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After fighting for centuries to be together, Ever and Damien's future hinges on one final showdown that will leave readers gasping for breath. Don't miss this explosive new installment of the number-one bestselling series that's enchanted millions across the world!

Haven still blames Ever for the death of her boyfriend Roman, no matter how hard Ever’s tried to convince her it was an accident. Now she’s determined to take Ever down… and destroy Damen and Jude along the way. Her first step is to tear Ever and Damen apart—and she has just the ammunition to do it.

Hidden in one of Ever’s past lives is a terrible secret about Damen—a secret that illuminates new facts about her relationship with Jude, but that’s so dark and brutal it might be enough to drive her and Damen apart once and for all. As Ever faces her greatest fears about the guy she wants to spend eternity with, she’s thrust into a deadly clash with Haven that could destroy them all.

Now it’ll take everything she’s got—and bring out powers she never knew she had—to face down her most formidable enemy. But in order to win, she must first ask herself: is her own survival worth dooming Haven to an eternity of darkness in the Shadowland? And will learning the truth about Damen’s past hold the key to their future?

302 pages, Hardcover

First published November 16, 2010

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Alyson Noel

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*Note to readers: I'm slowly adding to the long list of books I've read, books I'm reading, and books I want to read. I only add books I loved, hence all my ratings are 5 stars.

Alyson Noël is the #1 NYT best-selling author of many award-winning and critically acclaimed novels for readers of all ages.

With 9 NYT bestsellers and millions of copies in print, her books have been translated into 36 languages, sold in over 200 countries, and have topped the NYT, USA Today, LA Times, Publisher’s Weekly, Wall Street Journal, NCIBA, and Walmart Bestsellers lists, as well as several international bestsellers lists.

She is best known for THE IMMORTALS series, THE RILEY BLOOM series, and SAVING ZOË, which was adapted into a movie now available on Amazon.

Upcoming works include:

STEALING INFINITY- The Da Vinci Code meets Riverdale - in stores 06.28.22

FIELD GUIDE TO THE SUPERNATURAL UNIVERSE - Optioned for TV by producers Charles Matthau and Michael Zoumas with Andrew Orenstein and Matt Hastings attached as show runners

Born and raised in Orange County, California, she’s lived in both Mykonos and Manhattan and is now settled in Southern California. Learn more at www.alysonnoel.com.



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Profile Image for Sarah Elizabeth.
4,670 reviews1,269 followers
November 19, 2017
This was a YA paranormal romance story which carried on from the previous book.

Ever was an okay character in this, she started to get a bit reckless with her powers at times though. One day someone is going to catch her manifesting BMWs in the street and she’s going to struggle to explain what she was doing.

The storyline in this was about Haven trying to get revenge on Ever and Damen for their part in Roman’s death, and about Ever trying to get hold of Roman’s shirt in an effort to recreate the antidote to the antidote so that she could have sex with Damen. This storyline about them not being able to touch has been done to death though, and it’s getting really old. The love triangle was explored a bit more in this book, with Ever suddenly not being sure whether she should be with Damen or Jude, which was a little odd.

The ending to this left us with some questions still. I hope things are resolved in the last book.
6.5 out of 10
Profile Image for Bianca.
146 reviews1 follower
December 12, 2010
This one was better than the last but even so only by a tiny bit.

I hated Haven from the start, what a bitch. I wanted her gone ever since she became an immortal. She is annoying... Not to mention self centered. (ALLL OF THE TIME!)

*Makes sarcastic surprised face* Who knew that Ever would doubt Damen again>? I hate how she finally says yes I trust him and then one tiny thing, any bit of unknown information that he hasnt shared with her and she jumps ship. Right back to the I dont trust you anymore side. In the end she always realises she shouldnt have doubted him. Doesnt she learn>? She seems to run in circles. Its gets annoying. I mean the guy has been around for over 600 years, he can't have been 'perfect' all the time right? Its impossible, everyone makes mistakes. Ever should known that. (She sure makes her fair share.)

This books just like the last 2 or 3 or 4 I honestly cant remember, it is all about Ever and Damen getting the cure. At the end they still are no closer than before. There is only so long you can drag one problem out for. The whole can't touch each other is really old. I just wanted them to hurry up and find the cure so that they could finally have sex and move on from it. Does Ever believe that all her problems are going to disappear once she and Damen do it? (Sighs) I feel its an overated problem.

Im not sure I can handle another book about finding the cure, I will probably read the next one but Im still waiting in vain hope that they get better again. I really liked the first one but it has been downhill since then.
Profile Image for Sara.
321 reviews12 followers
January 14, 2011
Meh... I'm beginning to seriously hate these books. Not that the first 4 were amazing, but the first one wasn't bad... then they all go downhill from there IMHO. How long is the author going to drag out this Ever can't touch Damon crap? I mean, geesh!! Give it a rest already!! As if them being able to touch will automatically create this happily ever after ending we've all been waiting for. It's getting completely ridiculous!

