After the Republic – Sample Book Club Questions

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Sample Book Club Questions:

  1. Are the events that unfolded in After the Republic believable? Do you think they are within the realm of possibility?
  2. What were the greatest challenges the characters faced?
  3. What choices were the main characters confronted with?
  4. What were the over-arching themes in the book?
  5. What, if anything, about this book shocked or disturbed you?
  6. If you were confronted with a situation like the one in After the Republic, would you leave your home or stay? If you chose to leave, where would you go and who would you want to take with you?
  7. Which of the characters could you most identify with? Why?
  8. Which of the characters did you like the least? Why?
  9. What situations or character(s) could you identify with? Why?
  10. Could the events that led to the collapse of the republic have been prevented? How?
  11. If you were thrust into the middle of this plot, what would you find most challenging or difficult?
  12. Who in your life do you think would adapt quickly to this situation? Who would struggle the most?
  13. What major emotion(s) did the story evoke in you as a reader?
  14. Were there any choices made that you disagreed with? What would you do differently?
  15. Did reading this book make you consider changing anything in your life? If so, what?
  16. What conflicts or issues were left unresolved? How could you see them playing out in Book II?
  17. If you had to describe this book in just one word, what would it be?
  18. Did the book end the way you expected?
  19. Why do you think the author chose the title After the Republic? Was it a good choice?
  20. Who do you think needs to read this book?
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