Book Club Discussions

Flirting in Spanish Discussion Questions:

(For book club members)
• How does the setting figure into the book?  Did you, the reader,
feel you were experiencing the time and place in which the book was
set?
• What are some of the book’s themes?
• Are there situations and/or characters you can identify with?  If so, how?
• Did the book end the way you expected?
• Name your favorite elements overall about the book.  Your least favorite.

(For the author)
• Were the living conditions that you presented accurate?
• Did you find a “faith” in Mexico that you couldn’t find in the United States?
• When did you, or did you, fully transition from the American view of
existence?
• In the beginning, what sustained your relationship with Carlos?

• Was the “intervention” by your family interpreted as harsh?
• Please compare and contrast the reactions from your American friends
to your relationship with Carlos to the reactions of Mexican friends.
• What is your relationship with Dulce like now?
• Will Sean and Carla consider attending college in the United States?
• What is their reaction to the States?