So once again, Ever sees something from her past that Damon kept from her... so once again, she doubts him and can't make up her mind until she (almost) dies and sees the truth for herself. This is just my opinion, but the "trust" she now has in Damon is total bull-S because when she floated in the darkness of the Shadowland, she saw everything he'd kept from her! No trust needed because she just HAD to see for herself. She's stupid, at times self centered and just annoying!! Add Haven on top of that and you have one hell of an annoying book!!

I have NO idea why I read this... I guess I was just curious... but I'll have to be seriously bored out of my mind to read the next book. Thankfully it was a fast read, a 5th grader could have read it in a day it was that elementary! At last I can move on to better books!!
Profile Image for Leah Steele.
117 reviews16 followers
June 14, 2011
Let's play a drinking game...
Every time you see the words "tingle and heat," take a swig. I guarantee you'll be plastered by the time you finish the book in one sitting. We get it, your boyfriend makes you feel all warm and fuzzy. Move the hell on.

If you're not wasted by this point, go ahead and throw in another shot for every cheesy mention of a red tulip. If you're not three sheets by now, you have a heartier constitution than I.

I don't want to waste too much of my precious free time writing more about this book--I've wasted enough already reading it. The concept isn't terrible and in the hands of a better writer, it might not have been all that bad. But Noel spends way too much time mired down in how dreamy everyone is and the exact brands of cars and clothing represented that frankly I'm insulted on the behalf of teens everywhere at her insinuation that they're all vapid brand whores. But what really kills her writing style for me in the repetition. She seems to feel compelled to say everything at least three ways in just the course of one sentence. I don't know if she's attempting dramatic gravity or just trying to drive the point home, but she ends up beating it into the ground and spitting on it for good measure. Instances of this are far too frequent and close together to be effective--just annoying.

Add to the fact that basically the main conflict of the entire story centers around the main characters' failed, desperate attempts to get laid... It's just bad
Profile Image for Crystal.
12 reviews6 followers
November 22, 2010
I'm ready for these to be over. I have been since shadowland. It's the same thing over and over and over and over and over and over and overrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr again. Thanful the next book is to be the last..... :(
Profile Image for Merary.
231 reviews196 followers
September 26, 2014
*slowly wakes up and gives a big yawn*
Thank goodness I'm almost over! I can't stand this books! Now I understand what people meant by the absurdness of this pathetic Immortals series. All I want is the last book to arrive, read it, and then get on with my life, mourning the loss of my neurons.

Even though the books were pointless and absurd, at least they were fast reads. But Night Star was BORING. It actually took me longer to read than the other four books. After page 80, I was still waiting for something interesting to happen. Then 30 pages later . . . nothing. This is the same plot over and over! Ever and Damen are still trying a cure for their chaste! It's getting old already!
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Must. . . continue. . .reading--*SNORE*

Was I the only one who thought the awful secret that could break Ever and Damen apart was . . . pathetic? Please. I'd read worse secrets than that. Ever, get over it! Don't expect everybody to be perfect! Like I said before, you're not even perfect yourself! Do you remember the awful stupidities you had done during the entire series?

and Jude . . . Oh my gosh, he became so pathetic. Ever will never love you! Get it through your head, too!

Amazingly enough, the biggest complaint I have for this book wasn't Ever's tiny brain.
It was Haven.
She's a fucking DOG. I felt like tearing my hair every time she said something. We get it already! You're unhappy and pathetic! She reminded of one of those bullies who feel victorious with throwing whatever runs through their heads to their victims. I was rolling my eyes at her "tauntings". Please! Even if someone was threatening me like that, all I will think is how pitying she/he is! The words were EMPTY. It only showed her lack of incompetence. Haven is a waste of space and waste of a villain. Please, leave the tauntings to REAL villains. Haven, ever heard of rehearsing?

Empty insults. Just like Haven's.

I'm glad Ever killed her.

And I thought Alyson Noel was at least a great writer, but she went downhill with this book. Her writing was repetitive and juvenile. "Squinting" seems too be her favorite word, because it was 60+ repeated in this book! And if I read how Ever feels "tingle and heat" when she's near Damen one more time . . .


Don't give up, Merary! Only one more book and you're FREE!!

This will be me when I'm done with the series. :)
Profile Image for Cecilia.
267 reviews223 followers
December 13, 2022
Quinta entrega de la saga… y la verdad después de haber leído más de 300 páginas, el libro no aporto nada nuevo ni siquiera se resolvió el conflicto planteado en el tercer libro 🙄.

