The Sweet Far Thing
Publish date: December 26th 2007
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Pages no: 819
Edition language: English
Series: Gemma Doyle (#3)
Hmmm… I came across an article that mentioned the magic in this series was actually a metaphor for girls coming into their own powers. Whether the author intended it to be taken that way or not, I found the book less random when I read with that in mind. Although, whenever the thought slipped my min...
Well, I finished this series. This book seemed long and an arduous at times, especial in around the middle. I had to remind myself of the age of the characters multiple times through the book because their priorities were so self focused even after everything that happened in the last book. I did li...
It seems that this trilogy just got better and better with each book. I was thoroughly impressed with this trilogy, but particularly this book. The story got more intense. I couldn’t get enough of this book. I’m very sad it’s over. Gemma’s debut is nearing, but her biggest responsibility is the po...
Format: Audio (downloaded from Library)Narrated By: Josephine BaileyOriginal Publication Year: 2007Genre(s): YA Fantasy, HistoricalSeries: Gemma Doyle, # 3Awards: NoneI found book three of the Gemma Doyle series long, rambling and frequently annoying but in the end, I am glad, barely, that I saw the...
A decent, satisfying, if overly long-winded conclusion to a well-crafted series. I can't say I enjoyed all 819 pages of this -- 200 pages could stand to be excised for a more streamlined novel - but it was worth reading.