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The language of flowers

  • serenity garden tea house 316 Vallette Way West Palm Beach, FL, 33401 United States (map)

An evening of discussion, dining and wining
6pm-8pm
Lead by Shelly Rowse

Praise for The Language of Flowers

"Instantly enchanting . . . [Diffenbaugh] is the best new writer of the year."—Elle

“I would like to hand Vanessa Diffenbaugh a bouquet of bouvardia (enthusiasm), gladiolus (you pierce my heart) and lisianthus (appreciation). In this original and brilliant first novel, Diffenbaugh has united her fascination with the language of flowers—a long-forgotten and mysterious way of communication—with her firsthand knowledge of the travails of the foster-care system. . . . This novel is both enchanting and cruel, full of beauty and anger. Diffenbaugh is a talented writer and a mesmerizing storyteller. She includes a flower dictionary in case we want to use the language ourselves. And there is one more sprig I should add to her bouquet: a single pink carnation (I will never forget you).”—Washington Post

"A fascinating debut . . . Diffenbaugh clearly knows both the human heart and her plants, and she keeps us rooting for the damaged Victoria."—O Magazine

"Diffenbaugh effortlessly spins this enchanting tale, making even her prickly protagonist impossible not to love."—Entertainment Weekly

The cost will be $23 plus tax and gratuity and will include your choice of entree, a glass of wine and seminar. 

Limited seating please call 561-655-3911 for reservations

Earlier Event: November 11
Downton Abbey Exhibition at City Place
Later Event: January 17
Book club and seminar