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 year took me on exciting new adventures while others left me at a dead-end. Unfortunately, I was unable to complete my own reading challenge but that didn’t stop me from not only reaching my reading goal of 70 books, but also reading a diverse collection of books. Overall, my books of 2018 encouraged me to read more and get excited for what my choices will be in 2019. Continue reading “A Year in Books: 2018”
To Kill A Mockinging Bird by Harper Lee has been voted as America #1 best-loved book.
Continue reading “America’s Favorite Book Is…”
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”
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: Continue reading “Friday Debate: Halloween Reads”
Pages: 208 pages
Published: April 1, 2009 (First published 1788)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Genre: Fiction, Women’s Studies Continue reading “Book Review: Mary and The Wrongs of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft”
The book list has been reveleaed !
Here it is…the top 100 books that the public will choose from and determine which is “The Great American Read” The book list was compiled based on a survey of Americans, conducted by PBS and a polling service. Voting will begin after the premiere of the series, which airs on Tuesday, May 22 at 8pm.
Did your favorite make the list?
Continue reading “PBS Releases 100 Books of “The Great American Read” List”
A movie trailer about the literary author, Mary Shelley, author of the novel Frankenstein, has just been released. The movie stars Elle Fanning as Mary Shelley and Douglas Booth as Percy Bysshe Shelley. Continue reading “Trailer for Movie About Mary Shelley Released”