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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)

Author/Illustrator Richard Cowdrey

Local author/illustrator Richard Cowdrey will be at Paragraphs on Saturday, December 7 from 2 - 4.

Books: 
A Very Fiona Christmas Cover Image
By Richard Cowdrey (Illustrator), Zondervan
$17.99
ISBN: 9780310767732
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Zonderkidz - October 1st, 2019

Illustrator Tim Bowers

Local illustrator Tim Bowers will be at Paragraphs on Small Business Saturday from 10:00 until noon.

Books: 
Memoirs of an Elf Cover Image
By Devin Scillian, Tim Bowers (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781585369102
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Sleeping Bear Press - September 1st, 2014

Rappy and His Favorite Things (I Can Read Level 2) Cover Image
By Dan Gutman, Tim Bowers (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062252715
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperCollins - April 9th, 2019

All About Route 36

Eveyone knows about Route 66.   Now it's time to discover the next Great American Road Trip - Route 66. Join Allan Ferguson on Monday, October 7 at 7:00 to hear his talk.  His book Route 66: Ohio to Colorado will be on sale.  It will make a great Christmas present.

Dog Walks Around Mount Vernon

Burt Hanson, author of Dog Walks Around Mount Vernon, and his dog Jack will be at Paragraphs on Saturday to answer questions about his book and autograph it.  All proceeds from the sale of the book go to The Friends of the Knox County Animal Shelter.

A Potpourri of Research

Peter Dickson will talk about the Woodward Opera House, Women at Kenyon College, and the history of 229 S. Main Street where Paragraphs Bookstore now lives.

YA romance author at Paragraphs

Debbie Rigaud, author of YA romance Truly Madly Royally, will be at Paragraphs Bookstore.

Books: 
Truly Madly Royally (Point Paperbacks) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338332728
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Point - July 30th, 2019

Ohio's Craft Beers author at Paragraphs

Paul Gaston, author of Ohio's Craft Beers, will be at Paragraphs during the Kokosing River BrewFest.

 

Books: 
Ohio's Craft Beers: Discovering the Variety, Enjoying the Quality, Relishing the Experience Cover Image
By Paul L. Gaston, Lenny Kolada (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781606352755
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Kent State University Press / Black Squirrel - March 1st, 2016

Local illustrator Tim Bowers on August First Friday

Illustrator/author Tim Bowers will be at Paragraphs on August 2 with two new books Sorry, Grown Ups, you Can't go to School and Backroads, Country Toads.

Books: 
Sorry, Grown-Ups, You Can't Go to School! Cover Image
By Christina Geist, Tim Bowers (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524770846
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 16th, 2019

Back Roads, Country Toads Cover Image
By Devin Scillian, Tim Bowers (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781534110397
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Sleeping Bear Press - July 15th, 2019

Book talk and signing with John Temple

John Temple, author of American Pain, will discuss his new book Up in Arms: How the Bundy Family Hijacked Public Lands, Outfoxed the Federal Government, and Ignited America's Patriot Militai Movement.

Books: 
Up in Arms: How the Bundy Family Hijacked Public Lands, Outfoxed the Federal Government, and Ignited America's Patriot Militia Mov Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781946885951
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Benbella Books - June 25th, 2019

Pages

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