The Poison Diaries
HarperCollins, Jul 20, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 288 pages
In the right dose, everything is a poison. Even love . . .
Jessamine Luxton has lived all her sixteen years in an isolated cottage near Alnwick Castle, with little company apart from the plants in her garden. Her father, Thomas, a feared and respected apothecary, has taught her much about the incredible powers of plants: that even the most innocent-looking weed can cure -- or kill.
When Jessamine begins to fall in love with a mysterious boy who claims to communicate with plants, she is drawn into the dangerous world of the poison garden in a way she never could have imagined . . .
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Review: The Poison Diaries (The Poison Diaries #1)User Review - Michelle - Goodreads
Great concept. BUT lazy writing, insta-romance, and a failtastic ending ruined it for me. 1. Lazy writing. -- What era is this supposed to be? I don't know, because it was never clarified. Just some ... Read full review
Review: The Poison Diaries (The Poison Diaries #1)User Review - Mundie Moms & Mundie Kids - Goodreads
The Poison Diaries is a story that fascinated me. I liked that a whole story was woven around botany, mixed in with romance and given a twist at the end. Maryrose Wood really set the tone for The ... Read full review