In Ayana Mathis' debut novel, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie
, the book's characters are faced with challenging situations. When Oprah wants to know if it's possible for writers to make the wrong choices for their characters, Ayana says it is. Find out why, she says, it's a dilemma she grappled with in her sweatpants every day.
Learn how you can participate in Oprah's Book Club 2.0! Then, tune in Sunday, February 3, at 11 a.m. ET/PT for Oprah's television interview with Ayana Mathis on "Super Soul Sunday."