Tea Time at Reverie: Yezi Tea’s Tie Guan Yin High Grade Oolong Tea

Today’s tea is one of many names: Iron Goddess Oolong, Iron Bodhisattva, Monkey-Picked Oolong, Tie Kwan Yin (Taiwanese)… They’re all part of the pool known as Tie Guan Yin, which is Chinese for “Iron Goddess of Mercy.” This renowned oolong tea is available at most tea shops and online retailers, including our friends at Yezi…

Tea Time At Reverie: Yezi Tea’s Yi Fu Chun Black Tea

Remember last time when I mentioned I was battling the winter blues? Well, the weather hasn’t improved much since then, so I’m craving a good ol’ black tea this time. Since it was time to rotate back to my Yezi Tea samples, I went straight for their Yi Fu Chun Black Tea. Yi Fu Chun…

Review of Death Runs in the Family by: Greg Wilkey & Tea Feature

Amazon/Barnes & Nobles/Greg Wilkey’s Author Facebook Page/Goodreads On Anne Rice’s Facebook page,  Greg Wilkey is a very frequent contributor to the ongoing discussions that take place there, and he actively shares details about two of his supernatural-themed series. His previous series, the Mortimer Drake books, were concisely-written, action-packed, and had a very rich mythological origin story…

Indie Author Appreciation Month-Review of Sumiko Saulson’s “Happiness & Other Diseases” & Literary Tea Feature

Amazon/Barnes & Nobles/Kobo/Goodreads/ Author Website/ Author Facebook Fan Page Sumiko Saulson’s devilishly clever new indie fiction mishmash of horror, paranormal romance, and psychological intrigue is, indeed, a pariah, maybe even an anomaly in the mainstream publishing world. It is a very unconventional book that offers a supernatural dimension to the mysterious, sometimes mind-bending world of…

Tea Time at Reverie: Yezi Tea’s Da Yu Ling Oolong Tea

Some of you may have read the above title and thought, “What on earth is oolong tea?” Well, it sits somewhere between black tea and green tea, because of the oxidation process. While black teas are fully oxidized (thus giving the leaves their characteristic black color), oolongs are only partially oxidized. As a result, their coloring is…