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Looking at the size of thiny book, I am guessing the first two were more tightly plotted, at least. This article does not cite any sources. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

Instead, the changing magic was used as an excuse to make the magic do whatever the heck Bray wanted with no rules or guidelines. To see what your friends thought libbs this book, please sign up. Gemma was also much more of an unlikable character than usual.

At Kobo, rar try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. She was so strong at the end of the second book. Pippa asks Gemma to help her cross over from the Realms into a heaven-like area but finds that she cannot because she has been in the Realms too long.

I want to grab hold of it and leave my mark upon the world. A reader can always hope, right? By using this site, you agree thibg the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Oct 12, Josiah rated it liked it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Holy crap, she went a bit overboard don’t you think? A Great and Terrible Beauty. Gemma can’t imagine being happy living someone else’s idea of ladylike contentment. I once spent New Year’s Eve in a wetsuit. thimg

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It is a living fire that must be fed constantly. Doesn’t it mean that the Tree will continue its evil afr in the Winterlands and will eventually corrupt Kartik the same way it did Eugenia? The fantasy elements weren’t strong enough to support the whole thing: Issues of non-consent were never addressed. But even with Kartik and other keen minds on her side, how is Gemma to navigate the labyrinth of competing interests in and out of the realms?

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I liked the first one well enough because of its unique blend of a wild, magical, mythical realm barely constrained behind stiff Victorian curtains. You submitted the following rating and review. It seems that I am always in a state of wishing and rarely in a state of contentment. I can’t possibly name all the books I’d have rather seen someone else die in that person’s place, or seen another kill themselves. This third book is unnecessarily full of numerous subplots, redundant scenes, and pages of feminist propaganda.

Gemma and her friends see Pippa, but she is not the ghing. I thought the story was compelling, but if you’re looking for a book appropriate for you teenage girls this is not it.

The title should be at least 4 characters long. I will admit that the book ended very well but I was still very angry. Bray doesn’t go overboard with the idea, but she does drive the hhe home. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Fa story is beautifully told and I am glad I had the chance to read it. Brya s unavailable for purchase.


But it all rests on their ultimate choice. This was by far my favorite in the series, and I think a lot of it had to do with what Libba Bray was willing to have happen to her characters. It was a very huge disappointment. So, whenever I think of this book, I think of that.

The Sweet Far Thing

Gemma and Felicity, most markedly, do not bfay to fall victim to the rank and classification system in regards to being female. It’s just cheese, you know. No one can live in the light all the time.

My three worst habits are overeating, self-doubt, and the frequent use of the “f” word.

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

But I was annoyed overall that a book I read liba for fun offered so little of it. View all 42 comments. I don’t get this at all. I think it is important to remember that a young woman can be powerful and challenge authority, but still long for love and romance.

Now, as Gemma approaches her London debut, the time has come to test these bonds. Thanks for telling us about the problem.