A Kind of Freedom

“Well, I love her too, and I won’t have her fighting her way through this life. It’s already hard enough. I won’t make it harder, I can’t. I promised myself that.” A Kind of Freedom, Margaret Wilkerson Sexton This book follows 3 storylines starting with Evelyn in 1944 New Orleans, Jackie, one of Evelyn’s daughtersContinue reading “A Kind of Freedom”

Steeped: Min-tea Fresh

【Min-Tea Fresh】 I know. Some won’t be enamored with a mint tea the way I am. But if you are a fan of peppermint and spearmint, I’m here to let you know, this is a green tea blend I can sip behind (tea puns a regular feature here in case you are new here). When IContinue reading “Steeped: Min-tea Fresh”

Books By the Cup Café – Lakewood Book Tour

Welcome to Books By the Cup Café (BBTCC). Thank you Amistad Books (publisher) for the free review book. Thank you Amoda Tea for today’s featured tea. Book: Lakewood by Megan Giddings (MG) available today, March 24, 2020, in the US Featured Tea: Mint Green Chai, sencha green tea beautifully balanced with cardamom, ginger, and clove.Continue reading “Books By the Cup Café – Lakewood Book Tour”

My week in books and tea 6.16.19

First, things first. I was hardly EVER remember enjoying a reprieve in the weather in June. Mild temperatures, no humidity and gentle breezes, if only this weather could stick around all summer long. With that said, how are we halfway through June and a few of my TBR books are in a book stack somewhereContinue reading “My week in books and tea 6.16.19”