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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 (

Robin Yocum to discuss A Brilliant Death

You're invited to talk to Robin Yocum about A Brilliant Death.



A Brilliant Death Cover Image
ISBN: 9781633881280
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Seventh Street Books - April 5th, 2016

Richard Cowdrey Returns to Paragraphs Bookstore

Richard Cowdrey will showcase his newest book Fiona the Hippo on Saturday, August 11.

Fiona the Hippo Cover Image
By Richard Cowdrey (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780310766391
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Zonderkidz - August 7th, 2018

First Friday Author Signing

Cheryl Bardoe will be at Paragraphs on First Friday, August 3 from 6:30 - 7:30

Nothing Stopped Sophie: The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain Cover Image
By Cheryl Bardoe, Barbara McClintock (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780316278201
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 12th, 2018

New This Week

To Die but Once: A Maisie Dobbs Novel 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