Your bookclub has read THINGS UNSAID but are they ready for a pop quiz? Start the discussion off with some of the following questions.
- In the opening scene, where are Jules and her parents?
- In that same scene, what does Jules take away from her father?
- Why is Jules visiting her parents in the first and second chapters?
- What did Aida want to be when she was young?
- When Andrew has just received his driver’s license, what happens on the way to Forest Lodge?
- Why does Joanne go to the hospital—for what procedure?
- What does Aida give Joanne as a present in the hospital?
- What did Aida promise to Joanne but gave to Andrew’s second wife?
- What was the reason for Andrew’s divorce from his first wife?
- Why did Jules and Mike’s daughter, Zoe, run away from home?
Bonus Question: What is the secret Mike did not tell Jules until the end of the novel?