- Logan falls in love at a young age. Do you think it’s possible to know a lasting love so young? Do you believe that her and Andrew’s love was real?
- Why do you feel as though Logan doesn’t go by her first name? How do you think she handles losing Andrew?
- Do you think Hannah is too pushy in trying to get Ada (Logan) to move on? What part does grief play in this story?
- What is your first impression of Jorgen? If you were Ada, would you have resisted him for so long?
- Who did you think Amsel was? Did you suspect his identity? What do you think of Ada and his relationship?
- Ada has a dream where she talks to Andrew. Do you ever have dreams that seem as real? How do you think the dream affects Ada’s real life?
- What do you think Ada taking off Andrew’s shirt and putting on Jorgen’s shirt symbolizes for her?
- Ada tries to tell Jorgen about her marriage to Andrew, but Hannah walks in, and Ada stops talking. Do you think Ada should have told Jorgen about her marriage to Andrew sooner? What would you have done?
- Ada says that she decided to be a writer while staring at the quote by Shakespeare that says: There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. Do you agree with this quote?
- When Jorgen runs into Ada and James Amsel having coffee, do you think Jorgen overreacts?
- Near the end of the novel, Ada goes to Andrew’s grave. She says there that she will always love him. Do you think it’s possible to love more than one person at the same time?
- In the epilogue, Ada talks about a first love and a true love. Do you think there’s a difference between your first love and your true love?
I write about rain on tin roofs, gravel roads, old trucks with holes in the floorboards and small-town summer nights. I grew up on a farm in a little Midwestern town. Now, I live in Kansas City, Mo., with my weatherman husband.
Laura Miller's first contemporary romance novel, Butterfly Weeds, hit the Amazon Best-Seller's List and Top 100 in October 2012. The sequel to Butterfly Weeds, My Butterfly, released in June 2013. For All You Have Left, By Way of Accident, When Cicadas Cry and A Bird on a Windowsill followed. Look for The Life We Almost Had, releasing Sept. 19.