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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

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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  - 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

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User Review  - yukon92 - LibraryThing

This book started out somewhat strangely. However, after a few pages I really started liking it. It has a sort of "Lifetime Movie" feel to it, but it was nice to read anyway. It has a very predictable ... 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  - patsaintsfan - LibraryThing

Really, a 3.5 star for me! Read full review


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