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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 (

All About Alexander Hamilton

You know the music.  Now learn facts and fiction about Alexander Hamilton.

Join Professor Glen McNair from Kenyon College for a talk and Q&A "All About Alexander Hamilton."



Alexander Hamilton Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143034759
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - March 29th, 2005

Introduction to Bible Journaling

Join Linda Oviatt to learn about Bible Journaling.

Book Folding

Learn how to fold pages of a book into a Christmas tree at Paragraphs.  This is a free session.

An Author a Week in December - week 3

LJ Harry, pastor at the Apostolic Christian Church, will be at Paragraphs on Tuesday, December 18 to autograph his book Simplify: 52 Weekly Devotions.

An Author a Week in December - week 2

Jack Park and Maureen Zappala will be at Paragraps on Saturday, December 15 to autograph their book Buckeye Reflections.


Buckeye Reflections: Legendary Moments from Ohio State Football Cover Image
By Jack Park, Maureen Zappala, Archie Griffin (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781881462316
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Lexington Press - January 1st, 2018

An Author a Week in December Week 1

Richard Cowdrey will return to Paragraphs on Saturday, December 8 at noon to autograph copies of Fiona and his other Christmas titles.

Fiona the Hippo Cover Image
By Richard Cowdrey (Illustrator), Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310766391
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Zonderkidz - August 7th, 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


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