Friday Debate: Can We Separate the Artist From the Art?

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.

Friday Debate: #CancelCulture

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.

Weekly Tea Discussions Have Their Own Page!

Love reading my weekly tea discussions? Well, now you can find them all one one page! You can find all my weekly tea discussions here: Weekly Tea Discussions Is there is a topic or a question you would like for me discuss here? You’ll find a contact form at the bottom of the page. Just submitContinue reading “Weekly Tea Discussions Have Their Own Page!”

Weekly Tea Discussion: What is “Well-Read”?

When I looked up the definition of “well-read”, Google gave me this: Well read (of a person) knowledgeable and informed as a result of extensive reading. “Ada was well read in French and German literature” knowledgeable, well informed, well versed, erudite, scholarly, literate, educated, cultured, bookish, studious; dated lettered That describes most of us, right?Continue reading “Weekly Tea Discussion: What is “Well-Read”?”

Weekly Tea Discussion: Love Triangles

Girl meets Boy. Girl and Boy immediately have an attraction and either start a relationship or do a dance around their feelings. Then another Boy enters the picture. Girl finds herself attracted and torn between her feelings for the two boys. And we the reader have to painfully endure all of the characters go backContinue reading “Weekly Tea Discussion: Love Triangles”

Weekly Tea Discussion: Book Sequels

When you think of sequels, you most likely associated with movies. When a movie becomes a huge hit, either culturally or financially (mostly focused on the latter), a sequel is quickly announced. I mean, take a look at Jurassic World (which was awesome by the way). It became the 3rd top-grossing of all time and  UniversalContinue reading “Weekly Tea Discussion: Book Sequels”

Weekly Tea Discussion: Likeability

Characters are such a vital part of any book. Why am I telling you something you already know? Because while they are so important, characters can also affect how you feel about the book in its entirety. If you are overcome by the negative characteristics, you might forget about everything else that’s good about theContinue reading “Weekly Tea Discussion: Likeability”

Weekly Tea Discussion: Adult Female Characters

I started thinking about this when I read Kernel of Nonsense’s post ” ‘Perfect Heroes’ “. Although she mainly concentrates on female protagonists in YA literature, she questions why are female protagonists portrayed as insecure and awkward while the male characters are portrayed as “perfect”. And it gave me an idea on a different topic:Continue reading “Weekly Tea Discussion: Adult Female Characters”

Wrap Up: June 2015

I can’t believe that tomorrow will already be July! This month has went by too fast. But as June comes and goes, summer comes into full swing which gives us more opportunities to catch up on our reading. Although this was relatively a quiet month compared to last, I didn’t get to do as muchContinue reading “Wrap Up: June 2015”

Wrap-up: May 2015

Well it’s already the beginning of June. We have to be careful because before we know it it’ll be December 31. So far, May was a pretty busy month for me. There was not one moment to rest, but I’m not complaining. I got to read and do interesting things last month. This month’s recap:Continue reading “Wrap-up: May 2015”