Trick or Treat…Give Me Somthing Good to Read

Halloween is just around the corner…instead of asking for candy, why not “sweeten” your holiday with some good creepy reads? I have great book recommendations that will thrill you, chill you and keep you until the early hours of the morning. Your Halloween is not complete without a spooky read! Continue reading “Trick or Treat…Give Me Somthing Good to Read”

2019 Shortlist for Foyles Books of the Year

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Credit: Foyles.co.uk

2019 is about to close and booksellers and literary awards alike are picking their book picks that really stood out for them this year.The first batch is just trickling in: Foyles Books of the Year.

Foyles has just released their shortlist of the best books of the year in the categseries of Fiction, Non Fiction and Children & YA and if you follow my blog, you’ll notice that there are a couple of my personal favorites:

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Announcing the Longlist for the 2019 Booker Prize

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Credit: The 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. Continue reading “Announcing the Longlist for the 2019 Booker Prize”

Friday Debate: Accessibility to ARCs

Friday Deabte

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:

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Save Tea & Sympathy!

I normally don’t advocate for private businesses on my blog. However, this is one business that holds a special place in my heart. Continue reading “Save Tea & Sympathy!”

Book Review: Memoirs of Emma Courtney by Mary Hays

Format: Paperback

Pages: 220 pages

Published: July 1, 2009 (First published 1796)

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Genre:  Fiction & Literature, Classics Continue reading “Book Review: Memoirs of Emma Courtney by Mary Hays”

“Sanditon”, Jane Austen’s Unfinished Novel, Comes to PBS’s Masterpiece

Calling all Jane Austen fans!

Jane Austen’s last uncompleted novel, Sanditon, will be adapted to the small screen. This will be a joint production by ITV, Red Planet Pictures and Masterpiece by PBS.  Continue reading ““Sanditon”, Jane Austen’s Unfinished Novel, Comes to PBS’s Masterpiece”

Book Review: Fire in the Thatch by E.C.R. Lorac

Format: Paperback

Pages: 240 pages

Published: February 10, 2018 (January 1st 1946)

Publisher: The British Library

Genre: Mystery & Thrillers, Fiction & Literature Continue reading “Book Review: Fire in the Thatch by E.C.R. Lorac”

Trailer for “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” is Released

Netflix has just released the trailer for the British historical film The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. The film is based on the historical novel of the same name by Mary Ann Shaffer and Ann Barrows. Continue reading “Trailer for “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” is Released”

Book Review: Crooked House by Agatha Christie

ThFormat: Paperback

Pages: 236 pages

Published: February 1, 2011 (March 1949)

Publisher: William Marrow Paperbacks

Genre: Fiction & Literature, Mystery & Thrillers, British Mysteries Continue reading “Book Review: Crooked House by Agatha Christie”