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Book Club Questions


1. What is the title about? What associations do you have to the color pink?

2. Why is Mae so prickly and so quick to criticize others? What is her central struggle?

3. Do you find it hard to like Mae? Is there anything to admire in her?

4. How did you feel about her engagement to Jack? And about her family’s response?


5. Is Tommy a good guy? How does he hurt Mae?

6. What scene makes you especially aware of Mae’s vulnerability?

​7. Why does Michael tell Ellie that Mae is mad at all the wrong people? Is he right?

8. Have your feelings toward Ellie and Nick changed by the end of the story?


9. What is the funniest scene to you?

10. Where is this family headed? What’s five years down the road for them?

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