Julie Kagawa
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Julie Kagawa

Julie Kagawa, the New York Times bestselling author of the Iron Fey and Blood of Eden series was born in Sacramento, California. But nothing exciting really happened to her there. So, at the age of nine she and her family moved to Hawaii, which she soon discovered was inhabited by large carnivorous insects, colonies of house geckos, and frequent hurricanes. She spent much of her time in the ocean, when she wasn't getting chased out of it by reef sharks, jellyfish, and the odd eel.
When not swimming for her life, Julie immersed herself in books, often to the chagrin of her schoolteachers, who would find she hid novels behind her Math textbooks during class. Her love of reading led her to pen some very dark and gruesome stories, complete with colored illustrations, to shock her hapless teachers. The gory tales faded with time (okay, at least the illustrations did), but the passion for writing remained, long after she graduated and was supposed to get a
real job.

To pay the rent, Julie worked in different bookstores over the years, but discovered the managers frowned upon her reading the books she was supposed to be shelving. So she turned to her other passion: training animals. She worked as a professional dog trainer for several years, dodging Chihuahua bites and overly enthusiastic Labradors, until her first book sold and she stopped training to write full time.

Julie now lives in Louisville, Kentucky, where the frequency of shark attacks are at an all time low. She lives with her husband, an obnoxious cat, an Australian Shepherd who is too smart for his own good, and a hyper-active Papillion.

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    • Shadow of the Fox

    • Shadow of the Fox Series, Book 1
    • By: Julie Kagawa
    • Narrated by: Joy Osmanski, Brian Nishii, Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194

    One thousand years ago, the great Kami Dragon was summoned to grant a single terrible wish - and the land of Iwagoto was plunged into an age of darkness and chaos. Now, for whoever holds the Scroll of a Thousand Prayers, a new wish will be granted. A new age is about to dawn....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not nearly as good as Julie Kagawa's other books

    • By Amy on 10-11-18

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Soul of the Sword

    • Shadow of the Fox, Book 2
    • By: Julie Kagawa
    • Narrated by: Brian Nishii, Joy Osmanksi, Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    One thousand years ago, a wish was made to the Harbinger of Change, and a sword of rage and lightning was forged. Kamigoroshi. The Godslayer. It had one task: to seal away the powerful demon Hakaimono. Now, he has broken free....

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Iron King

    • The Iron Fey, Book 1
    • By: Julie Kagawa
    • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
    • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,718
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,280
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,298

    Something has always felt slightly off in Meghan’s life, ever since her father disappeared before her eyes when she was six. She has never quite fit in at school or at home....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Kristi Anderson on 02-24-10

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Soldier

    • The Talon Saga, Book 3
    • By: Julie Kagawa
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Davies, MacLeod Andrews, Chris Patton, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 746
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 673
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 668

    When forced to choose between safety with the dragon organization Talon and being hunted forever as an outcast, Ember Hill chose to stand with Riley and his band of rogue dragons....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Way to much teenage angst

    • By Joy on 12-16-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Iron Daughter

    • The Iron Fey, Book 2
    • By: Julie Kagawa
    • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
    • Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,565
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,323
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,335

    Half Summer faery princess, half human, Meghan has never fit in anywhere. Deserted by the Winter prince she thought loved her, she is prisoner to the Winter faery queen....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator is great, message to teen girls is poor

    • By Kate on 11-12-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Iron Queen

    • The Iron Fey, Book 3
    • By: Julie Kagawa
    • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,353
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,172
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,186

    "My name is Megan Chase. In less than 24 hours, I'll be 17. Although, technically, I won't actually be turning 17. I've been in the Nevernever too long....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Iron Queen

    • By Tobie on 03-25-11

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Iron Traitor

    • By: Julie Kagawa
    • Narrated by: Jake Lewis
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 277
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 260

    After his unexpected journey into the lands of the fey, Ethan Chase just wants to get back to normal. Well, as "normal" as you can be when you see faeries every day of your life....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Long time coming...killer ending

    • By MAB on 11-11-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Inferno

    • The Talon Saga, Book 5
    • By: Julie Kagawa
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Davies, Tristan Morris, MacLeod Andrews, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 382
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 349
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 348

    The fiery, hugely anticipated finale of the Talon Saga. Don't miss the epic conclusion as Ember, Riley, and Garrett face off against Dante and the Talon dragon clones....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love it!!

    • By Michael on 10-15-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Talon

    • The Talon Saga, Book 1
    • By: Julie Kagawa
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Davies, MacLeod Andrews, Chris Patton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,507
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,382
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,384

    In Julie Kagawa's groundbreaking modern fantasy series, dragons walk among us in human form....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Angsty teenage fluff

    • By Gawaine on 10-25-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Forever Song

    • By: Julie Kagawa
    • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 539
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 510
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 512

    Allison Sekemoto once struggled with the question: human or monster? With the death of her love, Zeke, she has her answer....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic, Dark Kagawa

    • By MAB on 11-27-14

    Regular price: $24.95

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