Like a Flower in Bloom by Siri Mitchell is a lovely historical romance novel. It is such an enjoyable book to read (it made me laugh). Like a Flower in Bloom takes place in 1852 Cheshire, England. Charlotte Withersby is twenty-two and unmarried (very unusual for a girl in 1852). Since her mother passed away, Charlotte has been taking care of her father. Mr. Withersby writes books on botany and Charlotte has gotten very knowledgeable on the subject. Charlotte takes care of the household (sort of), writes books and articles, collects specimens, does her father’s illustrations, and handles her father’s correspondence. Charlotte’s uncle, The Admiral, has decided that Charlotte should get married and has convinced Charlotte’s father. Mr. Withersby gets a new assistant, Mr. Edward Trimble, and sends Charlotte out into Society! Charlotte has never been out in “polite society” and does not know how to act nor does she have the appropriate clothes. Charlotte knows a great deal about plants, but nothing about finding a husband. What follows is a funny, delightful story. I hope you will read Like a Flower in Bloom by Siri Mitchell and find it as enjoyable as I did!
Like a Flower in Bloom is currently available for pre-order and will be released on December 31, 2014.
I received a complimentary copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
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