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Serving the Readers of Knox County since 1996.

Paragraphs Bookstore

Store Front

We sell new books for readers of all ages and interests.  

Stop in to browse and get reading recommendations from our staff.

Visit us in historic downtown Mount Vernon at 229 S. Main Street


  In addition to our large selection of books, we carry greeting cards, unique gifts, and toys from Melissa & Doug

Our bookshelves are always stocked. WiFi is available. Our children’s section is ready for young readers.  


If you would like a copy of Ariel-Foundation Park book mailed to you, please contact us at 740.392.9290 or e-mail (

Andrew Welsh-Huggins

Author Andrew Welsh-Huggins will be at Paragraphs with his new book in his Andy Hayes series, Fatal Judgment.  Think Father's Day present.

Fatal Judgment: An Andy Hayes Mystery (Andy Hayes Mysteries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780804012119
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Swallow Press - April 5th, 2019

Lisa Papp - author / illustrator at Paragraphs

Award-winning author / illustrator Lisa Papp will be at Paragraphs Bookstore  on Friday night and Saturday morning.  Feel free to call (740.392.9290) to reserve a book.

Madeline Finn and the Shelter Dog Cover Image
By Lisa Papp, Lisa Papp (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781682630754
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - March 2019

Madeline Finn and the Library Dog Cover Image
By Lisa Papp, Lisa Papp (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781561459100
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - October 2016

We Suggest

Where the Crawdads Sing Cover Image
Tangerine: A Novel Cover Image
Varina: A Novel Cover Image
Orphan Monster Spy Cover Image
I Have Lost My Way Cover Image
Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World Cover Image


The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories: (Penguin Orange Collection) Cover Image
It Can't Happen Here Cover Image
One Hundred Years of Solitude Cover Image
Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes, 75th Anniversary Illustrated Edition Cover Image
The Odyssey Cover Image
The Buccaneers Cover Image

New in Paperback

We Were the Lucky Ones: A Novel Cover Image
Anything Is Possible: A Novel Cover Image
Norse Mythology Cover Image
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI Cover Image
The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog Cover Image
Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel Cover Image