Friday Morning Book Discussion

Fridays, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Copies available at the Reader Assistance Desk.  Sign up: 847-358-5881 ext. 132.

September 5

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore book jacketMr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

by Robin Sloan

After just a few nights on the job as a web designer at Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, Clay realizes the store is even more curious than its name. 

Author Robin Sloan will speak to the group via Google Hangout.

(Available August 1)

October 3

Ordinary Grace

by William Kent Krueger

Looking back at a tragic event during his thirteenth year, Frank explores how secrets, adultery, and betrayal shattered his Methodist family and their small 1961 Minnesota community.

(Available September 5)

November 7

The Art Forger

by B.A. Shapiro

Art worth over $500 million was stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Claire, a struggling artist, discovers that there's more to this unsolved crime than meets the eye.

(Available October 3)

December 5

Love in the Time of Cholera

by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Fermina and Florentino consummate their passion at the beginning of the 20th century after having waited over 50 years.

(Available November 7