The Diverse Book Awards 2022 Shortlist

The 2022 shortlist of The Diverse Book Awards were announced yesterday and I am so happy to see some of my personal favorites making the shortlist cut. If you hadn’t have the chance to read these titles, you are definitely missing out!

Quote of the Day- August 20, 2022

Best Books of 2022…So Far: Picture Books

It’s that time of year again! Welcome to another round of the Best Books of the Year so Far, where halfway through the year, I name the titles I read that I feel are the best of 2022. Just like last year, I will be listing the books by different genre and format. So stay tuned everyContinue reading “Best Books of 2022…So Far: Picture Books”

The Diverse Book Awards 2022 Longlist

The 2022 longlist of The Diverse Book Awards were announced today and there are a great selection of diverse reads for you to read! I had the privilege of being one of the judges (in the children’s category) to select the longlist and I am so excited to share this list with you.

Quote of the Day – March 14, 2022

Shortlist for the 2022 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

Here is the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize shortlist for 2022. This annual prize’s shortlist is always chosen by Waterstones’ booksellers and strives to commit to championing the best and newest talent in children’s writing and illustration today. Make sure to check this space to see the winner of this illustrious prize! Now here are the nominees:

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”

Cup of Tea’s Best Books of 2021: Teen and Young Adult Books

Welcome to the Cup of Tea’s Best Books of the Year, where I list the best of the best books I read this year.

The Best Books to Look Out For in 2022

Are you looking for more reasons to be excited about 2022, other than just wanting to be done with 2021? Then check the list of exciting new books being released next year! The pandemic may have pushed back some releases into 2022 but that just just gives us more of a reason to read moreContinue reading “The Best Books to Look Out For in 2022”

CILIP Carnegie Medal 2022 Nominations

The nominations for the 2022 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals for writing and illustration have been released. The CILIP Carnegie Medal is awarded to a book written in English for children and young people that “creates an outstanding reading experience through writing”. The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal honors “a book that creates an outstandingContinue reading “CILIP Carnegie Medal 2022 Nominations”