Events – Authors, Discussions & More

FoxTale Book Shoppe is THE venue for Authors, Book-Signings, Notice of Special Literary Events and More!

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Leslie Anne Tarabella, The Majorettes Are Back in Town
Friday, November 24 at 2:00pm

The Majorettes are Back in Town is a blend of lighthearted stories about Southern traditions, culture and quirks as well touching stories about family, home, food and church.






Rob McClurkan, Playdates Rule! Story Time
Saturday, November 25 at 11:00am

Y’all know how much we love Rob McClurkan Illustration‘s AW, NUTS! We can’t wait to celebrate the launch of PLAYDATES RULE! with a special story time. Rob will sign and personalize books immediately after story time. For those who cannot make it, we are happy to ship nationwide!
Ezra can’t wait for his “little” friend Finley to come over and play! But Ezra’s parents are in for a surprise, because Finley isn’t like Ezra’s other friends–Finley is an elephant!

The two pals have some big, BIG plans, like: riding bikes, dancing in the tree house, and bouncing on the trampoline. But Ezra’s parents come up with a list of rules. No piggyback rides. No loud voices. Absolutely no running inside.

No problem, though! Ezra and Finley have lots of ideas up their sleeves . . . and everything will be fine as long as they remember the most important rule of all: to always have fun!

This fun and funny friendship story is perfect for young readers and their parents who are all too familiar with their playdates.


Story Time with Cindy Shirley
Saturday, December 2 at 11:00am

Author Cindy Shirley joins us with Doodle and the Magic Christmas Float. Come hear the story and then see Doodle’s float in Woodstock’s Christmas Parade in the evening!

In a tiny town called Tinsel (based on Woodstock), there lived a young girl named Doodle. One day while Doodle and her friends were walking through the woods in search of the perfect Christmas tree, they stumble upon an old rusty trailer. With a little love and the help of her grandparents “Mimi and Paw-Paw”, Doodle and her friends will bring some Christmas Magic back to their town along with a new friend.


Annual Holiday Party
Saturday, December 9 at 2:00pm

We can’t wait to celebrate with you and some of our local favorite authors including Karen WhiteKim Michele RichardsonDaren WangSusan SandsLinda SandsRosalind Bunn, AuthorCynthia Graubart & Caleb Zane Huett.

More details to come!





Lauren Willig, The English Wife
Saturday, January 13 at 1:00pm

We’re excited to welcome back the fab Lauren Willig to the fox den! Plus, we will have a special guest…. Karen White! The question is, will Sophie and Quincy White also attend? That is part of the mystery!

From New York Times bestselling author, Lauren Willig, comes this scandalous novel set in the Gilded Age, full of family secrets, affairs, and even murder.

Annabelle and Bayard Van Duyvil live a charmed life in New York: he’s the scion of an old Knickerbocker family, she grew up in a Tudor manor in England, they had a whirlwind romance in London, they have three year old twins on whom they dote, and he’s recreated her family home on the banks of the Hudson and renamed it Illyria. Yes, there are rumors that she’s having an affair with the architect, but rumors are rumors and people will gossip. But then Bayard is found dead with a knife in his chest on the night of their Twelfth Night Ball, Annabelle goes missing, presumed drowned, and the papers go mad. Bay’s sister, Janie, forms an unlikely alliance with a reporter to uncover the truth, convinced that Bay would never have killed his wife, that it must be a third party, but the more she learns about her brother and his wife, the more everything she thought she knew about them starts to unravel. Who were her brother and his wife, really? And why did her brother die with the name George on his lips?

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Lisa Lewis Tyre, Hope in the Holler book launch
Saturday, January 13 at 4:00pm

We’re excited to help Lisa Lewis Tyre launch her second middle grade novel, HOPE IN THE HOLLER!







FoxTalk Book Club
Thursdays, December 14 & January 11 at 6:30pm

FoxTalk Book Club meets the second Thursday of every month at 6:30-8:00pm. This is a very active group, and boy, do they have opinions! Book club members and all other interested parties are invited. Do join us!



Frozen Story Time with Anna & Elsa
Saturday, January 20 at 11:00am

We’re excited to welcome everyone’s favorite Snow Queen and Ice Princess to FoxTale Book Shoppe. The sisters will read a story and will then meet and great their guests as well as pose for pictures. Free to attend. Book purchase appreciated.



Brad Taylor, Operator Down
Monday, January 29 at 6:30pm

We are excited to welcome Brad Taylor back to FoxTale with his latest — OPERATOR DOWN!

Readers who have become accustomed to a new Pike Logan novel every six months will be clamoring to get their hands on OPERATOR DOWN, Taylor’s first since January 2017, while those new to the series will be pleased to find they can easily jump in, even at book twelve.

OPERATOR DOWN opens with Israeli operators, and series fan favorites, Shoshana and Aaron, who have been tasked with tracking a merchant in the fabled Israeli Diamond Exchange. Formerly a leader of an elite team under Mossad, Aaron is now working as a contractor, so when he disappears without a trace while tailing his asset, there is no one but Shoshana to help. 

Meanwhile, Pike and his team are following an American arms dealer in Tel Aviv who may be attempting to sell sensitive nuclear weapons components to the highest bidder. When The Taskforce breaks up an attempt to kill Shoshana, they stumble into more than they expected—a conspiracy to topple a democratic African country. Pike is forced to choose between his Israeli friends and his Taskforce mission, even as the execution of the coup begins to form.


Patti Callahan Henry, Love Our Readers Luncheon
Saturday, February 10 at 10:00am
at Marietta Educational Garden Center (505 Kennesaw Ave NW, Marietta, Georgia 30060)

FoxTale is once again pleased to be the bookseller for the annual Love Our Readers luncheon. Note: RSVP is required and seating is limited. This is an offsite event taking place at the Marietta Educational Garden Center
co-hosted by authors Lindi Peterson and Ciara Knight.

Authors Patti Callahan HenryAne Mulligan Southern-fried FictionPatty Smith HallPam Mantovani and Rachel Jones, Author
will be in attendance and speaking.

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Karen White, Dreams of Falling Book Launch
Tuesday, June 5 at 6:30pm

New York Times bestselling author Karen White crafts evocative relationships in this new contemporary women’s fiction novel about best friends who share a devastating secret, set in the Lowcountry of South Carollina.