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Jamie Ford Answers Questions…Plus, Your July Book

Hi, Bookies: First off, your July book is…Dan Chaon’s intriguing Await Your Reply. Staff editor Ashley Tate, who will lead July’s discussion, will say hi later this week. Next up: Jamie Ford. The author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet took some time this weekend to answer the questions you had about his book. (By the way, […]

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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet: Conclusion (Spoiler Alert!)

Hi, everyone! I hope everyone wrapped up the book this weekend and loved the ending as much as I did! The part that I knew was coming all along finally came: Keiko and Henry reunite. But first things first. The author of the book, Jamie Ford, has graciously agreed to answer a selection of our questions about the story. Feel […]

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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet: To Page 195

Hi,everyone! Thank you to all the fans of the book who took a few minutes to join the discussion last week. The book is definitely getting exciting! How are you all liking it so far? I have to say I am pretty shocked about where the relationship between Henry and his parents stands. I didn’t think it was going to […]

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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet: To Page 96

Hi, everyone! I hope you all had a fabulous weekend and are enjoying Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet so far. The story definitely grew more exciting—and suspenseful—over the last 20 pages or so. I really like how Jamie Ford has organized the story; alternating chapters of Henry’s life in 1942 and then 44 years later, in 1986, […]

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Hello, and Happy Long Weekend!

Hello, Bookies! As you all know, the June book that swept the poll is the novel Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, by Jamie Ford, and I’ll be leading the group discussion. I’m Lindsay Funston, Real Simple’s Food Assistant. As my title suggests, I work in a land of edible treasures. Whether I’m testing dozens of pasta sauces […]

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