One of my favorite things to do is visit local book groups after they've read my novel and are ready to discuss it. I did this quite a bit with mother-daughter book groups. The conversation is often rich and lively, the questions are pertinent. How often have you read a book and wished you could ask the author a question? Why did you have your character do that? Why did you tell the story from that point of view and not another?
If you live in the greater Boston area, and you have a book group that is willing to read my novel, invite me to your group when you're ready to discuss it. I will lead a discussion of the novel, answer questions, provide background information on how the novel came to be and hopefully introduce ideas/themes that you may not have considered. It's great fun!
I'm quickly booking groups. If you're interested or have questions, feel free to contact me!