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.

Cup of Tea’s Best Books of 2021: Manga and Graphic Novels

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.

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.

Winners of the 2021 Waterstone Children’s Book Prize

The UK bookseller, Waterstones, has just announced the 2021 winners of their Children’s Book Prize. This award, which is chosen by Waterstones’ booksellers, honors emerging writers of exceptional talent and are blooming in the children’s writing industry. Here are the winners:

Quote of the Day- April 30, 2021

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: April 26

Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:

Celebrating Ramadan: Own Voices Books for This Religious Holiday

Ramadan, the holy ninth of the Islamic calendar, began this week and Muslims around the world will observe with charitable deeds, daily fasting and special prayers. There ‘s not much I know about this religious holiday and or about Muslim/Islamic culture altogether. But I am trying to educate myself by reading about books so IContinue reading “Celebrating Ramadan: Own Voices Books for This Religious Holiday”

2021 YA Book Prize Shortlist

This past week, the YA Book Prize announced the 2021 shortlist for the prize. The book prize, launched in 2014, awards a YA title written by an author living in the UK or Ireland. The prize is also run by the book trad magazine, The Bookseller, in partnership with the Hay Festival. These 10 books are in the running to winContinue reading “2021 YA Book Prize Shortlist”

Happy World Book Day!

Happy World Book Day! World Book Day is a heavily promoted book celebration in the UK and Ireland. Designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, this celebration is immersed with activities that are extensive and very exciting, all in for the love of books and reading. Encouraging young children to dressContinue reading “Happy World Book Day!”