" . . .Evermore's vernacular voice and amorous fixation will gratify romance
fans. . ."
"Teen angst and the paranormal make a combustible mix as Noël utilizes typical themes and gives them a dangerous and eerie twist. Getting hooked on this new series, The Immortals, is guaranteed."
4 STARS, Romantic Times Magazine
"...will thrill many teen fantasy-suspense readers, especially fans of Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series...just the right tension to make Ever's discovery of her own immortalityshould she choose itexciting and credible."
"Evermore is addictive. When I wasn't reading, I was thinking about how I could sneak away to read some more. I couldn't put it down. I dreamt about this book. And when I finished, I couldn't get it out of my head. This book was simply breathtaking."
5 STAR GOLD AWARD, Teens Read Too
"Beautiful main characters, tense budding romance, a dark secret, mysterious immortalswhat more could you ask for from this modern day gothic romance?"
"...Ever was so real and her emotions were so believable that it was a little creepy. It's like Alyson Noël is actually a grieving, lovestruck teenager. She got Ever completely perfect. And by perfect, I mean delightfully flawed and deep. Also, I'm kind of smitten with Damen... Love him."
The Frenetic Reader
"Evermore is one of those books that is simply hypnotizing. I picked it up and couldn't put it down... has so much more to give than just your average story. It has mystery, love, and intrigue... Ever is a great protagonist and never bored or irritated me. Alyson Noël is one of my all time favorite authors and she doesn't disappoint this time. The ending is also nice to where you can wait for the next book (out later '09titled Blue Moon) and not feel like you're going to pull your hair out. I have complete faith in Alyson Noël to take this series to where it should go and not disappoint."
Writers Block Reviews
"Readers who enjoy the works of PC Cast and Stephenie Meyer will love this outstanding paranormal teen-lit thriller."
Midwest Book Review
"This young adult novel ponders immortal love and the knowledge that "revenge weakens and love strengthens." Fans of the TWILIGHT series should love it."
Orange Coast magazine
"Ms. Noël writes an emotional, thoughtful book about loss as well as falling in love...The writing was well done and the plot intriguing. Ever's friends are well fleshed out and unique without being caricatures. This would make a great movie (hint, hint). I am thrilled that this is the start of a new series and Blue Moon will be out in August! If you love Stephanie Meyer you will LOVE this book."
Night Owl Romance
" ...In this first installment of her Immortals series, Alyson Noël snags a hold of readers' attention with her amazing ability to build suspense and curiosity... Noël has also created a very likable and empathetic heroine in Ever, with wonderful descriptive narration on what she's feeling, seeing and experiencing... Eager fans won't have to wait too long for the next book in the series, as Blue Moon is due out in July."
"The startling but satisfying ending shows that Noël knows how to keep her audience hooked. Ever's supernatural struggles are a captivating metaphor for teenage fears about love, relationships and growing up."
Starred review, Publishers Weekly
"...Blue Moon is a fantastic sequel to Evermore. It's full of surprises and mystery that keep you reading. Can't wait for the third book in the series!"
"Noël's writing in Blue Moon is pure artistry, with its conversational flow and true-to-life dialogue. And in the midst of life threatening situations and centuries-old conflicts, she still manages to perfectly capture the cruel high school atmosphere and social hierarchy teens must deal with on top of their larger-than-life problems. As a result, readers will experience a great variety of emotions, similar to those of the grieving process: denial, anger, bitterness, acceptance, hope, anger, more anger, more hope, and finally, extreme anticipation."
"Alyson Noël surpassed all my expectations, and not only is Blue Moon an amazing sequelit sets the bar for the rest of this series very, very high! When I reached the last page of this one, all I could say was 'wow!' ...There were numerous twists that kept me guessing. Just when I thought I had things figured out, I would get pulled in a new direction, which kept the book fast-paced and full of suspense... Another highly recommended book from Alyson Noël. The Immortals series is one you'll want to get your hands on!"
