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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 (paragraphs@earthlink.net)

Kenyon's Near-Death Experience in the Summer of 1969

The women were coming, and Kenyon College was running out of money.  Learn the whole story from Peter Dickson as he talks about his new story in Kemyon's "Near-Death Experience" in the Summer of 1969.

Poetry Discussion

Join author/poet Daniel Epstein to discuss poetry of Rita Dove.

Books: 
Collected Poems: 1974-2004 Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393354935
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 14th, 2017

Young Adult Author Brendan Kiely

Young Adult author Brendan Kiely will be a Paragraphs.

 

 

Books: 
All American Boys Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781481463348
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

Tradition Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781481480345
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - May 1st, 2018

The Last True Love Story Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781481429894
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 5th, 2017

Book Sigining

Sandra Bolzenius, author of Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took on the Army During World War II, will be at Paragraphs.

Books: 
Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took On the Army during World War II (Women, Gender, and Sexuality in American History) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780252083334
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: University of Illinois Press - April 30th, 2018

Best-selling author Marcy Campbell

Adrian Simcox Does NOT Have a Horse has just made the Indie Bestseller List!!  Author Marcy Campbell will be at Paragraphs on Friday, September 21 from 3:30 - 5:00.

 

Books: 
Adrian Simcox Does NOT Have a Horse Cover Image
By Marcy Campbell, Corinna Luyken (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735230378
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dial Books - August 14th, 2018

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

Classics

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