Laura Schaefer is a freelance writer, editor and middle grade book author based in Orlando, Florida. Her latest novel will be released in the Fall of 2017 by Paula Wiseman books! Check back frequently for updates about this exciting project.
To order The Teashop Girls online, please visit your local Indie Bound bookstore or Powell's Books. To read a Teashop Girls excerpt, click here. A sequel to The Teashop Girls, The Secret Ingredient, is also available! Order your copy today.
It’s nearing the end of summer before ninth grade and Annie has been busy working as a barista at her grandmother's teashop, The Steeping Leaf. In between serving up chai lattes and matcha frappes, Annie has gotten involved in a scone bakeoff with one of Louisa's tea suppliers. The winner gets an all-expenses paid trip to London for a tea vacation! Annie The competition is tough and sabatoge is in the air when suddenly Annie's food blog begins attracting mean comments. Then there's the whole matter of a stolen kiss with Zach Anderson in the Steeping Leaf stockroom. Could Annie's former sworn enemy become her current love interest? With the help of her two best friends, Genna and Zoe, can Annie come up with an awesome contest entry and sort out her love life before the end of the summer?
To find out more about the sequel to The Teashop Girls, THE SECRET INGREDIENT, check out its exciting first chapter here.