This week marks six years that I decided to start this blog and cup of tea with this book, please was born! Every day I post and log on to see the notifications, I’m always amazed to see that there are people who are interested in what I have to say. It may be a lot of work, I always enjoy creating and developing this blog into something that I can be proud of.Continue reading “Celebrating 6 Years of Blogging about Books!”
Today mark’s the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. We may not be celebrating it as we usually would this year, however, if this ongoing crisis has shown that caring about the Earth is necessary more than ever. So if you want to take this unprecedented time to brush up on your knowledge on climate change, check out these book recs that can be useful to you, books in various age groups:
Yesterday was the 201st anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. If you are anything like me and can’t get enough of Jane Austen, here are some past blog posts I have written that will give you your Austen fix for the day: Continue reading “A Jane Austen Fix”
Three years ago today, cup of tea with that book please was born!
I want to thank you all for your attention and attraction to my site. Without our passions for books and reading, none of this would be possible!
Were you always jealous of the great Harry Potter events that occurred across the pond? Now here is your chance to take part in the festivities! This February, Books-A-Million will be hosting the first ever Harry Potter Book Night in the US. The event, which will occur throughout all of Books-A-Million store locations, takes place on February 3, from 2-6pm. Continue reading “Harry Potter Book Night Finally Coming to the US”
Today is the anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen’s most beloved novel, Pride and Prejudice. This book is considered to be one the “most-loved books” of all time and immensely enjoyed by most readers, myself included. It has sold millions and millions of copies worldwide and has been adapted over a 100 times in film, television, literature and the stage.
But behind every great book is a great history behind it. Discover the story behind the story that has touched the hearts of many generations:
Frankenstein, most popular novel by Mary Shelley, is considered to be one of the best horror stories written in literature history. But you do you know the history behind this amazing novel? Here are some little know facts about the novel that took hold on our greatest fears: the consequences of playing God. Continue reading “Little Known Facts About Frankenstein”
This month, Persuasion turns 200. It was published at the end of 1817, six months after Jane Austen’s death. Other than being her last completed novel, Persuasion is considered to be one of Austen’s greatest novel. So in celebration of this anniversary, let us take a look at some of the quotes that has made this novel great: Continue reading “Persuasion Turns 200”
Next month will be the 20th anniversary of the debut of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s (Sorcerer’s) Stone and we were introduced to the magical world of Harry Potter (I can’t believe I was just 10 years old when it first came out). So to celebrate this momentous occasion, Pottermore is launching a book club. Yes, your read correctly, a book club for the Harry Potter series!
Whether you are new to the series or have read the books a thousand times, this Wizarding World Book Club provides a great opportunity to discuss the books in the series that we all know and love. You can join in the conversation by visiting the Pottermore website or following it on Twitter.
To find out more and to register for the book club, visit the Pottermore website!