Thursday Tea is hosted by Anastasia at Birdbrain(ed) Book Blog. Here's how it works: Tell us what tea you are drinking (and if you like it). And then tell us what book are you reading (and if you like it). Finally, tell us if they go together.
This week I'm not drinking tea at all. I treated myself to a pound of Peet's Italian Roast coffee: "Intense; blended from the fullest-bodied, most flavorful coffees from the Pacific and Latin America." I love Peet's coffee, but it's a mail-order item for me. I've been indulging in a double shot of espresso in the afternoons. I like my coffee strong with no milk or sugar, and espresso is my favorite.
I'm still listening to No Angel by Penny Vencenzi, and I'm still loving it. Especially interesting over the last week was reading about how the Lytton's publishing company coped during World War I. With the men gone, the women were forced to make changes to deal with the shortages in materials and a weak economy. When the war ends, the men aren't necessarily pleased with the new policies. There is lots of good action too: love affairs, sibling rivalries, business competition, jealousy, and the early women's movement. And one branch of the family is now living in New York.
It's after the war and the economy is on the rise. The men are beginning to find their way back into their lives after returning from the battlefield. There seems to be a lot of champagne and the restocking of wine cellars. I really don't think anyone would be drinking double shots of espresso. So I'd say I failed to match book and drink this time.
Have you discovered anything interesting to drink lately? What have you been reading or listening to?