There are few things in life more enjoyable then curling up with a good book and a cozy cup of tea. This scenario can transport you to a different time and place and help you forget any troubles you might be dealing with in life. Even though the weather is starting to warm up, there’s no reason why you can’t grab a good book and get your sip on.
Which is why we’ve put together a list of books that are perfect for reading during the summer months and the perfect tea to enjoy while you flip through the pages. These have been hand selected by the For Tea’s Sake team and we hope you enjoy them.
Let’s Chai Tea — State of Wonder — By Ann Patchett
Take an aromatic journey to the Amazon with this novel. Dr. Marina Singh embarks on a quest to find her missing former mentor, and must give in to the dark secrets layered in the jungle around her. This page-turner pairs perfectly with a spicy chai tea.
Blueberry Blast — Why Not Me? — By Mindy Kaling
There’s no better beverage to pair with this fun and quirky collection of short essays and pop culture riffs than blueberry tea. This tea bursts with flavour and personality, which reminds us a lot of Mindy Kaling.
Afternoon Escape — Sharp Objects — Gillian Flynn
This is the perfect combination for someone who enjoys a novel that takes their emotions on a roller coaster ride. Sharp Objects follows Camille Preaker, a newspaper journalist who must return to her hometown to report on a series of unfortunate events. For Tea’s Sake Afternoon Escape tea will transport you to the setting of the novel, which takes places in a rural American town.
Shades of Earl Grey —All The Lights We Cannot See — Anthony Doerr
Join the adventure of a young blind French girl and a young German boy as their lives collide in this gripping story of love and tribulation as the Germans occupy France.