book club questions


1. The first chapter, or prologue, is supposed to hook you
into the novel. Did this happen to you?

2. What did you like most about the book?
What did you like least?

3. What three words would you use to best describe this book?

4. What was your favourite moment in the book?

Your least favourite?

5. Was the ending a surprise to you? Why or why not?

6. What plot element surprised you the most?

7. Red herrings, or false clues, are frequently used

in mysteries and detective stories as a way of keeping
the reader guessing. Was there a ‘red herring’ in the book?

8. Who was your favourite character? Why?

9. Who was your least favourite character? Why?

10. Were there any plot twists that stumped you?

If so, which ones?

11. If you could change something about the story, what would

it be? Why?

12. Were there questions left unanswered that you just can’t stop

thinking about?

13. What do you think the purpose of this book was? What ideas or
themes was the book trying to get across?

14. How important was the location and time period for this story?

15. If you got the chance to ask the author of this book one
question, what would it be?

16. Why do readers like crime books? Do you?