5 Star Gold Award, Teens Read Too
" Noël does an excellent job exploring Ever's growing fears and her determination to save lost love Damen. This author is on a roll!"
4 Stars, Romantic Times
" ...It is the mark of a daring writer to defy expectations and Alyson Noël does that to the power of ten in Blue Moon. I guarantee you will have no idea what's coming in the second book of the series while Alyson Noël surprises you with a big, fat twist and leaves you wanting more, more, more."
The Book Chick
"Noël surpassed all expectations I had for the sequel, if this is a preview to how the rest of the series will be, we all in for a huge treat. If you're looking for a new fantasy series that's worth reading, be sure to check out the Immortals series."
5 Stars, The Story Siren
"Ms. Noël has created a storyline that's easy to follow, bursting with emotion, and fueled by love. Blue Moon is a must read for fans of the series and can easily be enjoyed by teens or adults who enjoy a sweet romance with paranormal elements."
"Alyson Noël has many talents to share as a writer, and she proves it again and again with her amazing Immortals series. She writes with an intensity and a passion, her words weaving perfectly together to create an overwhelming experience for the senses and the heart. The excitement factor is nonstop... offering romance and heart-thumping chills. Noël sets up the third book, scheduled for release in February 2010, with plenty of cliffhanging excitement."
Chris Shanley-Dillman, TeenReads
"This series is so well done. The YA paranormal genre has a flawless diamond among the gems with Blue Moon. I was moved to tears by a couple of scenes, especially near the end. Ms. Noël doesn't back away from emotion, instead she has the ability to reach into your chest and twist your heart."
4.5 Stars, Night Owl Romance
"This is a highly entertaining series for young genre fans. It's a quick read that is hard to put down. Vivid and intense, Blue Moon was an impressive sequel."
" ...Magnificent world building... Blue Moon is a page turner... Alyson Noël has a way of keeping the excitement factor kicked up and going; leaving you gripping your book for dear life and not wanting the adventure to end."
"Noël's widespread and popular Immortals series, a saga about love, power, and the inevitable repercussions of a (possibly) endless lifespan... An enthralling, introspective fantasy adventure, highly recommended, even (or especially!) to those new to the Immortals series."
5 Stars, Midwest Book Review
" ...Mystery + romance + supernatural + drama = definite appeal to teens..."
Orange Coast Magazine
"Why Read It: Together Ever and Damen are a great love story that spans the centuries! There life as immortals is addicting, and this book takes you back into their long history as star-crossed soul mates. In this book they say, "Never fast forward into the future. You rob yourself of the journey." Blue Moon is a great journey that will have you wishing that a gorgeous guy would bring YOU red tulips!"
"Noël's novel is absolutely amazing! Fans of her Immortals series will not be disappointedEver and Damen's love is challenged like never before, and the story ends with a big, satisfying twist that will have readers begging for more. This long awaited installment is incredible."
4.5 Stars, Romantic Times (Top Pick)
"Noël continues to offer a satisfying brew of fantasy with genuine and engagingly promoted ethical questions in this third volume in the Immortals series."
"The third installment of the Immortals series by Alyson Noël is breath-taking... This third installment is to die for. You will not want to miss this!"
"I really enjoyed Shadowland . . .Ms. Noël does an excellent job deepening the mystery of the Immortals and what exactly Roman wants, other than to make Ever and Damen's lives miserable... With the addition of the mysterious Jude, surfer and owner of the crystal shop, we finally get a glimpse into Ever's surprising past lives, lives which Damen may not have truthfully portrayed before. Are Ever and Damen truly destined to be together or has he chased after her unmercifully for centuries? And what role does Jude have in her lifepast and present? . . .Ms. Noël never fails to leave things with an immense cliffhanger and Shadowland is no different. With Ever's life changing decision, more things hang in the balance, much to Roman's sick delight. I can't wait to see what Ms. Noël has in store for us with the next book in the series out in 2010."
