Spoiler Warning: These book club discussion questions on The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff reveal important details about the novel. Finish the book before reading on.
- What do you make of the story of the monster that lives in Lake Glimmer? Why did Groff choose to open and close the novel with the monster?
- Did you have a favorite among Willie's historical ancestors?
- If you've read any of James Fenimore Cooper's writing, how do you think The Monsters of Templeton compares? Do the writers share any themes, or is there anything in their different styles that is interesting?
- Did you realize who Willie's father was before she discovered it?
- Rate The Monsters of Templeton on a scale of 1 to 5.