Lo único positivo es que se lee rápido, pero fuera de eso no hay nada. Ahh! Se me olvidaba hay una muerte, pero que tampoco aporta nada a la trama; igual leeré el último libro, porque quiero saber en que termina y porque me gusta martirizarme de vez en cuando 😅.
Profile Image for James Tullos.
286 reviews1,297 followers
December 15, 2022
For a bunch of immortals, these people sure die easily.
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Profile Image for Kristi.
818 reviews196 followers
November 18, 2010
Initially, I wasn’t going to finish this series which is fairly rare for me. Evermore was fantastic! Blue Moon was great and then it all went downhill from there. I was so frustrated with the main character’s absolute lack of growth not to mention the fact that the author constantly threw a character driven wrench that was just to convenient--whether it be [. ..] doing something incredibly stupid repeatedly throughout the books or the author writes Ever into multiple conversations and just chooses not to finish them and begins another chapter like the conversation never happened etc... Leaving me thinking either a section is missing or Ever is just standing there stupidly with her thumb in her ear. Yes, this is fiction, but even fiction has its limits and it starts to become insulting to the reader.
I had initially selected this as a pre-order for my Kindle and didn’t unselect it so I read it. This book was better than I expected although it had a few of the extremely insulting wrenches thrown in, I can honestly say it was ok.

Now, to the review:

Ever and Damen are together, as much as they can be. Haven has turned into a vicious tyrant, no surprise there; she wasn’t a good person or friend before becoming immortal so I can’t see how gaining power would enhance her personally but our dear Ever is *ever* hopeful.

Haven, along with wanting to kill Ever, is on a mission to start senior year as the new Queen Bee and knock Stacia off the hierarchy with a little help from Honor. Therefore getting all the attention she feels she’s been denied all these years she’s spent labeled as a loser.

Damen is supportive and patient as always. Ever catches him in some creative editing of her/their past lives and assumes the worse. He, of course, is there to assist and protect Stacia from the horrors of being a *gasp* loser. Heartbreaking as it is for Ever, she’ll get by. Watching Damen protectively whisper in Stacia’s ear and hover over her is nothing new.

Miles is back from Italy and he has some questions for Damen about some paintings that Roman directed him to. Miles is my favorite character; he is the most realistic person and is truly a faithful friend.

Sabine and Mr. Munoz seem to fade into the background, making rare appearances. Sabine’s rare appearances being in turn worried, shocked and angry. Mr. Munoz’s takes a turn at being supportive despite the fact that Ever has missed over a week of school.

We find Ever, once again battling an immortal to the death, once again making an impossible choice and once again ‘the wrench’ just happens to be there at the VERY second when it all goes down even though the ‘wrench’ wants nothing to do with said person involved. The reason the ‘wrench’ is there can be explained, I’m sure (hey-we all feel guilty about something) but it lessened the story when it could have been so much better. It was kind of a repeat with a different twist.

With that being said, there is a new premise being started that will hopefully give way to a new story-line for the final book. Exploration of Summerland has shown a new development there that bodes ill for Ever and might even offer up a new challenge. I certainly hope so, the sixth and final book is ready.
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288 reviews61 followers
January 7, 2023
Dear Alyson Noel during this book I’ve felt like you tried so hard to keep us interested in what you are writing, unfortunately, You failed, big time.
This book is boring really truly boring and the fact that I have to somehow find a way to finish it is utter torture “I never change my habits and one of them is to never give up on a book and not finish it” so here I am trying to finish the 200 pages that are left, not much huh?!!
Btw I kept on reading the words “make no mistake ever” I imagined Alyson Noel almost saying to us make no mistake people this isn’t going to get any better! I mean what is it with the repetition? Am I the only one noticing it here? Hello? Anyone..?
And Ever goes on and on about how Jude looks at her and how he observes her, oh poor Jude he loves me, he wants me, oh poor Jude always getting his heart broken .. and then poor Damen being sad because of me, obsessing oh poor thing they all love me and I have to choose hmm such a difficult choice to make..
And just when I think the book is over like most books go you know? A beginning with a state of an almost calm atmosphere and then right in the middle there is the troubles and problems and everything gets fixed and we get to the end when everything is in a semi good way and then right before the book ends we see the opening for the new one (if it’s a series of course) “and I’m sure all of these things have some grammatical name that I don’t know of”
Well, well, this book have proven me wrong, since it has two big problems right in the middle with a great space of supposed calm between them and right when I thought the book was over –to my outer rage- it wasn’t and it kept dragging on for a lot of pages which is a pure torture if you might ask me.
I had to get through so many pages to get to some –almost- good parts and then again I had to cope with some more. I can’t believe how much time I’ve wasted not how many times I thought it’ll get better , believe me IT DOESN’T .
And now finally there is a final book and despite how much I hated this one I’m gonna read it just so I could have a proper closure with this series.
And of course I’m giving it no more than 2 stars and that second star is because I enjoyed some parts so it is only to be fair.
Profile Image for Khalia Hades.
Author 9 books52 followers
January 10, 2014

