My passion for reading does not end with the written word. I participate in quite a few book clubs in the greater Madison WI area, and I lead a few of them. To encourage you and your friends to also discuss these books; below you can find discussion questions for many books I’ve read. Take these, use them directly, modify them– whatever you need to have a rousing discussion!
If you are a member of the Verona Area Concert Band book club, scroll to the bottom of the page for our discussion questions.
Generic Discussion Questions
Are you leading a book discussion and uncertain where to start? Try these generic collections of discussion questions first:
Specific Book Discussion Questions
Listed in alphabetical order, here are discussion questions from specific books I’ve read.
- Color Purple, The by Alice Walker (Review), for Our Shared Shelf
- El Deafo by Cece Bell (Review) for Books and Booze
- Night Circus, The by Erin Morgenstern
- Vagina Monologues, The by Eve Ensler, for Our Shared Shelf
Verona Area Concert Band Book Club
This book club meets quarterly. Books are chosen based on the theme for the upcoming Verona Area Concert Band (VACB) concert theme.
Q1 2017: A World of Music – Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
Q2 2017: Music History 101 – A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
Q3 2017: Wisconsin Connections – Janesville: An American Story by Amy Goldstein
Q4 2017: Sound Waves – The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemmingway
Q1 2018: Celestial Light – Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Prachett