4.5 Stars, Enchanting Reviews
"This is the third book in the in the Immortals series . . .There is much that is happening in this story. Jude is a great addition to the series. I look forward to seeing where the next book Dark Flame is going to go. It will be out Summer of 2010."
5 Stars, Lyra Rose
"Shadowland wastes no time jumping into the thick of the plot. Alyson Noël prompts the reader to think about human nature, immortality, karma and fate. This is not a superficial young adult book, Shadowland will inspire deep thought. . .The Immortals is a series to watch. The characters have depth and interesting motivations, while the plot brings up age old questions that will leave the reader thinking, long after the last page has turned."
"Noël continues to keep readers in suspense up until the very end. I'm a sucker for true love, so I find myself torn after reading this installment and I can't wait to see how Noël spends Dark Flame."
4 Stars, Fantastic Book Review
"I loved both Evermore and Blue Moon, but Alyson Noël has truly outdone herself with Shadowland. There was more twists and turns and there were so many things that I didn't expect to happen, just like Blue Moon. this series just keeps getting better. They are all magnificently and beautifully written. I'm dying for the next book!"
"Once again, Alyson Noël has jam packed the novel with so much activity. . .The spark from the first two books is transformed into a smoldering flame that is impossible to not get drawn into. . .Finally, I will neverno matter how many of her books I readbe able to anticipate Noël's constant surprises. How she can come up with so many unseen, shocking twists I'll never know. She is a master at leaving the reader wanting more. Summer 2010 is far too long a wait for the next installment in Ever and Damen's adventures. If you haven't read this series yet, I highly suggest you do so now. With the plot and characters improving book by book, there's nowhere for this series to go but up."
5 Stars, Chick Lit Teens
"So many twists and turns were in Shadowland, and I almost couldn't keep up! I have never been more unexpectedly surprised by an author. Noël knows exactly how to keep me enthralled in her books. I can only imagine what she has in store for Dark Flame, the next in the series. Shadowland is purely mesmerizing. A book with a little bit of everything in itromance, suspense, friendship, and immortalityall meshed together to create a mind-blowing combination. Only the next book in the series will satisfy my need to know what will happen next. I simply cannot wait!"
4 Stars, The Book Blogger
". . . I love the direction that Shadowland takes. More characters are introduced, including one that may get between Ever and Damen. Like Blue Moon, it ends on a bit of a cliffhanger, which will leave teens counting down the days until the next book is released."
5 Minutes for Books (review on the audio version)
"Shadowland is a good continuation in the Immortal's series . . . Deep concepts peek through a story line clearly geared towards teens and young adults. Making this an interesting read for any age. I am looking forward to the next installment, Dark Flame coming out Summer 2010."
Robots & Vamps
" . . . From the first minute you pick up the book, you can't help but being awestruck by the amazing story telling of Ms. Noël . . ."
"Noël continues to mesmerize me in this awesome and creative world filled with love, eternity and a sense of renewal. If you loved Evermore and Blue Moon, then you will never want Shadowland to end!"
That Chick That Reads
"It was easy to fall back into Ever and Damen's world and get caught up in their epic love story. Author Alyson Noël keeps up the twists and turns and she never ceases to surprise me . . . Shadowland explores the magical world Ever and Damen are part of in more depth and the subjects of reincarnation, spells, and fate are explored in more detail in this offering. I really liked learning more about how the magic works in this world and the intricacies Alyson Noël added were lots of fun to read about. The ending of this one will keep you turning pages and eagerly awaiting the next volume. Shadowland is another exciting and addicting read in The Immortals series. Alyson Noël knows how to keep her readers hanging and it's easy to see how this series is continually gaining new readers. Once you start reading about Ever and Damen, you won't want to stop!"
