The cover isn't really anything special, but it's fitting that Artemis should be on the last cover in the series and you can tell the final epic conflict in this book will happen in Fowl Manor as is pictured.
(4/5) The writing was quirky and humorous (especially the dialogue) and never once treated the readers like idiots. The narrator had a strong presence in the book and the writing had its own unique style that stood out and brought life and character to the world. However, I did feel that the writing and humor was a letdown compared to the earlier books.
(5/5) The series comes into a full circle as Colfer ends the series off where it all began, Fowl Manor. And as the final book in the series, I think this was the perfect setting instead of a completely new location, like the previous books.
(4/5) The beginning was a tad bit confusing, but by the first couple of chapters, The Last Guardian had me sucked in once more as I followed Artemis' last scheme to defeat Opal. I think Colfer gave us a great ending that wrapped up the series. Once again, this book has a separate plot than the other books but the ending was satisfying as a whole.
(5/5) What Artemis is willing to sacrifice to save everyone in this final book is in its own very shocking, because you truly realize what a long way Artemis has come, he's not in any way the same cold and ruthless twelve-old-year-boy that appeared in the first book.
(5/5) I'd have to say, Opal is one of my favourite all time villains. In The Last Guardian Opal gives us another one of her world domination schemes that really befits her character, yet unlike all her previous attempts this one left a lot of damage.
(5/5) The Berserkers were introduced in The Last Guardian, a group of warrior fairies that Opal brought to life. Since they were only spirits, they possessed whatever was close to them. That included Juliet, Artemis' twin little brothers, corpses and some woodland creatures! The Berserkers were an interesting bunch, especially their leader, Oro, who wasn't as blood thirsty as he first appeared. And for the last time we see Butler, Holly, Mulch, and Foaly on their final, mind blowing, action-packed, adventure! I'll really miss all the characters because I feel like I've known them all my life and they're all just so lovable! But I'm not too sad to see them go because Colfer gave us a good ending (though I feel my heart clench now when I think about it, knowing I won't see them again).
(28/30) Quirky and humorous writing, a lovable cast, a solid and detailed universe, and a main character that you'll love, definitely a worthwhile series for all ages! This series was one epic ride from start to finish, and I'll definitely be rereading the series. Colfer gives us a great conclusion to the Artemis Fowl series and I'll definitely be checking out his other works in the future!