Waiting on Wednesday: The Iron Knight by Julie Kagawa

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. The purpose of this weekly event is to spotlight soon-to-be-released books that you are so [im]patiently waiting for. It also gives other bloggers a chance to find and share books for To Be Read lists.
My "Waiting on Wednesday" book of the moment would have to be The Iron Knight by Julie Kagawa.

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The Iron Knight
Author: Julie Kagawa
Publisher: Harlequin, paperback, 386 pages
Expected Publication: October 25, 2011
Pre-order: Amazon


Goodreads Synopsis: Ash, former prince of the Winter Court, gave up everything. His title, his home, even his vow of loyalty. All for a girl… and all for nothing.

Unless he can earn a soul.



To cold, emotionless 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 thought.
 

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Then Meghan Chase—a half human, half fey slip of a girl— smashed through his barricades, binding him to her irrevocably with his oath to be her knight. And when all of Faery nearly fell to the Iron fey, she severed their bond to save his life. Meghan is now the Iron Queen, ruler of a realm where no Winter or Summer fey can survive. 

With the (unwelcome) company of his archrival, Summer Court prankster Puck, and the infuriating cait sith Grimalkin, Ash begins a journey he is bound to see through to its end— a quest to find a way to honor his solemn vow to stand by Meghan’s side. 

To survive in the Iron realm, Ash must have a soul and a mortal body. But the tests he must face to earn these things are impossible. At least, no one has ever passed to tell the tale.  

And then Ash learns something that changes everything. A truth that turns reality upside down, challenges his darkest beliefs and shows him that, sometimes, it takes more than courage to make the ultimate sacrifice. 


Why I want/need this book: I have read the first three in the series, and I absolutely love and adore these books and the characters within. I'm so excited to see that the final book to this series is in Ash's point of view and that I am going to be inside his head to learn so much more about him as a person and what he has been through in the past. And of course I have to find out if he and Meghan end up together in the end! And if they do, how?

Comments

  1. Oooh I really want to read the Iron Fey series, I just don't have any time to! But it's on my TBR list! They look awesome! Great pick :)

    Here's my WoW!

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  2. Jill- Thanks!
    Jessica- The Iron Fey series is amazing! You'll love it when you finally get to read it. :)

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  3. I really think I'm one of 5 YA reviewers who hasn't read this series. Definitely need to get on that...

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  4. Hi Kelly!

    I am currently reading The Iron King and am absolutely IN LOVE with it-- like, enchanted is a better word to describe it haha-- it's like a mix between Labyrinth, The Chronicles of Narnia, and a bunch of other totally kick-ass fantasy novels and movies... I can't wait to read the rest of this series!

    You can see my WoW for this week at the link below-- Happy Reading!

    Lea @ LC's Adventures in Libraryland

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