Glendon's Gems is an optimized approach to the virtual book club. Each month I will choose a book, or literary work, that compels me to share with the community. My goal for this book club is to establish family amongst book lovers from across the world. I vow to select books that encompasses humanity in all of its vastness and glory. United we explore, united we inspire and imagine.
April 2020: Minority Leader by Stacey Abrams
April’s gem will transport you through the legacy of a formidable woman as she helms Georgia towards fairness.
May 2020: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
May’s Gem is the juxtaposition of the privileged and the cornered, and how the horizon is where our fears exist. Visit Gem Talk Episode 1 & 2 to delve deeper.
June 2020: (Sabbatical)
Due to the civil unrests, we have decided to reconvene next month.
July 2020: Beloved by Toni Morrison
July’s Gem is a thorough examination of the psychological trauma of slavery. What happens when slavery is no more, yet the nightmares and memories are inescapable? Visit Gem Talk Episode 3 to delve deeper.
August 2020: Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish and We're Going to Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union
September 2020: (Self-Care September)