Cover of Evermore: The Immortals
Feburary 2009, St. Martin’s Griffin
320 pgs., Paperback
First in Immortals Series
Summary From St. Martin’s Griffin
Since a horrible accident claimed the lives of her family, sixteen-year-old Ever can see auras, hear people’s thoughts, and know a person’s life story by touch. Going out of her way to shield herself from human contact to suppress her abilities has branded her as a freak at her new high school—but everything changes when she meets Damen Auguste...
Ever sees Damen and feels an instant recognition. He is gorgeous, exotic and wealthy, and he holds many secrets. Damen is able to make things appear and disappear, he always seems to know what she’s thinking—and he’s the only one who can silence the noise and the random energy in her head. She doesn’t know who he really is—or what he is. Damen equal parts light and darkness, and he belongs to an enchanted new world where no one ever dies.
Evermore had a slow start, but it picked up and by the end I was craving the next in the series. Riley is probably my favorite character although she has a minor part in the story. Many of the characters seem vain, immature, and simply unlikable. The plot is redeems this story. The trials that the couple goes through helps them to grow. It’s a fun read especially for the younger crowd. I wouldn’t suggest this series to those younger than 14 as their are issues (especially later in the series), but those a little more mature may be annoyed by the characters in this book. Not to say this is a bad book. The aspects of pain, loss, and not fitting in make Ever easily identifiable for most.