Thursday, July 23, 2009

Emilie Barnes Tea Books

I was shopping on Amazon recently and these two books by Emilie Barnes and recently published by Harvest House Publishers popped up as "recommendations" for me.
The Tea Lover's Devotional is a small hardback and is a collection of inspirational stories and devotions with tea time recipes and quotes.
An Invitation to Tea special Celebrations with Treasured Friends, a thin hardback, has lovely paintings by Sandy Lynam Clough may possibly be a re-release of a previous book but with new artwork. I'm not sure. I have a book by the same title by Emilie Barnes and Sandy Clough, but it is packed away and I can't compare the two books at this time.
I enjoy all of Emilie Barnes tea books. Her book If Teacups Could Talk was the first tea-themed book I purchased. It continues to be one of my favorites.


Sonalida said...

Hello, the aroma of fresh brewd tea brought me to your blog.These books are good to have. Congratulations on your Royal Award.

Angela McRae said...

I agree with you about liking "If Teacups Could Talk." I'd say it is in my Top 10 of all-time favorite tea books! She actually gave a homemaking seminar here and I got her to autograph it, too. Lovely lady!

parTea lady said...

Her books are lovely and I really like the artwork by Sandy Clough. I have The Twelve Teas of Friendship and The Twelve Teas of Christmas, as well as If Teacups Could Talk. They are a nice addition to a tea library.

The two new books sound great - I'll look them up. Thanks.

Jason Witt said...

When I saw this post I immediately went to Amazon and looked up Emilie Barnes. I haven't heard of her and added her promptly to my wish list. I'd like her tea devotion book the best since some of them might be a bit feminine for me. But I'm building my library of tea books so I'd like to add hers. I too am a budding tea author, working on my first tea book: "Spirituality of Tea." --Jason


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