What are the best books with name of a flower in the title?

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    #1Flowers for Algernon

    Flowers for Algernon
    Flowers for Algernon is a novel written by Daniel Keyes. It tells the story of Charlie, who agrees to be a human subject for an experimental brain operation, following the success of the operation on Algernon, a white mouse.
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    Edward Powell
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "This book kept me interested from start to finish! I actually read this after seeing the movie, which is also great, but the book was much better. I like how it shows Charlie's struggle to become smart, and there are many touching moments in this book."
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    #2The Scarlet Pimpernel

    The Scarlet Pimpernel

    The Scarlet Pimpernel is the first book in the historical series The Scarlet Pimpernel written by Emmuska Orczy which centers on a man who defies the French revolutionaries to rescue innocent people from famine. 

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    Justin Morris
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "An interesting book about a hero who takes action in creative and subtle ways. Takes place during the french revolution and stays accurate to the history. The book starts slow but it is completely worth sticking through."
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    #3The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a book by Stephen Chbosky that tells the story of Charlie. The book revolves around Charlie's writings in his diary. His struggle as a unique teen, trying to live his life happily. 

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    Alan Garcia
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "This book really has nothing to do with a flower, but it does have flower in the title. The book actually has a lot of great reviews and appears to be an interesting story to read. The cover of the book is a little weird and dull."
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    #4Dandelion Wine (Greentown)

    Dandelion Wine (Greentown)
    Set in the fictional town of Green Twon, this book written by Ray Bradbury is a collection of short stories vaguely connected between them: one of the things they all share is that the protagonists are either Douglas or his family. 



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    Arjun Rangan
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "Dandelion Wine was a tasty book. I love Ray Bradbury's writing style, and I have long been interested in his science-fiction work. He wrote a couple books like this, in which the stories are presented in a sort of collection, and then there is an overriding connection between them. I don't know many books with flowers in the title, nor do I know if the Dandelion is actually considered a flower. I always thought that the Dandelion was a weed. However this is a fun read by a master author."
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    #5I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

    I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

    I Never Promised You a Rose Garden by Hannah Green and Joanne Greenberg is published in 1989. This narrates the story of Deborah who struggles with mental illness as she tries to recover and get back to the real world.

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    Thomas Brooks
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "I found the novel to be very touching and heart breaking at times. I found myself feeling very sympathetic to the main character and her struggle with mental illness. I would heartily recommend this book to people who want to feel something heartfelt. "
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    #6Chrysanthemum

    Chrysanthemum

    Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes is a wonderful book that tells the story of a little girl that learn to love her name. It is a cute tale with amazing illustrations.




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    Samuel Pena
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "Chrysanthemum takes you by the collar and doesn't let you go until you get to the end of the book. It's one of the more visually appealing illustrations I've seen and I love keeping it on my coffee table. It's a great conversation starter or entertainment for kids."
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    #7Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

    Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

    Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man is bestselling author Fannie Flagg's high-spirited first novel. It takes readers through sassy and irreverent Daisy Fay Harper's formative years on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi.

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    Johnny Herrera
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "I was pleasantly surprised with this read. When I first picked it up I really didn't think it would be for me, but two hours later I found myself still sitting with the book in my hand. Definitely a comfortable read and a truly memorable story."
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    #8The Black Tulip

    The Black Tulip

    The Black Tulip is novel about Cornelius van Baerl a grower who has his mind set on growing the perfect specimen of the Tulip Negra and the challenges he has had to face along with his journey of growing the flower. 

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    Anthony Myers
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "Translation isn't good. Dialogue is tacky, historicity is spotty. The story arc is interesting, but the details need refining. I would recommend trying out a different book."
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    #9The Rose Garden

    The Rose Garden
    After her sister Catrina died, Eva decided to return to Trelowarth, where they spent their childhood summers in order to scatter her ashes. But when she gets there, things start to get weird, as she is suddenly able to see and talk to people from the 18th century, and she ends up falling in love with one of them, Daniel Butler, a man who lived in the same house where the sisters used to play two hundred years after. 


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    Margaret Watson
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "My daughter read this book and was very intrigued by it. She thoroughly enjoyed it and said it was the best book she has read in a long time. She even recommended for me to read it, which she rarely does with books. So, I have to recommend this to others. "
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    #10The Tea Rose

    The Tea Rose

    The Tea Rose is a historical romance fiction book and the first book in the series written by Jennifer Donnelly. This adult romance novel is first published in 2002. 

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    Linda Zheng
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "If you are into suspense this is a great read. The book has a lot going on at once but still easy to keep up with. It was a great book that kept me interested throughout. I would recommend this to anyone. "
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    #11Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

    Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

    Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is a classic fiction written by Tom Stoppard and edited by Henry Popkin. This tragic fiction was originally published in 1966.

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    Alice Bradley
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "This does not have a flower in the title. Even those Rose is part of Rosencrantz, Rosencrantz is not a flower."
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    #12The Black Dahlia

    The Black Dahlia

    California, January 15th, 1947. The body of a young woman is found in a vacant lot in Los Angeles. This is the beginning of the biggest manhunt in the history of California.  An investigation conducted by Bucky Bleichert and Lee Blanchard. 

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    Roy Obrien
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "A truly disturbing and saddening story that is as famous as it is old. This is a fantastic telling of the story as a story instead of as a simple recollection. This is a classic true crime books and has inspired several films and much interest in the story at its core."
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    #13A Bed of Red Flowers

    A Bed of Red Flowers

    A Bed of Red Flowers: In Search of My Afghanistan is a dramatic memoir written by Nelofer Pazira. It was originally published in 2006. It is about a girl who escaped the Russian occupation of Afghanistan but returned to save her friend.

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    Arjun Jayaraman
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "I went out on a limb with this one, as it is not heavily reviewed. I have this thing, where if the book has a flower name in the title, I must read it if not own it. I purchased this one, with a little hesitation, as it just didn't speak to me from the cover, and the lack of reviews left me little hope. I read it, but struggled to get into that cover-to-cover mode. "
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    #14Desert Flower

    Desert Flower

    Desert Flower: The Extraordinary Journey of a Desert Nomad is an autobiography written by Somali model Waris Dirie. It tells the story of her escape from oppression and Africa and her travels on foot across the Somali desert.

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    Vincent Jordan
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "I initially thought this story was a bit over the top until I learned this was an autobiography and then I was floored. This book is amazing and it's ridiculously impressive what someone can do to provide a better life for them-self. It's raw and gritty but also inspiring."

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Best What are the best books with name of a flower in the title
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Flowers for AlgernonBooks 35 Paid
2The Scarlet PimpernelBooks 32 Paid
3The Perks of Being a WallflowerBooks 29 Paid
4Dandelion Wine (Greentown)Books 28 Paid
5I Never Promised You a Rose GardenBooks 26 Paid
6ChrysanthemumBooks 25 Paid
7Daisy Fay and the Miracle ManBooks 22 Paid
8The Black Tulip Books 22 Paid
9The Rose GardenBooks 20 Paid
10The Tea RoseBooks 17 Paid
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