Pretend You're Mine by Lucy Score

Book Club Questions


About 15 years ago, we started our first book club at Cupboard Maker Books. We are excited to start a new book club to discuss Lucy Score's books. We have always written book club questions to help facilitate discussion. Please feel free to use these questions for your own book club.  

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Warning:  These questions contain SPOILERS for this book.




  1. What do you think of the 3rd person narration?
  2. At the beginning of the story, Harper leaves with just her keys but without her phone or wallet, do you identify with this situation? Why or why not?
  3. How do you feel about Harper jumping on Glenn’s back when he starts to strangle Gloria?
  4. Do you think you would respond like Harper in that situation?
  5. What do you think about Harper being knocked out by Glenn?
  6. Do you think Luke and Harper’s meeting meets the definition of a meet cute? Why or why not?
  7. How do you feel about Harper going back to Luke’s house and the only one bed trope?
  8. Who is your favorite character and why?
  9. Who is your least favorite character and why?
  10. How do you think Luke’s six-month deployment being a month away?
  11. What do you think of the use of the fake dating trope in the book?
  12. How would you feel meeting a man’s family when you barely know him?
  13. What do you think about the different ways Harper and Luke see Luke’s family?
  14. Would you want to live in a town like Benevolence? Why or why not?
  15. Should Harper and Luke make their relationship physical? Why or why not?
  16. Does a plunge into something they call Arctic Hell sound like something you would want to do? Why or why not?
  17. How does the plunge move Luke and Harper’s relationship along?
  18. What does it mean when Luke decides to go furniture shopping?
  19. How does the addition of Lola, the dog, affect the story? What about Max?
  20. What do you think of the first time Harper tells Luke she loves him?
  21. Do you think it was fair for Luke to text Stay to Harper? Why or why not?
  22. How do you feel about Aldo’s injury?
  23. What do you think of Harper opening the secret room at Luke’s house?
  24. Why do you think Harper opened a dialogue with Joni?
  25. How do you feel when Glenn breaks into the house and attacks Harper?
  26. What do you think of Thanksgiving?
  27. Why do you think Harper went to Joni after Luke broke up with her?
  28. How do you feel about Luke starting a fight with Linc?
  29. What do you think of Luke meeting with Clive Perry?
  30. How do you feel about Luke’s grand gesture at Harper’s going away party by singing Angel Eyes?
  31. What did you think of the Epilogue and finding out that Harper and Luke adopted the kids?
  32. Do you like the book?
  33. Do you want to read more in the series?



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