Events – Authors, Discussions & More

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Rosalind Bunn, Thunder & A Lightning Bug Named Lou Launch Party
Saturday, December 3 at 11:00am

rosalindIt’s our honor to launch a new children’s book by local author Rosalind Bunn!  Stay tuned for more details about this fun party.




Holiday Party – Authors, Refreshments, Prizes & More
Saturday, December 3 at 2:00pm – 4:00pm

partyIt’s our annual holiday party and you, your friends and family are invited! The more the merrier! Refreshments, prizes, shopping and good old-fashioned holiday fun. Come by and share a laugh and a magical moment with the Foxes!

Join the Foxes and staff along with authors Raymond L. Atkins, Kimberly S. Belle, Rosalind Bunn, Robb Helfrick, Ann Hite, Sally Kilpatrick, Deborah Mantella, George Weinstein, & alphabetically last, Karen White!

Note: Rosalind Bunn will be leaving at 3pm; however, she will be at FoxTale starting at 11am and will leave plenty of signed books!

FoxTale Anthology Party and Book Signing
Saturday, December 17 at 4:00pm – 6:00pm



If you’re part of the FoxTale writing community, you may have already participated in our now-annual, almost-famous FoxTale Anthology, comprised of entries from the writing students in Beth Hermes’ workshops and writing classes. Stay tuned for details about your entry, and mark Dec. 17th for an exciting time.

Karen White, The Guests on South Battery 
Tuesday, January 10 at 6:30pm


YES!  We have Karen White for the launch of her newest (final???) Tradd Street mystery set in Charleston, SC.  Will it be a television series?  We hope so!!!  At any rate, don’t miss this latest edition and addition to the Tradd Street series with all the characters we’ve grown to love.


A FoxTale Exclusive:
Click here to read about how to pre-order the book and have us send a lovely gift notification in time for the holidays!

To attend the event, click to register below:



Chris Bohjalian, The Sleepwalker
Saturday, January 21 at 1:00pm


This will be a HUGE event with NYT bestselling author Chris Bohjalian of THE MIDWIVES fame.   In fact, CHRIS BOHJALIAN is the author of eighteen books, including The Guest Room, Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands, The Sandcastle Girls, Skeletons at the Feast, The Double Bind and Midwives, which was a number one New York Times bestseller and a selection of Oprah’s Book Club. His work has been translated into more than thirty languages, and three of his novels have become movies (Secrets of Eden, Midwives and Past the Bleachers). The author lives in Lincoln, VT.  OF COURSE, he’s coming to FoxTale!! Pre-purchase your book today, and mark January 21 on your calendar to meet the author and get your book signed:


If you’re unable to attend, but would like a signed 1st edition of the book mailed to you (anywhere in the Continental U.S.) click here:






Dana Middleton, The Infinity Year of Avalon James
Saturday, January 21 at 4:00pm

danaWe’re excited to launch Dana Middleton‘s debut middle grade novel, The Infinity Year of Avalon James, in her homestate of Georgia! And by Middle Grade, if you’re 8 years and older, this means you!

Avalon James and Atticus Brightwell have a secret – one that they aren’t allowed to discuss with anyone. This secret is shared between two best friends. When you and your best friend turn ten years old magical things are said to happen. You both will receive some kind of magic power. It can be a power you can call on time and time again. Or it can be a power that comes once when you need it most. It’s your Infinity Year and the possibilities are endless.

Veronica Roth, Carve the Mark
Saturday, January 21 at 7:00pm


Veronica Roth, Author of the Divergent Series, Announces 10-City International Tour
to Celebrate New Book with Fans Across the Country

Veronica Roth’s debut novel Divergent (2011) became a major pop culture phenomenon that was propelled even further into the zeitgeist by the release of the films starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Academy Award-winner Kate Winslet. The Divergent movies grossed $743 million and wowed audiences across the globe.

Now, with the release of Carve the Mark—the first book in Veronica Roth’s next duology—
fans will have the chance to meet the international bestselling author as she visits bookstores in North America.

Click here for more details and to reserve your book and spot at this event!

Deanna Raybourn, A Perilous Undertaking
Saturday, January 28 at 2:00pm

deanaWe’re excited to welcome Deanna Raybourn to FoxTale! Veronica Speedwell returns in a brand new adventure from Deanna Raybourn, the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey mysteries…

London, 1887. Victorian adventuress and butterfly hunter Veronica Speedwell receives an invitation to visit the Curiosity Club, a ladies-only establishment for daring and intrepid women. There she meets the mysterious Lady Sundridge, who begs her to take on an impossible task—saving society art patron Miles Ramsforth from execution. Accused of the brutal murder of his artist mistress Artemisia, Ramsforth will face the hangman’s noose in a week’s time if Veronica cannot find the real killer.

Colleen Oakley, Close Enough to Touch
Tuesday, March 7, 6:30 at Room and Board Furniture



From Author Colleen Oakley:  “Atlanta friends and readers: SAVE THE DATE, Tuesday, March 7, 2017 for the book launch party of CLOSE ENOUGH TO TOUCH! Because we had so much fun last year, we’re headed back to Room And Board Furniture on Howell Mill Road. There will be food, libations, and FoxTale Book Shoppe will be on hand to sell books. Stay tuned for more details! Can’t wait to see you there!”  Reserve your copy today, and pick it up at the event on March 7.