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How to be good at the end of the world and other musings (A January of books)

I spent the first month of January steeped in books and words (yes, even more than usual) with my first Jaipur Literary Fest experience providing the added impetus and inspiration. 1,991 more words

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He’d learned long ago: perfection isn’t what families are all about."

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, by Jamie Ford

Ford’s concept is too good to disappoint. Two plucky Asian-American kids, transcending cultural barriers for true love. 247 more words

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Ten Books To Read If You Like The Book Thief

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s list are the Top Ten Books To Read If You Like… a certain author/a super popular book. 343 more words

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

I’m glad I was able to read Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet with my book club. I gave the book a rare 5 stars so you know I liked it. 1,020 more words

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Book Review: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford (5/5)

I had heard this book was cute. You don’t get a lot of cute historical fiction so I was curious. I’d bought a second-hand copy really cheaply a few years ago and I recently convinced my book club to read this title so I was excited. 1,204 more words

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The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

I love going into second-hand book shops and seeing what jumps out at me- so often you find a real gem that just wouldn’t be in your average Waterstones. 695 more words

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Book review: Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford

The book:
Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford
Published in 2013 by Ballantine books
Pages: 416
My copy: Library


The blurb: 

William Eng has lived at Seattle’s Sacred Heart Orphanage for five long years, ever since his mother’s listless body was carried from their Chinatown apartment.

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