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Summary

Every bouquet tells a story. And every story begins at Blossom & Grow, a tiny, jewel-like flower shop in the heart of Dublin. Here, Lara works her magic: translating feelings into flower arrangements that change hearts and lives.

But what about her own heart? Has she really healed since she lost her chance to be a mother? What will happen when her own story takes a sudden turn?

©2015 Ella Griffin (P)2016 W F Howes Ltd

Critic reviews

Praise for the author: "Ella Griffin can make you laugh and then cry in the turn of a page." (Marian Keyes)
"This is Ella Griffin in fine form, brilliant at dialogue and insightful about loss." ( Irish Independent)

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Wonderful

Such a wonderful story, being a flower shop owner was what interested me in the book.

I enjoyed the book immensely but was so disappointed with the ending, it felt like such a sharp close, almost,like a group of friends suddenly turn their backs on you and close you put of the group.

The characters were wonderful and the emotions expressed throughout were deeply touching.

The narrator read beautifully it was a joy to listen to her, very soothing and expressive.

I would certainly listen to more books by both the author and the narrator.

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A story full of flowers

I enjoyed listening to this book on audible. It’s a story full of flowers but also sorrow. I’m not ashamed to admit I shed a tear when I heard of the pain and sadness in some parts - but I also connected with the love when remembering those who have past that you adore.

The book twists and turns and tells the tales of different folk but all connected to the flower shop “Blossom & Grow”.

Thoroughly enjoyed it!

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The Flower arrangement and The Memory Shop

Just discovered Ella Griffin
Such wonderful stories the make you smile and cry too
Can recommend these books

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loved it a must read

heartbreaking in parts but also funny moments. Characters were well narrated & weaved together.

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Good story

if you don't know about flowers some of this is beyond you. it was ok but I wouldn't want to listen to it again it was long winded.

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exciting!!

I loved listening to the story.

The author blended flashbacks, dreams, hallucinations, thoughts and the present so well that it seemed I was in each moment.
Her choice of words were so picturesque and yet real.
As a florist myself I was reliving every customer encounter as if they were happening in my shop.

The narrator was like a magnet. A voice you cant stop listening to. interestingly by tge end of the story I wanted to hear more. Is there a part 2 please? I want to know how Phil recovered after the operation? did he and Katie have babies? did Mia and Rowan marry? and was Lara really pregnant? and did Ben ever come back especially to see baby Lilly ?

my questions are many if I had to pick each chapter.

why did the author use first person narrative only when she introduced Katie?

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Brilliant

loved it and the narrator made it magical.
couldn't stop listening to it. Brilliant

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Slow to start, but beautiful characters

A bit doom and gloom to begin with, but once you get to know the characters you become totally invested! Not overly keen on the ending (mainly because I didn't want it to end), but I've been buying a weekly flower bouquet ever since so it's left it's mark! Would definitely recommend!

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Beautiful

Beautiful story, well narrated, makes me want to be a florist! I loved the intertwined stories.

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Lovely story

Lovely story just as I have come to expect from this talented author the narrator is fabulous is completes these books