Category Archives: Books and Tea

S2E13: Summer Reading



This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss summer reads, as well as what the definition of a summer read is. Tea Time During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori drink Plum Deluxe’s Evening in the Garden Herbal Tea, which is deliciously light, sweet, and a bit flowery. The tea itself is BEAUTIFUL, and you can see pieces … Continue reading S2E13: Summer Reading


S2E11: The Underdog



Hi Book Friends – our awesome sound editor, Daniel let us know that the recording quality was not so great this time around…  Not sure what happened. Oh, technology. Our apologies for any inconvenience. This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss books that have underdogs, as well as some history on what an underdog is–literally! During … Continue reading S2E11: The Underdog


S2E10: Asian Pacific Heritage Month



This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss books by authors of Asian Pacific decent in honor of Asian Pacific Heritage month. They’ll also discuss the history of Asian Pacific Heritage month, something neither one of them knew about until recently!! During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori drink Plum Deluxe’s special tea from Kyrie’s tea club membership–Orange … Continue reading S2E10: Asian Pacific Heritage Month


S2E9: Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, Kyrie thought these were great, Cori thought they were poo



  Okay, maybe not poo.  But it rhymed. And Cori was less excited than Kyrie about the content. This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss the poetry collections they selected, as well as some history on poetry! During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori drink Plum Deluxe’s Vanilla Latte Tea, which, does taste like a vanilla latte, … Continue reading S2E9: Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, Kyrie thought these were great, Cori thought they were poo


S2E7: Brain Candy



This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss current “chick lit,” which they both call “brain candy.” Modern chick lit is known for following the ups and downs of 20 and 30-something women who tend to be heterosexual and white. The settings tend to be British and American cities. During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori drink Steep’s … Continue reading S2E7: Brain Candy


S2E6: The Future is Female



This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss books picked for Women’s Month! Kyrie also gives an overview/history of Women’s Month.  This post does contain affiliate links for companies we have partnered with.  Your clicks and purchases help us fund our operating costs.   Tea Time During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori drink a whole leaf white tea … Continue reading S2E6: The Future is Female


S2E5: Austen vs. Brontë



This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss classic chic lit, but instead of doing what they usually do (discussing each book), they instead decide to show the differences/similarities of the two authors, as well as discuss parts of the books. As always, they’ll give a brief description and history of Chick Lit. During their discussion, Kyrie … Continue reading S2E5: Austen vs. Brontë


S2E2: Battle of the Countries Part 2



This week, Kyrie and Cori continue their selection of French vs. English, with Kyrie picking a book based in France, while Cori picks a book based in England. Which book/country will they enjoy the most this time? During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori drink an Earl Grey from Flagstaff’s locally owned tea store Steep. The … Continue reading S2E2: Battle of the Countries Part 2


S2E1: Battle of Countries (and Grumpy Old Men)



Happy 2018, Book Friends! We’re excited for this new year of reading and recording and sharing our thoughts! Thanks for returning and listening along. To start off the second season, Kyrie and Cori go head to head in book battle with English (Kyrie) vs French (Cori). Because Kyrie is an Anglophile and Cori is a … Continue reading S2E1: Battle of Countries (and Grumpy Old Men)