Well, it's over (mostly). I can see why the series has wide appeal. It's a very easy to get into fantasy/hero's journey.
I would have liked a few more female characters. And more non-white characters. This series is super, super white. Seriously, the only non-white character I can remember is the girl (Jasmine?) that makes Thorn jealous.
I was kind of waffling over the series when I started, and I feel like I'm still waffling now that I'm done. I read the whole thing, but I don't feel like I liked it. There are some good moments, but on the whole fantasy epics aren't really my thing. For the right kid though, this could be a great series.