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The Sweet Far Thing Mobi Õ 819 pages ´ Randarenewables × It has been a year of change since Gemma Doyle arrived at the foreboding Spence Academy Her mother murdered her father a laudanum addict Gemma has relied on an unsuspected strength and has discovered an ability to travel to an enchanted world called the realmDark magic runs wild Despite certain peril Gemma has bound the magic to herself and forged unlikely new alliances Now as Gemma approaches her London debut the time has come to test these bonds The Order the mysterious group her mother was once part of is grappling 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 The others have had their dark moments but this was definitely the darkest of the lot Makes sense since it is the conclusion of a trilogy and so there's got to be pretty big events to keep the story goingIt does take a while for the story to pick up like in the others Oh and there's a veritable ton of Victorian society happenings that some readers might get a little tired of Gemma also spends a lot of time debating about the decision of what to do with the magic which might also bore a lot of readers I actually really loved how much effort Bray put into fleshing out the Victorian culture for her readers and didn't mind Gemma's brooding Hey if I were in her position I'd totally be brooding tooSo while the first half of the book is good but not great the second half completely makes up for it This book is packed full of action and intrigue than the first two and some really excellent twistsI just loved how she tied all the characters' individual stories up Mrs Nightwing and Mrs McCleethy both get a lot interesting in this one and even Fowlson finally gets some believable characterization rather than coming off as a 1 dimensional jerk And Pippa I wasn't sure what would happen with her but I have to say I loved it For the romantics there are some really beautiful scenes between Gemma and Kartik I was really glad she resolved things between the two and at least gave them some really great interactions I can't say much without spoiling it thoughThe ending was definitely not a perfect happy conclusion but it felt fitting for the series Some readers are actually probably going to be uite disappointed by how some of it ties up just with how gruesome it could get 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 for us The whole series is bittersweet and I love it all the for that very reason

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For control of the realms as is the Rakshana Spence's burned East Wing is being rebuilt but why now? Gemma and her friends see Pippa but she is not the same And their friendship faces its gravest trial as Gemma must decide once and for all what role she is meant for Series review video goodNayThe badWayyy too long I was bored The thing wasn't even resolved they won a battle but not the war The worst bleeping love triangle I've ever readThe problematicFat shaming Horrible attitudes toward disability Sexual orientation used as a plot twist Issues of non consent were never addressed Sexual abuse backstory to excuse a character's meanness

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The Sweet Far ThingIt has been a year of change since Gemma Doyle arrived at the foreboding Spence Academy Her mother murdered her father a laudanum addict Gemma has relied on an unsuspected strength and has discovered an ability to travel to an enchanted world called the realms where I am utterly distraught by this book My first hour free of it's torture I was a ball of fury Nothing made sense the writing was crappy and I had so many uestions My poor husband didn't want to come near me and I didn't want to talk to anyoneI had such high hopes for this book Kartik and Gemma would finally find a way to be together the magic of the realms would be figured out and dealt with and Felicity and Ann would finally become real friends of Gemma's or else be rid of I definitely expected a little bir maturity to be given out by those girls at least by Gemma because generally when a person is given a large amount of responsibility despite their age and consciously decides that they need to live up to it they don't act like retarded and petty 12 year oldsHere are just a few of my troublesWhy the crap does Kartik turn into a tree? This doesn't make any sense I understand the sacrifice that he is making but there is no sign that the magic can't be dealt with in another way until the very point where Libba Bray turns him into a tree It is retarded There is no sense in this unless her goal was to piss people offWhy are Pippa and Felicity lesbian lovers? I don't get this at all Some people have mentioned in their reviews that they saw signs of this coming Whatever signs they saw seemed like normal female friendship to me especially for Victorian period writing Besides the fact I think that it was just silly the kiss was random and out of some teenage boys lesbian lovers fantasy DUMB I however was satisfied when Felicity chose the good side despite her love for Pippa who has always irritated meThe writing was just bad For someone who has published 2 books already the writing should have been much better The plot should have been thought out The dialogue should have been less George Lucas inspired by this I am referring to his ability to make very good actors sound like duncesI am very frustrated by how poorly the magic of the realms was understood Obviously Circe was evil but how did she turn out to be so much better than the the people who were supposed to be good and why did she make so much sense? Bray turns the evil person back to good to a degree and than she turns Kartik into a tree? WhateverMy final annoyance for this review is that of Bray's obsession with womens rights Holy crap she went a bit overboard don't you think? I thought to myself at one point that maybe it was just me and that I was a little sensitive to people and their soap boxes until at the very end Gemma's last reuest for the girls to be taught how to think for themselves and blah blah blah Thinking for yourself is not at all a bad idea but honestly Themes like that are supposed to be thought provoking not obnoxiously presentThere are so many many things that I find very wrong with this book It was a very huge disappointment I expected so much than what I was given hereThere were enough good things that I finished the book but I definitely would not recommend it to anyone