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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


S2E12: LOVE is LOVE is LOVE is LOOOOVE



This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss LGBTQ+ books they selected, as well as some history on Pride month. What We Are Drinking During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori, and their special guest Sydney drink Rosa De Jamaica, and it is a Hibiscus and Pineapple ice tea from Two Sisters Tea. As you can see by … Continue reading S2E12: LOVE is LOVE is LOVE is LOOOOVE


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


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