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.
In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume
Thirty-five years earlier, when Miri was fifteen, and in love for the first time, a succession of airplanes fell from the sky, leaving a community reeling. Now it is 1987, and she has returned to her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey to attend a commemoration of the worst year of her life.
A shocking series of crimes in which many members of the oil-wealthy Osage Nation were dying untimely and suspicious deaths are revisited in this gripping multi-layered narrative set in 1920s Oklahoma.
Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton
Set in the Wild West during the golden age of fossil hunting, this recently discovered novel by the author of Jurassic Park follows the exploits of two ambitious paleontologists who sabotage each other’s careers in a rivalry that came to be known as the Bone Wars.
Ashley Bell by Dean Koontz
After a miraculous cure from death, Bibi Blair becomes obsessed with the idea that she was spared because she is meant to save someone else. Little does she know she is embarking on the trail of sinister mysteries and plunging into a world of conspiracy.
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Deemed unrepentant by a Bolshevik tribunal in 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin, where he lives in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history unfold.
The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg
Sookie Poole is looking forward to relaxing after marrying off the last of her three daughters, but the discovery of a shocking secret about her mother's past suddenly calls into question everything she ever thought she knew about herself, her family, and her future.