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The other girls were total turds for most of thlng book though. My old review for this sucked so I’ll attempt to sum up my thoughts in a slightly better way. It is the series that made me not just love books but into a reader. You had this great talent and almost threw it away out of fear.

And so as she becomes more power hungry, Felicity becomes more conflicted. I don’t believe in persecuting homosexuals but I do believe it is wrong. This article does not cite any sources.

I was also pleased with how Libba turned Fowlson from view spoiler [devious bad guy to reluctant swedt guy. Despite his coldness, Gemma continues to long for his touch. The one true source of light in this book was Kartik! Or that I made everyone call me “Bert” in ninth grade for no reason that I can think of. Dec 26, Pages Young Adult.

The Sweet Far Thing (Gemma Doyle, #3) by Libba Bray

There will be scars from the battle for the heart of the realms, wounds ripped open when Gemma and her friends must turn their braay on beloved companions who are already, in truth, lost. This audiobook can be listened to on: Fae could have gone either way right up to the very end because of her love for Pippa, but I was happy to see that she got her inheritance and intends to live as she has always wanted, free and daring, and out from under th hold of her father.

He’ll do his best to assist her work in the realms, though, for the Rakshana are one of many groups whose future depends on Gemma mediating a deal among the realm’s people. It breaks my heart every time I read it and it legitimately makes me cry every time. Uncovering the identity of this vexer is an odyssey in itself, but nothing compared to the ensuing battle, which Gemma and her adversary cannot both survive.


And Gemma has still not seen Kartik, and his whereabouts are also a constant strain on her thoughts. The Order—the mysterious group her mother was once part of—is grappling for control of the realms, as dweet the Rakshana. It seems that I am always in a state of wishing and rarely in a state of contentment. I have never cried while reading before, and I have told my friends that I don’t understand why people do. I am sad that these books are over. Our three girls Gemma, Felicity and Anne believe they are in the clear.

I didn’t buy the vision of Gemma’s future that we are given; I didn’t care what happened to Felicity; I was pleased for Ann but it was a bit predictable.

The whole thing felt more like a scene out of that obnoxious movie, What Dreams May Come, than anything else. Instead, the changing magic was used as an excuse to make the magic do whatever the heck Bray wanted with no rules or guidelines. Gemma is in charge of all this magic and is supposed to be protecting it and making decisions regarding the realms and she and Felicity and Anne are going through a variety of issues at home, but they just play with the magic.

Anyone who enjoys wearing pants. Not only because it was pages but because SO much happened. Retrieved from ” https: Now, as Gemma approaches her London debut, the time has come to test these bonds. So, we are told numerous times that the magic is changing. Needs a different ending!! The characters ghe compelling, the writing is great, yada yada.

Feb 18, Stephanie rated it liked it Recommends it for: They use the magic to get what they want with no work on their part. In the hhe book of the Gemma Doyle trilogy, the Order, the Rakshana and the creatures of oibba realms all want one thing – the magic.


I am currently in sewet and since I finished all of the things that I need to do, I thought that I would write a quick review on this book. And knowing that it was necessary, tha Okay, I’m going to start off with a warning. I never felt like Gemma really came to terms with using the power that was given to her, and that was a big disappointment. Apr 28, Pages Young Adult. As the story unfolds, Gemma discovers that nothing, and noone, is as they seem.

When they find it they all place their hands upon its bark and see different ‘visions’. The Queen of Attolia. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. There were enough good things that I finished the book, but I definitely would not recommend it to anyone.

As good as it is, The Sweet Far Thing does feel eight hundred nineteen pages long, and Libba Bray uses Gemma to poke fun at herself for that on page four hundred twenty-nine: Gemma’s books have never been about romance for me.

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For me, he dies because of Gemma’s stupidity. The topic of the meeting was her brother Tom, whom the Rakshana was trying to enlist in the club.

From absolute sqeet, to absolute lows and I do mean absoluteI loved riding the roller coaster of it all. Car if the magic doesn’t work the same way once she freely shares it? I just loved how she tied all the characters’ individual stories up.

My second favorite series ever.