First of all, this is the most slow paced book ever. No excitement, no nada. Okay so, Ever discovers that she was a slave in one of her past lives, who lost who family in a fire, and who was her hero? Damen. He rescued her by buying her, by later going back to try and buy her family. Little did he know that Roman snuck in the night a light the place in flames. Jude, who was also part of the salved family, decides to give it a go and try to win her back. Which, like always, he ends up butting in.

Damon, the sweetest guy I've ever read about, ends up protecting Stacia. Ever's enemy, thanks to God that she understands why he needs to protect her; she reminds her of herself with the hoodies, and the iPod. While Heaven tries her best to separate Damon from Elena, she blames her for the death of Roman.

Jude, a lost cost. I don't even know why he is STILL in the picture. Why would you butt in a relationship if you know it will never work? If you had a chance to see the past, and know parts of the future, wouldn't you want to change it? Yes. But when it's obvious that you are not meant to be with that person, then why keep butting in? You are only going to hurt yourself over and over again.

Finally, when Ever is going through the death experience all over again and ends up in Shadowland, she sees who she is really meant to be, and that her feelings for Damen were never mistaken. He is the man she loves and desires the most. End of Story.

I just hope the last book (Everlasting) is better than Shadowland, Dark Flame, and obviously Night Star.
Profile Image for Erik Fazekas.
471 reviews194 followers
May 20, 2021

EDIT 20. mája 2021
nejako prišlo na stream aj na toto.. tak presúvam túto perlu recenziu z komentárov do hora.
Ale schovávam do spoileru, lebo čo ak to chce ešte niekto niekedy čítať.
Inak stream je uložený v IG TV na cooboo.sk IG profile.

Ste na to pripravení?
P.S.: Mozno je inak chyba ze som prilis vela dobrych knih za sebou cital, teraz nedavno.
Profile Image for Kim Smiley.
878 reviews17 followers
April 19, 2011
I am surprised at the negative reviews for this book. Trust me, I LOVED Evermore, completely HATED the 2nd book, "Blue Moon" and almost just stopped there. I'm glad I didn't, because after that 2nd book in the series, it really did get better from there.

This 5th installment of the Immortals series left me with hope. We start the book off with Ever and Damen training for the fight that they know is coming with Haven. After Jude killed off Roman in book 4, Haven is on the rampage, completely blaming Ever for his death and vowing revenge on her and Jude.

So Ever is dealing with the repercussions of Roman's death, trying to protect Jude, trying to deal with things at home as Sabine completely disbelieves Ever has psychic abilities after her near death experience, and also trying to find the one thing that will bring her and Damen together: the antidote to the antidote. She needs the shirt Romans was wearing when he was killed, as the antidote was spilled all over it and it's the only way she can find out what was exactly in it.

I liked the way this book was written. I always have seen Haven as the crazed girl in the movie "The Craft." She reminded me so much of her that's who she became in my head at least.

I'm very much looking forward to the 6th book, due out in June and I'm hoping for that happy ending. I guess I don't have that long to wait, but it's a book I will have the day it comes out. Happy reading, this one was worth it.
Profile Image for J.Elle.
688 reviews109 followers
October 7, 2011
Give me a minute while I attempt to drum up any enthusiasm for this series…you’re probably asking yourself, “why is this girl still reading this series if she thinks they are so pitiful?” Good question. Two things: 1. For better or worse, I’m committed to the (probably) bitter end, and 2. I’ve actually come to enjoy writing these scathing reviews about Ever. It’s like I love to hate her. This reminds me of Jim Carrey’s line in Dumb and Dumber, “Hey, I guess they’re right. Senior citizens, although slow and dangerous behind the wheel, can still serve a purpose.” Great movie, but I’m way off subject.

