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Cemetery Boys
By Aiden Thomas

Discussed August 2021

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  1. Did you finish the book?
  2. What was your favourite aspect of the book, the fantasy, the mystery, the romance, or something else?
  3. How did you feel about Yadriel's relationship with their various family members? How about with Maritza?
  4. What did you think of Thomas's world-building, combining the Day of the Dead celebration with the supernatural?
  5. Why do you think it was so hard for Yadriel's family to accept the idea of changing roles for brujos and brujas?
  6. Thomas seems like a very visual story-teller. Was it easy for you to visualize the imagery of the cemetery and the surroundings?
  7. How successfully do you think Thomas was at writing about the teen experience, with the high school scenes and the beach party?
  8. The other family dynamic was between Julian and his brother, and his friends, many of whom were estranged from their own family. What did you think of this dynamic?
  9. How well did Thomas do at building the mystery? Too easy? Not enough clues?
  10. Did you enjoy the ending? Would you have rather it ended differently?
  11. Would you like to see a sequel?
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