All That Glitters: Book Club Questions

02 All That Glitters
  1. Kara has to juggle two sets of friends – her BFFs Heather, Molly, and Tiffany, and two new friends who share the secret of magic. How do you think Kara is handling this challenge? How would you feel in her place?
  1. Emily, Adriane, and Kara are each very different. Do you think they’ll ever be able to work together? How could their different personalities and magical powers make them a stronger team?
  1. Kara is still trying to figure out exactly what a blazing star is supposed to be, but no matter where she goes, the magic and the magical animals follow her. What do you think this means about the powers of a blazing star? Are you a blazing star?
  1. Why did the Dark Sorceress choose to lay a trap for Kara, rather than Emily or Adriane?
  1. When the Avalon series begins, Kara’s main interest is shopping. Have her ideas about what’s important changed? How?
  1. Kara is used to being the best at everything, but using magic doesn’t come easily for her. Do you think she’s handling her new powers well? How would you try to control such strong magic?
  1. Why do you think Kara decided to return the unicorn jewel? Would the Kara we first met in Book 1 have given it back? Do you think she’ll ever find a jewel of her own?
  1. How do magical animals, especially Lyra, convince Kara to accept her role as the blazing star? Do you think she would have made the same decisions if she hadn’t bonded with Lyra?
  1. Why do you think Kara gave Emily and Adriane bracelets for their magical jewels? Emily and Adriane react very differently to their gifts. What does that say about their personalities and their relationship with Kara?
  1. Heather, Molly, and Tiffany start getting interested in helping Ravenswood once Kara starts working at the preserve. What could you do to inspire your friends to make a difference in something you care about?