Saturday, September 29, 2012

ARC Review- The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa

The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

 Book Summary: 

Don't look at Them. Never let Them know you can see Them.

That is Ethan Chase's unbreakable rule. Until the fey he avoids at all costs—including his reputation—begin to disappear, and Ethan is attacked. Now he must change the rules to protect his family. To save a girl he never thought he'd dare to fall for.

Ethan thought he had protected himself from his older sister's world—the land of Faery. His previous time in the Iron Realm left him with nothing but fear and disgust for the world Meghan Chase has made her home, a land of myth and talking cats, of magic and seductive enemies. But when destiny comes for Ethan, there is no escape from a danger long, long forgotten.

An e-ARC has been provided to me by the publisher for an honest review.

I enjoyed reading The Lost Prince. It was nicely written and had some really great characters that I liked. Faeries are one of my favorite mythological beings so yeah, that might've increased my liking for this book a teeny-tiny bit. But seriously, if you’re a fan of YA faery books, The Lost Prince would definitely interest you!

I think I would have liked this book much, much more if sometimes it didn’t feel like Ms. Kagawa was just draaaaagging on the story. Some parts were pretty much messed up and there were some scenes which were totally not required in the book. I liked some of the characters but not all.

The only thing I liked about Kylie was her blue highlights. No, seriously it felt like she was forcefully dumped in the story where she was not required just because there HAD to be romance in the book. Unfortunately, I could see no chemistry whatsoever between Ethan and her and that’s one of the reasons, this book couldn’t rank up to my favourites shelf.

However, Ethan was an ah-mazing character. His POV was commendably written by Ms. Kagawa and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Since I’ve not read the Iron Fey series, I knew I was definitely missing out on many things but still it didn’t make me want to stop reading this and the credit for that definitely goes to the author.

Overall, there were some faults in this book but the story definitely made up for them. There were some really awesome action-sequences and because of that, this book gets extra browine points from my side. Accurate rating would be 3.5 stars.
While I wait for the next book to come, I’m definitely gonna start with the Iron Fey series!


  1. I also received an ARC of this but haven't read the Iron Fey. It does sound really interesting but it does seem the characters needed more depth. Great review! :)
    Alex @ Possession of Books

    1. Thanks for stopping by! Glad you liked the review :)


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