Past 2021 Book Group Discussions

April: The Conductors by Nicole Glover

Welcome to the online discussion of The Conductors. Please share your initial thoughts below.

1) Was the term sigil familiar before reading The Conductors?

2) Discuss Hetty’s relationship with Benjy. How did it change by the end of the book?

3) Why do you believe the runaways disregarded their old lives once they made it to Philadelphia?

4) Hetty was a skilled seamstress. Everyone knew this. Discuss the comparison of Hetty working for the mistress versus working for Mrs. Harper.

5) The use of magic was widely used throughout the book. Do you believe the author insinuated magic was a medium historical runaways must have used to escape slavery?

6) Charlie Richardson was murdered. Who did you think was the killer? Did you guess correctly? How did you feel once the killer was revealed?

7) Discuss Eunice and Clarence’s relationship.

8) Alice was in search of her sister Judith. What was the dynamic of their relationship? Was Judith ever lost?

9) Isaac tried to bury Charlie using magic, but it was frowned upon. Why do you think the use of magic was not acceptable at this particular moment?

10) Throughout the book, Hetty never stopped searching for her sister, Esther. How did their discovery of one another bring the story into a full circle? How was their sisterly bond different from Alice and Judith’s bond?

Bonus Question) Thomas left abruptly, and Oliver left at the end. Discuss their relationship. Did you discover any hidden messages?

May: Hushabye by Celina Grace

1) How did you all enjoy the book. Discuss below.

2) Kate was the main character in the book. Describe her character development.

3) Who did you believe killed Dita and kidnapped Charlie?

4) Describe Nate’s relationship with Casey versus his relationship with Gemma.

5) Were you surprised with Gemma’s outcome, or did you predict it?

6) Kate was an overachiever. Discuss how her past shaped her future.

7) Did you empathize with Rebecca?

8) The final outcome…. yay or nay? Discuss below.

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The Cardboard Sign: Laura’s View

Book #2 of The Cardboard Sign is available for preorder and will be available for all to read and enjoy on 08/16/2021! This book tells the story of The Cardboard Sign from Laura’s perspective. Book #1 told the story of The Cardboard Sign from Kasey’s viewpoint.

Homeless?  This can’t be true! Laura discovered at an early age that life can change in an instant. From Miss Popularity to the girl in the background, Laura finally views people for what really counts. The only person in her corner is her mother. She vows to be the rock her mother needs. Will life ever be the same again? Read The Cardboard Sign: Laura’s View to discover a lesson that takes some people years to fully grasp.

I’ve used this pandemic to really buckle down and release my creativity. I hope you all enjoy all of my works. Thanks for the support and happy reading!

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Book Group

Hello All,

Not only am I a writer, but I love to read. Because of my passion for reading, I’ve started a monthly online book group, K.Y.Thompson’s Online Book Group, on Facebook. Each month I will select a book and we will discuss it at the appropriate set date. This month the book of choice is The Conductors by Nicole Glover.

I look forward to many enriching discussions with each of you. To get started, click the link below and join the conversation.

XOXO K.Y. Thompson

The Cardboard Sign

I’ve been a busy bee during this quarantine season. Coming this April, I will be releasing another book entitled, The Cardboard Sign. Sometimes an idea is halfway there, but with all of the free time I’ve had during the Covid-19 quarantine, I had no choice but to buckle down and finish this project.

Amid the cold, unforgiving world lives a young girl, Kasey, that carries the weight of the world on her shoulders. She understands more than most girls her age and internalizes the problems troubling the adults in her life. On the way home from school, she ends up bonding with a local homeless person despite her mother’s warnings. Her newfound friendship shows her although life is unpredictable, it can be as sweet as honey. Fearing no one will really understand her concerns for the world in which she dwells, Kasey jots down her thoughts in a series of private journal entries. Take the journey with The Cardboard Sign as Kasey focuses on the bigger picture.

It’s Up to You

I’ve always heard I’m great at motivating people. People can do more than they believe.  It’s the simple formula of mind over matter. When I was elementary school, I had a principal whom started school off each day saying, “Success comes in CANS, not CAN NOTS and Whether you win or lose, it is up to you to choose!” These two quotes stuck with me and when I need a motivation and silent say each one.

I’m a real estate agent that loves to write and both passions require I push myself daily. Each day isn’t roses and rainbows but it’s how I view the task assigned that’s important. Find the positive pieces in every situation.  I’m not sure if anyone browsing this blog needs a pick me up today, but please understand you can achieve your dreams, you just have to believe.

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Hidden in Plain Sight contains seven short stories about matters of the heart. Each story takes the reader on a journey to reveal an unexpected truth about life, love, and the desires within . Everyone wants their desires granted but will each be willing to learn the lessons hidden in plain sight.

Hidden in Plain Sight can be found on most electronic websites, such as iBooks, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, etc.