Cannonball Read IV

A bunch of Pajibans reading and reviewing and honoring AlabamaPink.

Sophia’s #CBR4 Review #15: The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

I first heard about The Language of Flowers (2011) by Vanessa Diffenbaugh from a friend. Apparently it was a book that is becoming quite popular in book clubs. Having only a vague idea of what it was about, but  not wanting to be left out, I checked it out from the library.
The story begins and revolves around the life of Victoria Jones, an 18-year-old foster child who had been abandoned at birth by her mother. Pushed around between countless abusive foster homes and then group homes, Victoria, now an “adult” and completely alone in the world, suddenly has to take care of herself. She quickly finds herself living in the streets of San Francisco.
Read the rest of this review here.

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