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The Library will be closed on Monday, January 21, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

What's One Book One Bozeman? Click About OBOB to learn more!

January Reading Challenge

We hope you're ready to read Love and Other Consolation Prizes, because we are having a READING CHALLENGE in preparation for One Book One Bozeman!

There are two easy ways to participate.

On Facebook:
Post a pic of yourself with the book
Use the hashtag #OBOB19ReadingChallenge
Tag three friends you would recommend the book to.

At the Library:
Fill out a slip of paper with your name and contact information, and place it in the fishbowl by the bulletin board near the entrance.

Did we mention there's a prize for every participant, and two lucky winners will get to meet Jamie?

We can't wait for all our February events, and we hope you're getting excited too.

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What People Are Saying About Love and Other Consolation Prizes

 "Ford casts this complex love story against the backdrop of the little-known history of Chinese and Japanese orphans, who found slavery and indentured servitude rather than opportunity in America."  - Kirkus reviews, summer 2017

“An evocative, heartfelt, beautifully crafted story that shines a light on a fascinating, tragic bit of forgotten history, this is Jamie Ford at his storytelling best.” - Kristin Hannah, author of The Nightingale

“Heartbreaking, wondrous, triumphant.”- Ken Liu, author of The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories

 "This novel crafts an excellent blend of genres and devices that I love together: historical fiction, a love story with a hint of tragedy, and characters I can invest in. A must-read!"- Corey, BPL Librarian

About Jamie Ford

The One Book One Bozeman committee is excited to welcome Mr. Jamie Ford to Bozeman in February!
A local Montanan, Mr. Ford writes historical fiction and has won the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature (Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet) in 2010. Love & Other Consolations Prizes is his 3rd book. We also love Jamie on social media: FacebookInstagram, and Twitter

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