Reader's Guide for Making Arrangements
Were you enraged at Lang’s lack of involvement in her own finances? Why? Have you noticed this same level of financial one-sidedness with your own parents, or your grandparents?
Are there any similarities between that blind trust with Lang’s finances and her trust in general?
Teddy is not a beloved character, but Lang still loves him deeply. Do you think the fact that Jack strongly encouraged him to leave the flowers and take up tennis made Lang more forgiving of Teddy’s shortcomings?
Do you think Lang felt guilty over not standing up to her husband when he shamed Teddy over playing with flowers?
AJ is a flawed and laughable character. Would you want her for a friend? Why or why not?
If your learned your grandchild/niece/nephew was not related by blood, would it make a difference? Could you forgive the unforgivable in order to preserve a relationship with that child?
What do you think about Teddy walking away from Katie D? Do you think Sarah should have told him he was not the father?
At what point could you walk away from Katie D if you were in the same situation?
Would you tell Katie D who her biological father really is? Why? Why not?
If you could change something about this book, what would it be and why?