4 Stars, Teens Read Too
"Alyson Noël's distinctive ability to pique a reader's curiosity and never let go perseveres in this third book of her awesome series. One way she accomplishes this is by coming up with new, exciting and completely unexpected twists, turns and twirls of her plot. She also paints her characters with such vivid details that they remain fixed in one's memory as if they were real people. But the story doesn't bombard the reader with intensity all the time; Noël lightens the nonstop drama with occasional sparks of humor. Fans will be excited to learn that she is hard at work on the fourth Immortals book, which is scheduled for a Summer 2010 release."
"Alyson Noël's Shadowland is the third in the Immortals series and the darkest to date. Ever and Damen's struggle against the dark side of immortality is fraught with setbacks and frightening choices. The addition of Jude creates an intriguing triangle to the story, and Roman remains a menacing threat throughout. Fans of Ms. Noël's Immortals will enjoy the latest of Ever and Damen's journey and eagerly await the next story. If you're new to the Immortals, read the first two, Evermore and Blue Moon, before jumping into Shadowland."
"Dark Flame is the best installment in this series yet, ending in a very shocking way that leaves high promise for the next book. The readers' appetite will be whetted for more, the constant addictive craving Noël seems to infuse in every book continuing to guarantee her strong readership. The characters are advanced and developed, the plot progressed and the continued possibilities opened. Numerous new questions and intrigues spark, and the overall feelings toward certain characters shift in a constant flow. Noël includes plenty of surprising twists, unexpected tie ins and histories, and never lets the reader know what else she has planned. The predictability present at the beginning of the series is gone, leaving only a burning need for more."
A Good Addiction
"The very talented Noël knows how to hook her readers and take them on a thrill ride. The Immortals series is an addicting anthology that keeps you wanting more. An absolute phenomenon in teen fiction. She is an exceptional author with talent that captivates all readers. Dark Flame is a story of sacrifice and lovea well-developed plot, exhilarating characters, and teenage angst. What more can you ask for? An excellent read!"
Martha Ramirez, Bookpleasures
"Alyson Noël is back... Dark Flame returns readers to the high expectations of The Immortals series."
5 Stars, Teens Read Too
"Alyson Noël has done it again! Dark Flame was every bit as good as Evermore and Blue Moon, if not better...The same hypnotic writing, intense relationships, and plot twists that I loved in Evermore are at play here... Dark Flame signals the return of this series to must-read status."
I'd So Rather Be Reading
"This is definitely the best book yet. Hands down. I would definitely recommend this to all my friends."
"Her writing style sizzles with energy and passion, creating a driving force that compels the reader through the pages. She seems to have an endless supply of exciting and creative ideas that keeps the series fresh. Her characters continue to fascinate, with their strengths and weaknesses, their refreshing diversities and unexpected uniformities, plus a few of them meet up with some big changes in this book, adding to the compelling factors of the series. Noël also proposes some thought-provoking ideas, like karma, and the belief that focusing on the positive brings about positive results. These ideas are sure to give readers something to think about long after the last page is turned. Noël sure knows how to write a winner!"
Chris Shanley, TeenReads
"The conflicts in this book fit nicely into the series and the book finishes off on a bit of a cliffhanger. Another page turner in The Immortals series, Dark Flame is not to be missed!"
"The highly anticipated Night Star is the fifth book in the installment of the Immortal series. With one last book left in the series (due out in summer of 2011) it is no wonder how Alyson Noël's Immortal series has 2 million copies in print. It is addictive, riveting, and an experience you'll never forget. . . Alyson Noël finds a way to captivate her readers and wins her fans over by creating a hypnotizing voice. Your voice wins me over every time, Alyson. Keep up the great work!"
Martha Ramirez Reviews
"Without being preachy, without sounding like a self-help book, Noël touches on the acceptance of death, the dangers of anger, and, once again, the power of positive thinking. And whether its Haven spiraling out of control, the twins finally making their way back into Summerland, or Ever finally overcoming her weakness, the message comes through loud and clearit's all about acceptance and facing life in a positive way. If you haven't bought this yet, go get it right away!"
