Friends of MPPL Evening Discussion
The Friends of the Library Book Discussion
The Friends of the Mount Prospect Public Library book discussion group is led by Laura Luteri and meets the third Wednesday of each month in Meeting Room B at the Library at 7:30 p.m. Books are available one month prior to the discussion.
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Doerr illuminates the ways people try to be good to one another even in the harshest of circumstances by deftly interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure, a blind French girl who must flee her home when the Nazis occupy Paris, and Werner, a German orphan admitted to a brutal academy for Hitler Youth. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
When Charleston debutante Sarah is given ownership of ten-year-old handmaid Handful on her eleventh birthday, it marks the beginning of a thirty-five-year complex journey as each strives to establish a meaningful life on her own terms.
Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave
When her wedding is cancelled after her fiancé reveals a shocking secret, Georgia Ford returns to her family's Sonoma vineyard, where she expects the comfort of her long-married parents, her brothers, and everything familiar, but discovers that her fiancé wasn't the only one keeping secrets.
The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty
Discovering a tattered letter that says she is to open it only in the event of her husband’s death, Cecilia is unable to resist reading the letter and discovers a secret that shatters her life and the lives of two other women.
The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion
Don and Rosie are now living in New York happily married and about to face a new challenge together: pregnancy. With the same amount of hilarity and heart as its predecessor, The Rosie Project, Don continues to navigate his way through being a good friend, a good husband, and now, how to be a good father.