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"Mocha," Michael Turback

Pros: Exquisite; delicious; unusual; adventurous; nifty informational tidbits; beautiful photos Cons: FATTENING; many drinks require espresso Rating: 5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Ten Speed Press.   I’m a sucker for good chocolate and coffee drinks, and I

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"The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Coffee & Tea," by Travis Arndorfer and Kristine Hansen

Pros: Incredibly thorough; will help you understand every aspect of coffee and tea production and appreciation Cons: Makes the appreciation of coffee seem unreachably expensive and complex; could be livelier in places Rating: 4 out of 5 Review book courtesy

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"The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting & Running a Coffee Bar," by Susan Gilbert, W. Eric Martin, and Linda Formichelli

“Based on your sales records and other data, you might want to schedule only 2.5 employees for the morning rush–but half an employee doesn’t work well because he’s unbalanced and falls over a lot.”

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