First Tuesday of the Month
Aspen Drive Library Meeting Room
701 Aspen Dr., Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
Jojo, a 13-year-old African American boy, lives with his grandparents and his baby sister, while their drug addicted mother, Leonie, drifts in and out of their lives. When the white father of the children is released from prison, Leonie takes the children on a road trip to the Mississippi State Penitentiary, a journey rife with both danger and promise.
The Widows of Malabar Hill
1920’s India: Perveen Mistry, Bombay’s only female lawyer, is investigating a suspicious will on behalf of three Muslim widows living in full purdah when the case takes a turn for the murderous.