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Fall 2017 Fiction Mini-Reviews

Hey there, stranger! Yes, I know, it’s been a while. After a busy summer of travel, at the beginning of September my husband and I started the process of buying our first home.  682 more words

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Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford

– He missed her terribly, even when he was by her side – he ached for who she used to be. He longed for who he used to be as well. 117 more words

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Book Review: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
Ballantine Books, imprint of The Random House Publising
Paperback, 285 pages

Synopsis:

In 1986, Henry Lee joins a crowd outside the Panama Hotel, once the gateway to Seattle’s Japantown. 544 more words

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book review: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet is (as the title suggests) a bittersweet novel about conflicts that come between the love of a young Chinese American, Henry Lee, and a Japanese American, Keiko Okabe, during World War II.  322 more words

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At the Fair

Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford is a sad historical fiction loosely based on events which occurred at and around the 1909 World’s Fair in Seattle. 158 more words

Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford

Title: Love and Other Consolation Prizes

Author: Jamie Ford

Publication: September 12th, 2017

Publisher: Allison & Busby

Summary:

1909, Seattle. At the World’s Fair a half-Chinese boy called Ernest Young is raffled off as a prize. 357 more words

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Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford

1909, Seattle. At the World’s Fair a half-Chinese boy called Ernest Young is raffled off as a prize. He ends up working in a brothel in Seattle’s famed Red-Light District and falls in love with Maisie, the daughter of a flamboyant madam, and Fahn, a karayuki-san, a Japanese maid sold into servitude. 512 more words

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