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ABOUT US

Paragraphs Bookstore continues a tradition of a downtown bookstore that began in Mount Vernon in the nineteenth century.  In a time of big-box stores and e-readers, Paragraphs is an independent, neighborhood bookstore, a place with real books, real people, and real conversations, and a reminder that the turning of a page will always take us where we wish to go.

 

 

Located at 229 S. Main Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio, Paragraphs is thrilled to offer a much expanded instore book selection, as well as online sales, Kobo eBooks, and WiFi. 

 

STORE HOURS 

Mon - Fri: 9:30am - 6:00pm

Sat: 9:30am - 5:00pm

Sun: Closed

 

STAFF

Lois K. Hanson

I taught language arts and social studies for thirty years. In 2003, I began working at Paragraphs Bookstore where I follow my love of reading non-fiction, fantasy, historical and young-adult fiction.

The best part of this job is when customers walk into the store, say, "I loved. . . (their last great read)," and I can suggest several books which I know they will enjoy. Or maybe the best part of the job is getting the perfect book into the hands of a young reader. Or is it talking to other book lovers about reading? Too many choices…

VISIT US SOON!

We Suggest

The Tower of Nero (Trials of Apollo, The Book Five) Cover Image
Brave Like That Cover Image
The Thursday Murder Club: A Novel Cover Image
Everything Sad Is Untrue: (a true story) Cover Image
The Searcher: A Novel Cover Image
Squeeze Me: A novel Cover Image

New Releases

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue Cover Image
Isaiah Dunn Is My Hero Cover Image
Return of the Thief (Queen's Thief #6) Cover Image
Unfinished Tales Illustrated Edition Cover Image
Monogamy: A Novel Cover Image
Cuyahoga Cover Image

New in Paperback

The World That We Knew: A Novel Cover Image
Class Act Cover Image
Fortress of the Stone Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #17) Cover Image
Not Like the Movies Cover Image
The Witches: The Graphic Novel Cover Image
Christmas Ideals 2020 Cover Image