Quote of the Day – May 9, 2022

Birthday Post: Favorite Books of All Time

Today, I turn 35 years old. It’s kind of hard to believe that I am halfway through my 30s but I don’t feel any different, only much wiser and more aware about the world around me, a vast comparison to my teenage years and my twenties. I think that have the various books that I’veContinue reading “Birthday Post: Favorite Books of All Time”

Book Review: Madam by Phoebe Wynne

Format: Hardcover Pages: 352 pages Published: May 18, 2021 Publisher: Scribner Genre: Mystery & Thriller, Gothic, Feminism

Reading Ghost Stories: A Christmas Tradition

While ghost stories are primarily connected with Halloween, reading ghost stories on Christmas is a tradition that goes back to Victorian times. Of course, there is the famous Christmas ghost story of them all, A Christmas Story by Charles Dickens, but other classic authors, such as Elizabeth Gaskell and Wilkie Collins, would take the timeContinue reading “Reading Ghost Stories: A Christmas Tradition”

Quote of the Day – October 22, 2020

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: October 16

Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:

A Year in Books: 2018

And another year of reading passes on by… 2018 turned out to be a great year for books. Not only did I manage to start a book club but I also managed to read books outside my comfort zone, which turned out to be not a bad experience.  Most of the books read this yearContinue reading “A Year in Books: 2018”

My Top Picks for The Great American Read

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 ofContinue reading “My Top Picks for The Great American Read”

Top 40 Books in The Great American Read

The Great American Read, the PBS campaign to find America’s favorite book, has just reached a milestone. Today, they are celebrating 2 MILLION VOTES! A lot of people are really active in the search of America’s favorite novel!

Celebrating Mystery & Thriller Week

These reads will definitely get your heart pounding!