1. Nick struggles with being both a single parent and a touring musician. If you were in Nick’s position, how would you balance your career and single parenthood?
  2. In previous books in the series, Nick was described as the “resident micromanager,” and “looking like he moved through life all calm and casual, but nothing was further from the truth.” Where in this book was this most evident?
  3. Nick is a big fan of dad jokes. What joke would you share with Nick to add to his arsenal of jokes?
  4. Nick questions his choices a lot. Do you do this? Does doubt plague you?
  5. It nearly paralyzed Nick when he couldn’t find Henry at the Smithsonian. Have you ever had a similar experience? Have you ever experienced being lost or losing someone?
  6. Nick is not great at asking for help. Are you good at it?
  7. Initially, Ivy believes that she must choose between having stability and following her dreams. Do you agree or disagree?
  8. Have you ever done something solely because it’s what you thought you “should” do? What was it?
  9. Do you know anyone who had a transient childhood? How did that affect them as an adult?
  10. Julia and Ivy have been friends since they were kids. Do you have life-ling friends?
  11. Early in the book, Ivy sees her reflection in a window and thinks, “Proving how easy it was to mask a messy interior with a polished exterior.” Are there places or with certain people you feel the need to pretend you’re something you’re not?
  12. Throughout the Storyhill Musicians series, found family is a central theme. What’s your experience with friends as family?
  13. Would you ever want to live a life that required you to be on the road as much as you are home?
  14. What character did you relate most to? Why?
  15. What themes or messages do you think the author was trying to convey?
  16. What challenges might this couple face in the future as they work to grow their relationship? Do you have any advice for them?
  17. As this is the fourth novel in the series, all the men in Storyhill are now in relationships. How long do you think they stay together as a band?