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A Personal Welcome from the Owner

Alli Mengarelli - my Book Bin story
          The Book Bin opened in Northbrook before I was born.  In 1971, four dedicated women- wives and mothers first and foremost- became business owners and became a part of Northbrook history.  Within one year, three of them had  to move on, following their fate as their husbands' employment sent them out of state.  One woman remained, but she didn't want to be in business alone.  She was joined by Janis Irvine, my eventual boss .  It is now 1972, and my mother has yet to have me for four more years in 1976.

Book Bin's Bestsellers

The Great Alone Cover Image
The Woman in the Window Cover Image
White Houses Cover Image
The Immortalists Cover Image
Chicago Cover Image
Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist) Cover Image

New Cookbooks

Debbie Macomber's Table: Sharing the Joy of Cooking with Family and Friends Cover Image
Magnolia Table: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering Cover Image
Giada's Italy: My Recipes for La Dolce Vita Cover Image
Simple Desserts: The Easiest Recipes in the World Cover Image
Two in One Desserts: Cookie Pies, Cupcake Shakes, and More Clever Concoctions Cover Image
Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant and Unfussy New Favorites Cover Image

Popular Books for Children

Be Kind Cover Image
Be Brave, Little Penguin Cover Image
Baby Bear's Book of Tiny Tales Cover Image
Dear Girl, Cover Image
Elmore Cover Image
Fancy Nancy: Oodles of Kittens Cover Image