THELMA Book Club


This event was supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Get ready for the next meeting of the THELMA Book Club! We are reading The Language of the Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh.
You don’t have to finish the book, or even have read it, to attend! Join the THELMA Book Club! It’s free and open to the public! Members are responsible to get their own books. 

Free to attend! ***We will meet in person at THELMA***

About the book:

The Language of the Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh is a captivating novel about finding new beginnings and second chances.

During the Victorian times the language of the flowers was to convey romantic expressions and feelings. But for Victoria Jones, it’s been more useful in communicating mistrust and solitude.

After spending many years in the foster – care system, Victoria Jones struggles with making connections to the people around her, yet she makes a connections with flowers. At eighteen she was released from the system with no where to go.

Victoria realizes her gift of 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. An when she is forced to confront a painful secret from her past, she must decide whether it’s worth risking everything for a second chance at happiness. The Language of Flowers: A Novel (8601422187557): Diffenbaugh, Vanessa: Books