Book club questions for All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr take an in-depth look at this beautiful work of historical fiction. The following book club questions will have spoilers so if you haven’t read the novel yet, check out my preview and review first.
So Much Life Left Over is the latest novel by Louis de Bernières. The story follows a tightknit group of Brits – some friends, some sisters, and many lovers as they navigate life post-war.
Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton is a beautiful and passionate book about the strength of sacrifice. As I mentioned in my preview, Cuba is somewhat of a mystery. There’s the Cuban Missile Crisis, Castro’s long rule and famous tales of Hemingway in Old Havana. But obviously Cuba is much more than that. Next Year …
I’m still thinking about Love and Ruin by Paula McLain. The story takes you on Martha Gellhorn’s journey to forging a path as her own woman and writer. It’s heartfelt, sad at times and Gellhorn is very inspiring. You know the conversation starter question, if you could have dinner with anyone: dead or alive? Martha Gellhorn …
I adore Love and Ruin by Paula McLain. She wrote Martha Gellhorn so well, I truly felt like I was along for the ride with Gellhorn. It’s an exceptional book that features love and loss but is really about Gellhorn’s dreams and her fearless passion for writing.
I stayed up late to finish The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. I couldn’t put the book down until I knew the ending and now I can’t stop thinking about this phenomenal book. I’m in awe of the range of Kristin Hannah’s storytelling with her vivid descriptions. This is a powerful, beautiful and heartbreaking read.
Released in 2015, The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah hit several bestseller lists with plans for a screenplay adaptation. I’m an avid reader of all different kinds of genres but I kept putting this one off. I felt I had to be ‘ready’ for it in a sense and I am now.