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Virtual Book Club: "Playing Nice" by J.P. Delaney

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Virtual Book Club
"Playing Nice" by J.P. Delaney

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Join our Mosinee Branch staff and other book lovers for an engaging, virtual discussion of our November book club selection, Playing Nice by J.P. Delaney!

Pete Riley answers the door one morning and lets in a parent's worst nightmare. On his doorstep is Miles Lambert, a stranger who breaks the devastating news that Pete's son, Theo, isn't actually his son; he is the Lamberts', switched at birth by an understaffed hospital, while their real son was sent home with Miles and his wife Lucy. For Pete and his family, life will never be the same again. The two families, reeling from the shock, take comfort in shared good intentions, eagerly entwining their very different lives in the hope of becoming one unconventional modern family. But a plan to sue the hospital triggers an official investigation that unearths some disturbing questions. How much can they trust the other parents or even each other? What secrets are hidden behind the Lamberts' glossy front door? Stretched to the breaking point, Pete and Maddie discover they will each stop at nothing to keep their family safe. They are done playing nice.

Even though the Mosinee Branch is open to the public, we're still taking physical distancing precautions to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus so this discussion will be held virtually. Call 715-693-2144 for information for information on how to participate via online video chat or by telephone. 

  • Virtual Book Club: "Playing Nice" by J.P. Delaney
    📅 Mon., 11/15/21, 23 p.m. CST @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Join our Mosinee Branch staff and other book lovers for an engaging, virtual discussion of our November book club selection, "Playing Nice" by J.P. Delaney! 🖶

Staff Reviews

"Playing Nice" by J.P. Delaney

★★★★★ What would you do if you were told the son you've been raising lovingly for two years was not actually yours?  A parent's worst nightmare happens to Pete Riley, when a stranger shows up on his doorstep claiming to be his son's biological father. Miles Lambert claims his son was switched with Pete's, and has DNA results to prove it. What begins as an amicable desire to be an unconventional blended family, slowly turns into a nightmare full of secrets and a desperate fight for each side. Who does each son truly belong to? What is... (read more)

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