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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 (

Meet the polygamist's daughter

"My father had more than fifty children. So begins the haunting memoir of Anna LeBarn, daughter of the notorious polygamist and murderer Ervil LeBaron."

The Polygamist's Daughter: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9781496417558
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Tyndale House Publishers - March 21st, 2017

A Conversation with Helga Long

Helga Long's mother Helene grew up in Germany during World War II.  Helene, written by her daughter Helga Long and based upon her mother's oral history, tells the story detailing the war from a young German girl's perspective.

Conversation and q & a start at 11:00.

Book signing at 11:45.


Helene: True Story of a German Girl's Resilience Growing Up During World War II Cover Image
ISBN: 9781943258567
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Warren Publishing, Inc - November 6th, 2017

New This Week

A Column of Fire (Kingsbridge) Cover Image
Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History Cover Image
Little Fires Everywhere Cover Image
Nyxia (Nyxia Triad) Cover Image
They Both Die at the End Cover Image
Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone Cover Image


The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics) Cover Image
Moby Dick (Signet Classics) Cover Image
A Tale of Two Cities (Dover Thrift Editions) Cover Image
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Tales (Word Cloud Classics) Cover Image
Don Quixote Deluxe Edition (Art of the Story) Cover Image
Treasure Island (Puffin Classics) Cover Image

Book Club Books

The Sense of an Ending (Vintage International) Cover Image
Homegoing Cover Image
Where'd You Go, Bernadette Cover Image
Kitchens of the Great Midwest Cover Image
A Room with a View (Penguin Classics) Cover Image
The Ocean at the End of the Lane Cover Image