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(Keeper of the Lost Cities #4)

4.65  ·  Rating details ·  19,596 ratings  ·  1,546 reviews
Sophie Foster is on the run—but at least she's not alone.

Her closest friends from the Lost Cities have gone with her to join the Black Swan. They still have doubts about the shadowy organization, but the only way to find answers is to start working with them. And as they settle into their new lives, they uncover secrets far bigger than anything they’d imagined.

But their en
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Published November 3rd 2015 by Aladdin
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Shannon Messenger
Jul 28, 2014 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
Shelves: read-in-2015
WOO HOO--I can finally reveal the title!


And now my editor has officially approved the draft!!!! I know that probably doesn't sound like that groundbreaking of news, but it's huge because it means the book is *almost* done. Just needs a few more polish rounds and it'll be ready to go in November. So I'm moving the book to my "read" shelf to celebrate (even though I've probably read it 300 times already, no joke) :)

(And in case you can't tell, that's Sophie, Keefe,
☘Misericordia☘ ⚡ϟ⚡⛈⚡☁ ❇️❤❣
Holy angst! So enjoyable! I seem to be unable to stop raving about this series. It's seriously addictive!

I love stories about crazy schools, it's my pet topic and Exillium is so very seriously bonkers that one can't help loving this part of the plot. THIS school offers some serious fun and entertainment to attendees (I'm kidding!). 

✨ Its attendees are called Waywards (while in Foxfire they are called Prodigies!). 
✨ Waywards are not allowed to use names or interact with each othe
Ashley Nuckles
Apr 11, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Y’alllllll this series keeps getting better!! I’m honestly not sure at this point if I have a favorite book in the series because I’m reading them so fast they’re blending together, but I’m also totally okay with that because I’m having such a great time

(Team Keefe 4ever)
Dec 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: re-read-2020
~4.5 stars~

(Reread 12/19/20)

I had a lot of fun with this book! I finished more than half of it in less than a day, which either means it's really good, or I have no balance in my life.

Two of my favorite characters were introduced, Tam and Linh, who I just love.

I think the plot of this was really good. I know that after Lodestar or maybe it's Nightfall, that it basically just beocmes a circle of events, where we end up at the same place, but this book really helped tie together a lot of things, a
A fucking masterpiece!

It has destroyed me, but I'm so thankful for it.

You know there are those series that just take over your life.
This one is like that.
Please do a favor for yourself and read it!

Also, can we please appreciate the fact that 77 is my lucky number and chapter 77 killed my soul?
Thank you.

But like everything with Keefe & Sophie is my favourite.
I'm looking at you, chapter 25.
The perfection, you are.

Maybe chapter 77 killd my soul, but chapter 25 gave it back.
Let's just read chapter
Ashley Brooke
Sep 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Well, that was totally, 100% worth the wait!

Pre Release Review:
Where's a TARDIS when you need one?! This will be a long year.
Lucy Tonks
Nov 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
"Never underestimate the power of the page."

I finished this book and I'm not okay. Now I have to wait two weeks until my copies of the next four books come into the mail. Please send help, I'm not sure I'm gonna make it. So far, this is my favourite book in the series. This was everything I ever wished for.

The plot was so well done. There were times when I was simply laughing way too hard and there were times when I felt like I wanted to cry. And god, that ending! In the last thirty pages I was
Sep 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
4.5/5 | I want to scream, cry, rage and throw things all at once. Since I have been warned not to do any of those things, here’s an attempt at gathering my totally calm thoughts.

Before I get started, allow me to explain how it is times like this that I wish I was a more renown book reviewer so that I could preach my adoration for this relatively underrated series to a larger audience and help it gain the notoriety it truly deserves.

*sigh* I'll get there.


This was the weak point (and I use
Amy Imogene Reads
Jul 21, 2019 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars

This would have been a 3.5 star read because it took half of book to get me re-engaged, but then THAT ENDING sequence.

Pacing: ★★★
Plot development: ★★★★★
Character development: ★★★★★ for Keefe, ★★★ for everyone else.

Neverseen is the fourth installment in the Keeper of the Lost Cities series and arguably the slowest of the first four. Sophie and her group of friends have been banished from the Lost Cities/elven society, and are on the run with members of the rebel organization, the Black
Nov 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
So after finishing Everblaze I have a TON of predictions/please make it happen!

1. Does any one think that Master Leto is Mr. Forkle/ works with the Black Swan? Because during the boo. He says "you kids" and no other character has said that except Mr. Forkle. Also we know that Prentince was the beacon of the cold tower, couldn't they have someone in the sliver tower? Another thing is that Jolie was in the Sliver tower when she died. Lastly, master Leto a telepath and so is Mr. Forkle. And he wan
¸¸.•*¨*•♫ Mrs. Buttercup •*¨*•♫♪

I. Simply. Adore. This. Series.
Christina (A Reader of Fictions)
In general, I don’t really believe in guilty pleasure books. I mean, how fucked up is it to feel guilty about things that are harmless and bring your pleasure. Still, I have to admit that I have them, and this series would top the list. Well, actually not even the whole series. At some point, I was most definitely one hundred percent hate reading. Then, at another point that changed. Neverseen is the point where I am completely fully embarrassed to admit that, as much as I know it’s completely t ...more
Dec 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
“The more she thought about it, the more she realised both sides had lost an important alternate perspective. And maybe that was what she'd been created for.
A girl from both worlds, who'd seen the follies and triumphs of each side.
And her job was to shake things up and do something new.”

When I finished reading Neverseen, all those information was too big to absorb, and I didn't like it at first--because I had no idea what had been going on. So I went and reread the book--and this time I was
Thalia Lin
Feb 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Have you ever felt like you just want to curl up in a ball and die or just scream at the top of your lungs at anyone who approaches you? If you answered yes, then this book is right for you.

