The Next Always by Nora Roberts

Romance Book Club

The Next Always Discussion Questions

  1. What do you think of the 3rd person narration?
  2. The book begins with a description of a building, does it help you picture the scene if you have seen the building?
  3. Does the book make you want to visit Boonsboro?
  4. Have you visited?
  5. The book begins with Beckett, do you like him?
  6. What do you think of the ghost in the inn?
  7. We meet Clare through Beckett’s eyes, what do you think of this introduction?
  8. When Clare thinks about her life, she remembers marrying at 19 and having her children, does this make her relatable?
  9. Does raising 3 small active children while being a stay in the bookstore mom seem difficult?
  10. Does the description of the rooms make you want to go and stay at the Inn?
  11. What do you think of both Clare and Beckett’s thoughts on the Moment?
  12. Do you like books where the guy’s been in love with her forever and she didn’t know?
  13. What do you think of Beckett’s mom?
  14. Does the difficulty of dating with small children feel realistic?
  15.  What do you think of the hiring of Hope being such a big part of Clare and Beckett’s book?
  16. Does Beckett sound like a fun babysitter?
  17. What do you think of the difference between Beckett and Sam’s reaction to Clare’s kids?
  18. Does it seem like Clare had a good relationship with her husband, Clint?
  19. Did they rush into the physical relationship?
  20. Is the ghost scary?
  21. Is Sam scary?
  22. Are the two dogs a good gift?
  23. What did you think of Sam’s attack?
  24. Did you like Beckett asking Harry for permission to ask Clare to marry him?
  25. Did you like the book?
  26. Would you read more in the series?

Created by Michelle Haring

Visit our store to find your next book 

or give us a call at 717-732-7288 for an inventory check.