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The Iron Knight (The Iron Fey #4)

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My name - my True Name - is Ashallayn’ darkmyr Tallyn. I am the last remaining son of Mab, Queen of the Unseelie Court. And I am dead to her. My fall began, as many stories do, with a girl…

To cold faery prince Ash, love was a weakness for mortals and fools. His own love had died a horrible death, killing any gentler feelings the Winter prince might have had. Or so he thoug

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Paperback, 1st Edition, 399 pages
Published October 26th 2011 by Harlequin TEEN (first published January 1st 2011)
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Rachel (The Rest Is Still Unwritten)
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Mackenzie
UPDATE UPON READING:
Love this book, my favorite of the series!!!! I feel I understand Ash and his perspective on things much better now. Ms. Kagawa has done it again!!!
Ash was much less... romanticized in this book, which makes sense and I'm glad that Ms. Kagawa did that. If he was still like the "perfect" guy, that wouldn't make logical sense. The way she built his character in this book, you saw his strengths and weaknesses and how they made him the complete person---fey?--- that he is. I al...more
Michele (Reading Lark/CanadianTwiMom)

Simply put... PURE PERFECTION!

Story telling does not get any better than this...

I am utterly struggling for the right words to adequately review the brilliance of The Iron Knight, and the series as a whole, and do it ANY justice, so please bear with me.

How could Julie Kagawa meet the excellent story telling of The Iron Queen and her previous books in her series? While, from past experience, I had no doubt she could... I was still amazed that SHE DID... so expertly and so eloquently as only a...more
♥ ĸαяα ♥
Ash, I love you. Enough said.
Sandy
Julie Kagawa knows how to end a series.

It's always sad (and a bit scary) to say goodbye to a favorite series. Last books come with such emotionally-fueled expectations. And after, some authors leave you feeling wrung out and crushed, while other authors make your heart sigh with happiness and contentment. Whenever I read a last book, I'm always overwhelmed with that feeling of Please don't ruin what you've created. Well, I am ecstatic to say that in The Iron Knight, Julie Kagawa gives us the per...more
Sabrina
First, let me say that I really enjoyed the previous installments of this series; so I'm not happy to squash this one down. Maybe I'm in a bad mood lately, or maybe my standards have suddently become impossibly high, but I didn't like this novel.

Brief recap of what this story is about: to be with girl, boy has to acquire a soul. To do so, boy must pass an unspecified test. Girl has to do absolutely nothing in the meantime.

For the first 2/3 I was so bored that I wanted to gouge my eyes off with a...more
Kristalia
FINAL RATING: ★★★/★★★★★





This will be a really difficult review to write...this is my fifth time of rewriting it actually.

I enjoyed the book, and i loved the story. It's a roller coaster of emotions (as a matter of fact, i cried, laughed like crazy and was pissed off and raging a lot).

But! But! And more but! there is a reason it's not higher than 3. The reason lies in our famous ice prince of the Winter court, Ash.



There is just one thing for certain. You will either hate or still love Ash - or b
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~Tina~
Have you ever wanted to read a book so badly, and wanting it to be everything you hoped it would be, and then it turn out to met not only your expectations but went beyond anything you could imagine?
Well, that what's happened to me after reading The Iron Knight.

I feel in love with this series right from the very first book. One after the other getting stronger and better. So when I heard the last and final book was on it's way I was excited to see how it would end and sad to see this beloved wo...more
Soumi
From this day forth, I vow to protect Meghan Chase, daughter of the Summer King, with my sword, my honor and my life. Should even the world stand against her, my blade will be at her side. And should it fail to protect her, let my own life be forfeit.
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I must say I have taken a brave attempt to write the review of The Iron Knight when I’m out of my words how to praise this book. How can I describe how much I loved this book when I’m still lost in thoughts and my hands are numb and shaking to write...more
Diane ϟ [ Lestrange ]


I’m very thankful that Julie Kagawa didn’t leave us the bittersweet ending of Megan and Ash story in the 3rd book (The Iron Queen) for making this 4th . . . [drum roll] The Iron Knight!

