January is Hot Tea Month

The holidays are over, a new year has started, and January is Hot Tea Month. What better way to celebrate the cold Ohio weather than with a cup of hot tea? Tea has been around for a very long time and there are a lot of different varieties. Grab your cup, your favorite blend, and curl up with a good book celebrating all things tea!

The Healing Powers of Tea bookcover

The Healing Powers of Tea by Cal Orey

Learn the history of tea, the different types, and the ways it can improve your health.

Infuse book cover

Infuse: Herbal Teas to Cleanse, Nourish, and Heal by Paula Grainger & Karen Sullivan

Discover more ways that herbal teas can heal.

Steeped book cover

Steeped: Recipes Infused with Tea by Annalies Zijderveld

Try a new recipe that includes steeped tea.

The Leaf Reader book cover

The Leaf Reader by Emily Arsenault

Reading tea leaves for fun, until it becomes dangerous.

Pekoe Most Poison book cover

Pekoe Most Poison by Laura Childs

The 18th book in The Tea Shop mystery series…learn all about a “rat tea” and solve the murder.

The Seafront Tearoom book cover.

The Seafront Tearoom by Vanessa Greene

Three women become friends while searching for the perfect tearoom.

The Tea Planter's Wife book cover.

The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies

Gwendolyn thinks she has married into the ideal tea empire, but things aren’t what they seem and no one will tell her what happened to her husband’s first wife.

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane book cover.

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

The outside world arrives at a remote village and Li-yan realizes there is more to life than farming tea.  She has a baby out of wedlock and the baby grows up over seas and through the years, they both wonder what has happened to the other.

Click on the links above to request items, or ask a librarian for more suggestions! You can get more reading recommendations from our staff: find our booklists for adultsteens, and kids online, or subscribe to our Recommended Reads e-newsletter for a monthly delivery of staff picks!


January is Hot Tea Month