Author Events

  • Lisa Jewell In-Conversation with Local Author Katherine Reay

    Lisa Jewell, author of I Found You, in-conversation with local author Katherine Reay
    Atria Books (due April 25, 2017) $26.00
    Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
    Register at Lake Forest Book Store 847-234-4420
    Please join Lake Forest Book Store when we host best-selling UK author, Lisa Jewell appearing in-conversation with local author Katherine Reay. Lisa Jewell is celebrating her new novel I Found You (due April 25, 2017).

    Lisa was born in London studied at Barnet College and Epsom School of Art & Design studying Fashion Illustration and Communication. While working in the fashion industry, she published her first novel, Ralph’s Party, at Penguin books in 1998. It went on to become the best-selling debut novel of that year. She has since written nine novels including the best-seller novels, The Making of Us and Before I Met You. She now lives in north London with her husband and two daughters

    Event date: 
    Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 6:00pm
    Event address: 
    662 N. Western Ave.
    Lake Forest, IL 60045
  • Meet and Greet and Book Signing with Patrick McCaskey

    Join us as we host long-time friend of Lake Forest Book Store and local author Patrick McCaskey for a "Meet and Greet" and book-signing of his latest book, Pilgrimage.

    Patrick McCaskey, author of Pilgrimage

    Sporting Chance Press, $20.00

    Saturday, June 17th at 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Register at Lake Forest Book Store 847-234-4420

    The third book on Sports and Faith Series by Patrick McCaskey, Pilgrimage explores the various Christian shrines and holy places popularizd by recent days trekkers and seekers. Pilgrimages to such destinations as the Holy Land, Rome, Lourdes, Fatima, the Way of Saint James, Canterbury, Assisi, Guadalupe and others are explored and then related to stories of sports and faith. Like his two other Sports and Faith Series books, Pilgrimage examines the lives of many athletes, coaches, and others who live exemplary lives. Many of the athletes described in this book are young. Their athletic preparation, discipline, conditioning, and spiritual and mental training will help them lead faithful lives,

    Patrick McCaskey, born in Evanston, IL,. is the grandson of famed Chicago Bears founder George Halas. Currently he is a Co-Owner, Board Member and a’ Vice President with the Chicago Bears. He has authored five books: Bear with Me: A Family History of George Halas and the Chicago Bears, Sports and Faith: Stories of the Devoted and the Devout, Pillars of the NFL: Coaches Who Have Won Three or More Championships, Sports and Faith: More Stories of the Devoted and the Devout, and Pilgrimage: A Sports and Faith Series Book. Patrick and his wife, Gretchen, have three sons: Ed (maried to Elizabeth), Tom, and Jim. They also have a granddaughter, Grace, and a grandson, Pat.

    Event date: 
    Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
    Event address: 
    Lake Forest Book Store
    662 North Western Avenue
    Lake Forest, IL 60045