For Book Clubs

Would members of your book club benefit from
improving their speaking skills?

Then reading Public Speaking Super Powers together is a great way to get started. Types of book clubs that would enjoy this book the most include clubs that read:

  • Nonfiction books
  • Business books
  • Self-help books

a woman reading Public Speaking Super PowersOf course, this book would also be good if your club wants a change of pace from some other theme your book club might have.

On this page, you’ll find a list of questions that your book club can use to guide a discussion of Public Speaking Super Powers.

You can download a PDF copy of these questions, as well.

If you would like the author to speak at your club, she is available to speak in person in the Long Beach, Calif. area. If you are outside of Long Beach, she is available to speak to your club online via Skype or Zoom. Contact Paul Robinson to inquire.

Suggested Discussion Questions

  • Did you enjoy the book? Why or why not?
  • What were your expectations for this book? Did the book fulfill them? Why or why not?
  • Would you recommend this book to other readers? To your close friend? Why or why not?
  • How would you briefly describe the book to a friend?
  • If you had to give it a score out of 10 what would it be?
  • Was this book a page turner? Why or why not?
  • Was the book well written? Why or why not?
  • Did you enjoy the book? Why or why not?
  • At which point of the book were you most engaged?
  • Conversely, were there any parts of the book that you felt dragged?
  • What three words would you use to summarize this book?
  • What, if anything, set this book apart from others you’ve read in a similar genre?
  • Do you think the author did an adequate job of gathering the information? Were the sources credible?
  • What did you think of the book’s length? If it’s too long, what would you cut? If too short, what would you add?
  • How did you experience the book? Were you engaged immediately, or did it take you a while to get into it?
  • Did the book take you outside your comfort zone?
  • What were your take-aways from reading this book?
  • Was this book well written?
  • Has it made you want to research or read more about public speaking?
  • How would you describe the author’s style?
  • What public speaking superhero archetype are you? Do you think the quiz was accurate?
  • In what ways to you think your public speaking superhero archetype is like you?
  • In what ways to you think your public speaking superhero archetype is not like you?