Nick the "chocolate ogre" wants to help the children of Everlost to reach the light at the end of the tunnel, and is slowly handing each child a coin which will release them from Everlost. But Mary Hightower wants to trap the children forever, and joins forces with Pugsy Capone, a death boss, who... show more
Nick the "chocolate ogre" wants to help the children of Everlost to reach the light at the end of the tunnel, and is slowly handing each child a coin which will release them from Everlost. But Mary Hightower wants to trap the children forever, and joins forces with Pugsy Capone, a death boss, who gains allies in a terrible way…Meanwhile, Allie has gone in search for her parents and joins up with a group of "skinjackers". But, as her search takes her further away from Nick and the children of Everlost, Allie uncovers a shocking secret… it seems that "skinjackers" are not actually dead...In this riveting sequel to the imaginative, supernatural thriller, Everlost, there is new dark force to be reckoned with.
Publish date: February 18th 2010
Publisher: Simon and Schuster UK
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
Series: Skinjacker (#2)
If you haven't read Everlost, then you probably shouldn't read this review. But more importantly, don't read the synopsis of this book (Everwild) on Amazon as it gives away an important plot point that the book doesn't reveal until at least the 65% mark. Everlost is populated by children who died ...
I wasn't going to continue after book 1 in this trilogy, but I'm glad I did. The stakes and shape of the rest of the series surge in this second adventure. The kids are learning more about the nature, limitations, and opportunities afforded by their state. Particularly the skinjacker situation. Murd...
Giravano delle voci. Voci di cose terribili, di cose sublimi, di cose troppo grandi da tenere per sé e che quindi venivano tranquillamente trasmesse da un’anima all’anima, da un Ultraluce all’altro. Giravano voci di una bellissima strega, chiamata Strega del Cielo, che saliva verso il paradiso a bor...
I enjoyed Everwild much more so than Everlost. This second installlment in the Skinjacker series was much more insightful than the first book. Shusterman continued to give great references--Challenger space shuttle, Underground Atlanta and even Graceland. But, this novel, did not have me laughing as...
4.5 Stars Everlost is the place where sticks and stones won’t break your bones but names can always hurt you. It is also where things that were once loved and are destroyed in the real world might find themselves almost like an echo.“Great tragedies have great consequences. They ripple through the ...