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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.

2014 Friends Book Schedule

Maybe This Time

October 15

Maybe This Time by Jennifer Crusie

In this humorous, romantic retelling of Turn of the Screw, North Archer, Andie Miller’s exhusband, asks her to become the guardian of two orphans in a haunted house. When Andie thinks things couldn’t get more complicated, North shows up on the doorstep making her wonder if “maybe this time” things could be different between them.

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The Chaperone

November 19

The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty

In 1922, 15-year-old, pre-movie-star Louise Brooks studies at the prestigious Denishawn School of Dancing in New York. Much to her annoyance, she is accompanied by a chaperone. Cora Carlisle is a complicated, traditional woman who finds it hard to keep track of precocious Louise as she searches NYC for her own family history.

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Wishin’ and Hopin’

December 17

Wishin’ and Hopin’ by Wally Lamb

It’s 1964 and 10-year-old Felix Funicello is doing his best to navigate fifth grade – easier said than done. There are several things young Felix can depend on: the birds and bees are puzzling, television is magical, and this is one Christmas he’s never going to forget.

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