Tag Archives: Books and Tea With Kyrie and Cori

Each week, Kyrie and Cori explore a different genre of books over a cup of tea. In each episode, we will discuss our research on that genre and then talk about the books we chose for that genre.

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


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


Episode 17: Fiction Native American Stories



This week, Kyrie and Cori conclude their first season with the continuation of Native American Heritage month books! Tazo tea sent them some sweet dessert tea to try, so Kyrie sipped on the Vanilla Bean Macaron and Cori sipped on the Lemon Loaf. Both were delicious and could easily be used to curb that sweet … Continue reading Episode 17: Fiction Native American Stories


Episode 16: Native American Heritage Month–Nonfiction



This week, Kyrie and Cori read nonfiction books about Native Americans in honour of Native American Heritage Month. Cori has prepared her version of a pumpkin spice chai latte using Tazo Tea’s Pumpkin Chai. Kyrie’s pick, Neither wolf nor dog : on forgotten roads with an Indian elder by Kent Nerburn explores the reservation and … Continue reading Episode 16: Native American Heritage Month–Nonfiction


Episode 15: Horror scary stories



This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss the books they selected for the horror/scary genre, as well as what the heck the difference between horror, thriller, and suspense genres! Here’s a sneak peek at the findings:  all deal with fear.  During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori drink Yogi Cranberry Spice Probiotic . It’s a bit bitter, … Continue reading Episode 15: Horror scary stories


Episode lucky 13: Spooky scary stories



This week, it’s lucky episode 13 and Kyrie and Cori discuss spooky/scary books to get ready for Halloween! Kyrie and Cori pick books by the same author, which was a complete oversight, but also pretty cool to see the author tell two different stories. During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori drink Jasmine tea because Kyrie … Continue reading Episode lucky 13: Spooky scary stories


Episode 12: The imaginary world of Sci-Fi



This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss the Sci-Fi genre, well, Cori mostly discusses Sci-Fi, as Kyrie has a raw voice and doesn’t want to talk too much!! Sci-Fi has so many facets to it, so Kyrie and Cori have done some research about this genre. During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori drink Echinacea Plus because … Continue reading Episode 12: The imaginary world of Sci-Fi


Episode 9: Hispanic Heritage Month – Fiction



Hey Book Friends!  We had a technical oops.  Here is the full episode for you to enjoy! This week, Kyrie and Cori continue their exploration of reading Hispanic/Latino authors in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Kyrie and Cori meet over their lunch time so they each bring their own beverages. Kyrie’s pick: Shadow of The … Continue reading Episode 9: Hispanic Heritage Month – Fiction


Episode 7: Simply the best… better than all the rest?



This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss bestsellers they selected, as well as some history on what makes a bestseller a bestseller! During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori shake things up and drink fermented tea known as Kombucha! They try humm coconut lime kombucha–it’s delicious and feels like there is a party in the mouth! Not … Continue reading Episode 7: Simply the best… better than all the rest?