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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 pibba so much more sense? Gemma and her friends see Pippabut she is not the same. Eight hundred pages is too long for a YA book, if you ask me. It also has some pretty great twists. Apr 28, Pages Young Adult Buy. What if the magic doesn’t work the same way once she tthe shares it? While the creatures of the winterlands make a bid for control and Circe stirs, Gemma struggles to come to terms with the magic she holds and her place in this world and in the realms.

Jul 10, Kristi rated it really liked it Shelves: 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 The swet wasn’t even resolved they won a battle but not the war.


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If the author has done her job well, it is at once satisfying and distressing. As good as it is, The Sweet Far Thing does feel eight hundred nineteen pages long, and Libba Bray uses Gemma to poke fun lbba herself for that on page four hundred twenty-nine: Gemma was also much more of an unlikable character than usual.

Girls kick ass, revenge, love, affairs, deceit, all that good stuff. Anyway, I feel like I kept getting tricked because I trusted the wrong people. I think Libba did an excellent job making use of her character. I vastly prefer the first two books of the trilogy and especially the first one.

I will remember the tiny bits of romance I was given and center my thoughts there. I was really happy with how this series wrapped up, more happy than I have been with anything else in a while.

I thought the story was compelling, but if you’re looking for a book appropriate for you teenage girls this is not it. Libba is very big in the diversity and acceptance community; with that said, that would never be her intent to do that to anyone.

Gemma’s story is beautifully told and I am glad I had the chance to read it. Makes sense, since it is the conclusion of a trilogy, and so there’s got to be pretty big events to keep the story going. I didn’t know Libba Bray had a book like this in her. The worst bleeping love triangle I’ve ever read.


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And she rose out of the well and whipped her butt with magic. Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports.

When Kartik died and in the end when Ann and Felicity got what they really wanted, I was very emotional. This book was beautiful, I loved it so much, I was so sad when I finished it.

This book is packed full of more action and intrigue than the first two, and some really excellent twists. I was also pleased with how Libba turned Fowlson from view spoiler [devious bad guy to reluctant good guy. No one can live in the light all the time.

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There are libbx some pretty dark moments in the book that I thought too heavy for teenagers. The only one who does learn anything from using the magic is Anne.

You submitted the following rating and review. It seemed to wander aimlessly, and I sometimes wondered what the point was. I definitel I am utterly distraught by this book.