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. For this week’s question:

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Quote of the Day – May 14, 2020

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“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times if only one remembers to turn on the light.” – Albus Dumbledore from “Harry Potter and the Prison of Azkaban” by J.K. Rowling

Wizarding World Introduces Harry Potter at Home

During these unprecedented times, Wizarding World is bringing Harry Potter home to it’s readers.

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Quote of the Day – December 1, 2019

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“One can never have enough socks,” said Dumbledore. “Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn’t get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.”
― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Quote of the Day – October 11, 2019

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“Wandless, helpless, Pettigrew’s pupils dilated in terror. His eyes had slid from Harry’s face to something else. His own silver fingers were moving inexorably toward his own throat.”

—JK Rowling, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows

 

America’s Favorite Book Is…

To Kill A Mockinging Bird by Harper Lee has been voted as America #1 best-loved book.

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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 of days, I realized I never told you what my picks are. There were just so many great books to choose from but I think I managed to narrow it down to at least 10: Continue reading “My Top Picks for The Great American Read”

Top 10 Books Leading The Great American Read

With 3.8 million votes cast, The Great American Read is still anyone’s game. But with ONE more week left until the winner is revealed, the time to cast your vote for your favorite.

As the votes are being counted, PBS has given us a sneak peek of the top 10 books that are in the lead:

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Books to Read This Month: September Edition

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Fall is here! It is one of my favorite seasons. The leaves change to beautiful colors, the brisk autumn air and warm beverages are just some of the few things to like about the fall season. But the most important reason? Another season of great books to read! There is just something special about fall reading and this month there are great books that are ripe for the picking. From mermaids to diabolical mysteries, these books will keep you entertained all month-long:

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