This book pulled at my heartstrings and kept my brain jumping around in anticipation the whole time, and even after it the book ended, because who doesn't like waiting a whole year after a cliffhanger?

Shannon Messenger is a goddess and devil at writing. (No offense intended.) What she has is both a gift and
Charlie ~ Happy Pride Month!
Dec 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing

Alexa, Play I'm Not Okay by MCR.

I am a Empath. Just something I've discovered.

I apologize because this section isn't gonna be as long as it usually is, because something very emotionally traumatic happened and I really need to get it all out. I'm currently reading the next book and it is taking me a quite a bit to get as far as I am which isn't even that far, because I am putting the book I am currently reading the next book and it is taking me quite a bit to get as far as I am wh
Nov 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I JUST FINISHED EVERBLAZE AND I NEED MOREEEEE!!! I think its obvious Keefe likes Sophie now- cmon people. Though we all know she is going to get Fitz. ANYWAYS I just wanna say the struggle of waiting another year for yet this next book will be painful- but totally worth it <3 KEEP DOIN WHAT YOU ARE DOING SHANNON!

Th3 K33P3R Club lov3s you <3

Edit: I finished Neverseen as quickly as possible. Coming home to finish my homework so fast just so I could stay up late to finish it. I love this series so
Oct 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Actual Rating: 1,000,000/10

This is a robot speaking right now. BookishOtaku's brain processing abilities have shut down at the moment after completing Neverseen by Shannon Messenger...

5 simple words. What. Did. I. Just. Read?

That's it nothing else. Goodbye.

Nov 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: EVERYONE
Recommended to *Ramya* by: Myself
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Jun 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: owned
holy shit this book has a high rating


I'm so upset omg

Like quality-wise plot-wise worldbuilding-wise this book is like 2.5 stars but my feels are six billion million stars of PURE THROBBING AGONY with a serious side of middle grade OTP and I hate myself and I hate the book and I hate YOU and I hate my choi
Mar 13, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: destroyed-me

OMIGOSH OMIGOSH OH-MY-GOSH!! This book literally broke my heart. (I sobbed, basically.) (view spoiler)

I rated it three stars because it was very very slow at some points and there was just so much angst. Too much angst to handle.


i still cried, nothing has changed :(
Reread: 1/3/18

“Is it okay if I enter your mind?”
“Dude, do you realize how creepy that sounds?”

Neverseen continues to follow the same pattern as the rest of the KOTLC series- a slow beginning, a boring (but slowly improving) Sophie, character development, and....a cliffhanger!

Other species other than the elves finally begin to play a bigger role in the book which is exciting! Woohoo! I'm not too happy with the addition of the new characters, Tam and Linh, though. Just when I thought Messenger
Jul 24, 2014 rated it really liked it
A fourth book??? My prayers have been answered.
Oct 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed, fantasy, own
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Mar 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: likes
"That was one of the most striking things I noticed during my years living among them," Mr. Forkle agreed. "Each generation dumps their problems on the next because they simply do not have enough time to deal with them. I suspect that if they could see a bigger problem, they would not destroy themselves and their planet the same way."


I'm so glad I'm re-reading this series because although I remember much of it, there are so many small details I forgot.
Feb 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
whats going on with marella?
what will brant do?
what will keefe's mom do?
what will edaline do when she finds out what brady did to brant? (cant blame him tho)
what will dex do when keefe and sophie come out and admit they like eachother? (tehe)
what power will marella and jensi manafest?
where are keefe, sophie, and biana? (on the cover)
ohhhh this is so good!
Abby ~Sign Please~
Jan 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-stars
Uh- wha- how- why- to- many- thoughts!!!

Why can't the fifth book be out?!?!?!?

This book is simply devastating!!!! But yet SO FRICKIN AWESOME!!!

I couldn't put it down!!! It was so awesome, it took me five days to read it!!

Speaking of read it, READ IT!!!!!

Re-read: October

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I forgot how much I love this book!!!!!
Aya Woods
me when i finished everblaze: "what?! *flips last page back and forth* NO! It can't be over!!!"
but it is and now i have to wait a whole YEAR for the next one!!! *sobs* i want more... :'( but i know it'll be worth the wait! :D
Dec 04, 2020 rated it really liked it
Ok I guessed about one thing in the end but not the other. Or maybe i saw it coming but i was in denial (still am). How could you torture us so, Shannon Messenger!!!
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“They pulled apart when Keefe shouted, "YOU GUYS HAVE TO SEE THIS!"
They ran to the main room and found Keefe standing under the skylight, holding up Mr. Snuggles like it was a baby lion about to be made king. The sparkly red dragon twinkled almost as much as Keefe's eyes as he said, "I went in to check on our boy and found him cuddling with THIS!"
"Isn't that the same dragon Fitz brought to your house that one time?" Dex asked Sophie.
"WHAT?" Keefe shouted. "YOU KNEW AND YOU DIDN'T TELL ME?!"
"Mr. Snuggles wasn't my secret to share," Sophie said.
"IT'S NAME IS MR. SNUGGLES?! That is... I can't even..." Keefe ran back to Fitz's room shouting, "ARE YOU MISSING YOUR SNUGGLE BUDDY?!"
"Fitz is going to die of embarrassment, you know that, right?" Biana asked.”
“Fitz's door was closed, so she knocked before going in.
"I told you, Mr. Snuggles's visiting hours are over," he called through the door.
"What about your visiting hours?" she asked.
"Oh! I thought you were Keefe."
Sophie opened the door. "I get that a lot.”
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