Synopses & Reviews
Nick and Allie donand#8217;t survive the car accident, but their souls donand#8217;t exactly get where theyand#8217;re supposed to go either. Instead, theyand#8217;re caught halfway between life and death, in a sort of limbo known as Everlost: a shadow of the living world, filled with all the things and places that no longer exist. Itand#8217;s a magical, yet dangerous place where bands of lost kids run wild and anyone who stands in the same place too long sinks to the center of the Earth. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;When they find Mary, the self-proclaimed queen of lost souls, Nick feels like heand#8217;s found a home, but Allie isnand#8217;t satisfied spending eternity between worlds. Against all warnings, Allie begins learning the and#8220;Criminal Artand#8221; of haunting, and ventures into dangerous territory, where a monster called the McGill threatens all the souls of Everlost. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In this imaginative novel, Neal Shusterman explores questions of life, death, and what just might lie in between.
"Marvelously inventive...and magically beautiful." -- Orson Scott Card, author of Ender's Game
“A rip-roaring adventure complete with monster, blimps, and high-diving horses.”—School Library Journal
“Shusterman elegantly reveals the complexities of his parallel world…a funny irreverent, and memorable adventure.”—The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
“A unique exploration of life after death.”—Booklist
Explore the limbo-land where the souls of children linger between life and death, in Everlost, book one in Neal Shusterman's Skinjacker trilogy.
Nick and Allie don't survive the car accident, but their souls don't go where they're supposed to, either. Instead, they're caught halfway between life and death, in a sort of limbo known as Everlost: a shadow of the living world, filled with all the things and places that no longer exist.
About the Author
is the author of many novels for young adults, including Unwind
, which was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Readers; The Skinjacker Trilogy; and Downsiders
, which was nominated for twelve state reading awards. He also writes screenplays for motion pictures and television shows such as Animorphs
. The father of four children, Neal lives in southern California. Visit him at StoryMan.com.