Book Club Questions & Discussion

  1. The author uses her life experiences to connect with Deb’s trial. Have you ever shared an intimate experience in your life to relate to a friend going through a difficult time – what was it?
  2. What would be the hardest part of sharing your life stories with the world?
  3. In the letter “The Confession”, the author confesses her own mistake to help her son forgive himself for his drug use – do you believe we can turn our mistakes into something good?
  4. Do you think there are miracles available to all of us? Have you ever experienced one?
  5. The author recounts much of her return to faith in a few letters to Deb – did any of her stories impact your own faith journey?
  6. What was your favorite letter and why?
  7. Do you think Deb got her miracle? If so, what do you think it was?
  8. What do you think would have been the most difficult story for Margaret to share with Deb?
  9. Is there a theme to the letters?  What do you think they are?
  10. Do you think memoir is an important genre in literature?  What are some memoirs that impacted you?