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“A shining star in their community.”

Paragraphs on Padre Boulevard
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Paragraphs is a full-service independent bookstore handling a broad selection of new and gently used titles. We have a well-stocked children's section, games and puzzles for all ages, and a variety of other book-related sidelines. Watch our website for a schedule of book signings and other events. Browsing is welcome and we can special order any title for delivery within two days. Chairs and tables available for customers use and free WiFi provide an environment to work, study, or catch up on email. We also have game boards for your enjoyment.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access
Victoria, Texas
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A shining star in their community.”
Reviewed 28 March 2014 via mobile

Paragraphs is the closest thing I've ever found to a perfect, small town, independent, bookseller.
Their selection will surprise you, and of course they can order anything you don't find on the shelves. They go out of their way to support local and regional writers, and they invest in the local community in more ways than I could even mention here.
These are good, "book people" (and book doggies, as well), that make you feel welcome in their shop.
I highly recommend Paragraphs on Padre.

Visited November 2013
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Texarkana, Texas, United States
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Great bookstore”
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Stopped by Paragraphs for my 14 year old daughter who is an avid reader. What a cozy, nice independent bookstore with fantastic owners, Joni and Griff, who are eager to help. Both Joni and Griff made personal book recommendations after learning of my daughter's interests. Books for all ages available. My daughter walked away with a stack of new books and I enjoyed a great cup of coffee on the house. We will be back!

Visited March 2014
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Thank Amy S
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Florissant, Missouri
1 review
“Can't miss place to visit!”
Reviewed 20 January 2014

Paragraphs will order any book you want, if it is not on hand, already. The store has a wide variety of books,a section for children's books and puzzles, beautiful surroundings in which to shop, or to sit and read,including an outside patio. The owner and staff are friendly, and always make customers feel welcome. A visit to Padre is incomplete without a stop at the beautiful Paragraphs book store.

Visited January 2014
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Thank tracy p
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Dallas, TX
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53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“great place”
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Loved stopping in this cozy yet modern bookstore after all the junk beach stores on SPI.
Great selection and lovely place to spend some time.

Visited June 2013
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Thank jbza
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Cottonwood
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8 reviews
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“Best Independent Book Store and MORE!”
Reviewed 8 April 2013

If they don't have it, Joni and Griff will get it! The bookends(Sadie & Sophie) are a delight(dogs). This is a community center of activity, book discussions, authors, always good coffee. Best book store in South Texas.

Visited January 2013
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Thank Joyce P
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