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Blog Tour | Review | The Little Teashop in Tokyo by Julie Caplin

A little trip to Japan.

Today, we are thrilled to be the stop on the Blog Tour for The Little Teashop in Tokyo by Julie Caplin. 

Our thanks to One More ChapterRachel Random Resources, and NetGalley for the advanced reader’s copy. 

The Little Teashop in Tokyo is a romantic comedy about Fiona, a photographer who wins an exposition and a mentoring trip to Japan. 


Book Details

Title: The Little Teashop in Tokyo
Publisher: One More Chapter (June 11, 2020)
Publication Date: June 11, 2020
Language: English
ASIN: B084RLMDWJ


Book Description

Grab your passport and escape to a land of dazzling skyscrapers, steaming bowls of comforting noodles, and a page-turning love story that will make you swoon!

For travel blogger Fiona, Japan has always been top of her bucket list so when she wins an all-expenses paid trip, it looks like her dreams are coming true.

Until she arrives in vibrant, bustling Tokyo and comes face-to-face with the man who broke her heart ten years ago, gorgeous photographer Gabe.

Fiona can’t help but remember the heartache of their last meeting but amidst the temples and clouds of soft pink cherry blossoms, can Fiona and Gabe start to see life – and each other – differently?

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Review 

The Little Teashop in Tokyo is a romantic comedy about Fiona, a photographer who wins an exposition and a mentoring trip to Japan.

Everything was perfect and exciting until she found out that her former teacher Gabe, a very famous photographer, was substituting her mentor.

Ten years ago, she misunderstood a few signs and ended up making a fool of herself, so now she was determined to keep her distance. 

It is a sweet and romantic story of letting go of the past and embracing what life has to offer in the present.

There is an OW (Other Woman), but Gabe does not cheat. He is just taking his time getting over her. His heart is healing from the heartbreak, but very slowly (lol). 

This book is like taking a little trip to Japan. The heroine stays with a lovely Japanese family that introduces her and the reader to several local costumes old and new.

The family owns a teashop, and there are descriptions of tea ceremonies, beautiful gardens, and other touristic spots, including Mount Fuji. 

In times of COVID, a little trip, even if only imaginary, was a considerable respite.

I recommend this book to everyone in need of escapism and light romance.

Disclosure: I received an ARC of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.


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About the Author

Julie Caplin is addicted to travel and good food. She’s on a constant hunt for the perfect gin and is obsessively picky about glasses, tonic and garnishes. Between regular gin tastings, she’s been writing her debut novel which is set in just one of the many cities she’s explored over the years.

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22 thoughts on “Blog Tour | Review | The Little Teashop in Tokyo by Julie Caplin”

      1. No, I only visited for a week but it was a wonderful experience and I wish I can stay there longer. It was one of the countries you will keep going back to, in my opinion. Hihi 😅

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  1. Nice review! Could definitely use a little escape through reading. I’ve always wanted to travel to Japan. Was looking forward to the Olympics this year happening in Tokyo… safety first though!

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      1. haha that is the closest I have been to visiting Japan as well. I LOVE Disney. I went to Epcot for the first time about two years ago and really enjoyed it. Would love to go again. I was a little disappointed with my choice of food I got in the Japan World Showcase. There is a wonderful Japanese supermarket in NJ called Mitsuwa which is fantastic. They have a wonderful food court as well! Depending on work schedule I will have to figure it out again. Keeping my hopes up!

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