Ever returns to school for her Senior year only to discover that Haven has used her new immortal powers to make herself the most popular girl in school. And oh yeah, she still blames Ever for Roman’s death. Haven’s first order of business is to break Damen and Ever apart and her hidden weapon is some heinous secret in Damen’s past, involving Ever and Jude. Apparently in one of Ever’s lives, she was a slave and Damen bought her from an evil master, thus forcing her to leave her family and Jude (who was her slave boyfriend) behind. Ever’s family and Jude (in that life) end up dying in a fire and Damen doesn’t tell Ever. Am I so immune to these books that I’ve lost the ability to react normally? Because this horrible, heinous, worst ever secret doesn’t seem that bad to me. What about Damen had a child with another person and that child is Jude or that Damen, himself; set the fire to kill Ever’s slave family so he could have her all to himself? These are both plots twists I might have considered to be horrible and heinous. Anyway, lots of dithering and visits to Summerland ensue accompanied by many descriptions of drinking the red immortal elixir. (Yes, YES, they have to drink elixir to be an immortal. WE GET IT. Please, no more descriptions of Ever fiddling with her bottle of elixir at lunch or talking about her “favorite red sports drink” with her aunt. Enough. End rant.) Okay, so somewhere along the way, Haven manages to learn what Ever’s weak chakra is and she kills her…only as she dies, Ever suddenly defeats her weak chakra by having some revelation about it. Sigh. Anyway, not a lot is resolved by the end of the book (nothing new there). Perhaps the author is saving it all for the finale, due out this Summer. I won’t be holding my breath.

Wait no more. Find out what I thought about the finale here: Everlasting
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1,639 reviews15 followers
December 28, 2010
Ever is still the most annoying character in YAF, but I tell you what, I've hated Haven since the first book so this book....better than the last ones.

Whenever Ever says she knows she's doing the right thing you know she has made the wrong decision and unfortunately, she says this a lot. What bugs me most is that she always thinks that she knows better than the guy who has had 600 years of life experience. She's so self-righteous it drives me insane.

Although, I will give her this...she has changed a bit for the better in this book. But really, I think it is Alyson Noel's writing that voices Ever so annoyingly. Since the book is in the first person there are too many conversations she has with herself that just grate on my nerves. That and the usage of the word 'gawd'. Gawd awful or gawd, shut up.

And Haven, oh Haven how I hate you so. And not the she's so bad she's good kind of hate, the villain you love to hate, but just a character I flat out hate. She was idiotic and snooty in the first book and now she's just flat out crazy and ridiculous. The clothing and makeup descriptions are just waaaaay over the top. Are you kidding me?

I honestly don't know why I read these books! But now, there's only one left so I have to finish. ;)
May 27, 2017
Okay, first of all...the first couple of chapters were HORRABLE! Heck I don't even remember the first few CHAPTERS seeing as I'd started reading it and forgot about it and started other stuff then just now came back to it. And I must say CONGASTONS EVER!! YOU FINALLY DID SOMTHING SMART FOR ONCE WITHOUT BEATING YOURSLEF UP FOR IT AND THINKING THAT YOU DIDN'T DO THE RIGHT THING!!! *CLAPS HANDS!!* Although the whole thing with her Aunt Sebbein or however you spell it. It's getting crazy! She ended up kicking Ever out of the house at the very end. And Damien....Good Job! I don't know why.. but good job anyways! (for whatever it was that you did.) Oh wait I remember now! You tought Ever how to take out Heaven if need be! And also you were able to actauly walk up to Jude and tell him that you wanted to aplogize for oh let me think... 6 centerys of actauly owing Ever into liking you. (Although they don't call that in the book...well actauly I shouldn't of said that but anyways.) And have him forgive you and then become friends in the end. That's awsome! So just for that you get a little clap. *clap clap*


Okay, Now for Miles.(This one's going to be short..) Miles Thank you for being the normal simi rashnal one that actauly thinks things though before going and doing it! For you just for doing all that----I THANK YOU!!!!!!

Well besides all that. It was kinda good at the end of the book, or more like the last six or seven chapters were really good. Let me think....yep I'm done now!
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393 reviews8 followers
June 3, 2020
2,5 ⭐
Ein wenig besser als der letzte Teil, aber so richtig begeistern kann mich die Geschichte leider nicht. Den letzten Teil werde ich der Vollständigkeit halber noch lesen um zu erfahren, wie es nun ausgeht.
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3 reviews3 followers
April 1, 2011
I mean come on, I could give it zero stars. I have never EVER read a series so ridiculously redundant in all my years of reading. Get over it already, honestly, an author that CAN write well should never EVER produce something so hideous. It's so disappointing when an author shows you she can write and develop a good story line (e.g. Evermore & Blue Moon, maybe even Shadowland) and characters and then puts on such a horrible display of mediocrity. It's a disgrace to her abilities. Maybe something is going on in her life and she's not into it anymore or it's for losers 12 year olds and she's trying to put out a message of celibacy, who knows?! I've given up trying to figure it out, I WILL NOT be wasting any money on the last one and for someone like me who is OCD about finishing what I started, that says a lot. To any other reader thinking of attempting to get through this catastrophe and you are already tired of the "can't touch you, I'm so immature and I make the same mistakes over and over and I'm super petty, annoying and predictable along with all the other characters" DO NOT expect a change.. it only gets worse, that's a promise. It would take a miracle of a last book to save this series. Too bad this author can't rewind time and actually write to the audience that wants to read this series.
Profile Image for Kay.
26 reviews
November 28, 2010
So after reading the book, I'm having a few conflicting thoughts. but my major thought is: do we really have to have another book? Because honestly, I think the series should've end about, oh 3 books ago. I mean, how many times has Ever gotten herself into trouble and made the situation even worse? I've got a count of at least 5.
Personally, I think that if Ever had been sent to the shadowland two to three books ago and had her epiphany than the I'd like her and the series A LOT MORE! To me she just seems like a ignorant little girl who got turned into an immortal and has no idea what's she's doing.

