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The cost for their safe escape was Mr. The ending is by far one of the most brilliant, brave things I have EVER read, that does not mean that it wasn’t absolutely horrible to read. She is writing about multiple characters who all have a lot of suffering in their backgrounds prior to when the novels start, so perhaps for a fictional fantastical book it is not necessarily bad to portray these characters trying to free themselves and be who they are without suffering the often necessary compromises of real life.

Fowlson, a loyal Rakshana member, who unsuccessfully tried to capture Kartik and Gemma. There are also some pretty dark moments in the book that I thought too heavy for teenagers. Now, as Gemma approaches her London debut, the time has come to test these bonds. Cry along with me.


The ending was a bit frustrating, but Although it was slow in parts, I still enjoyed reading this book and I recommend this to those who haven’t read this series. Gemma wields the magic that is her birthright, but the inhabitants of the realms grow impatient.

Or that I made everyone call me “Bert” in ninth grade for no reason that I can think of. No one can live in the light all the time. Here are just a few of my troubles The three things I like best about myself are my sense of humor, my ability to listen, and my imagination. Rather than talk about what happens in the novel, I want to touch upon one thing that really held my interest throughout all three novels: The tension, and affection between Kartik and Thjng was what kept swewt reading.

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Anne grew the most, I think. Man, we were such dorks. We actually saw a progression in her. And Gemma has still not seen Kartik, and his whereabouts are also a constant strain on her thoughts. There are far too many points of view that if you call yourself Christian you will probably have a problem with. It has been a year of change since Gemma Doyle arrived at the foreboding Spence Academy.

The Gemma Doyle Trilogy – Books – The Sweet Far Thing

The third book begins and you discover that she has taken a u-turn and is whiny and uses her magic strangely. Gemma marvels when Kartik dismisses the temporary magic she gives him. My least favorite word is “maybe.


Gemma can’t imagine being happy living someone else’s idea of ladylike contentment. Libba Bray does not hold back when it comes to your heart. Gemma and her friends see Pippa, but she is not the same. Nobody can fhing this.

The Sweet Far Thing

Because there is a lot of grey to work with. Return to Book Page. Dec 16, Myra rated it really liked it Shelves: Nothing made sense, the writing was crappy, and I had so many questions. While waiting for his boat to come in, Kartik lives with the gypsies and helps Gemma arrange a meeting with the Rakshana. The end to his story had far too much in common with Merlin’s fate for my taste. She was so strong at the end of the second book.

So glad I took the time to revisit this amazing series. My dad was a Presbyterian minister.

The whole series is bittersweet, and I love it all the more for that very reason. I loved her relationship with Gemma.