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The most unique fun adventure you could ever have shopping!

The moment you walk in the door, you know you're in a special place. From the 3 floors of Gifts... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
kimhayes804
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McGregor, Iowa
Paper moon books

Lovely store, great books, wonderful prices, friendly staff, an all around delight! A gem of a... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Core L
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

The moment you walk in the door, you know you're in a special place. From the 3 floors of Gifts, Books (adult, Teen & Childrens) and special treats for yourself. This family owned shop never fails to deliver, from fun cards, unique gifts only found...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kimhayes804
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely store, great books, wonderful prices, friendly staff, an all around delight! A gem of a store.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Core L
Reviewed 18 December 2017

You might expect such a lovely shop as the Paper Moon browsing the more charming parts of San Francisco, Santa Barbara or Soho, but what a wonderful surprise to find it nestled at the bottom of the bluffs in McGregor, Iowa! I make a special...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

I have been visiting this bookstore for years and it's one of my all time favorite stores in NE Iowa. There are 3 levels to explore. The ground floor has fun items for gifts, including beautiful cards, jewelry, scarves, artwork, bath & beauty, art supplies,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank IowaMjb
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We visited McGregor on a road trip, and wandered into this store due to the sign in the window saying 'Don't let the cats out.' Not only did we get to meet one of the beautiful cats in person (Solomon), I wanted to buy EVERYTHING...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

my favorite shop in mcgregor, every thing there is different each time i come back. its a very good stop for mcgregor

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mrmanman
Louise W, Owner at Paper Moon Books and Beyond, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Nice meeting you at the store during McGregor's difficult days. Hope you enjoyed your visit. Louise

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Loved this place! Lots and lots of unique gift items and books! So unique and fun! They have a little bit of everything! Its a must see in McGregor!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Nothing compares to the Paper Moon for the unique variety of merchandise. Be it fine milled soap, the latest mystery novel, or a hilarious greeting card, the ladies at the Paper Moon got you covered. I've been shopping there for 20 years now and have...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank dcpoeh
Louise W, Owner at Paper Moon Books and Beyond, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you! We always want everyone to have a great time and if not shopping to stop and visit with us and share what is happening on your trip and your life. Louise

Reviewed 25 April 2017

So the ladies did a GREAT job on the outside of there shop to really draw us in. We are not avid book readers and we were not even sure what this shop was just walking by but it looked fun. So we wanted to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 577rebekahl
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I can always find just the perfect gifts (this one is for me) at the Paper Moon. No trip home is complete without a stop.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Annie C
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