Latino protagonists are all too rare in teen books, but Shy and his cohort here feel more like placeholders than developed characters. Quests and goals are abandoned without resolution as if the author, having lost interest in his story midway, has left characters—and readers—to finish it themselves.
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More Recommendations. Latino protagonists are all too rare in teen books, but Shy and his cohort here feel more like placeholders than developed characters. Why does it have to be this primitive hunt? Pune o intrebare. As the cliche goes is beautiful inside. When the line between the good and the bad become blurred, when the hunters become the hunted, only one man can save us all.
My favourite scenes were at the beginning as well, when Britta was hunting in the Ever Woods and when she traveled with Leif, Thomas and the Captain on the hunt for Cohen. She was strong in the face of so much heart-break and loss. Considering we were either chasing a murderer or being chased by one I expected a few edge-of-my-seat moments.
In the middle of the story there was a lot of talking, I wanted more doing, more action and more magic. The ending felt a little anti-climactic as well, wrapping up so nicely that you could almost leave it at that. The one sort of hook was just a quick thing at the end. The magic system was elemental which I love and this did manage to feel new and interesting. I loved the term Channeler and Spiriter, the addition beyond the typical four elements was great. Britta started out strong for me but later seemed to lose that strength.
Often doubting and second guessing herself. Granted she went through a lot dead mom, broken heart, murdered father and a flawed character is a realistic character, I was just expecting a little more gumption from our lead.
I was also hoping for more bow action since she is an incredible shot. I love main characters that are well-trained with a weapon, I just wanted to see more of it. Cohen did not have me swooning, but I did love that he was loyal and had a heart of gold.
There was a lot of eye rolling on my part. Once they did come to their senses and realized they did both felt the same it was very sweet and I did like that it wasnt insta-love since they had been friends for a long time. I think my favourite character was Enat, she was the kick butt female I was waiting for!
Seriously, there are book boyfriends but can we make book grandmothers a thing? Enat would be at the top of that list. I am heartbroken that we will not see more of her in the sequel. For me this one really hit a lot of marks but missed a lot as well, so I gave it 3. Over all, I did enjoy it and I would recommend it to fantasy readers. This does not affect my opinion. The first thing I wanted from this book was an adventure. She travels across dangerous stretches of land where her safety is not only not guaranteed but she's also a very direct and obvious target.
Also to be kept in mind is that being out in the wild is scary so there was definitely an exciting sense of "must survive" to it.
While there wasn't as much magic as I would have liked but let's be serious, I can never get enough magic so that's an unattainable goal I did like how it was worked into the story. It was very reminiscent of a few of some of my favourite magic systems in fiction especially ones I've read in the last year or so so it lent a sense of familiarity to this new story as well. I'm excited to see how it develops in the next book! Finally, I was really hoping Britta would be my most recent favourite type of kickass female lead.
She definitely is! She is skilled, resilient, has generally good instincts, and isn't afraid to go after exactly what she wants. Britta is also flawed which I think is so key to great leads. I love when a female MC is imperfect but still strong and admirable.
Correct me if I'm wrong but no woman is perfect but that doesn't mean she can't be a total badass as well. Britta's growth is another thing I'm excited to see unfold in the next book! Ever the Hunted gave me magic, an exciting journey, and a great female lead. I definitely recommend if you're looking for a magical adventure.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Kelly from This book has everything!!!
Ever the Hunted by Erin Summerhill is an excellent addition to the growing library of teen fantasy. The book tells the story of Britta Flannery, a seventeen year old who is about to embark on the adventure of her life. Her neighbours are frightened of her because of the powers they believe her mother possessed.
In order not to starve, she leaves and hunts on royal lands. There is just enough mystery to keep you engrossed in the plot but not so much that it stretches believability. I found that the author did an excellent job here.
All told, I will be recommending this to many readers as well as family members, friends, strangers, etc. I think that everyone could find something to identify with and enjoy in this book. Firstly because of the cover, simple and pretty. So it made my want to know more; what is this book?
Then it sounded like the story was going to be a kick-ass lady. And I am always looking for more strong females to read about. An N and Y and hey look the perfect name. Britta is an outcast. Having a mother even a dead one from the other side of the border is not something that makes you well liked. Britta knew from a young age that she'd have to know how to take care of yourself. Her father taught her to always been on her toes. But now he's been murdered and Britta is in hiding. Until she's caught and offered clemency for catching her father's killer.