Last night I finished reading The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh, which is a book I happened upon at a local used bookstore that intrigued me. The book flap made the novel out to be a romance, and I am a simple being who loves sappy and romantic mush, so I gave it a shot.  It is not really a romance, and is certainly not mushy. Centered around Victoria Jones, a ward of the state who was abandoned shortly after birth, The Language of Flowers follows Victoria's life after she... more

Oct 23