Thursday, December 13, 2012

Review: Iron's Prophecy by Julie Kagawa

Iron's Prophecy (The Iron Fey #4.5) by Julie Kagawa
Synopsis (Goodreads):
Meghan Chase is finally getting used to being the Iron Queen, ruler of the Iron Fey. Her life may be strange, but with former Winter prince Ash by her side at last, she wouldn’t have it any other way.

But when they travel to the Summer and Winter courts’ gathering for Elysium, the oracle from Meghan’s past returns with a dire prophecy: “What you carry will either unite the courts, or it will destroy them.” Now Meghan faces a devastating choice that may determine the future of all fey—and her and Ash’s unborn child…
My Thoughts: I'm not going to lie, I completely adore the Iron Fey series. It's creepy and beautiful all at the same time. Plus, I like the whole Ash/Meghan dynamic. This novella? Pretty much hit all my literary happiness buttons.

Let's take a look, shall we? Ash gets to show his cuddly, softer side while still maintaining that slightly feral edge that made him such a badass prince of the Winter court. Meghan is coming into her own as a ruler and she's more confident in herself. Puck is... Puck. Irrepressible, irreverent, and full of troublesome ideas. Having the three of them together again was fun. As an added plus they got to fight a big, bad beastie! Just like the old days!

I love the prophecy of gloom and doom that gets dumped on Meghan and Ash's child. Poor guy. He's going to be in the middle of all sorts of shenanigans when he grows up. The setup for Ethan's potential future is chilling and it gives even more impact to the events in his book (which I read prior to reading this story).

Excitement, love, danger, and the dark things on the horizon open up a new door in this series. I can't wait to see how it all plays out.

Books in this series
1. The Iron King
1.5 Winter's Passage
2. The Iron Daughter
3. The Iron Queen
3.5. Summer's Crossing
4. The Iron Knight
4.5. Iron's Prophecy - Kindle

Author Links
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Reading challenges: Ebook Challenge, Why Buy the Cow? Challenge
Iron's Prophecy was offered as a free download from the publisher the week of 10/29-11/5.

6 comments:

  1. I loved this book. I am sad this is suppose to be Ash and Meghan's last book. But at least we get to see them in the spin off.

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    1. Yes, this book was pretty awesome. I'm kind of sad to see them go. *sad*

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  2. You made me download this one, right? I hope so. I'm horrible at keeping track. >.<

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    1. Well, I *told* you to. There's always a possibility you didn't listen.

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  3. I liked this too, but I wish there was more to the ending.

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    1. I was sad to see it end, too. But the events in The Lost Prince build off of what we learned here so... there is more, it's just not exactly Meghan and Ash centric.

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