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Did Someone Say Coffee?

1. West Oak Coffee Bar

Yes, my coffee obsession has gone overboard some might say. A cup or three starts my day off with a smile. 371 more words


Young Love and Scars from the Past are Revealed in Ford's Debut Novel

Seattle’s Panama Hotel is in the midst of being restored when its new owner discovers a basement filled with belongings of Japanese American families who were incarcerated during World War II. 504 more words

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An Ongoing Tragic Tale Unfolds in "Songs of Willow Frost"

It’s been five years since William Eng was taken to the Sacred Heart Orphanage, believing that his mother has passed and his father a mystery that is forever unsolved. 615 more words

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Interview & Giveaway ~ I had fun with this interview with Jamie Ford, author of two amazing novels!

I just had to interview Jamie Ford because I kept finding him all over the place with his books getting tons of 5 Star reviews and lots of other accolades!   1,046 more words

Thoughts after reading Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

• I’m still always surprised when I read about the racism during WWII.

• When I read her name was Keiko it reminded me of the book, “When my name was Keoko.” Obviously not the same thing or ethnicity, it just reminded me of that book. 696 more words

Book Thoughts

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


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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