Friday, October 12, 2012

Everneath by Brodi Ashton Review


EVERNEATH by BRODI ASHTON



Movie Rating: PG-13 for language, sequences of peril, and suggestive content
Book Rating: @@@@
Swearing: couple uses of H**l and D**n and one use of s**t
Inappropriate Scenes: None
# of Pages: 370 (hardcover)
Genre: YA Paranormal
Publisher: Balzer+Bray
LLFTB: Be thankful for what you have because you never know when it's going to be taken away.

Back Blurb:

SIX MONTHS AGO

Nikki Beckett vanished into an underworld known as the Everneath.

Now she's returned--to her old life, her family, her boyfriend--for another SIX MONTHS before she leaves again.

This time forever.

She has SIX MONTHS before Everneath
comes to claim her.

SIX MONTHS for good-byes she can't find the words for.

SIX MONTHS to find redemption,

IF IT EXISTS.

My Review:

I'm not one into paranormal if you haven't noticed. But I decided to be daring a pick up this book focused on the Greek myth of Hades and Persephone. I'm glad I did.
First off what I liked about this book was the title: E-ver-neath. It just sounds mystical and mysterious, you know? :P I guess I'm weird that way. Oh well.
Second, this was one of the bestest love triangles I have read! Seriously, I'm still not sure which I prefer. Jack was her previous boyfriend but he just seemed like your typical high school quarterback. But he did act like he loved her. Still, his background makes him a little untrustworthy. Same thing with Cole. Except Cole was always there when Nikki needed him and he acted like he really loved her too. And don't forget Nikki ran to Cole so he could take away her pain, so she kind of asked for Cole to feed off her. So she really can't blame him for that. I guess I'm hoping that Nikki will go for Cole. Although if Will wasn't such a bum I'd say she should ditch both Jack and Cole and run off with Will.
Third, the characters were very well-written. Really lovable. The only thing I had a problem with was Nikki speech. She seemed to use 3 words over and over and over. In the same coversation. (yes, i've caught myself doing that too. oops)
Everneath (still like saying that) was a really good book and should not be missed by anybody who loves Greek myth and paranormal!

Cannot wait for Everbound:


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