** I’ve started a new Facebook-based book club! Learn more HERE.**
This month members will get to choose their own book for reading. Questions for this month will be really easy, and members should be able to answer them for any book they choose!
MUST ANSWER (please answer all 4 of these questions for your book):
1. What is the name of your book? The author?
2. Why did you choose this book?
3. What are your expectations for the story?
4. What do you like/hate about the cover? Why?
OPTIONAL ANSWER (please answer 3 QUESTIONS from this list):
5. Which character can you relate to the most and why?
6. How did the book compare to other books by the author (or other books in the same genre)?
7. Did you feel that the book fulfilled your expectations? Were you disappointed?
8. What about the plot? Did it pull you in; or did you feel you had to force yourself to read the book?
9. If one (or more) of the characters made a choice that had moral implications, would you have made the same decision? Why? Why not?
10. How would the book have been different if it had taken place in a different time or place?
11. Did the book end the way you expected?
12. Do the characters seem real and believable? Can you relate to their predicaments? To what extent do they remind you of yourself or someone you know?
13. In what ways do the events in the books reveal evidence of the author’s world view?
14. Did certain parts of the book make you uncomfortable? If so, why did you feel that way? Did this lead to a new understanding or awareness of some aspect of your life you might not have thought about before?
15. How has reading this book changed your opinion of a certain person or topic?
16. Does the author present information in a way that is interesting and insightful, and if so, how does he or she achieve this?
17. How has the book increased your interest in the subject matter, if it does at all?
18. CREATE YOUR OWN QUESTION
MUST ANSWER (please answer this last question for your book):
19. Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?