Mount Dora Chick Lit Book Club: December "The Language of Flowers: A Novel"

"The Language for Flowers: A Novel" by Vanessa Diffenbaugh;

From Amazon.com "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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  • Ramona

    I always look forward to our meetings, especially to see all you great ladies. Welcome Mindy. Looking forward to our new books and meetings next year :-). Merry Christmas

    December 21, 2012

    • Patty

      Hey Ramona, and all the lovely ladies I still miss seeing! Thanks to Amber, I have a club of my own now, and made new friends because of it. Have a wonderful New Year full of great and exciting Books! (ex)Pat ty.

      December 21, 2012

  • Mindy G.

    I had a great time meeting everyone!! Looking forward to next time!

    December 20, 2012

  • Amber

    Thanks for coming everyone. Happy Holidays!

    December 20, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      Sorry i missed...worked Tues and just getting over a viral illness. Happy Holidays!!

      December 20, 2012

  • Tara H.

    Had such fun... Such a fantastic group of ladies!!! I am lucky to have found all of you... Happy Holidays! :)

    December 19, 2012

  • Leslie

    complex character and story.

    December 19, 2012

  • Kim

    Thoroughly enjoyed the conversation, reviews and company!

    December 19, 2012

  • Sharon K.

    The meeting was great, as always; the book, not so much.

    December 19, 2012

  • Patty

    Hey Amber! Miss our meetings! I see your club is thriving, and because of you starting one, I presently have my own group of 16 great women of all nationalities, and made some awesome new friends.
    Thanks to you Amber! Cheers! xoxoPatty

    November 16, 2012

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