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User Review  - EllaBelakovska - LibraryThing

I was interested in this book because of the unusual subject matter and, having some experience working with young people who have been abused/in care, I wanted to see how this young woman's life ... Read full review

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User Review  - lycomayflower - LibraryThing

The Language of Flowers begins with Victoria Jones's emancipation from the foster care system. The story follows her as she tries to build some kind of life for herself. One of her foster mothers ... 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  - 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  - cati11 - LibraryThing

The Language of Flowers is a beautiful book. It is so interesting and well-written. You will learn so much about the history of the language of flowers - you will be an informed shopper the next time you decide to give flowers to anyone. The book is touching and wonderful! 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  - csobolak - LibraryThing

This book really bogged down in the middle, but had a predictable ending. 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  - alwright1 - LibraryThing

A gift from a book exchange. I enjoyed the Victorian flowered language. 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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