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We have THOUSANDS of items in our 30,000 sq. ft. store. Please call 865-428-5708 for the items you are looking for.

Are You “Puzzled”?

So I was thinking about puzzles, and the word “puzzled.”  Puzzled means to be confused by something we don’t understand.  And a puzzle is a game or toy designed to test our skill at finding order or organization or making sense of something that seems confusing.  We...

Every Trip Has a Story

On April 15, 1912, the Titanic sank in icy cold waters off the coast in the North Atlantic...400 miles south of Newfoundland, Canada. It seems the world has been captivated by this story ever since. There is an excellent Titanic attraction here in Pigeon Forge right...

The MoonPie General Store Basement

The basement.  Did you know our MoonPie General Store has a basement?  Go to the back of the store and down the stairs.  We call it our “GREAT BUY” Basement.  So what’s down there?  Well, our buyer is making some purchases, books and gifts, specifically for the...

New Year

Opportunity.  Possibility.  New beginnings.  Second chances. We don’t sell these.  But if we could, we would.  And I bet the line would stretch out the door and around the block. Truth is…these things are always right there.  You don’t have to wait for...

MoonPies!

MoonPies, MoonPies, MoonPies. If you’re from the South, you probably grew up with them. We hear stories all the time from people who remember special times growing up, eating moonpies and drinking RC cola. Some recall trips to the general store as a child where a...

Our first days with a new, live website!

About 1987, a Book Warehouse store opened on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge. It became a favorite stop for both locals and tourists to find great buys on books. Fast forward 25 years. Changes in the book business caused the owners to be looking for another “brand” to...