book club real talk
some questions to consider to get the conversation going and flowing
What did you like best about the book? Why?
What did you like least about the book? Why
Share a favorite part/quote from the book. Why did this stand out to you?
What did you “want to be when you grew up” when you were a child?
Do you think Kacie failed or succeeded in her Lenten goal? Why?
Which male character did you find yourself rooting for? Why?
If you could hear the same story from another character’s point of view, who would you choose? Why?
What questions do you have for Kacie after reading the book?
What feelings did the book evoke for you?
Which part of the book was the most difficult for you to read or understand? Did you find yourself judging any of Kacie’s actions or thought processes?
What questions did the book make you ask yourself? And what were your answers?
What aspect of Kacie’s story could you most relate to? Why?
How do you think you would have reacted if you were a friend/family member of Kacie’s during this time? Does reading her story change how you think about being compassionate with friends and family as they move through big life changes?
time for the deep stuff
Think about the other people depicted in Kacie’s story. If your friend, sister, daughter, mother, etc. wrote a similar book, how would you feel?
Have you ever felt the desire to completely change your life - job, relationships, priorities? Did you make the changes? If not, what held you back?
What do you think your purpose in life is?
Which one of Kacie’s relationships (romantic or family) most closely resembles one of your own relationships? Do you plan to change anything about your relationship after reading the book?
What did you learn about yourself reading the book?
Do you plan to make any changes in your life after reading the book? If so, what?