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User Review  - LisaSHarvey - LibraryThing

THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS Vanessa Diffenbaugh MY RATING ⭐⭐⭐⭐▫ PUBLISHER Ballantine Books PUBLISHED April 3, 2012 A fascinating and engaging story of a young woman who never knew love, but has a ... Read full review

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User Review  - ZaraD.Garcia-Alvarez - LibraryThing

Vanessa Diffenbaugh's debut novel is storytelling with ease. The writing is clear, but what is most beautiful to discover in this book is indeed the language of flowers and their meaning as originally ... Read full review

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User Review  - CindaMac - LibraryThing

Insightful and compassionate. Diffenbaugh masterfully switches back and forth in time without confusing the reader and making you want to read “one more chapter” late at night to see how things will ... Read full review

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User Review  - lgaikwad - LibraryThing

A page-turner that kept me hoping; the ending was rather neatly wrapped up...which is not usually my preference, yet is a relief. The story delves into the emotional complexity engendered by the ... Read full review

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User Review  - niquetteb - LibraryThing

A nice story about a young woman with a troubled youth intertwined with communicating through flowers and their various meanings. There is some romance, but the theme resonates more on family. I liked ... Read full review

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User Review  - lisa.schureman - LibraryThing

This brilliant book follows a foster child who's unable to get close to anyone due to her experiences in the foster care system. There was one exception to this and Victoria, in the end did everything ... Read full review

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User Review  - jjaylynny - LibraryThing

I became involved in this story in spite of myself. It has an interesting concept but a very unlikeable protagonist (which I don't hate, but for some reason...) and a plot that made me roll my eyes too often. There was not enough inner voice for Victoria to become real for me. Read full review

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User Review  - debs4jc - LibraryThing

Victoria has been betrayed over and over again during the years that she grew up in the foster care system. The only thing that ever interested her is flowers and their hidden meanings. When she is 18 ... Read full review

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User Review  - librarian1204 - LibraryThing

Read as a book club selection. Love the flower meaning dictionary at the end of the book. I wasn't sure about the story but I ended up liking it very much. Mis-labeled, in my opinion, by my local ... Read full review

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User Review  - klburnside - LibraryThing

Enjoyable enough, but not sure it will stick with me. I liked it a little more after discussing it with my book club. 3.5 stars. Read full review


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