Much older than tarot, tasseomancy (also known as tea leaf reading) is enjoying a much-deserved resurgence. And while it may seem forbidding to beginners, reading tea leaves and coffee grounds is relatively easy once you know the secrets. This latest volume in the indispensable Simply series takes you from tea sipper to fortune teller almost effortlessly. Find out which types of teas and cups are advantageous for readings (large leaves are better), how to properly elevate” the tea (stir with a tall spoon) after brewing, and how to treat the dregs when the cup is empty. And, when you are ready to begin reading,” this excellent reference includes an exhaustive guide to the meaning of dozens of shapes you may see in the leaves, from jugglers to chestnut trees.