The Diverse Book Awards 2022 Shortlist

The 2022 shortlist of The Diverse Book Awards were announced yesterday and I am so happy to see some of my personal favorites making the shortlist cut. If you hadn’t have the chance to read these titles, you are definitely missing out!

Best Books of 2022…So Far: Picture Books

It’s that time of year again! Welcome to another round of the Best Books of the Year so Far, where halfway through the year, I name the titles I read that I feel are the best of 2022. Just like last year, I will be listing the books by different genre and format. So stay tuned everyContinue reading “Best Books of 2022…So Far: Picture Books”

The Diverse Book Awards 2022 Longlist

The 2022 longlist of The Diverse Book Awards were announced today and there are a great selection of diverse reads for you to read! I had the privilege of being one of the judges (in the children’s category) to select the longlist and I am so excited to share this list with you.

Quote of the Day- May 26, 2022

The Bronx is Writing: Bronx Writers To Read for Bronx Week

May 5-May 15 is Bronx Week, the celebration of the culture and heritage of what makes this borough of New York City truly great. It’s always great to celebrate my home borough but instead of highlighting the great institutions that come out of the Bronx, but also wanted to take the time uplift the BronxContinue reading “The Bronx is Writing: Bronx Writers To Read for Bronx Week”

Quote of the Day – February 12, 2022

Shortlist for the 2022 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

Here is the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize shortlist for 2022. This annual prize’s shortlist is always chosen by Waterstones’ booksellers and strives to commit to championing the best and newest talent in children’s writing and illustration today. Make sure to check this space to see the winner of this illustrious prize! Now here are the nominees:

Books to Read This Month: February Edition

Welcome to February! Doesn’t it seem like January just flew by? This month might be a short month but February is packed with so many new releases that it hard to keep track! A popular mystery waiting to be uncovered, a powerful and award-winning poetry collection, an apartment with distrustful neighbors…your February will be “booked”Continue reading “Books to Read This Month: February Edition”

Cup of Tea’s Best Books of 2021: Favorite Audiobook Listens

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.

Cup of Tea’s Best Books of 2021: Manga and Graphic Novels

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.