Book Club ?’s “My Way Home,” St. Gabriel Series, Vol. 1

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Book Club Questions for My Way Home Book, 1 of the St. Gabriel Series.

NOTE: These questions contain spoilers about My Way Home and are intended for discussion among readers who have finished the novel.

  1. Could you relate to how Cammy responded to Race telling her he wanted a divorce?
  2. Which, if any, of Cammy’s choices or actions after Race left surprised you?
  3. When Cammy was reflecting on the pain and difficulty of her almost divorce, she wrote, “The more trials people have in life, the more they understand the complexities of life. I don’t like the trials, but I’m grateful to be on this side of some understanding.” Have the trials in your life given you more understanding? If yes, in what way?
  4. Cammy talks about being humbled by the trials she’s gone through? Have your trials humbled you or have you seen trials humble anyone you know?
  5. Cammy wrote, “It’s said that betrayal and divorce are more devastating than the death of a spouse, and I agree.” Do you agree with this statement?
  6. How do you think Race’s affair and the ‘almost’ end of her marriage changed Cammy?
  7. Did you have a favorite character? If so, why was this character your favorite?
  8. How important to the story is the setting of St. Gabriel Island?
  9. If you lived on St. Gabriel, would you want to live downtown, at island center, up on Mission Hill, or at the Lake Lodge?
  10. If St. Gabriel Island was a real place, what is the first thing that you’d like to do if you visited the island?
  11. The author says that her fictional creation of St. Gabriel Island was partially inspired by Mackinac Island. Did you know this? If you’ve been to Mackinac Island, in what ways do you think it and St. Gabriel Island are similar and in what ways are they different?
  12. What is the next big project at the lodge that you’d like to see Cammy tackle?
  13. What are you hoping to read about in Volume II of the series?
  14. Are there minor characters that you are hoping to learn more about as the series continues?
  15. Did your feelings change about any of the characters from the beginning to the end of the story?
  16. Did you think Cammy made a good decision to buy the lodge? Why or why not?
  17. If Cammy hadn’t found the lodge, do you think she would have moved to the island?
  18. How much do you think meeting Sara and James influenced Cammy’s decision to buy the lodge and move to the island?
  19. Have you ever imagined selling everything you own and moving to a new place across the country? Where would you go?
  20. Why do you think Cammy and Sara became such fast friends?
  21. Did you think that Cammy was going to end up in a relationship with James Alexander?
  22. Do you think Cammy would have been happy in a relationship with James? Why or why not.
  23. Was Loretta right to be concerned about Cammy’s decision to buy the lodge and move to St. Gabriel? Was she being a good friend to voice her concerns?
  24. Were you surprised that Race wanted to reconcile with Cammy?
  25. Did your feelings change about Cammy reconciling with Race by the end of the book?
  26. Now that you’ve read My Way Home, have your feelings changed about reconciling after infidelity?
  27. Do you think there is potential for a relationship between James Alexander and Marni Scott?
  28. Did you understand why Sara didn’t want to marry Frank?
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