Workshop - February 26th, 2019

Klawde is a smart and silly page-turner perfect for any little conquer. After Klawde is banished from the planet Lyttyrboks the evil alien warlord needs to make the best of his situation and get off this horrible new planet called Earth. He will have to enlist the help of Raj a young ogre (or Earth boy) who finds himself surrounded by nature for the first time after his family's move to Oregon. Together they will face down any challenge in their unfamiliar environment.

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Angry Cookie Cover Image
By Laura Dockrill, Maria Karipidou (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781536205442
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Published: Walker Books US - March 12th, 2019

This Cookie has had a terrible day. From bad haircuts to sold-out ice cream this grumpy lump doesn't want to talk. But if you stick with him he just might start to share why he is so angry. Complete with adorable illustrations by Maria Karipidou, Dockrill's misunderstood baked good shows that good friends listen and maybe that's reason enough to soften this cookie.

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The Noma Guide to Fermentation: Including koji, kombuchas, shoyus, misos, vinegars, garums, lacto-ferments, and black fruits and vegetables (Foundations of Flavor) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781579657185
Availability: Currently Out of Stock - Available to Ship From Our Warehouse in 3-5 Days
Published: Artisan - October 16th, 2018

If you like taking on a challenging new hobby, the NOMA Guide to fermentation is the perfect way to go all out. This book will take you from the basics of fermentation all the way to the kinds of projects that would be right at home among the best restaurants in the world. Just like its namesake, the NOMA Guide is a beautiful, clean, and logical. Combined with brilliant photographs, the NOMA Guide to Fermentation is sure to inspire.