The Language of Flowers: A Novel (Google eBook)
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions: honeysuckle for devotion, asters for patience, and red roses for love. But for Victoria Jones, itís been more useful in communicating mistrust and solitude. After a childhood spent in the foster-care system, she is unable to get close to anybody, and her only connection to the world is through flowers and their meanings. Now eighteen and emancipated from the system with nowhere to go, Victoria realizes she has a gift for helping others through the flowers she chooses for them. But an unexpected encounter with a mysterious stranger has her questioning whatís been missing in her life. And when sheís forced to confront a painful secret from her past, she must decide whether itís worth risking everything for a second chance at happiness.
Look for special features inside. Join the Circle for author chats and more.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - olongbourn - LibraryThing
I was very intrigued by the "back cover summary" and diving into this book was easy. Following Victoria through the foster homes and into independency was good story telling that kept me turning pages ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tielwingsmama - LibraryThing
Just finished reading this book and all I can say is wow! Passed it on to my mother who will hopefully feel the same. I could not put it down, as it is a page-turner for sure! I would love to see this ... Read full review