Announcing Newest Franchise + Thanksgiving Book Fun

Announcing our Newest Walls of Books Franchise!

For the folks in Zanesville, Ohio, the closest bookstore with a similar concept as Walls of Books is nearly an hour’s drive! Bill and Wendy Cochran are so excited to open a Walls of Books franchise in Zanesville where there are many avid readers who enjoy all types of books.

“It will be a great opportunity to have a local bookstore that is part of the community and supports literacy and reading to all ages of reader. The great savings of the cost of books and the trade in program is something that will be a wonderful experience to the customer,” said Bill.

Learn more about franchising!


Great Thanksgiving Picture Books for Little Ones!

Prayers, Pilgrims, Poultry and Parades! Look for Thanksgiving Picture Books and other seasonal books at your local Gottwals.


Need Holiday Recipes & Ideas?

Hosting a crowd for the holidays? Visit us for great recipes and ideas for holiday entertaining!


Did You Know…?

James Dashner, author of The Mazerunner (recently a feature film) is from Georgia? In addition to Dashner, Gottwals Books carries many Georgia writers including Olive Ann Burns, Steve Berry, Pat Conroy, Alice Walker, Anne Rivers Siddens, Jonathan Rogers, Ferrol Sams, Stuart Woods, and more!

Toy of the Week

Create-a-Person Pad: $4.97

Each page in this pad features a figure of a body and is ready for your imagination to design people by adding facial features, hairstyles and outfits for every occasion. With four different skin tones, you may cut them out and make fashion models or characters for a show! The heavy weight paper is ideal for pencils, crayons or markers and can be used for collage, too.

create a person