“New York Dolls” Book Club Questions



  1. New York City could be viewed as a character in the novel. In what ways does “the city that never sleeps” influence Denton’s story?


  1. It’s your first big assignment for Glitter magazine, and at the venue, Amber Donovan stumbles out of a bathroom stall right in front of you. What do you do?


  1. Denton and Josie commiserate about life, love, and all things gossip at Mamie’s. How does the bakeshop impact Denton’s perception of life in the city and the events surrounding the fashion show?


  1. How would you answer MD’s signature question, “Who is you?”


  1. Denton and Chris West enjoy a grilled cheese sandwich following the after-party at Chase. What’s your favorite late-night treat?


  1. Where do you see Denton five years following the end of the novel?


  1. Lemon meringue pie or bowl of chocolate chip cookie dough?

About Catherine Hensley

Catherine L. Hensley is a professional freelance editor and writer. (Her website is www.CLHediting.com.) From fiction and nonfiction manuscripts to academic pieces, she provides an extensive range of copyediting, proofreading, content editing, and writing services to a wide variety of clients located around the United States and abroad. A native of south Louisiana, Catherine received her Master of Arts degree in creative writing and media studies from New York University and her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, with minors in history and mass communication. Her writing has appeared the Advocate (Louisiana’s largest newspaper), OT Practice magazine, Quiet Mountain: New Feminist Essays, and Mused, the BellaOnline Literary Review. She is thrilled to be sharing her first novel, New York Dolls, through its publication by 48Fourteen.

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