Autumn Thorns by Yasmine Galenorn

Urban Fantasy Book Club

Autumn Thorns Book Club Questions

  1. What do you think of the first person narration?
  2. The book starts with advice for visitors to Whisper Hollow, is this a little heavy handed?
  3. The book starts with Kerris enumerating the signs that she ignored until the express letter from the real world tells her that her grandmother is dead, is this a good beginning?
  4. What do you think of the job of the spirit shaman?
  5. Would you want to be one?
  6. Do you like Kerris?
  7. What do you think of her ghost hunting while in Seattle?
  8. Does it feel like there is a lot of exposition in the beginning of the book?
  9. Who is your favorite character?
  10. So Kerris inherits a paid off house plus money from her grandparents and she is the spirit shaman which does not pay but is a lot of work but decides she needs a job too, does this make any sense?
  11. Were you at all surprised that Kerris’s mother, Tamil, was murdered?
  12. Do you think the idea of Diago, a spirit who feeds on people on the brink of death is interesting?
  13. Does it seem odd that Kerris takes Bryan with her to face Diago because she does not really know him?
  14. Do Bryan and Kerris seem to connect easily?
  15. So Whisper Hollow is in the Pacific Northwest and the Native Americans are totally cool with the descendants of the Morrigan running the supernatural world, does this seem a little odd?
  16. So Duvall, Kerris’s grandfather was supposedly an architect and he never noticed that the his house had a cool secret room?
  17. How creepy does Penelope the pin cushion and Gatekeeper sound?
  18. Does the author do a good job with descriptions of places?
  19. Is it neat for Kerris that she can work with Bryan?
  20. Why didn’t her grandmother sacrifice Duvall to the lake when she was 20?
  21. Could Magda have been an interesting character if she was not pure evil, cursing one daughter and killing the other?
  22. Aidan was a shapeshifter, does Duvall blackmailing him for murder that was really self defense seem like it would work?
  23. Is the Crescent Moon Society a cool idea?
  24. Why does Kerris know about Pest Houses but Bryan who lived at that time does not?
  25. Did you like the book?
  26. Would you read more in the series?

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