Author : Sara Holland
Series : Everless
Genres : Fantasy, Young Adult
Publication : January 2nd 2018 by HarperTeen

Synopsis : In the kingdom of Sempera, time is currency—extracted from blood, bound to iron, and consumed to add time to one’s own lifespan. The rich aristocracy, like the Gerlings, tax the poor to the hilt, extending their own lives by centuries.

No one resents the Gerlings more than Jules Ember. A decade ago, she and her father were servants at Everless, the Gerlings’ palatial estate, until a fateful accident forced them to flee in the dead of night. When Jules discovers that her father is dying, she knows that she must return to Everless to earn more time for him before she loses him forever.

But going back to Everless brings more danger—and temptation—than Jules could have ever imagined. Soon she’s caught in a tangle of violent secrets and finds her heart torn between two people she thought she’d never see again. Her decisions have the power to change her fate—and the fate of time itself.

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This book was one of my most anticipated releases for 2018 and it didn’t disappoint. Even though I had a hard time to connect with the main characters, I really enjoyed the story !


In this book we follow Jules Ember in a kingdom called Sempera. In Sempera, the currency is lifetime. Yeah, you read it right ! Pretty original, right ?! The dark side of it is that it’s taken from your blood, because it’s bound to iron.

Rich people are consuming iron to add time to their lifespan while the poorest are paying their taxes by giving their blood.

When Jules realizes her father is about to die because he has been giving too much iron, she decides to disobey him and return to the last plast on earth she would want to be : Everless, so she can find a well paid job.

I know better than to be afraid of stories.

The pitch of this book is so original, so of courseit caught my eyes !

While Jules decides to go back into the viper’s nest, she is determined to avoid the royal family at all cost. I really enjoyed how we learnt about the incident and her past life little by little. The story didn’t take long to start, thanks to that.

The side characters felt real, especially Ina Gold. You can’t help yourself but like her, she’s too adorable and naive.

Finally, Jules still avoids one of the princes, Liam and the Queen but she reconnected with her childish crush, Roan, and found a sort of family thanks to Ina who is Roan’s fiancee and Caro, the Queen’s handmaiden.

The plot is thick, interesting and I had no idea how this book would end ! And of course, there’s a cliff hanger so it’s useless to say that I want the sequel ASAP !


  • Jules is an amazing character. She is devoted to her father, and so freaking fierce. I love her spirit !
  • Liam is probably my favorite character. He is so secret, seems ruthless but beneath his strange behavior, he is really interesting and has a soft heart.
  • Roan I wasn’t a fan of.
  • Caro is another interesting character. She is so nice and good to Jules but sometimes her behavior felt off.
  • The Queen made me feel uneased. Always behind a closed door.

Overall I really enjoyed this book !!

5 stars

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About the author


Sara Holland grew up in small-town Minnesota among hundreds of books. She graduated from Wesleyan University and worked in a tea shop, a dentist’s office, and a state capitol building before heading to New York to work in publishing. These days, she can be found exploring the city’s bookstores or finding new ways to put caffeine in her bloodstream. EVERLESS is her debut novel.




Hello lovelies ! How are you ? It’s time for the monthly wrap up ! I can’t believe how fast July went by !

I finished 3 books this month ! That’s a pretty good score compared to my June wrap up haha. And I know, it’s not a competition of course !

  • Grace & Fury by Tracy Banghart. I got it in my last Fairyloot box. I really enjoyed it ! I give it 4 stars. I hope I will write my review soon !
  • Everless by Sara Holland. It was one of my most anticipated releases for 2018 and I really loved it ! 5 stars !
  • Marie Et Bronia : Le Pacte Des Soeurs by Natacha Henry. I read it in one day ! I really enjoyed it, too ! I gave it 4 stars.

Blogging wise, I posted only ONE review : Without Merit ( here ). I also posted about my favorite reads of year (from January to June, here)

That’s it ! What have you read this month ?



Hello lovelies ! It has been a long time since I posted a This Week In Books ! In June I haven’t read that much to be honest. TWIB is a weekly meme hosted by Lipsyy Lost & Found.

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I’m currently reading 3 books. Yeaaah I know, since I haven’t been reading that much lately, it’s kind of a stupid move.But there’s an easy explanation. I started Assassin’s Apprentice last month and it’s a difficult read for me because of the writing style and the vocabulary. So I started Everless by Sara Holland at the beginning of last week. I’m only 30 pages in but I’m already enjoying it. Then, last week end I went to Paris for Ed Sheeran’s show and I decided to take Grace & Fury by Tracy Banghart with me because Everless was too heavy. I’ve been reading this one ever since. I’m really loving it !

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Last week I was reading Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb and Everless by Sara Holland.

I don’t know what I’ll read next but with these three books I have a lot of reading hours ahead of me, don’t you think ?

What about you ? What are you currently reading ?





Hello lovelies ! It’s time for me to share my July TBR ! I plan on reading 5 books this month and yeah you can laugh, considering that I finished just one book in June hahaha !

  • Onyx & Ivory by Mindee Arnett. It’s the book featured in the May Fairyloot’s box and I can’t wait to read it !
  • Everless by Sara Holland. It’s one of my most anticipated releases for 2018 !
  • Marie & Bronia by Natacha Henry.
  • Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb that I’m currently reading !
  • The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan. I absolutely LOVED the PJO series and I really need to start this one !

I know I probably won’t be able to read half of these but hey, that’s okay ! What about you ? WHich books are you planning on reading this month ?



Hello lovelies ! Today I’m gonna share my March & April book haul ! Why am I doing a combined post ? Well for the past two months, I onl bought a book per month ! Highly reasonable, right ?

So, in March I got Magic Study by Maria V. Snyder. It’s the second book in the Poison Study. I really can’t wait to start this series !

Now in April I got Everless by Sara Holland. This book is one of my most anticipated releases for this year so obviously I plan on reading this one very soon !

That’s it ! Which books did you buy in April ? Tell me in the comments, and I’ll probably add them to my To Buy List ! Hahaha !