Dash & Lily's Book of Dares

1. Would you rather have Dash or Lily as a friend? Why?

2. How did your opinions about the main characters change as the book progressed?

3. Did you have a favorite secondary character?

4. What are your thoughts on how the book is structured - moving between two narrators/authors and the use of the journal as a narrative device? Did you have a favorite narrator? If so, why?

5. What does this book suggest to you about the role of family? How do Cohn and Levithan play with the idea of family?

6. What do you think Cohn and Levithan were going for when they made the protagonists’ first meeting so different from anything readers might have imagined?

7. Were you surprised by the direction that the story took? Was there enough closure to satisfy you? Would you read a sequel?

8. Is the relationship between Dash and Lily a realistic one? Why or why not?

9. What do you think (other than the setting) makes this such a great holiday read?

10. This book was classified as young adult. Do you think it is satisfying enough for adults too?