Jessica Sorensen has made a huge impression on me for her ability to write about emotions that truly affect a reader deeply. This was another really tough book to get through because of the emotions, and the subject matter.
Nova finally feels like she's in a better place, and she still wants to be able to help people who are hurting. While she may not be able to help Quinton during his stay in rehab, she can help Tristan, and she can continue to help herself. She has finally opened up a little more, and lives more fully. But Quinton is still on her mind a lot.
Quinton has tried to end his life, and doesn't see a reason to live. But rehab has helped him to realize a lot of important things about himself. He may not be fully ready to see Nova yet, but he knows he wants to see her eventually. The process is difficult, and Sorensen does not hide Quinton's weak moments, she embraces them. Quinton is a fully developed character that only continues to grow.
While, of course, there is some romance, the primary focus of this novel is more of an emotional one. There are things that neither Nova nor Quinton expect, that push them to rely on each other instead of their vices.
Overall, a beautiful story about survival. Anyone who is a fan of contemporary fiction or New Adult will definitely enjoy Nova and Quinton's story.
From the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Saving Quinton comes a story about giving in to love-body and soul . . .
Today is the first day of Quinton Carter's new life. The toxic guilt of his past left him in pieces-but one girl unexpectedly put him back together. Thanks to Nova Reed, Quinton can finally see the world with clear eyes. She's the reason his heart is still kicking behind the jagged scar on his chest. And he would love to have her in his arms every minute of the day . . . but he's not ready yet.
Playing drums in a band and living with her best friends are just some of the highlights of Nova's life. But the best new development? Talking to Quinton on the phone each night. She wishes she could touch him, kiss him, though she knows he needs time to heal. Yet shocking news is on the way-a reminder of life's dark side-and Nova will need Quinton like he once needed her. Is he strong enough to take the final leap out of his broken past . . . and into Nova's heart?