Who is your favorite of the women characters? Why?
Do you think BJ was right to keep her secret for so long? Could you have done that? If not, when would you have told?
If you were Guy, could/would you have kept BJ’s secret?
Were you surprised by Jen’s mother’s actions in her last scene? Were they believable?
Which character do you think changed most?
Who, if anyone, did you view most harshly? Did your opinion change by book’s end?
Have you read any/many romance novels? Did you enjoy them? Why or why not?
Romance novel writing tends to be judged more harshly than the writing in mysteries. Why do you think that is? Do you agree with that judgment?
The characters in the book are changed by reading romance novels. Have you read any books that have changed your life? Which book/s? In what ways?
Do you read different types of books depending on your mood?
Several characters in the book keep important things about their lives secret. Have you ever kept secrets that you later wished you hadn’t? Whose secret in this book do you feel may have done the most damage?
Pearl and Ruby have been friends since childhood. Have you maintained friendship with a childhood friend? In what ways, if any, do you think longer term friendships differ from newer friendships?
Tulsa at the beginning has pretty much sworn off romantic love. Have you ever felt the same? What motivated you?
Whose action/s most surprised you?
Did you grow up with biases you have since thrown off?