But that's just me.
So, overall, I didn't enjoy this book. I thought Haven's 'transformation' was completely unrealistic(even for this kind of book) and I was still annoyed and irritated with Ever's stupidty and Damen's laid back demeanor.
The only good parts for me were the parts Miles was in.
September 11, 2015
I hella could not stand this book. I just wanted to continue to satisfy my curiosity about what happens in the end and what Haven does to Ever. As I read a little of the book I just could not get past the characters that are just all wrong.

Ever. I was expecting more about her from the first book, but the series has just made me totally dislike her as a character. First, in the other books she couldn't seem to do anything her self, even with her new found powers. Like, your immortal, learn to defend yourself. What was really pissing me off though in this book was that she was hoping back and forth between Damen and Jude. Like first, Ever is determined that she and Damen are meant for each other and at first rejects other guys, but she still gets swayed by them. Damn. Hella annoying that when she starts to have doubts about Damen she goes running to Jude. Like, don't string the guy along just because you are unsure about your feelings!

Haven is even more annoying or maybe just as. Haven is the worst friend that anyone could ever have. I mean, how the hell can you betray and seek revenge against your own best friend? She is just letting her new powers and jealousy get to her. I didn't even really like her from the start with the way that she got jealous of her friend. It seemed to me that she was ready to turn on her friends at any second if that meant that she got attention from someone that was good-looking or had to make a decision that would make her popular and loved by others. She really seemed that way with her choosing Drina and the jealousy of Ever, and I was right. She took what she could to make herself seem better. As the book went on I thought that she was a b*tch and how much a hated her for what she was doing to a former friend I thought she was plain evil from that point, but later on I discover that she is not just a total b*tch but a psycho as well.

The only decent character is the book seems to be Miles. He is a great guy, loyal, and
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136 reviews69 followers
November 28, 2010
(from Murphy's Library - http://www.murphyslibrary.com/)

This rating is two and a half...

Ever and Damen are still trying to figure out how to solve their little problem—and, damn it, they’re on this same page since Blue Moon, this is kind of getting old! On the other hand, they need to deal with the Haven situation—Ever knows Haven coming after her, it’s just a matter of time.

Haven is a pain in the neck, I must say. I’ve never really liked her character, she was never a really good friend, and apparently Ever can’t see it. Miles is back—thank God, because he’s the most reasonable character on this series—and Damen knows they have some “unfinished business” to work on. Talking about unfinished business, Ever finds out some stuff about Damen on this book that I was expecting to come out since the beginning. I mean, there’s no way the guy is perfect all the time, right?

Some things on this book seem odd to me, more than others, though. Ever ditches her classes for an entire week and Sabine never finds out about it—she’s dating one of Ever’s teachers, Munoz never ever mentions it to her! Sabine, by the way, is left completely out of sign most part of the time, how come Ever escapes from her for so long? I mean, they live together, I just didn’t buy it.

I’m kinda tired of this series, I’ll read Everlasting when it comes out—next summer—, but I don’t intend to put this book as priority on my To Read List, as I’ve just done with Night Star.
Profile Image for Kelly Hager.
3,096 reviews129 followers
November 6, 2010
As vague, non-spoilery backstory, Ever and her boyfriend Damen are immortal. He turned her immortal after a car accident killed her (her parents and sister also died, but Damen was able to bring Ever back because she hadn’t fully crossed over). They’ve been in love for several lives, but she always died unexpectedly. (There’s a reason for that, but that comes up in an early book.) They’ve overcome several obstacles to be/stay together, but in Night Star, they face possibly the toughest battle yet.

I love this series. It’s fun and fluffy and everything a YA series should be–unexpected, clever and full of angst, romance, a couple that you have to cheer for and things that aren’t possible in our world but should be.

I also love the way that Ever has grown through the course of this series. At the beginning, she was scared and uneasy, afraid not to be with Damen but also afraid to be with him. She was Bella Swan. Now, she’s totally coming into her own. It’s not that she’s fearless, but she knows who she is and what she’s capable of. She knows that she’s strong enough to overcome and survive everything and anything.

