Books to Read This Month: December Edition

And we have finally arrived at the last month of the year! It didn’t seem like we would ever get to the end of the year, but we finally made it to the end of 2022. While you are busy with holiday shopping and cooking, you think that you may not have enough time toContinue reading “Books to Read This Month: December Edition”

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!

25 Fall 2022 Books That Are Must Reads

It is my favorite time of the year! Fall reading has finally graced our presence. The thicker sweaters can come out of storage, a mug of hot cider by our current read and the smell of pumpkin and spice in the air. It might be a while before fall weather reaches us, but we canContinue reading “25 Fall 2022 Books That Are Must Reads”

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- June 22, 2022

Author Talk with Adiba Jaigirdar

Then right after Lucy Cuthew, join me and my colleague Whitney as we will be in discussion Irish YA author Adiba Jaigirdar, writer of the bestselling books The Henna Wars and most recently, Hani and Ishu’s Guide To Fake Dating!

Book Review: Hani and Ishu’s Guide to Fake Dating by Adiba Jaigirdar

Format: Hardcover Pages: 352 pages Published:  May 25, 2021 (UK: May 27, 2021) Publisher: Page Street Kids (UK: Hodder Children’s Books) Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Contemporary, LGBTQIA+

Quote of the Day – January 20, 2022

Cup of Tea’s Best Books of 2021: Teen and Young Adult 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.

2021 Goodreads Choice Awards Nominees

It’s that time of year again! The voting round of the 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards has begun. This annual event, in its 12th year, is the only major book awards chosen by readers. This year marks a couple of changes for the annual award. This year there is no write-in option (which I am sadContinue reading “2021 Goodreads Choice Awards Nominees”