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.
The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls by Anton DiSclafani
Exiled to an equestrienne boarding school in the South at the height of the Great Depression for her mysterious role in a family tragedy, strong-willed teen Thea Atwell grapples with painful memories while acclimating to the school's strict environment.
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
A captivating story of an unexpected friendship between two very different women: 91-year-old Vivian, who has a hidden past as an orphan-train rider, and Molly, a teenager whose own troubled adolescence leads her to seek answers to questions no one has ever thought to ask.
A Fierce Radiance by Lauren Belfer
In the anxious days after Pearl Harbor, Life magazine reporter Clara Shipley finds herself on top of one of the nation's most important stories: the race to discover penicillin at the Rockefeller Institute. When a researcher dies under suspicious circumstances, Claire will put herself at the center of danger to find a killer.
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
When a woman goes missing on her fifth wedding anniversary, her diary reveals hidden turmoil in her marriage, while her husband, desperate to clear himself of suspicion, realizes that something more disturbing than murder may have occurred.