5 Stars, The Examiner
"She cleverly weaves in the horrors of bullying, and the wounding effects on the hearts and souls of those involved. She also offers up a few inspirational passages, including Miles's speech about his reasons for remaining mortal, that may remind readers to appreciate the gifts of life."
Chris Shanley, TeenReads
"Noël's long-awaited conclusion to her Immortals series delivers, with a rich and satisfying plot, a complete ending and a healthy mix of wisdom and magic. Fans will be pleased with how well Noël ties up all the loose ends but also gives the book its own exciting plot. You'll be sad to see the series end, but satisfied with its conclusion."
—4 Stars, RT Magazine
"Ever and Damen's journey has been an awesome treat, so fans may greet this final book in the series with bittersweet enthusiasm. But like the previous installments, Everlasting will thrill readers with its spicy romance, profound ideas and intense drama. Alyson Noël's writing talents really shine here, and her words surge with emotion. Her imagination also delivers wondrous visions of Summerland on Ever's difficult journey, and she wraps up the entire series in a conclusion that will bring a sigh of satisfaction. "
—Chris Shanley-Dillman, Teen Reads
"Wonderful story. Since book one Ever and Damen's journey has been a very bumpy road—but also a spectacular one as well. Everlasting is a great ending to the series. I was very pleased with how things ended and I think fans of this series will be too. Actually I adored the very ending, Ms. Noël has done a incredible job of wrapping this up."
—4 Stars, Anna's Book Blog
"Ever since I started reading Evermore back in 2009, I fell in love with the series. I just couldn't wait for the day for the last book to come out and to find out Ever and Damen's fate and what was going to happen. When Everlasting arrived, I devoured it in one sitting. I just couldn't stop reading it...I was very satisfied with the ending of the book...The Immortals series has had evil characters, likable characters, but most of all, an amazing story written by an amazing author who has shown she has an amazing writing ability...The Immortals series and Everlasting are a great addition to any library and I can't wait what Alyson Noël comes up with in her next books."
—5 Stars, The Book Mermaid
"This book kept me on the edge of my seat. Making me feel like I was breaking apart inside. This book will make you shed tears of joy one minute, then rip your heart out of your chest, stomp on it, make you scream out in agony, sob like you did the day you found out your first love wasn't love at all, then, after all of that, leave you peaceful and completely content. Now GO run along, take this journey with me. I promise the pain throughout is worth the payoff!"
"Oh my gosh, I love this series. And I'm so sad to see it end. But I do have to say, I loved the way the series ended. I thought it has a very unique ending. I love the relationship between Damen and Ever. This is one of the best love stories I have read in a long time, it might even be better then Twilight. 'gasp!' I thought the way it ended was awesome, and I have to admit, it's not how I imagined Alyson Noël to end it at all."
—5 Stars, Natalie's Bookshelf
"I love the way Alyson Noël writes, and her characters are so able to get involved with. I'll miss this series, but I'm sure she'll come out with more great things soon! A must read series!!!!!!"
—The Darker Side Reviews
"I felt every emotion, excitement, hurt, and anger while reading this. Simply fantastic! If you haven't picked up this series you most definitely should! Not only will you fall in love with it, but it will give you an everlasting read worth reading. Am I happy with the way it ended? Yes. I think Ms. Noël did a mighty find job on clearing everything she needed to clear up in order to finish the series."
—5 BITES, Books With Bite
"Everlasting is a strong finish to the Immortals saga...Alyson Noël soars with this one."
—Midwest Book Review
"A truly amazing read, a fantastic end to a truly wonderful series."
"...The book ties up all the plot threads and the story draws back a step to show the bigger picture—the journey of the soul and the meaning of life and true love. The ending completely took me by surprise. I had my suspicions about what might happen but yet again Noel threw in several curveballs to keep me guessing right up to the very end."
—A Dream of Books