Sonya Sones
home  •  my books  •  bio  •  what’s new?  •  events  •  banned books  •  visits  •  faqs  • contact
for writers  •  office tour  •  what I'm reading  •  great novels  •  novels in verse  •  photos  •  buy
Sonya Sones What My Mother Doesn't Know To Be Perfectly Honest Facebook Sonya Sones Twitter Sonya Sones Sonya Sones Pinterest Instagram Sonya Sones Tumblr page
One of Those Hideous Books Where the Mother Dies
questions for discussion
 
1. If you could be BFFs with one character in the book, who would it be and why?
2. Do you think Ruby was too hard on Whip, or was she just giving him what he deserved for all those years of neglect?
3. Why do you think the author chose Hollywood as the backdrop of this particular story?
4. Has anyone you’ve ever been really close to died? How did you deal with your grief? How does Ruby deal with her grief?
5. Have you ever moved from one place to another place that was really different? How did you deal with your culture shock? How does Ruby deal with her culture shock?
6. During the course of the story, Ruby’s attitude towards California changes. How can you tell?
7. Have you ever been stunned when you found out that something that you thought was one way, turned out to be completely different? How did you deal with the surprise? How does Ruby deal with her own surprise?
8. Do you think Ruby has the right attitude towards Lizzie at the end of the book? Did Ruby do the right thing by saying what she did in her last email to Lizzie?
9. Did you guess Whip’s secret before he told it to Ruby? If so, what were the hints that clued you in?
One of Those Hideous Books Where the Mother Dies
buy a personalized, signed copy!
Indiebound • B&N • Amazon
Nookbook • Kindle
honors • reviews • covers
some poems • for book clubs
movie star sightings
my inspiration for the book
Sonya Sones' books
Copyright 2004-. Sonya Sones. All rights reserved.
To Be Perfectly Honest Stop Pretending What My Mother Doesn't Know What My Girlfriend Doesn't Know One of Those Hideous Books Where the Mother Dies The Hunchback of Neiman-Marcus Necessary Noise Sixteen Sonya Sones Collection Saving Red