Tag Archives: Susan Orlean

December 13

3 + 1 Books about Flowers: 3 works of fiction + 1 work of nonfiction on a particular subject

Part of my new section featuring three fiction books and one nonfiction about one subject. 1. The Language of Flowers, Vanessa Diffenbaugh Self-acceptance through nature The Language of Flowers is a novel about a young woman who does not know how to navigate the world she is thrust into after aging out of foster care. […]

September 22

The Coral Thief, Rebecca Stott

** The Coral Thief Author: Rebecca Stott First Edition: Spiegel & Grau, 2009  This edition: Imprint, a division of Random House, 2010 Original language: English   Summary: From Amazon: “Paris, 1815. Napoleon has just surrendered at Waterloo and is on his way to the island of St. Helena to begin his exile. Meanwhile, Daniel Connor, […]