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It’s almost time to discuss the first book in The Books of Pellinor Series, The Naming by Alison Croggin and as promised I am going to post a few discussion questions to think about when drafting your own “discussion” post. Take a look below to see if you can incorporate any of the questions into your review/discussion post so that we can all think about each others thoughts.

Also, if you haven’t had a chance to sign up for the discussion, it’s not too late! Each month, on the 15th we will have a “discussion post” with a link-up on either my site or my co-conspirator, Jessi from The Elliot Review. As it stands now, there are only two others participating and we’d love more! Besides, there is also the opportunity to win free books involved, so take a look! Miss this month, but want to participate next? No problem! The winner will be selected at random from all of the discussion posts submitted.

Now, for the discussion questions for The Naming:

  1. What did you think about the introduction to the book and the possibility of its basis in reality?
  2. What did you think of the characters? Primarily Maerad, but also the supporting cast as well.
  3. Was there any person in particular you cared for more than the others?
  4. Having read the book, would you have made the choice Maerad did to leave Gilman’s Cot?
  5. Are you surprised by Maerad’s choice to leave with Cadvan knowing where she came from?
  6. If you’ve read The Lord of the Rings Trilogy in part or in it’s entirety did you draw any similarities?
  7. The Naming is primarily a fantasy novel, how would you compare it to other popular fantasy novels out currently and to which ones?
  8. What aspects of Allison Croggin’s writing did you enjoy the most or least?

That’s all the questions for this months discussion! Check back on Friday the 15th of October to read responses as well as link up your reviews of The Naming by Alison Croggin!

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6 Responses to The Books of Pellinor Read-A-Long: The Naming Discusion Questions

  1. Jessi says:

    I’m looking forward to this! 🙂

  2. Gina says:

    Can’t wait to see what blossoms from these discussions!

  3. I really need to try this 🙂

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