Posts Tagged: 2018 Library Love Challenge

Jan 28 2018
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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford – Review

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

My Thoughts

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet is a beautifully written historical fiction, set during World War II in Seattle. I’ve not read about the Japanese internment following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Jamie’s characters, Henry Lee, an American-born Chinese boy, and Keiko Okabe, an American-born Japanese girl, are so vividly brought to life. The story is told from Henry’s point of view and goes back and forth between the 1940s and the 1980s.

This story moved me to tears many times. The characters were incredibly developed, and even the secondary characters of Sheldon and Mrs. Beatty were some of my very favorites. The settings were so well-written that I truly felt as if I was there, smelling …

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Dec 28 2017
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2018 Library Love Challenge

2018 Library Love Challenge

I better sign up for the 2018 Library Love Challenge, since I’m co-hosting it with Angel’s Guilty Pleasures. 🙂 Click the button above or click HERE for all the sign-up information.

I’ll be aiming for the Dewey Decimal level. I’ll keep track of my progress on this post.

Dewey Decimal
1) Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
2) A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
3) Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple
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Let me know if you’re signing up! I’m super excited since this is the first reading challenge I’ve ever co-hosted. 🙂

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Dec 14 2017
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2018 Library Love Challenge Sign-Up Info

2018 Library Love Challenge Sign-Up Info

Welcome to the second annual Library Love Challenge hosted by Angel’s Guilty Pleasures and Brooke Blogs! This is my first year hosting, and I am so excited to take part. Libraries have been a big part of my life for as long as I can remember. I work at my local public library as the teen & children’s program specialist. Libraries provide so many incredible resources such as:

Books! Paperbacks, hardcovers, eBooks, and audiobooks.
Entertainment! Lots of libraries offer DVDs, BluRays, Video Games or Board Games for checkout as well.
Programs! Most libraries provide a wide variety of free programming for all ages.
Resources! Need to use a computer, research a paper, or apply for a job? You can do …

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