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And boy was I blown away! I tend to get a little annoyed when authors spend paragraph upon paragraph telling me libbx they want to say. There will be scars from the battle for the heart of the realms, wounds ripped open when Gemma and her friends must turn their backs on beloved companions who are already, in truth, lost. After a three month thinng, Kartik finds Gemma at Spence Academy to tell her that their destinies should not cross again.

Her mother murdered, her father alaudanum addict, Gemma has relied on an unsuspected strength and has discovered an ability to travel to an enchanted world called the realms, where dark magic runs wild.

The Sweet Far Thing

Fowlson’s discovery that Gemma did indeed have the magic, unlike what she had said to him previously. My first hour free of it’s torture I was a ball of fury.

I had to give it 5 stars since it made me cry haha. The worst bleeping love triangle I’ve ever read. Gemma and her friends see Pippa, but she is not the same.

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Not until the final pages does pibba get a grip on herself and do what needs to be done. But the worst foe is yet unknown to her, a presence more sinister than Circe ever was.


My poor husband didn’t want brzy come near me and I didn’t want to talk to anyone. Gemma was a full-on badass toward the end. I cannot even describe my love for this trilogy. I had such high hopes for this book. What if changing the path of the magic opened new doors for the Winterlands?

The ending was bittersweet but I still loved the book. Here’s what I expected from this book: It has been a year of change since Gemma Doyle arrived at the foreboding Spence Academy. I also remember how it kept me up until like 3 in the morning because it was so scary and thrilling and awesome and whatnot.

And when I do something she doesn’t like, she threatens to find it. Retrieved from ” https: This audiobook can be listened to on: This book is my favorite book. What is it about writing an author bio that gives me that deer-in-headlights feeling? May 08, Britt rated it liked it Shelves: I think I liked this one the best of the three in the trilogy.

But overall I enjoyed the trilogy a lot! Because of that and because Libba Bray managed to make me feel so much about this book and that character, Brzy gave it five stars.

Libbq also took a long time to find out anything of importance. Pippa changed at least, though it was her corruption we saw. I thought the story was compelling, but if you’re looking for a book appropriate for you teenage girls this is not it.

The best series ever! A later meeting at a boat dock in London crushes Gemma’s hope that they could be together.

sweeg Some readers are actually probably going to be quite disappointed by how some of it ties up, just with how gruesome it could get. There are also some pretty dark moments in the book that I thought too heavy for teenagers.


My old review for this sucked so I’ll attempt to sum up my thoughts in a slightly better way.

It felt like I was in a different world. When all else fails Gemma feels she will never return to the realms until a mysterious stone is found in the midst of the East Wing construction. But her path is extremely predictable.

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Along the same lines, I thought she could have dealt with facing the consequences of your actions, developing responsibility or maybe working hard to get what you nray, but another fail.

We appreciate your feedback. Fee is such an emotional character.

As cages go, it is a gilded one, but I shall not live well in it or any cage, for that matter. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. If any of those elements were present in this book, they got lost under pages and pages of sub-par writing; I don’t come to books like this for Great Literature, but the others w Here’s what I expected from this book: I really the author would’ve set up better “rules” for the realms and the use of its magic.

Personally, I found the conclusion beautiful and touching, and it really made the series better as a whole than if she had done a cookie-cutter “look, it’s a happy ending! Once Gemma found the dagger she went to her. Then Gemma tries to battle the Tree of All Souls, which was evil all along.