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Life Gets in the Way of Life

February 2018 Bootleg @ Katie’s House with Viviane, Shelley, Marie, Liz, Mary, & Karen S
– we missed the others (such movers & shakers they be) 1,026 more words

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WeekEND Reading: A Child Raffled Off at a World's Fair? Jamie Ford tackles that and the seedier side of life in his third historical novel, LOVE AND OTHER CONSOLATION PRIZES, plus he feels the first draft took too long, women's rights, embracing his identity as Chinese-American & more

By Leslie Lindsay

From the bestselling author of HOTEL ON THE CORNER OF BITTER AND SWEET comes a powerful novel of inspired by a true story of a young boy raffled off at a little known World’s Fair (AYP/Seattle), which left me hopeful and nostalgic, and definitely a fan of Jamie Ford.  1,936 more words

Leslie Lindsay

2018 January reads

I haven’t read much in January but I did read quality books. I’m keeping on my last year’s resolution to read less books but with a certain quality in the writing and storytelling. 40 more words


Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet ~ Jamie Ford

Rating: 4/5

Alternating between Henry as a boy growing up in 1942 WWII and Henry as a middle aged man in 1986, Ford’s novel is a beautiful historical fiction that hit me right in the feels. 197 more words

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Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford

Title: Songs of Willow Frost

Author: Jamie Ford

Publication: 2013

Publisher: Allison & Busby


How could a mother forget? How could a mother leave her child behind? 182 more words


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


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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