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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Nick and Allie had to learn the tricks to living in Everlost pretty quickly if they wanted to stay aboveground.

If there’s one thing Neal Shusterman is good at, it’s creating a complex, detail-oriented world. Luckily for me, everything seemed new to me, and nothing felt like something I’ve read before. The world building is remarkable and the ending suggests more peril and exploits for the characters that survive.


But all rules have exceptions. Es bueno pero no es juvenil, es infantil. I just wish this series was written with an older set of characters and gorier details to go eveelost with already sufficiently disturbing and mature concept. There are so many interesting things and action throughout it kee 3.

Everlost | Neal Shusterman

Neal Shusterman lives in Southern California with his children Brendan, Jarrod, Joelle, and Erin, who are a constant source of inspiration! Apr 25, Courtney Wells marked it as to-read.

That being said, I carefully choose the novels that I read because a bad novel would make me avoid reading even more. For the first half of this book I wasn’t really enjoying it. Why don’t any adults make it to Everlost? Apr 11, Katy rated it liked it. The whole premise of this book is about children dying, and the world the “There’s no easy way to tell new arrivals to Everlost that, technically, they are no longer alive.


Many characters in the story were developed and experienced many changes, making them realistic. She figures to be a major part of the shksterman book, but I question her motives.

Every kid has a coin on them representing the payment to pass on. As a whole, Everlost is an engrossing read. They would forever everlozt in the Everlost because of the terrible tragedy that took place on shustermna Even as an adult, I was creeped out by some of the visuals and ideas that this book forced me to explore regarding the afterlife.

It deals with afterlife specifically, the limbo between life and death and kids behaving badly when left on their own. The book Everlost has won the following awards: A great cast of characters, and a storyline that is both satisfying and leaves me wanting more.

The stories in the Everlost takes place in Everlost. This wasn’t as thought-provoking and gripping as Unwind but it does challenge a little. It was a bit disorienting and a bit confusing. To ask other readers questions about Everlostplease sign up. Creating an entire new world and having it being written with such poise is truly outstanding.

The novel Everwild was published in The question was, did they want to? I seriously loved that book; the action, the great characters, and the scary, almost esque world building captivated me.

Schusterman has created a world in which nothing is as it seems. The remainder of the story is a quest to find others like themselves everlostt a way to possibly make it back home.

I saw reviews stating that this book is far too similar to some other YA books.

EVERLOST by Neal Shusterman | Kirkus Reviews

Within a year ahusterman graduating, he had his first book deal, and was hired to write a movie script. Haunting because it reminds us about the complexity of life and death and everything in-between.

Mary, also known by others as the Sky Witch, had been lying to the children. I must say I enjoyed the way nea, played with disasters from the past. May 10, Kelly and the Book Boar rated it liked it Shelves: Being Greensouls, they’re unaware of the dangers that lurk in Everlost. And the further the two go, the more they realize what powers they possess, and how they fit into shuster,an grand scheme of Everlost.


It might be disturbing to read about dead children who are trying to get their lives back, but Everlost is more than that: The father of four children, Neal lives in California.

The main problem was that the center conflict was weak and almost forgettable. But some dead places have strong substance to them in this world.

What is the feeling of being stucked in a miserable place? More By and About This Author.

For anyone who has lost a friend or loved one at an early age, this is a good read. Oct 31, Rebecca McNutt rated it it was amazing Shelves: Shueterman afterlights for the most part cannot interact with the real world and will sink to the Earth’s core if they stay still.

Well there’s one lesson I learned from this book, never teach your kids to stay put when they get lost.

The kids all cross over in whatever they were wearing, which makes for some interesting wardrobes and nicknames for those who may have shuzterman on Halloween or during a day at the beach think Speedo. Other people who read this with me liked the narrating style of this book. Konigsburg and Jerry Spinelli—are infused with the kind of controlled, precocious improbability that magically vivifies the finest children’s classics.