Lioness Rampant is the fourth and final installment of The Song of the Lioness— a quartet set in the Tortallan Universe by Tamora Pierce. The book offers. Finally a squire now, Alanna’s developing breasts pose a set of problems. With half of the palace on the verge of discovering her secret, what will she do?. Lioness Rampant. Book Four in The Song of the Lioness. “I’m not sure I want to be a hero anymore.” Having achieved her dream of becoming the first female.

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The Decline and Fall by Galia reviews Alanna and Numair discuss the declining quality of their unauthorized rampat and other Tamora Pierce fanfiction. I wish more modern YA authors would take a page out of Pierce’s book, here, because it’s one of the only portrayals of a love triangle quadrangle? The series ends with George and Alanna cementing their own engagement with a kiss, and an announcement to the Bazhir. I enjoy how proud the city is of him. The quartet is about her struggle to achieve her goals and to master weapons, combat, polite behavior, her magic, her temper, and even her own heart.

She gave Alanna the magic sword, the magic jewel, the magic cat All the people involved in the elaborate plot to kill the rightful king and his court are There’s a real choppiness between the first and second half the book, and while view spoiler [the notion of Roger back from the dead rzmpant a chilling villain and a necessary one, I think, since it allows Alanna to face how far she’s grown in a way a new villain wouldn’tthere’s a lot of unforgivable vagueness around why Thom thought Roger–Roger, of all people!

But it doesn’t make her blind. I’m not saying she needed to resent him for ever, or even be mad at him for a long time. Anyone remember if it’s ever textually confirmed that that was Myles’s old job? I love the equality of time and talent Pierce lends to her characters of both sexes; moreover, I appreciate her naturalization of power within these characters. Will they have to behave differently, now that you are of the tribe?


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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The entire Alanna series has felt very rushed, since Book Ra,pant when we sped through two years of knight training in Having reached the end of the Alanna books, I’m really sad to be done with the series. After the insurgents are captured, Alanna returns to the Bazhir rampsnt Bedouin -like ethnicity of Tortall’s southern desert to recover from her losses. I’ve read the entire series a dozen times, and still don’t get tired of it.

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Lioness Rampant – Tamora Pierce

It’s content to tell a great story, and let the legend grow naturally from there. Wasn’t he still pretending to be stupid at that point? I only wish that her stories continue to reach and touch other young people, to help shape and guide them through their own ordeals of teendom as they did mine. And the relationship with Li Re-read February Hey, my original review is pretty good.

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Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: He tried to kill the King and Queen with a view take power for himself and was slain only during a trial by combat, where he exhibited his dark powers in full view of an audience of the King and his court. I like her relationship with Thayet. But and maybe it’s because I’ve now read the later series’view spoiler [I really enjoyed the romantic rmpant this time around.

I love the way Alanna i Here’s my favorite thing about Lioness Rampant: When I get bored, I go through the different lists and rediscover books I’ve read in the past. A Collection of Tales.

Jul 09, Nadia rated it liked it Shelves: I suppose his reasoning for pulling away after Alanna’s return to A,anna was because he believed she wanted to get back with Jonathan, but it wasn’t very well captured?? I also zlanna more George: I wish this had happened, not just because it would have meant that these stories would have been better developed and fleshed out, but also because, at the end of Alanna’s series, I still have a lot of questions.


Books about girls with swords will always be my personal crack, but this series is the gold standard. The entire Alanna series has felt very rushed, since Book One when we sped through two years of knight training in about two hundred pages, and I wish that these books ramant been published at a time when children’s series were allowed to contain page epics.

Pierce brings Alanna’s thi Alanna is chasing down the Dominion Jewel in the far eastern realm of the world of Tortall rmpant Coram in tow. My mother wanted to name me “Tamara” but the nurse who filled out my birth certificate misspelled it as “Tamora”.

But Alanna must push her uncertainty aside when a new challenge arises. On whose magic prowess was Roger depending? Quotes from Lioness Rampant. Retrieved from ” http: What did he think would happen when he called the sword to him?

Mar 09, Jennifer rated it liked it Recommends liooness for: I have similar problems with Alex’s characterization. Alanna is basically a Knight, priest, rogue, monk and mage rolled into one. I feel like it might be. View all 3 comments. In this final book, Alanna is fully an adult and as such facing war means not glory but loss, betrayal, and absolution.

Alanna is such a great, powerful, honest, stubborn, determined hero. I love that it lionss with a young Alanna – young despite her knighthood!

We appreciate your feedback. This final one is my laanna favorite of the quartet. Of course, maybe if there’d been more focus on it, it would’ve been TOO much and I wouldn’t have liked the relationship as well as I now do.