Walking the Plank – Place Where Magic Lives book 2

  1. As this was book two, did the author provide enough background for the story to make sense as a standalone story. 
  2. Liam has an immediate affection for Captain Thrash. Why?
  3. Samantha seems less enamored with the captain. Why do you think that is?
  4. Explain why you think the author premised the story with Liam’s being dared to steal from the drug store.
  5. Did you feel having Ailill and Gene less prominent in this story was a hardship for the story? Did this make it harder to make a connection with this story?
  6. Do you feel Blackbeard was more or less likable in the story? Was he a sympathetic character?
  7. Are you able to connect with Liam and Samantha even though they are children.
  8. What do you think the theme of the story was? If a tagline were to be added to the front cover, what would it be?
  9. Given the storyline is set around pirates, do you think the audience is more likely to be young boys versus girls? Why or why not?
  10. If Walking the Plank were to be a movie, who would you cast as Blackbeard and his wife?
  11. Is there another book you have read that was similar to this one? Which one?
  12. Would you consider reading another book by this author? If not, why?
  13. Please share your favorite quote