Please don’t remind me that the next book is the last one. I’m in a state of denial about that.
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303 reviews11 followers
March 30, 2011
I actually found myself liking this book so much better than the last one. I’ve read some mixed reviews on here and I don’t feel that they are all right. Mostly I’ve heard that there has not been even a tiny bit of resolution in the story line. Well that’s not really true while they still don’t have the antidote some things have progressed. I think Ever has finally started acting like an adult. Although it happened almost halfway through the book it was still a big step forward. What I fail to understand is how she keeps making these big mistakes why didn’t she watch her whole past lives in the beginning when she first learned of the hall of records. I would have especially since knowledge is power and she needed the upper hand on many occasions.

I do however also hate Haven god I’m so glad at the way that ended.

What will piss me off though is if in the next book she starts to doubt Damien again. She love him she’s not sure because he lies to her has been the story from the beginning.

I think if you loved the first book but were unsure of the last one check this one out anyway you may find that you love the series again.
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63 reviews
November 27, 2010
All I can say is OH-MY-GAWD!! This book was so dramatic, i am sad to say that its almost ending. This was the most Enchanting book in the whole series. This story captures the true magic of TRUE LOVE <3
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1,466 reviews159 followers
January 28, 2020
Co si budeme povídat, vrátit se k jedné z nejvíc shit sérií, která u nás pár let zpět vycházela, byla výzva. Ale vážně to chci dočíst! Dement byl stejně dementní jako vždy a Ever mozek fakt nezískala. Milostný trojúhelník opět nejvíc drama. Well, nebylo to tak hrozný jako ty předchozí díly. Spíš nuda.

Profile Image for Tina ♥ Bookaholic.
769 reviews110 followers
September 13, 2011
I'm still not a fan of this series, I just keep reading it, because I started it. And I wouldn't recommend it ot a friend. I can't describe it excactly why but I always have the feeling, that it is annoying, the whole plot and most of the characters. the only two characters I like are Jude and Miles, but they are not so often mentioned in the book. The story about Damen and Ever is sometimes really boring and I just can't feel with them, also the part with summerland -> that's keeping rolling my eyes. And whats the book really about? In my opinion the whole series is going around the topic if Damen and Ever finally can sleep together - thats the main reason for all there actions and the other things and problems just are along the way to stretch the story and the books.
But there are sometimes also good moments, but they are rare in my opinion.
And now I've just one book to go, the sixt and the last and I'm not thinking - oh, I'm gonna know soon how it will end - NO - I think: yeah, one book and I'm finally ready with this series and can read something I like more again. So - the book didn't make me to a fan and I don't believe the last one will change my opinion.
The writing style from Noel was ok. I'm not a fan of stories which are written in the presence, though the text was good and easy to read, a normal YA story with light sentences, and sometimes thats just what I need.

Roman wurde unabsichtlich von Jude getötet und Haven rastet daraufhin total aus und schwört Ever und den Ihrigen Rache, wenn nicht sogar mit dem Tod. Außerdem wurde mit Romans Tod auch das Elixier vernichtet, welches Heilung für Damien bedeutet hätte und nun stehen Damen und Ever eine Zukunft entgegen, in welcher sie sich nie wieder berühren dürfen….

Meine Gedanken zum Buch:
Ich bin noch immer kein Fan dieser Serie und lese nur noch weil ich sie angefangen habe und sie auch abschließen möchte. (Ich weiß, dass ich mich bereits wiederhole, aber diese Buchserie frustriert mich und macht mir mürbe) Ich würde es außerdem keinen meiner Freunde weiterempfehlen: daf��r ist es zu lange und zu viel um den Brei geschrieben. Ich kann nicht genau beschreiben was mich so dermaßen stört, aber ich finde die Geschichte und die Bücher einfach nur nervig, sowie die meisten Charaktere darin. Die Einzigen, die mich nicht nerven und wo ich sagen kann, dass ich sie mag, sind Jude und Miles, aber leider kommen diese beiden nur am Rande vor. Die ganze Geschichte von Damen und Ever ist manchmal einfach langweilig und so unrealistisch - außerdem was sagt einem die ganze Story? Die ganzen Bücher hinweg geht es im Prinzip darum, dass Ever endlich mit Damen schlafen kann (obwohl sie in der Zeit wo sie gekonnt hatte, sich nicht getraut hat) Hallo?? Im Prinzip ist die ganze Serie nur auf eines ausgerichtet -das die beiden endlich Sex miteinander haben können. Und nur runder herum ergeben sich immer wieder Stolpersteine, um das alles in die Länge zu ziehen. :/
Aber jetzt liegt nur mehr ein Buch vor mir, das sechste und somit das letzte und ich denke mir dabei nicht - oh, jetzt weiß ich bald wie es ausgeht. - Nein - ich denke: yeah, jetzt habe ich es bald hinter mir und kann dann wieder etwas lesen, das mir wirklich gefällt.
Also, dieses Buch hat mich wieder nicht überzeugt und mich zum Fan gemacht und ich denke auch nicht, dass es das letzte schaffen wird, aber mal sehen.
Der Schreibstil von Noel war ok. Normalerweise bin ich kein Fan von Geschichten, die in der Gegenwart geschrieben werden. Aber dafür hat Noel sie aus der Sicht des Hauptcharakters Ever geschrieben, um mehr Bindung aufzubauen. Ihre Schreibweise ist locker und leicht und meiner Meinung genau so easy zu lesen, wie ein YA Buch sein soll, mit dem man sich ohne großen Nachdenkens und Einlesens abends gemütlich auf die Couch schmeißen kann- wo wie ich es manchmal brauche.

