aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

Even a bad PW review is not the end of the world

I’ll bet Jaime Ford’s heart sank when he saw the PW review of “The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.” As the Seattle PI reports, “A prepublication review in Publisher's Weekly dismissed "Hotel" as a "strained debut" and "disappointing read" with "numerous cultural cliches." Since then, the book has been recommended by Barnes & Noble Inc., Borders Group Inc., Costco Wholesale Corp. and IndieBound, and rights have been sold in Chinese, German, Dutch, Italian and Portuguese.”

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