Today is Father’s Day and while we recognize how great our own fathers are, let’s take a break and recognize these memorable literary fathers, with comforting words on the side (some statements may come from a Huffington Post article):Continue reading “Top Memorable Literary Fathers”
“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times if only one remembers to turn on the light.” – Albus Dumbledore from “Harry Potter and the Prison of Azkaban” by J.K. Rowling
During these unprecedented times, Wizarding World is bringing Harry Potter home to it’s readers.
“One can never have enough socks,” said Dumbledore. “Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn’t get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.”
“Wandless, helpless, Pettigrew’s pupils dilated in terror. His eyes had slid from Harry’s face to something else. His own silver fingers were moving inexorably toward his own throat.”
—JK Rowling, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows
To Kill A Mockinging Bird by Harper Lee has been voted as America #1 best-loved book.
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”
With 3.8 million votes cast, The Great American Read is still anyone’s game. But with ONE more week left until the winner is revealed, the time to cast your vote for your favorite.
As the votes are being counted, PBS has given us a sneak peek of the top 10 books that are in the lead:
Welcome to Friday Debate, a feature on cup of tea with that book, please, where every Friday a question will be posted that tantalize the brain and expands our horizons. For this week’s question: Continue reading “Friday Debate: The Great American Read”