Review: Delilah: The Making of Red by Jessica Sorensen

Published: 3/18/2014

Series: Nova #2.5
Rating: 3 stars

Official Blurb:

Delilah Peirce: the Invisible Girl. Men crane their necks around Delilah just to catch a glimpse of her bombshell mother. Delilah knows looks of indifference, of friendship-but never of desire.

Then she meets Dylan Sanderson, the impossibly gorgeous guy who thinks she's beautiful. When he looks at her, she feels needed. When he kisses her, her troubles disappear. And when he tells her he will never hurt her, she believes him . . .

Spoilers Below:

A short,s weet novella that gives us the back story on Delilah and her downward spiral. Delilah, 16 years old, in this novella is a quiet, mostly reserved teenager. Much unlike her mother, who is a 41 year old cougar bar maid. Delilah’s resents her mother’s beauty and ability to pick up much younger one night stands. This leaves Delilah with a sense of need when it comes to being alone the rest of her life. Enter, Dylan. Dylan, a high school drop out and nomadic son of her neighbors catches Delilah’s eye immediately. While, awkward with his interest in her, she finds her self in a spinning rabbit hole of self-destructions. Dylan introduces her to drugs and alcohol, peer pressuring her into losing her virginity, and he strikes her. Delilah knows being with him is wrong, but she cannot overcome her fear of being alone.  The next book in the Nova Series, Nova and Quinton: No Regrets, comes out tomorrow.


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