Announcing the Longlist for the 2019 Booker Prize

The Booker Prize announced the longlisted books for the 2019 Booker Prize. The award was changed from “Man Booker” to “Booker” due to the Man Group withdrawing their sponsorship last year.

Books to Read This Month: April Edition

April showers bring…an abundance of new releases! From a fantasy about books to a historical fashion emporium, here are some April new releases that will have you enjoy being stuck inside with this wet, spring weather:

Winners of the 2019 Waterstone Children’s Book Prize

The UK bookseller, Waterstones, has just announced the 2019 winners of their Children’s Book Prize. Celebrating their 15th anniversary this year, this award, which is chosen by Waterstones’ booksellers, honors emerging writers of exceptional talent and are blooming in the children’s writing industry. Here are the winners:

Book Review: I’d Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life by Anne Bogel

Format: Hardcover Pages: 160 pages Published: September 4, 2018 Publisher: Baker Books Genre:  Nonfiction, Autobiography & Memoirs

Book Review: The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Format: Hardcover Pages: 318 pages Published: October 16, 2018 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Genre:  Nonfiction, History

Book Review: Milkman by Anna Burns

Format: Paperback Pages: 360 pages Published: December 11, 2018 Publisher: Graywolf Press Genre:  Fiction & Literature, Literary Fiction

Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Format: Hardcover Pages: 396 pages Published: November 13, 2018 Publisher: Crown Publishing Genre:  Nonfiction, Autobiography, Biography & Memoirs

Category Winners of the 2018 Costa Book Awards

The category winners for the 2018 Costa Book Awards have just been announced. The Costa Book Awards is one the UK’s most prestigious literary prizes that recognizes great books throughout the year, written by authors based in the UK and Ireland. I enjoy this book award since the books that are picked, either shortlisted orContinue reading “Category Winners of the 2018 Costa Book Awards”

Friday Debate: Favorite Books of the Year

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.