Are you a fan of bestselling author, Carly Usdin or fan of great graphic novels? Then you don’t want to miss this author talk happening Friday, August 6 at 3 PM.Continue reading “Author Talk with YA Author Carly Usdin”
Are you a fan of bestselling author, C.B. Lee or just fan of YA fiction? Then you don’t want to miss this author talk happening this Wednesday, August 4 at 3 PM.Continue reading “Author Talk with YA Author C.B. Lee”
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 British and Irish titles!Continue reading “Books to Get Out of the UK and Ireland: July Edition”
Get your beach bag ready! It’s the beginning of the month and that means new releases! Here are some new releases that you definitely want to have in your beach bag this summer. From a terrfiing plane ride to a California romance, these exciting new releases will keep you entertained (and cool) during this exciting summer!Continue reading “Books to Read This Month: July Edition”
Are you a fan of bestselling author, Mike Curato or just fan of realistic graphic novels? Then you don’t want to miss this author talk happening this Wednesday, July 7 at 2 PM.Continue reading “Author Talk with YA Author Mike Curato”
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:Continue reading “Winners of the 2021 Waterstone Children’s Book Prize”
Are you looking for online programs to attend? Here are some interesting library programs I’m co-hosting and programs that are being put together by my fellow co-workers. All of them are free to attend! You don’t need to be a member of the library to attend. All you have to do is register at the corresponding link and the meeting information will be sent to you the day before the event.
Hope to see you all there!Continue reading “Free Virtual Library Programs: July”
Scouring the web for great reads for the summer? Well, your search is over! Here at cup of tea with that book, please have great reads that will make the best out of your summer! Whether you are staying in with the cool air conditioned or basking in the sun at your favorite beach, these great reads will make you forget where you are altogether and give you the real escapism you strive for this summer season. Make sure to check them out!Continue reading “Make the Best of Your Summer: Summer Reads of 2021”
My friend and fellow librarian extraordinaire, Whitney Davidson-Rhodes had the opportunity to be on the judging panel for the 2021 Lambda Literary Award season. Lambda Literary Award gives recognition and promotion to LGBTQ books and authors and every year they award the best of the best. To see the full list of the 2021 winners, check them out here.
But for this post I asked Whitney, out of all the books she read, to list her favorite ones. And no surprise, these are also my personal favorites. So let’s get the book recommendations going:Continue reading “Lambda Literary Awards 2021: Children and YA Winners”