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User Review  - PhilipJHunt - LibraryThing

A surprise delight. The fundamentals are unexceptional, but the execution is superb. Broken girl tries to overcome her disadvantages. Many setbacks on the way to redemption. Seems a common enough plot ... Read full review

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User Review  - sushitori - LibraryThing

Strange little book but an interesting read after all. It starts out slow, with a main character whose personality is quite annoying. But it improves as you find out why this young girl, a victim of ... Read full review

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User Review  - owlbeyourfriend - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed this one. The only reason I gave it a 5 instead of a 4 was some of Victoria's development was too delayed, too drawn-out. I also felt that Marlena's changes were too quick for me. Read full review

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User Review  - sar96 - LibraryThing

Victoria Jones has been through 32 foster homes and spent time in group homes. With no goals and nowhere to go, she sleeps in a public park where she planted a flower garden. Bloom discovers her talent with Language of Flowers. Love, forgiveness, and healing is found. Read full review

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User Review  - briannad84 - LibraryThing

This was an excellent book! I loved it! Very original and touching even though the main character made me want to scream at her countless times. For some reason I was under the impression that what ... Read full review

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User Review  - missjomarch - LibraryThing

I was very excited to read this book after seeing such great reviews on it all over the book blogs. I purposely saved it for a vacation read and I was not disappointed. An excellent account of foster ... Read full review

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User Review  - kakadoo202 - LibraryThing

very interesting inside of the coming of age girl within the Foster system. heartbreaking. disturbung. sometimes, not understandable how thrbmain character acts and re-acts but thrn again not havung a family while growing up, must mess up a person in a way that others can not fanthom. well written. Read full review

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User Review  - ava-st-claire - LibraryThing

This was a bit sad but it touched my heart. To find such meaning in flowers, to build your life and relationships around them is a beautiful thought. Read full review

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User Review  - Liz_57 - LibraryThing

This could have been a dreary, sad book about the foster care system, but it wasn't. It was a story of making choices, hope, repairing relationships, love.... Read full review

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User Review  - carolvanbrocklin - LibraryThing

Slightly depressing but still an amazing book. Read full review


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