Book Club Discussion Questions


  1. What are the similarities and differences between each of the guardians?

  2. Which character did you relate to the most?  What traits in Amanda, Danny, Sam and Analei do you have?

  3. Who was your favorite character?  Why?

  4. How do the guardians work together and help each other?

  5. In what ways do the guardians grow and change throughout their adventure?

  6. How does the story being told from the perspective of Amanda affect the story?

  7. Do you know any people in your life who are like the Elders?  What makes them like the Elders?

  8. What did you think of the naurods?  Do you recognize any personality traits that people have in the world today?

  9. What are the similarities and differences between the guardians and the Elders? What are the similarities and differences between the Hraefn Corporation and the naurods? What about the similarities and differences between the dark and the light?

  10. What do you think is next in the guardians adventures? What will the naurods do?  What will the Hraefn Corporation do?

  11. In what ways do you think activating the Source Crystals would make the world a better place?   What would you do if you fully activated your powers?

  12. How would you make the world a better place to live if you had the Source Crystals?

  13. Have you ever struggled with the power of faith or strength in your own life? What do they mean to you?

  14. What are the similarities and differences between the third dimension and the fifth?

  15. What would you do in a place like Pukalani?  What was your favorite part of Pukalani?  Why?  

  16. Do you believe that the lands of Atlantis and Lemuria could have existed?  What do you think happened to them?

  17. What are the underlying values and morals in the book? What do they say about the main focus of the novel? Does the book have a central theme or use symbolism?

  18. If you could change something about the book, what would it be and why?

  19. How did the book affect you? Do you feel changed in any way or have a better understanding of a person or situation? Did it expand your range of experience or challenge your assumptions in any way?

  20. Consider the ending. Did you expect it, or was it surprising? Is there a question you still want to know the answer to? What does it suggest about book two in the series?