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Book Review: Delia's Crossing (The Delia Series, No 1) by; VC Andrews

Delia's Crossing (The Delia Series, No 1)Delia's Crossing (The Delia Series, No 1)
by; VC Andrews
KIDNAPPED BY CRUEL FATE...

Secuestrado por sino cruel


After her parents are killed in a truck accident, Delia Yebarra's life is turned upside down. At fifteen, she leaves the rural Mexican village where she grew up and embarks on a new life in America. Coming to her wealthy aunt Isabella's huge estate in Palm Springs, California, should be a dream come true for a simple country girl like Delia -- so why does it feel like a nightmare?

A PRISONER OF DESTINY...
Un preso del destino


Her aunt refuses to acknowledge Delia's heritage, relegating her to servants' quarters with a licentious language tutor intent on exploiting a beautiful young foreigner. Her cousin Edward is kind, but cousin Sophia is cruel, manipulative, and resentful of Delia's smoky Latina looks. And just when Delia tries to embrace the life of a real American girl, a heartbreaking chain of events sends her spiraling back to a Mexico she hardly recognizes.... Will Delia find a place to call home?

Family saga | Mystery & Thrillers { genre
18 SX { rating
September 30, 2008 { date released
Pocket Star (432 Pages) { edition
Best Eastern { acquisition
Amazon.com { purchase @

Why exactly I picked out this book?
It has been a while since I have been reading V.C Andrews stuff, So I thought I just give it a wizz since these new Delia series are out and on sale. Yeah Yeah I know these stuff are written by her ghostwriters now but they are still as great.

My Thoughts ♠♠♠♠ This book spent a little time in my TBR piles, which shows how impatient I am when it comes to read this articular author for me. This book orbits around the character name Delia, who lost her parents at the beginning of the book while she was in the middle of class, which is the turning point of her life. Her grandmother couldn't take care of her, and surprisingly, her mother's sister, Delia's Tia Isabella offered to take her into her own care.

Migrating to America, Delia found out she has two cousins, namely Edward and Sophia. Edward is the kind one, and Sophia is the one who tries to make her life a living hell. Moving into a rich place, rich relative, Delia should be well off right? Nope! Her Tia Isabella doesn't really welcome her much into the family. Misfortunes after misfortunes follows her around, like the evil eye.

I love the plots, and I love the quotes within this book. The characters are lovable and hate-tables, which shows how into the book I was in reading it. I also love the cover. The plots are fast and really pulls you in once you've started reading. I have a hard time putting this book down when I have to do somethings.

Oh yeah.. due to the Spanish in this book, I have gone back to loving the Spanish talk =D

Would I recommend it? Yes! Absolutely!



Librarian Muse
Ok.. I need to correct a mistake some librarians have with VC Andrews books. Her books DO NOT belong in school libraries! Yes they are popular, but it is NOT suitables in any High school or elementary school libraries. Get it to your head! Why? Incest and Sexual nature of it. Yes, she is popular, but NO! do not have ANY VC Andrews in your school library! It however belongs in a public library though. Her books are just too great to not be in a library! ♥♥♥
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