“Read Between the Lynes” is a bookstore filled with ambiance, selling new, general books, educational toys and merchandise that enhance reading. We are a local community honoring business enriching our community’s lives by sharing our love for reading and learning.


Welcome to Our Store

Welcome to the new online home for Read Between the Lynes. We've redesigned the site to offer new and exciting features, including a larger list of books and reviews, up to date staff picks and reviews and an online store featuring a large collection of eBooks and other products that you can order from the comfort of your own home.


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Meet Geoff Akins and Jen Hannah

Saturday, October 11th — 1 pm

Join us for a Bubble Wonders presentation where we will be reminded that "Anything is Possible" while being entertained with Geoff's impressive bubbles and Jen's singing with her beautiful voice. This is bound to be nothing but a delightful afternoon for children and adults alike. Geoff is feaured in the books "Empowered" and "GPS for Success". Jen is featured in the book "Adventures in Manifesting: Soulful Relationships".

All of these titles will be available for purchase.


 Meet M. E. May and Sue Myers

Saturday, October 18th — 1 - 2:30 pm

M. E. May returns with novels from her popular and award-winning Circle City Mystery series. The first novel, Perfidy, explores the depths of human perception and to what lengths a person willl go in seeking revenge. Perfidy was honored with the 2013 Lovey Award for Best First Novel. The second book in the series, Inconspicuous, was nominated for the 2014 Love Award for Best Suspense. The third book, Ensconced, was releast this past March.

Sue Myers joins us as she launches the Claire O'Shaunessy Mystery series with "Deception".

Cook County forensic pathologist Dr. Claire O'Shaunessy is an advocate for her patients, even if they are all dead. When the body of an unknown male is discovered behind Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry is linked to the remains of her childhood friend recently discovered in a rural cemetery, Claire is driven to solve these two murders. Although the blood of her police family lineage runs deep, her involvement in this investigation soon places her in mortal danger as she begins to discover a plot where money and power override human life.



Saturday, October 18th — 3 - 4:30 pm

We'll travel to Italy when photo stylist Deborah Hernandez joins us with her latest book, Italy: Little by Little, the first in a new series featuring travles through countries and places known for their romatic culturs. Hernandez teamed up with her husband, Michael Pascolla, owner of Mario's Barbershop (Park Ridge) to embark on a two week engagement trip and adventure in Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast with the goal of showing others how they, too, can take a trip of a liftime. You'll be inspired to take that trip, even if you believed it wasn't possible.