Paragraphs Bookstore

Serving the readers of Knox County, Ohio since 1996


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.  


Feel Free To Shop Online or Visit Us In The Store


If you would like a copy of Ariel- Foundation Park book mailed to you, please contact us at 740.392.9290 or e-mail (





A Weekend of Mystery Authors

Andrew Welsh-Huggins will complete a Weekend of Mystery Authors at Paragraphs on Saturday, June 3.

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The Hunt: An Andy Hayes Mystery Cover Image
ISBN: 9780804011884
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Swallow Press - April 15th, 2017

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Capitol Punishment Cover Image
ISBN: 9780804011792
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Swallow Press - March 27th, 2017

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Slow Burn Cover Image
ISBN: 9780804011785
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Swallow Press - March 27th, 2017

First Friday Book Signing

Jared McCann will be at Paragraphs on First Friday from 5:30 -8:30 signing his new book The Dead will Rise.

Author Talk and Book Signing

Thomas Swick will speak about The Joys of Travel on Monday, April 3 from 7:00 - 8:00.

The Joys of Travel: And Stories That Illuminate Them Cover Image
ISBN: 9781634508216
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Skyhorse Publishing - May 3rd, 2016

Author Signing on Second Saturday

Brad Genereux, a twenty-two year Navy veteran, will be at Paragraphs to talk about his book A Soldier To Santiago: Finding Peace on the Warrior Path.  The book traces Brad's two journeys - one through the war in Afghanistand and a spiritual quest as he walked the 769-kilometer trek over the Pyreness and across northern Spain called the Camino de Santiago.

A History of Ariel Corporation

Jim Buchwald, founder of Ariel Corporation, will be at Paragaphs on First Friday, July 1, from 6:30 - 8:00 to autograph his book, Letters to Alex: A History of Ariel Corporation.

Ariel-Foundation Park book

Aaron Keirns, author of Ariel-Foundation Park, will be at Paragraphs Bookstore on Wednesday, March 23 from 4:00 - 6:00 to autograph the book.  If you have already purchased a copy of the book but would like it autographed, just bring the book to the store.

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