The Language of Flowers
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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 communicating mistrust and solitude. After a childhood spent in the foster-care system, she is unable to get close to anybody, and her only connection to the world is through flowers and their meanings. Now eighteen and emancipated from the system with nowhere to go, Victoria realizes she has a gift for helping others through the flowers she chooses for them. But an unexpected encounter with a mysterious stranger has her questioning what’s been missing in her life. And when she’s forced to confront a painful secret from her past, she must decide whether it’s worth risking everything for a second chance at happiness.
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Loved the book! I'm so happy I bought it. Great for a 20 something reader-
I loved this book. I read it at every spare moment I had! It's rare to read a book that is this hard to put down
The language of flowers
Beautiful, touching, exquisite! I can't wait to read the next novel by this exceptional author!
- Category: Literary
- Published: Aug 23, 2011
- Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
- Seller: Penguin Random House LLC
- Print Length: 368 Pages
- Language: English