Wednesday, September 16 - 2:00 p.m. Earthworm Meets Bookworm Book Club Session 3: The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen
<strong>Wednesday, September 16 - 2:00 p.m.</strong> Earthworm Meets Bookworm Book Club Session 3: The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen

Wednesday, September 16 - 2:00 p.m.

The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen

As the Great War continues to take its toll, headstrong twenty-one-year-old Emily Bryce is determined to contribute to the war effort. She is convinced by a cheeky and handsome Australian pilot that she can do more, and it is not long before she falls in love with him and accepts his proposal of marriage. When he is sent back to the front, Emily volunteers as a “land girl,” tending to the neglected grounds of a large Devonshire estate. It’s here that Emily discovers the long-forgotten journals of a medicine woman who devoted her life to her herbal garden. The journals inspire Emily, and in the wake of devastating news, they are her saving grace. Emily’s lover has not only died a hero but has left her terrified—and with child. Since no one knows that Emily was never married, she adopts the charade of a war widow. As Emily learns more about the volatile power of healing with herbs, the found journals will bring her to the brink of disaster, but may open a path to her destiny.

Please join us for any session of White Flower Farm’s Earthworm Meets Bookworm Book Club

We will have a lively discussion on selected titles and varying garden related topics. If possible, we will meet in the White Flower Farm gardens, if weather is not ideal we will meet in our lunchroom. Snacks will be provided. Seating is limited so please register early.

Session 1: Wednesday, May 27th at 2:00, Garden of Marvel: How We Discovered that Flowers Have Sex, Leaves Eat Air, and Other Secrets of Plants by Ruth Kassinger Click here Session 2: Wednesday, July 22nd at 2:00, Flowering Arranging: Seasonal, Sustainable, Colorful and Creative selections by several authors. Click here Session 3: Wednesday, September 16th at 2:00, The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen

For your convenience, copies of the books selected will be available for checkout at the Oliver Wolcott Library in Litchfield, CT two months before the discussion. The book group name is White Flower Farm Bookworms. Books maybe checked out with any valid Connecticut library card and returned to any Connecticut library.

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