My Top Picks for The Great American Read

I have been talking about The Great American Read here on cup of tea with that book, please, ever since its launch. I have encouraged all of you to vote everyday and watch the amazing TV episodes that have aired. But now as voting ends tonight and the grand finale airs in a couple of days, I realized I never told you what my picks are. There were just so many great books to choose from but I think I managed to narrow it down to at least 10: Continue reading “My Top Picks for The Great American Read”

Man Booker Prize Winner Revealed

Milkman by Anna Burns was announced yesterday as the winner of the 2018 Man Booker Prize. Continue reading “Man Booker Prize Winner Revealed”

Poem: Still Not Enough

You praise my creativity

Youu applaud my intelligence

My strenght rises

My work iin high esteem Continue reading “Poem: Still Not Enough”

Book Review: Tin Man by Sarah Winman

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 214 pages

Published: May 15, 2018

Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons

Genre:  Fiction & Literature, Contemporary Fiction Continue reading “Book Review: Tin Man by Sarah Winman”

Poem: The Grief

Salty waters wash over me

My eyes beam red as the sun

My heart constraint in chains

Not even one beat cuts through its clasp Continue reading “Poem: The Grief”

Book Review: An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena

Format: Paperback

Pages: 304 pages

Published: August 7, 2018

Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books

Genre:  Fiction & Literature, Mystery & Thrillers Continue reading “Book Review: An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena”

Quote of the Day – September 25, 2018

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Man Booker Prize 2018 Shortlist

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The Man Booker Prize has just announced the six books that have made the shortlist for the 2018 prize. Let’s check out the books that made the cut: Continue reading “Man Booker Prize 2018 Shortlist”

Book Review: Memoirs of Emma Courtney by Mary Hays

Format: Paperback

Pages: 220 pages

Published: July 1, 2009 (First published 1796)

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Genre:  Fiction & Literature, Classics Continue reading “Book Review: Memoirs of Emma Courtney by Mary Hays”

Books to Read This Month: September Edition

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Fall is here! It is one of my favorite seasons. The leaves change to beautiful colors, the brisk autumn air and warm beverages are just some of the few things to like about the fall season. But the most important reason? Another season of great books to read! There is just something special about fall reading and this month there are great books that are ripe for the picking. From mermaids to diabolical mysteries, these books will keep you entertained all month-long:

Continue reading “Books to Read This Month: September Edition”