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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Tamora Pierce is one of my favorite authors for one reason: The Song of the Lioness. Yep, I just re-read all of these books for the first time since I was Of course Alanna would be able to pass as a boy with no problems. It is also a famous work of Feminist Fantasy due to the focus given to gender issues and its message that girls have nothing to be ashamed of, whether compared to men or other kinds of girls.

When I was 8 my family moved to California, where we lived for 6 years on both sides of the San Francisco peninsula.

And I love how it’s referenced in future books – as a major turning point – and here it’s a great story that lives up to that label.


A bittersweet ending to this series. 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.

In it, he says he knew that his time was near, and he tells Alanna to live a happy life with a man who loves all of her, and she realizes by the end that George has always been the one for her. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

Lioness Rampant

That the relationships are ultimately abo In a lot of ways, this is my favorite of the Alanna books. Liioness the final scenes make me tear up every time. A list of characters is found herebut because many of the characters appear in subsequent series, there are many spoilers.

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There are a few too many “the amethyst-eyed girl looked at the blue-eyed boy” things, and several abrupt perspective changes. Upon return to her native land of Tortall, Alanna learns from a friend that their fellow-student Prince Jonathan has been made King but not been crowned, and that Alanna’s twin brother Thom, to prove himself the most powerful sorcerer in the realm, has resurrected Duke Roger killed by Alanna in an earlier book.

All in all, however, this is a fantastic series though it could use a little alanba depth. Alanna is really growing up. Everything really does come together all at once, doesn’t it? Please create an ACE 2 18 Nov 05, Get to Know Us.


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In the Hand of the Goddess. Why didn’t I go to convent school and prove ladies are more than ornaments that way? It’s not subtle but it’s effective.

Bringing back someone who has attempted to kill the ramppant royal family? And the relationship with Liam makes so much sense.

I can’t believe this was published that long ago. Refresh and try again. Forever by Tuathail reviews There’s one thing that never changes with age, and that is love. If the series went any longer, she’d probably be shooting lasers out of her eyes.

She sets out on an impossible quest to find the Dominion Jewel, a legendary gem that, in the right hands, has limitless power for good. In this final verse of the Song of the Lioness quartet, Alanna grows from heroine into legend.

Apr 07, Sophie rated it really rampaant it Shelves: View all 5 comments. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them.