Friends of MPPL Evening Discussion

The Friends of the Library Book Discussion

The Friends of the Mount Prospect Public Library book discussion group meets the third Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. online via Zoom. Limited copes of the books are available one month prior to the discussion. Please keep an eye on the group’s page for upcoming titles and information about the discussion.

September 16

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman

Elsa is seven years old and different. Her grandmother, seventy-seven years old and standing-on-the-balcony-firing-paintball-guns-at-men-who-want-to-talk-about-Jesus-crazy, is her best and only friend. When Granny dies and leaves behind a series of letters, Elsa is sent on a journey that brings to life the world of her grandmother's fairy tales.

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October 21

The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware

When Hal receives a mysterious letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance, she recognizes that the letter was sent to the wrong person--but also that she might successfully claim the money. It is only when she attends the funeral that she realizes there is something very, very wrong about this strange situation and the inheritance at the center of it.

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November 18

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith

When Australian grad student Ellie Shipley agrees to paint a forgery of the only remaining work of the first woman honored as a Dutch Guild Master three hundred years earlier, she had no idea that choice would come back to haunt her. However, half a century later, she must confront the past while curating an exhibit when both versions threaten to arrive.

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