Welcome to our book club questions for Jar of Hearts by Jennifer Hillier


  1. Did you think Geo’s five-year sentence was fair given the fourteen years Angela’s family suffered not knowing what happened to their daughter’s fate?
  2. Do you believe the incident with Bernadette is common in prisons or fabricated for the story?
  3. Did you think the detective could be unbiased when he clearly loved Geo?
  4. Do you believe Cat deserved an early release on compassionate grounds?
  5. How much do you think her mother’s premature death and her father’s absence affected Geo’s decisions regarding the Sweetbay Strangler?
  6. Do you think coercion and all different variants of an abusive relationship, especially red flags, should be taught in schools?
  7. How do you feel about the jealousy Angela shows and how important looks are to young girls?
  8. Were you shocked to learn the extent of Geo’s involvement in Angela’s death?
  9. Geo contacted six hair salons to find a job. Were the owners justified in not considering her for employment? Should there have been more support for her when she left prison?
  10. Was Kaiser wrong to enter a relationship with Geo?
  11. The narrator said, ‘In every story, there’s a hero and a villain.’ Who is the hero, and who is the villain of this one?
  12. How shocked were you to learn the truth about Geo’s involvement in Angela’s death?



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