The Iron King is by Julie Kagawa. The first book in the Iron Fey series. Meghan Chase is not who she believes herself to be. She has never quite fit in at school or at home. She feels someone is watching her, and she is not wrong. When her younger brother is kidnapped by fairies, she discovers her best friend is really Robin Goodfellow, and that she is the daughter of Oberon, King of the Summer Court, and has a destiny she could never have dreamed of - she must save the Winter and Summer Courts from the mysterious and deadly Iron King. Can she make it through the dangers of the Nevernever while being hunted by all of faerie? Is the Winter Prince her friend or foe? Will she be able to save her brother and the realm of Faerie and still return to her old life?
Ratings: 8th grade - 8 out of 10.