A Smutty Sort of Lust

It’s not a big surprise that the BookSlut review of Flower Confidential quoted what is turning into the most often cited line in the book – "I’ve always had a generalized, smutty sort of lust for flowers…" As the premiere blog about books, it also came as no surprise that reviewer Sarah Statz captured what I was trying to do with Flower Confidential as well as anyone:

It’s a glorious little book, informative but fun to read, personal and
environmentally conscious but clear-eyed in its acknowledgment of a
world culture that demands global production and shipping in even its
most fragile of commodities. While [Stewart] does not hesitate to question
various working conditions and the use of pesticides, both inside the
U.S. and out, Stewart wisely lays bare the information she’s garnered
and allows readers to see for themselves how complex all such
interrelated issues as economics, environmentalism, and social welfare