Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

If you know me, you know I love coffee. Recently I came across some interesting facts about my favorite drink, so I’m sharing them with you. Enjoy!


  1. Your office coffee mug may contain fecal bacteria.



  1. Drinking coffee daily appears to reduce the risk of suicide.big black mug



  1. Coffee is most effective if consumed between 9.30am and 11.30 am




  1. There’s a cafe in France where coffee is more expensive if you forget your manners.



  1. New Yorkers drink almost 7 times more coffee than other cities in the US.


Since coffee is my fave drink, naturally Tira Mi Su is my favorite

 “pick me up” with my coffee. Here is a recipe I can’t wait to try!


piece of tiramisu on white plate


And of course there’s this coffee scene from my book, Forbidden Kisses.

The sweet aroma of caramel quieted anxious thoughts as I lifted my cup and inhaled. I couldn’t wait for the flavors in the cappuccino to mingle on my tongue. I leaned back in my chair, closed my eyes, and brought the cup to my lips.

“Layla?”Forbidden Kisses EBook

“Yes?” My head whipped in the direction of my name. The deep voice caught my attention; his eyes however, held my focus—deep-set, the color of faded blue jeans. Mesmerizing.

“I believe this is your caramel cappuccino.” He held a cup identical to the one in my hand, except his had my name on it, and the one I almost drank from read—

“I’m Ethan. You picked up the wrong cup.”

“Sorry.” I held it out to him. “I didn’t drink from it.”

“I might not have minded if you did.”

Oh, God. The dimples that appeared when he smiled caused a flutter in my chest.

With his gorgeous eyes pinned on me, he took a sip from the cup I gave him. “Thanks for keeping it hot.” He winked and sat at the table next to mine. READ MORE

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About Sha Renée

Sha Renée is a native New Yorker who joined the US Navy right after high school. She now lives in New Jersey where she creates stories on the pages where duty, honor and passion unite. Sha loves meeting people and attends book-signing events and conferences whenever she can. She also enjoys networking with other writers and is a member of RomVets (military women and veterans who are writers), Liberty States Fiction Writers and Marketing for Romance Writers. She is also the creator and organizer of Emerging Authors of New Jersey. A true nature lover, Sha enjoys spending time outdoors, usually with a camera in her hands. She has a passion for motorcycles and sports cars and is a fan of auto racing, military air shows and The X Games – pretty much any high-speed activity involving wheels or wings. She hates cooking, loves music and believes every day should include a cup of hot coffee and a glass of chilled wine.
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2 Responses to Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

  1. Lmao! Thanks for the coffee facts and links!


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