Food for Thought

Food for Thought Book Discussion

Led by Mount Prospect Public Library Readers’ Advisors, the Food for Thought Book Discussions will give you food for thought all year! Food for Thought selections offer a variety of books ranging from classics to non-fiction to popular fiction. This book discussion meets on the first Wednesday of each month in Meeting Room B in two sessions: Session 1 meets from noon-1 p.m. and Session 2 meets from 2-3 p.m. Books will be available 30 days prior to the discussion at the Fiction/AV/Teen Services desk.

January 2

Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave

Growing up on her family’s Sonoma vineyard, Georgia has come to learn important secrets about making wine and about life. One week before her wedding, she discovers her fiancé has been keeping a secret that will change their lives forever, and the family she turns to for comfort may be keeping secrets of their own.

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February 6

Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

When Cameroonian immigrants Jendi and Neni Jonga find jobs working for a senior executive, the American Dream seems real. In the course of their work, they begin to witness infidelities, skirmishes, and family secrets, but it is in the aftermath of a corporate collapse that tragedy changes all their lives forever.

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