Belangloses Cover, das nicht mehr Kreativität bietet wie die Vorgänger.

Buchreihe wird nicht besser und ich sehne nur mehr das Ende herbei, um wieder was anständiges lesen zu können.
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278 reviews361 followers
June 12, 2011
This series has never been on the top of my reading list. They're strictly mind-numbing brain candy, and truly, that's all they've ever been and ever will be. The biggest problem is that this series stems from a very weak main conflict. The two main characters are sexually frustrated teenagers who cannot touch one another due to some poison, and consequently, this leads to a bunch of awkward euphemisms about how the two can't have sex. It's kind of hard to take any of these novels seriously when that is the main problem. Nothing about the world possibly coming to an end or some anything of the sort; no, these two people just really want to "experience the passionate night they’ve been longing for" (see what I mean about awkward euphemisms?).

In this particular novel, Roman has recently been killed, and Haven is ready to wreak havoc on Ever because she blames her for his death. She was interesting enough as an antagonist; it has been interesting to see her progression from the beginning of the series until now. However, I don't think Alyson Noel handled the situation very well. Given the last four novels, the author can definitely stretch a storyline way past its breaking point, but she expanded this simple plot way too long. Most of this book is Ever thinking to herself, "Oh, my! Haven is my bestest friend! There must be good still left in her! I just can't kill her! Besides, she may have the antidote so Damen and I can finally get our lovin' on! Yay!" If you put that on repeat for three-hundred or so pages, that is pretty much this novel in a nutshell. Haven clearly has nothing good left in her, and Ever has ample opportunity many, many times throughout the book to do away with her, but she keeps going on about how her crazed, ex-best friend may still have some hope. Please.

This novel also suffers from a curse that many YA novels with love triangles experience. Whenever the two main lovers are fighting, the girl goes to the other boy who's madly in love with her, cock-teases him, and then goes back to the main boy like nothing happened. (The Evernight series, anyone?) Example: Ever's all worked up about her past life, so she's mad at Damen. She goes to Jude, makes out with him a few times, Jude almost dies for her, and then, suddenly, Damen and Ever stop fighting, and Ever's all, "Oh, Jude knew there was never hope for us anyway. Luv ya, Damen!" Um, I think Jude may have thought there was some hope since you went over there on multiple occasions because you're sexually frustrated and loved all over him.

However, admittedly, this series does keep bringing me back for more. There's just enough interesting elements within this plot to keep me interested. For example, the Summerland twist at the end of this book was interesting enough, and I'm interested to see where the author will take it in Everlasting. Also, I did find Haven interesting as a antagonist, even though Ever was an idiot in handling her (Would you expect anything less from her, though?). My advice is, if you've already read the first four, to move on to this one. This series may be more fun to complain about than actually enjoy, but hey, I love complaining, so it's all good.
76 reviews27 followers
May 7, 2011
This book is a repeat of the last one. It is the same f*&^ing plot with a different f*@#ing bad guy. There are very few changes from the last 4 plots to this one. The only character that seemed to change at all from the last two books was Haven. And she made a drastic complete unrealistic 180. Noel's attempt to change Miles failed. The only thing that she changed for him was his looks. This book is boring and too many times repeated from the second book to now. Save your time and stop reading this series now. If you are like me and feel like you have to finish the series before you can read anything else....It's painful.
Awful awful awful...Half a star.
Profile Image for Cisz Geverink - Strasters.
697 reviews30 followers
June 27, 2016
Toch knap hoe een auteur er voor kan zorgen dat je een personage echt tot op het bot kan gaan haten... menn wat is die Haven een irritant dom wicht!!!
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