The Bronx is Writing: Bronx Writers To Read for Bronx Week

May 5-May 15 is Bronx Week, the celebration of the culture and heritage of what makes this borough of New York City truly great. It’s always great to celebrate my home borough but instead of highlighting the great institutions that come out of the Bronx, but also wanted to take the time uplift the BronxContinue reading “The Bronx is Writing: Bronx Writers To Read for Bronx Week”

Books to Read for Arab American Heritage Month

April is not only National Poetry Month but also Arab American Heritage Month, celebrating the Arab American Heritage and culture and paying tribute to the continuous contributions of Arab Americans and Arabic-speaking Americans. One of the many contributions that Arab Americans have made is in the literary world. Many wonderfully written books by Arab American authors, but IContinue reading “Books to Read for Arab American Heritage Month”

Quote of the Day – February 12, 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:

Books to Read This Month: February Edition

Welcome to February! Doesn’t it seem like January just flew by? This month might be a short month but February is packed with so many new releases that it hard to keep track! A popular mystery waiting to be uncovered, a powerful and award-winning poetry collection, an apartment with distrustful neighbors…your February will be “booked”Continue reading “Books to Read This Month: February Edition”

Books to Get Out of the UK and Ireland: January Edition

Are you looking for your next great read? Why not try out the books from across the pond? Despite from what governments say, books are essential and are needed now, more than ever. So if you are need of a variety and want to read diverse stories, then I suggest you try out some BritishContinue reading “Books to Get Out of the UK and Ireland: January Edition”

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”

Books to Get Out of the UK and Ireland: December Edition

Are you looking for your next great read? Why not try out the books from across the pond? Despite from what governments say, books are essential and are needed now, more than ever. So if you are need of a variety and want to read diverse stories, then I suggest you try out some BritishContinue reading “Books to Get Out of the UK and Ireland: December Edition”

Cup of Tea’s Best Books of 2021: Children 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.

Holiday Reads: December 4, 2021

There is no better gift than the gift of reading. More than ever, we need heartwarming and uplifting stories this year. So similar to what was done in December, visit here every Friday and view some great book recommendations to get a jumpstart on your holiday reading: