Virtual Book Club Ideas for Glimmer As You Can
Between its NYC historical setting, vibrant cast of characters, and timely themes, Glimmer As You Can is ripe for book club discussion.
Enjoy a memorable virtual book club meeting with these ideas:
SET THE MOOD WITH MUSIC
Set the tone for your Glimmer As You Can chat by streaming music from the time period. If your book club feels emboldened, you might enjoy dancing to classic hits as a warm-up to your talk! Try one of the top 100 Billboard hits from 1962, or scour YouTube for clips of people doing the famous “Twist.”
DON SOME VINTAGE-INSPIRED CLOTHING
The early 1960’s was a fabulous time for fashion. Find some creative inspiration for attire and hairdos from this fashion history timeline or check out this gallery of 1960s fashion trends from Harper’s Bazaar.
INDULGE IN SOME TREATS
Even if it’s a virtual book club, you can all enjoy some delicious hors d’oeuvres or bite-sized dessert snacks. Decide on a couple of recipes as a group, and everyone can replicate the recipes at home.
USE THE DISCUSSION QUESTIONS
Consider what topics might be of interest to your book group and use the discussion questions in the back of Glimmer As You Can as a jumping-off point. Additionally, you can consider asking member of the group to brainstorm their own discussion questions.
CHAT WITH THE AUTHOR
I’m available for Zoom chats with book clubs! Just send me a message on social media (see my links at the footer of the page) or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Glimmer As You Can releases on November 10th, and is available to order here and wherever books are sold!