Book Club Discussion: What I Did For a Duke
I have been completely unabashed in my love for this book since I first read it last year. Completely unabashed. I’ve read it countless times since then and my appreciation for it hasn’t waned a bit.
Okay, enough of my gushing–and please don’t let that sway or influence your impression of the book–let’s discuss the book already. To get us started, I’ve listed some talking points below more as a guideline than anything else.
- Opening scene of the book, did it suck you in or not?
- What did you think of Alex’s way of exacting revenge against Ian Eversea?
- Was there a twist in the plot you didn’t see coming?
- Alex, what did you think of him as a hero?
- Genevieve, what did you think of her?
- Favourite scene in the book?
- Funniest scene in the book?
- Sexiest scene in the book?
- A part in the book that drove you nuts?
- Most heartwrenching scene in the book?
- What’s your impression of Harry? Do you think he’ll get his own book?
- At the end, whose story are you dying to read next?
I’ll go ahead and start by addressing two of my talking points. Hands down for me, my favourite and sexiest scene in the book is the scene when Genevieve is searching the house for Alex. After an initial tour, she opens the door to her bedroom to go back out to look for him and he’s standing right there. In the ensuing exchange, Genevieve discovers Alex was watching her as she was searching for him.
“I see. It’s not because you darted to peer out into the garden. And then took a circuitous lap about the library while you were at it. And from there, toured the green parlor, and the gray parlor, though you didn’t take a peek behind the settee. And then all but bolted outside my chamber door and hovered an instant before stalking back to your own bedchamber. Nothing at all like that.”
With every sentence her temper increased ten degrees.
“You spied on me?” she hissed.
“I simply wondered what you were doing, dashing all over the house like that. Since you weren’t…looking…for me.” He was diabolically amused. “Perhaps you’d left something in one of the rooms? A book of some sort? Although I did wonder why…you called my name.”
Love, love, love this scene. I’ll be posting interesting comments as they come in throughout the day.
Okay, let the discussion begin. Three (3) commenters will each win 2 books a piece from “The Stash“. Also, one of the winners will receive a digital copy of Julie Anne Long’s brand new release, A NOTORIOUS COUNTESS CONFESSES.