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Everlost is a fantasy book published in by the young adult author Neal Shusterman. The story is the first in the Skinjacker trilogy that takes place in Everlost. Shusterman’s (Full Tilt) enigmatic novel imagines a purgatory where only children go, with its own vocabulary and body of literature plus a. Everlost by Neal Shusterman – Nick and Allie don’t survive the car accident, but their souls don’t exactly get where they’re supposed to go either. Instead.

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While all this is going on, he has also managed to write a rip-roaring adventure complete with monsters, blimps, and high-diving horses.

Upon their death and on their way to the ‘light Well there’s one lesson I learned from this book, never teach your kids to stay put when they get lost.

Sep 16, Yonaily rated it really liked it Shelves: Well there’s one lesson I learned shustermn this book, never dhusterman your kids to stay put when they get lost. This is a fun young adult story with plenty of excitement and danger.

I want more action and drama in the next book. View all 4 comments. They are somewhat like ghosts, and retain the exact appearance they had when they died. Creating an entire new world and having it being written with such poise is truly outstanding. I really liked it.


If I had the option to give it three and a half stars, I would. Everlost Trade Paperback The remainder of the story is a quest to find shusteramn like themselves and a way to possibly make it back home. The book also goes on to explain that, because of this, he became less fearful–if not fearless–and bold in his actions. Okay, not really, but it is a state of limbo.

They were greeted by an eleven-year-old boy named Lief. Return to Book Page.

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Main kids Allie and Nick’s car accident took place by a forest that has burned down. I love the character transformation she makes throughout this book. By the end of the book, I didn’t feel like I knew everything about the afterlife, but that I was willing to keep reading to find out more. In response, Mary denies her and she is wverlost with little to do. Everlost is a scary place to shustfrman up in if you’re unsure of any of the dangers that lurk.

I enjoyed it as much the second time around. Pages to import images to Wikidata. Everlost is like Beetlejuice and The Lovely Bones together, a darker collection of lost things and lost people written in a very original style.


Many characters in the story were developed and experienced many changes, making them realistic. Mary Hightower considered herself the authority of all things in Everlost. And even though Everlost wasn’t consistently plotted, it certainly finished strong. This puts Nick and Mary on the opposite ends of the issue.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Overall, the plot itself was weak and definitely the least exciting part of the book. It lures me to an intriguing and haunting world without having me oriented to what I will stumble upon. Sometimes a spot is massive, such as the entire city of Atlanta seen in the second in the Skinjacker trilogy, Everwild. Allie and Nick are dead, killed instantly in a car crash that involved their respective family’s cars. Jun 24, Twila rated it really liked it Shelves: It didn’t turn out to be a very good idea.

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