2021 Highland Book Prize Shortlist

The Highland Book Prize announced the 4 titles that have been selected for the 2021 shortlist. Established in 2017, this literary prize celebrates the finest published work that recognizes the rich talent, landscape and cultural diversity of the Highlands.

Classic Love Stories for Valentine’s Day

Are you looking for a romantic book to read on Valentine’s day but the hold queue at the library for the most popular romantic reads is too long? Don’t fret! Remember the contemporary romance had to get their familiar tropes from somewhere, and most of the time, they evolved from the classics. So why notContinue reading “Classic Love Stories for Valentine’s Day”

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”

Comfort Reads for the Winter Blues

Are you looking for something to beat the typical winter blues? There is something about the cold weather and the daylight being shorter that makes people more down during the months of January-March. So it’s hard to find something that brings people out of that winter funk. Well, I am here to recommend great comfortContinue reading “Comfort Reads for the Winter Blues”

Books to Read This Month: January Edition

Happy 2022! Welcome to the first Books To Read This Month feature of 2022! We are only couple of days in the new year and some of us might feel that it is already too long and looking like we have to stay inside for a little bit while longer. However, the upcoming books thatContinue reading “Books to Read This Month: January Edition”

Cup of Tea’s Best Books of 2021: Mystery and Thrillers

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.

Book Subscriptions for the Book Lover In Your Life

It’s the start of the holiday season and with supply chain issues plaguing the world, finding that great Christmas gift may be hard to find. Well, I am here to tell you that there are other ways to get that special book lover in your life that great gift without having to scamper from storeContinue reading “Book Subscriptions for the Book Lover In Your Life”

2021 Highland Book Prize Longlist

The Highland Book Prize announced the 12 titles that have been selected for the 2021 longlist. Established in 2017, this literary prize celebrates the finest published work that recognizes the rich talent, landscape and cultural diversity of the Highlands.

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”

Spooky Reads: October 30, 2021

Welcome to Spooky Reads Friday, where every Friday in the month of October, I will be giving you scary selection book recommendations that will make your weekend reading more fulfilling…and scary 🎃. Check out these haunting book recs…if you dare…