Classics That Entered the Public Domain in 2023

On January 1, a new batch of classics has entered the public domain. Those who do not know what the public domain means, copyrighted works (books, movies, music, etc.) enter the United States’ public domain after 95 years. This meaning they are freely accessible for the public.  This also means that there could be differentContinue reading “Classics That Entered the Public Domain in 2023”

Cup of Tea’s Best Books of 2022: Children Books

Welcome to the Cup of Tea’s Best Books of the Year, where I list the best of the best books I read this year.

Waterstones 2022 Book of the Year Is…

Waterstones announced their choice for the 2021’s Book of the Year. And the winner is…

Books to Get Out of the UK and Ireland: December Edition

Are you looking for your next great read? Why not try out the books from across the pond? Despite from what governments say, books are essential and are needed now, more than ever. So if you are need of a variety and want to read diverse stories, then I suggest you try out some BritishContinue reading “Books to Get Out of the UK and Ireland: December Edition”

2022 Shortlist for Waterstones Book of the Year

Waterstones, the UK Bookseller, released their yearly shortlist of this year’s best books of the year. The shortlist and award is selected by booksellers. If you are not looking to add more books to add to your TBR shelf, then reading this shortlist is highly unadvisable, you ‘ll have a hard time tearing your eyesContinue reading “2022 Shortlist for Waterstones Book of the Year”

Spooky Reads: October 28, 2022

Welcome to Spooky Reads Friday, where every Friday in the month of October, I will be giving you scary selection book recommendations that will make your weekend reading more fulfilling…and scary 🎃. Check out these haunting book recs…if you dare…

The Diverse Book Awards 2022 Winners

What a list of winners! Last week, the 2022 winners of The Diverse Book Awards were announced. There were so many great books that made the longlist and shortlist, but alas all of them could not take home the prize. But the winners and runners-up that made the cut are books that really highlight theContinue reading “The Diverse Book Awards 2022 Winners”

Spooky Reads: October 21, 2022

Welcome to Spooky Reads Friday, where every Friday in the month of October, I will be giving you scary selection book recommendations that will make your weekend reading more fulfilling…and scary 🎃. Check out these haunting book recs…if you dare…

Something “Witchy” This Way Comes…

Are you fascinated with witchcraft and the supernatural? I always thought that the portrayals of witches were more than just broomsticks flying and pointy hats. The history of witchcraft and how society has perceived witches and it is surprising nothing has changed that much. Reading about witches and the history behind is something that shouldContinue reading “Something “Witchy” This Way Comes…”

Spooky Reads: October 14, 2022

Welcome to Spooky Reads Friday, where every Friday in the month of October, I will be giving you scary selection book recommendations that will make your weekend reading more fulfilling…and scary 🎃. Check out these haunting book recs…if you dare…