We’re always told “don’t judge a book by its cover.” Welp, we are ignoring this advice and going for it. A lot of work goes into cover design and drawing people in, so what happens when we just let it happen? Can a cover help us pick a great read or does it end up … Continue reading S3E11 Appearances Versus Reality
What we’re reading This week, Cori and Kyrie continue down the detective/murder mystery/what the hell is happening genre. The Dry follows Federal Agent Aaron Falk as he arrives in his hometown for the first time in decades to attend the funeral of his best friend, Luke. Let’s just say you really don’t understand who … Continue reading S3E10: Australia murders and a hot place to live
What We Are Reading Cori asked that we go down the genre rabbit hole that is police and detective procedurals. Really, it’s just a subgenre of the suspense and mystery genre. After several failed attempts, Kyrie landed on Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber as her book of choice. Of all ironies, it features a … Continue reading S3E9: A Podcast About a Podcast
Today, we discuss Cori’s historical fiction pick, To The Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey. In part, picked to continue reading stuff already on the shelf, Cori was drawn to this beautiful hardcover edition she found on sale while visiting the Tattered Cover Bookstore in Denver, CO. It also was an opportunity to … Continue reading S3E8: Exploring Mysterious Alaskan Frontiers
This week we’re exploring the world of historical fiction where we are transported to the most infamous of the German concentration camps of World War II. But before we dive into that, we’re doing our usual tea drinking and food noshing! What We’re Eating and Drinking This week, we’re drinking Harney & Sons Organic Assam … Continue reading S3E7: Does Love Conquer All?
This week, we’re continuing to explore one of Cori’s favorite genres of foodie fiction! So, let’s talk about the tea we’re drinking and the food we’re eating to go along with another food themed read. What We’re Eating and Drinking Kyrie is finishing up a month of Whole30 (crazy gal), so she made some super … Continue reading S3E6: Midwest Food Adventures
Welcome back book friends! We’re here, eating, drinking, and reading all the best books for you to check out (and to make your mouth water). This week, we’re exploring one of Cori’s favourite genres of foodie type things! So, let’s talk about the tea we’re drinking and the food we’re eating to get this genre … Continue reading S3E5: Family Recipe Heirlooms
Technical Problems Update Hey book friends! We have heard that the recent quality of our episodes is not up to par. It seems a setting got changed on our microphone without us noticing. Our bad! So listen hard, even though it sounds like Kyrie is in the other room. With our ambitious winter recording schedule, … Continue reading S3E4: A Russian Fairy Tale
This week on Books and Tea, we explore the genre of folklore, mythology, and fairytales. As a new type of genre for Kyrie, she was eager to find something that may spark her interest. Meanwhile, Cori has been a lover of this genre for most of her life, and this month’s genre is her pick. … Continue reading S3E3: Odin, Thor, Loki, oh my!
Welcome back listeners (and readers) to the second episode of season 3 and of 2019! Did you miss us cause we missed recording for ya! We are going to wrap up the theme of Dark of Winter with Cori’s pick, but first! What are we eating and drinking this week? What We Are Drinking and … Continue reading S3E2: Dark of Winter Squared