As the final installment of Iron fey series, Ash must take an impossible journey to find his way back to Megan. Since as Winter Fey he cannot survive in the Iron Kingdom and being a human is his only choice but will it be that easy to be human or more gaining a soul? Does he understand what that solution really me...more
little machines
See my review of the entire series on my blog!

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Julie Kagawa is a god.

This series is easily my most favorite series of all time. And Ashallayn'darkmyr Tallyn is easily the best hero in all of YA fantasy. Just when I thought I couldn't love him more, I read this book. I realize now that love is an understatement for what I feel about Ash.

There wasn't a single part of this book that disappointed me. And the ending...oh... <3 Thank you is all I have to say. Thank you...more
Maja (The Nocturnal Library)
My name, my full, True Name, is Ashallyn'darkmyr Tallyn, and I am the last son of the Unseelie Court.

I was not a big fan of the first two Iron Fey books, but The Iron Queen completely stole my heart! Those of you who've read it know all about the beautiful romance, the fierce battle and the bittersweet ending that ensued. I suspect many of her fans were unhappy with the way Kagawa wrapped things up. In fact, some were probably even outraged, but not me – I loved it. That’s why I wasn’t too thri...more
nico
I can only hope that this will put my heart at ease. After the iron queen, my heart felt shattered. I hope beyond hope that this ends up being ash and puck, their journey to find grim and hopefully mend the frayed fabric that was ash and meghan.
Donna {Book Passion for Life}
Posted on: http://bookpassionforlife.blogspot.com/

"I’m almost there. Wait for me just a little bit longer."

I honestly don’t even know where to begin with this review and I don’t even think I could write a review that will do this book the praise it deserves but I will say this, The Iron Knight had everything I could have asked for and more. Julie Kagawa has utterly surpassed my expectations and blown all previous books away with her truly amazing writing, her creative imagination and her gift f...more
Louize
Sep 19, 2011 Louize rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Everyone!
Shelves: arc
After reading The Iron Queen, I remember saying that I was glad seeing Meghan mature. This time, it’s Ash’s turn…

“I promised I’d find a way for us to be together, I intend to keep that promise.”

I should have read the Survival Guide to the Nevernever first before I prowled into the book. Iron Knight is a non-stop action/adventure. Ash is so serious in keeping his promise that he was willing to go through everything as quickly as he should, and travel the extra mile needed to gain a soul. A very...more
Krystle
I have finally reached the end of this series. Finally. Let’s just say I’m just a masochist and I just had to find out how this damn things ends especially if I came this far. Hah.

The plot of this book was so predictable and dry. And that whole End of the World thing? Reminds me of the final bosses in the early Final Fantasy series. Yeah, call me not impressed. Everything seems so rehashed and overdone.

Do you remember what I said in my previous review?

“But anyway, the ending while actually resol...more
Steph Sinclair

***Please note: It's been a while since finishing this book and I did not include many details in this review.

Initial thoughts after finishing the book:

Somebody get Stephenie Meyer on the phone because this is how you add onto a trilogy without completely screwing your characters over. This is how you make a semi-insta-love relationship awesome. This is how you end a love triangle. And this is how you write a freakin' book!

4 stars seems too low and I think I love Iron Queen a little more (whic...more
Haley ~ YA-Aholic
“My loyalty-and my heart-belong to another queen now”

The Iron Knight, was everything I could have imagined and more. Julie Kagawa has written such a beautiful series, which has come to be my favorite series of all…The Iron Fey series. No one can deny how amazing this series is, and now it is all over. Although I am sad it is over (more like depressed) Julie Kagawa has written the best final book anyone could even imagine. The romance is more beautiful then ever, the action is better, all our que...more
Saniya(Will Herondale is mine)
Loved it! =D <3
(I wrote such an awesome review for this, so hardly, but one stupid click made all my hardwork gone) >.<
So yeah. Loved it! ^.^

Hannah
I'M IN LOVE. This cover makes me want to read this book right now!!!! I love Ash and Puck :) <-- Why don't they exist?! .... and if they do I call dibs ;)

This book had such a perfect ending! <3
I can't believe it's over :(
♥ Becky  22
You know that feeling you get when you finish the last book in a beloved series? Like a good friend just moved away?



