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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The Iron Queen by Julie Kagawa

The Iron Fey #3
Author: Julie Kagawa
Source: Publisher
*I received this book free of charge in exchange for an honest review*

Reading level: Young Adult
Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: Harlequin; Original edition (January 25, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0373210183
ISBN-13: 978-0373210183


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.


Just when I thought the author couldn't throw any more blows to my heart, she turns around and produces a heart wrenching and action packed read titled The Iron Queen.  Just when you though the Fae were safe for a time being, the author brings her "A Game" with and action packed book full of romance, Fae, heartbreak, and everything in between.

It was amazing to read the creativity that the author has in portraying the Fae and their Kingdoms.  I wish I had the imagination that it takes to create something as masterful as this series.  I couldn't stop reading this book even when real life wanted to interfere.  I told the family to fend for themselves and I hid in the bedroom engrossed with my book.  I was not to be disturbed until the last page was finished and burned into my brain. 

It is hard to explain what happens in this book without giving spoilers away from the previous novels in the series.  I can say that familiar faces return, love is tested, and Realms will be thrown through unlikely circumstances.  Your heart will pound with excitement, heartbreak, sorrow and happiness.

The Iron Queen is, in my opinion, the best book in the series so far!  I cried at the end like a great big and blubbering baby.  I couldn't believe the author did this to me after three books!  All I can say is she better write with lightning fast speed and bring us the next book quickly!  If you haven't had a chance to read this series, or if you haven't even heard of it before now, you need to get it in your hands fast!  Take it from me, a person who procrastinates in reading about Fae and such, you will not be disappointed in this series!  


Outstanding Book That Will Stay On My Bookshelf
For Rereading! 5 STARS



Blogger jackiepaulson said...

do you mind me asking how I can get free books to review? I love to read. I have done three so far for free. I love to do them. I enjoyed your 5 stars for reading and rereading review of your book. Thanks. Jackie at http://postadaychallenge2011.com/2011/05/25/www-wednesdays-reading/#comments

May 26, 2011 at 6:22 AM  

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