Category Archives: Book club discussion questions

Beowulf and the dragon image August 21

Beowulf book club discussion questions

An epic poem wherein the eponymous hero fights three battles against monsters, rising in stature then falling, through his personal prowess. Beowulf was written, perhaps, in the Eighth Century and is one of the taproots of modern fantasy literature

The Lost child of Philomena Lee Book Club Discussion Questions

The Lost Child of Philomena Lee by Martin Sixsmith is available as one of the Gold Coast Libraries’ Book Club kits. **Please be aware that book discussion questions may contain spoilers** Synopsis: Irish lass Philomena Lee is a mere teenager when she falls pregnant and is handed by her family, over to the nuns at Roscrea Abbey. […]

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Did Agatha Christie Invent the slasher genre? Book club discussion questions for “And then there were none”.

This set of book club discussion questions aims to highlight and reflect on the deep roots of the horror genre.

Still Alice Book Club discussion questions

Still Alice by Lisa Genova is available as one of the Gold Coast Libraries’ Book Club kits. **Please be aware that book discussion questions may contain spoilers** Synopsis: When 50 year old Harvard professor Alice Howland, is unable to remember a particular word during a well practiced speech, she puts it down to having had […]

The Light Between Oceans by M.L.Stedman Book Club Kit Discussion Questions

  The Light Between Oceans  is available as one of the Gold Coast Libraries’ Book Club Kits. **Please be aware that book discussion questions may contain spoilers** Synopsis: Imagine it is 1926 and you are living on a remote island off Western Australia, manning a lighthouse. It would have many problems involving loneliness, lack of […]

The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox Book Club Discussion Questions

The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O’Farrell is available as one of the Gold Coast Libraries’ Book Club kits. **Please be aware that book discussion questions may contain spoilers** Synopsis: Set in Edinburgh in the  1930s, Esme is one of two daughters in the Lennox family.  Esme and her older sister Kitty are […]

The Book Thief Book Club Discussion Questions

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak is available as one of the Gold Coast Libraries’ Book Club kits. **Please be aware that book discussion questions may contain spoilers** Synopsis: Set in Germany as Hitler and Nazi power change the landscape and cultural identity of millions. The reader is introduced to Liesel Meminger by he most unlikely of narrators. He […]

walking trampolines June 30

Walking on trampolines book club discussion questions

  Walking on trampolines is available to loan as one of the Gold Coast City Council Library’s book club kits. **Please be aware that book discussion questions may contain spoilers** Synopsis: ‘Tallulah de Longland,’ she said slowly, letting all the Ls in my name loll about lazily in her mouth before passing judgement. ‘That,’ she […]

Rosie Project June 25

The Rosie Project book club discussion questions

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion is available as one of the Gold Coast Libraries’ book club kits. This debut novel was the ABIA 2014 Book of the Year. **Please be aware that book discussion questions may contain spoilers.** Synopsis: Don Tillman is a professor of genetics who works at a Melbourne University – best […]

Labor Day Book Club Kit Discussion Questions

Labor Day  by Joyce Maynard is available as one of the Gold Coast Libraries’ book club kits.   **Please be aware that book discussion questions may contain spoilers**   Synopsis: Labor Day is a novel by American author Joyce Maynard, and her second novel to be adopted into a major motion film (released in 2014). […]

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