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Saturday, January 08, 2005

Tell Me a Secret Discussion Questions

I originally put these questions together for a readergirlz issue featuring Tell Me a Secret.

I'm interested in hearing your opinion - discuss in the comments below, or follow the links to continue the conversation at readergirlz. I hope you enjoy!


Have you ever felt like you were living in the shadow of a sibling? Why or how so?
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Xanda was wild and reckless, while Miranda was more quiet and solitary. Which sister do you resemble? Which do you admire?
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Miranda has a huge falling out with her best friend. Have you ever had a major friendship blowout, and were you able to pick up the pieces?
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Miranda is an artist who draws labyrinths to make sense of her past and present. What's your creative outlet?
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Miranda's parents have locked themselves behind symbolic doors and left Miranda to figure things out on her own. Do you have someone you can turn to in times of trouble?
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After her secret is revealed, Miranda feels like an outcast. Have you ever felt like an outcast?
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Miranda sneaks into a party incognito and finds out more than she expected. Have you ever accidentally discovered something you didn't want to know?
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Eventually, Miranda makes friends with a group online. Have you made online friends, and do you think those friendships are as strong as the people you know in person?
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When Miranda finds support, it's not at all who she expected. Have you ever found friends in unlikely places?
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"We don't always know why things happen until down the road," says Nik. What do you think about that?
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How do you think you might have handled Miranda's situation? Do you think she handled it well or badly?
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How did you feel about the ending? Do you think you would have given Kamran a second chance?
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Many characters in TELL ME A SECRET have devastating secrets. What kind of secret would be most terrifying for you?
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You can also check out the readergirlz roundtable discussion, featuring an array of amazing YA authors and book bloggers. And here is the Tell Me a Secret movie readergirlz made:

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