Clockwork Scarab by Colleen Gleason

Teen Book Club

Clockwork Scarab Discussion Questions

  1. What do you think of the flipping first person narration?
  2. What do you think of Mina Holmes?
  3. Does your introduction to Mina mirror the style of anyone (like her famous uncle)?
  4. What do you think of the mysterious summons to the British Museum?
  5. Would you have gone?
  6. Irene Adler is the summoner, what do you think of her?
  7. Do you like Evaline Stoker? (her family history is another series by Coleen Gleason)
  8. Who do you like better Evaline or Mina? Why?
  9. What do you think of the murder in the British Museum?
  10. Is Dylan, the American boy from the future, a good character?
  11. What do you think of Inspector Grayling?
  12. There are many steampunk elements in the story from the clothing to transportation, how do you think they are handled?
  13. Are teenagers more apt to accept a mysterious invitation to join a Secret Society than adults?
  14. What do you think of the Society of Sekhmet?
  15. Do you find the Cockney dialect of Pix to be annoying?
  16. What about the character?
  17. What do you think of the arm wrestling contest between Evaline and Pix?
  18. Is it a good mystery?
  19. Evaline and Mina are both making plans separately, whose plan is better?
  20. What did you think of the rescue scene?
  21. Did you like the book?
  22. Would you read more in the series?

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