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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  - 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  - Jenna.Czaplewski - LibraryThing

It's hard for me to know where to start with this book. It has been on my to-read list for quite some time. It finally came to the top of the list because it was my pick for the book club I am a part ... Read full review

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User Review  - JoStARs - LibraryThing

Troubled former foster child Victoria Jones has a unique relationship with flowers and the meanings they convey. This relationship helps her navigate life after the foster care system. Victoria is a ... Read full review

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User Review  - writerbeverly - LibraryThing

4.5 stars. Victoria doesn't start out as a heroine, but ends up as one. The story is told from two time points: starting with her "emancipation" from being a ward of the state, as she ages out at age ... Read full review

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User Review  - caroren - LibraryThing

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, it’s been more useful in ... Read full review

Loved this book!

User Review  - Jeanna - Target

Such a unique, easy read! Loved the way she gave Victoria such harsh edges and yet made her character so likable from the very first chapter. Absolutely recommend!!!! Read full review

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User Review  - RickJust - LibraryThing

I read this for the Idaho Writers Guild Book Club. I was afraid it might be a treacly romance, but found it to be an engaging, inventive book that dealt more with the hardships encountered by foster ... Read full review

Didn't want it to end

User Review  - Jing - Target

Read half the book in a day because I couldn't put it down after the first section. Wish the author had more books, because I really liked her style. Read full review

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User Review  - patsaintsfan - LibraryThing

Really, a 3.5 star for me! Read full review


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