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Neverseen

(Keeper of the Lost Cities #4)

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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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672 pages
Published November 3rd 2015 by Aladdin
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Hikari Soomneck Actually I dont get why we're all talking bad about other characters,i think they're all great...Im Team Keefianafitzster....how do we add Dex into th…moreActually I dont get why we're all talking bad about other characters,i think they're all great...Im Team Keefianafitzster....how do we add Dex into the mix? Lol
I was supporting Team Fitz since book one,but book two made me fall a little more towards Keefe...and book three,back to Fitz,BUT..
When alot of people say they kinda semi-hate Dex,i dont feel so...he never meant to do that,plus he was feeling left out and a little jealous towards Sophie n Fitz's connection,plusss Keefe often helped her out in missions and that leaves Dex,so when he thought he could prove he was useful..it all backfired,and he really regretted it,right? And NOT TO MENTION who exactly was the one to save Sophie from Everblaze and Brant? Yea and who exactly was the one to willingly risk him n his family sent to EXILE just to get rid of the you-know-what?
So i demand a truce...Let's not fall to deeply into our 'team' enough to point out the others' faults and all that,yea?(less)

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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 WE HAVE A COVER!!!!!!!!

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,
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☘Misericordia☘ ~ The Serendipity Aegis ~  ⚡ϟ⚡ϟ⚡⛈ ✺❂❤❣
Holy angst! So enjoyable! I seem to be unable to stop raving about this series. It's seriously addictive!

⛓SPOILER ALERT!⛓ 
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
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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.
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
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 Cecilia
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
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Mossring
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
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Lur3n_reads
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
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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
Thalia Grace
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
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*Ramya*
Nov 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: EVERYONE
Recommended to *Ramya* by: Myself
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
BrooKe
Sep 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: otp
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.


P L O T

This was the weak point (and I use
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mina
Mar 13, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: destroyed-me
3-13-18

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.

10-19-18

i still cried, nothing has changed :(
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LunaLibro
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.

Final Thoughts: YOU BETTER READ THIS BOOK LIKE NO JOKE AND THIS IS COMING FROM A 23 YEAR OLD COLLEGE STUDENT/Pass
Mariam
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
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Gillian Berry
I'M UTTERLY F*CKING DISTRAUGHT TBQH

THESE BOOKS ARE SILLY THEY'RE NOT SUPPOSED TO MAKE ME FEEL THINGS AND YET MY HEART HAS BEEN RIPPED OUT AND STOMPED ON AND THROWN INTO THE SEA and CHRIST ALMIGHTY Shannon Messenger you are a PLAGUE

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
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Jasmine
Jul 24, 2014 rated it really liked it
A fourth book??? My prayers have been answered.
Amethyst
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Ashley
Mar 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: likes, books-i-own
Reread:
"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."
HMMMMMMMM.

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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.
Yana
Feb 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I CANT WAIT FOR THIS!!!
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!
TEAM KEEFE! ILY KEEFE! FOSTER-KEEFE FOREVER
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
love, tappkalina
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
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Romie
Aug 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
I'm so far from being fine. this ending got me losing my shit, oof. best book in the series so far! (4.75)
Faith M:)
Dec 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
Carlye Krul
Jan 03, 2019 rated it really liked it
I loved this book! Especially the guy named Tam and his sister. His power seems like something Nico from PJO would have.
The only thing I didn't like was there was a section between getting Prentince and them going to the Exillium where nothing happened. There was a few bits and pieces that were interesting, but most of it was just boring details.
Other than that, I fully enjoyed the book.
Sage Elizabeth
After the last couple of re-reads, I’ve determined that this is my least favorite book in the series
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1.) Keeper of the Lost Cities ★★★★★
2.) Exile ★★★★★
3.) Everblaze ★★★★★
Maddie
Oct 13, 2018 rated it liked it
2.5/3

My complaints about the previous book, Everblaze, are unfortunately still relevant to Neverseen.

Each book in this series is both a major step forward and major step backward. There were elements of this book that I felt were quite strong, mostly the development of Keefe's character and the additions of Tam and Linh. There were a few actions sequences at the end of the book that I felt were well done and showed that this series can be enjoyable when the characters' abilities have concrete l
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malayna
Sep 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, 5-stars
UPDATED REVIEW TO COME

MY OPINION: *****

So I just got a kindle fire and I'm not sure how the formatting for this review is going to look like so we're just going to have to roll with it. Bear with me.

Btw Merry Christmas!!

This is my third or fourth time reading this book and I enjoyed it as always. I feel as if this book got so much more poignant and less fun and more serious action and the likes. There was a little more childhood "romance", shall we call it, and I really enjoyed watching my ship
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Penny Wood
Aug 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
Mini
Feb 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone.
Shelves: 0x16-completed
Oh, so good. This series NEVER fails to impress.

BUT ALL THE BETRAYALS. And all the love.

I think that's all for this beautiful series. Much, much, MUCH awaiting Lodestar's debut (though hoping it's not the last instalment of the series) and who who WHO is Sophie going to end up with?

Team SOPHITZ?? Team FOSTER-KEEFE?? I'm rooting for both. & Obviously Dexiana (and not shudders TAM and Biana...)

I love you, Shannon Messenger.

PS: @Dex, @Fitz, don't fall in love with Linh- I wouldn't be able to cope.
P
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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.”
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“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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