REVIEW: THE IRON QUEEN by Julie Kagawa

THE IRON QUEEN by Julie Kagawa
Author Website: www.juliekagawa.com
Reading level: Young Adult
Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: Harlequin; Original edition (January 25, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0373210183
ISBN-13: 978-0373210183
Source: Net Galley
Rating: YYYYY out of 5

My name is Meghan Chase.

I thought it was over. That my time with the fey, the
impossible choices I had to make, the sacrifices of those I loved, was behind me. But a storm is approaching, an army of Iron fey that will drag me back, kicking and screaming. Drag me away from the banished prince who's sworn to stand by my side. Drag me into the core of conflict so powerful, I'm not sure anyone can survive it.

This time, there will be no turning back.


REVIEW

THE IRON QUEEN totally rocks my socks because Julie Kagawa is made of pure awesome. No one has had me so captivated by a story that once I pick up her books I am completely pulled in with no desire to escape. That is how well written and perfectly timed this series is.

I could go into great detail about THE IRON QUEEN but feel that it would be spoilerific. I think you have to enjoy this story in your special reading spot and just let yourself be taken away on an adventure.

One would think that I could not praise this series any higher, but I cannot help myself. I absolutely adore it. Once I opened my book and returned to the world of the Iron Fae and witnessed Meghan and Ash continue on with their adventures of fighting off adversaries and falling deeper in love, I could not stop. I only wanted more of this awesome couple and their endearing co-conspirator in crime AKA Puck, along with some of the most memorable cast of characters that you will ever read about. The finale had me twisted in knots and I went through some serious tissue usage but am hopeful that it will all work out in the end.

Fans of this series will not be disappointed. I laughed, cried and cheered and now I have another adventure to look forward to; THE IRON KNIGHT and all I can say is Bring It On!

1 comment on "REVIEW: THE IRON QUEEN by Julie Kagawa"

Susie wrote: January 23, 2011 at 3:44 AM

Yay! I've just started The Iron King and I'm glad to know that the series rocks! Woohoo!


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