In this second book in her spellbinding Under the Never Sky trilogy, bestselling author Veronica Rossi combines fantasy and dystopian elements to create a love story as perilous as it is unforgettable.
Through The Ever Night was a solid second book. I didn’t feel as if my questions from the first book were left unanswered. There were new settings, and characters. The pace felt right and all seems to be set up nicely for the finale. I give this a solid 3 stars. I wasn’t blown away because certain things felt familiar, but that happens when you read a hundred YA Dystopian novels. Overall, it’s worth the read.
******Possible Spoilers Ahead, and general book chat********
I may have mentioned that I totally agree with the matching of talents. I know it’s supposed to seem crappy for talents to only be with other similar talents, but can I just say the chemistry available between like talented people was lost. Roars girlfriend had a different one, and Aria was different than whatever her boyfriends name was. The chemistry possibility between Aria and Roar was deafening. I kept waiting for it, but knew it would really break the rules to change love interest so far into a series. (Cough, hint hint, ACOMAF accomplished it, but who’s keeping track?) I need to find some fan fiction for Roar and Aria.
It’s possible I found the main love interest, cannot remember his name, to be lame. I kept trying to cast him as a couple of my favorite mental leading men, and he continued returning void. Then there was Roar all wonderfully blinding. I even liked the jerk villain guy a little. This is a developing story, I am only now feeling so strongly against this main love love interest.
I do like that there is a clear finish line. Escaping the aether into the still blue is concise and easy to track. No weird ambiguity about what we’re actually seeking.
Onto the finale! Hopefully it doesn’t suck!