I'm going to have a MASSIVE book hangover from this series.


This review is full of spoilers (Don't read it if you haven't finished this book;))

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Kristi
Whew.

I love this series. Just love it. The characters, the story, their adventures. It's addicting!

What was so great about this book? We finally got to peek inside the mind of the Winter Prince himself. That aspect alone was enough to get me to read this book. I’ve always been an Ash fan, and reading this book was like being a kid in a candy store!

I missed Meghan. In the beginning of the book, I wasn’t sure if I was going to like this book. I was craving that Ash/Meghan interaction. That tens...more
Eslie
I knew there had to be a fourth book because of the Epilogue. This is probably going to be about the adventure Puck and Ash set out on (finding Grim.)
Can't wait!
Annie Brewer
It's sad to see a series you've invested so much time, emotion and love come to an end. It's like grieving a friend's death, seriously. I know at least it's that way for me. Each series that finishes, leaves an empty, hollow space in my heart. Of course there's always room for more to fill it. But this is one series that I'll never let the space be filled with others. It's been a journey that I'll revisit over and over. I've come to love the world of Fey and the characters of Tir Na Nog, Wyld Wo...more
Isamlq
I'm feeling a mix of sad and satisfied with Iron Knight. With this last one, you can imagine my absolute frustration at having the galley stall for reasons unknown at page sixty, with my agony over having actually read Iron Knight... well, DEVOUR is what comes to mind. Because devour it, I did.

I sort of wish I had not gone through it so quickly though because now I understand how that green JFL mascot* feels whenever it wails after each episode, "It's Over!" But, I am happy... really, I am beca...more
Jenna
Jul 27, 2011 Jenna rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Iron fey series fans, fairies fans
Recommended to Jenna by: netgalley
Just as I thought my heart was going to break... BUT it didn’t! So, no need to fret my blossoming heart.

The end of Iron Queen made us happy but broke hearts knowing Meghan and Ash did not end up together. However, we haven’t seen the last of them yet. Ash swore that he will find a way to come back to Meghan..and so he set out on his journey.

It was a really long, agonizing, mind boggling, energy consuming, thought-provoking and soul-searching journey. Not knowing what lies ahead keeps my mind in...more
Fairytale Nerd
This book deserves 6 stars!

See my Full Review at The Fairytale Nerd

Prince Ash is My Book Boyfriend #1! Read here why.

Puck is My Book Boyfriend #5! Read here why.

LOCATION/SETTING:
The book starts right where the e-novella Summer’s Crossing ends. Our two Fey boys are off looking for a witch who probably knows the whereabouts of Grimalkin.

MAIN CHARACTERS:
As we all know, the Iron Knight is the story of Prince Ash, and is narrated by him. His voice? I would say melancholic. In sharp contrast with the...more
Sandee (Nikolai Lantsov's Queen)
Now that Meghan is the Iron Queen, Ash could no longer be her knight. Iron was poison to the regular fey and aside from that he was banished from the Iron Realm. But before he left Meghan, he made a promise that he would find a way for them to be together.

Ash wanted to be human so that she could be with Meghan in the Iron Realm.

Grimalkin, the cat-who-knows-everything, leads Ash and Puck to the person who could tell them how to get a soul because in order for one person to be human, he/she shoul...more
Maria
I highly recommend The Iron Knight.

*****

IMMEASURABLE.

The Iron Knight left me in awe. Ash was bared like you’ve never seen him before: indecisive, faltering, broken. But the resilience of his character and the relentless pursuit of his happiness ultimately marked this finale as one of the most satisfying fey series EVER. I uber-love the Epilogue – it was so full of wonder, victory, and possibilities. Julie Kagawa, thank you for dedicating this book to Team Ash. I, for one, was moved. I thought I...more
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“My fall began, as many stories do, with a girl.” 548 likes
“You're here," I murmured, reaching out to touch him, hardly believing this was real. "You came back." Ash's breath hitched, and he put his hand over mine.
"I came home.”
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