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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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If the series went any longer, she’d probably be shooting lasers out of her eyes.

Feb 10, Julie rated it it pioness ok Shelves: Alanna is by far one of the most enjoyable female protagonists I have ever read. Overall rating No ratings yet 0.

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Though I would love to join groups, I’m going to turn them all down. It’s too bad that I didn’t get to spend as much time with Alanna as I wanted to, but I enjoyed every single looness and every page.

Jonathan marries Thayet, and later appoints George a baron to guard Tortall’s coast.

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Rampanf very much appreciate how focused his is on getting to know his people, and understandi 4. I was born in South Connellsville, PA. I’ve read this series several times and the morals it imparts along with the world building are just as engaging and life affirming as the first time.


Gary loves being Prime Minister and running a government! Now that all my praise is out of the way, here is my one gripe with LR. Again, I would have loved it if this particular internal struggle had been explored in more depth, but I understand that the young adult market at the time didn’t really make it possible for Tamora Pierce to write lilness page volumes for her series.

I think the resolution felt to neat to me, the first time I read this. All in all, however, this is a fantastic series though it could use a little more depth. I liked seeing Alanna among her friends again and realizing how much she and they had changed.

At last the first book of the quartet, Alanna: And the final scenes make me tear up every time. When I get bored, I go through the different lists and rediscover books I’ve read in the past.

Meanwhile, Alanna finds amusement when he falls in love with Thayet and begins to ramppant her.

We got to see her discovering more of who she is and what she wants often this self-discovery occurs thanks to her affair with a Shang warrior named Liam Ironarm, which, damn. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Though I would love to join gro Hey, folks! I remembered Alanna getting the jewel. 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.

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I like that George has power and strength, but he never utilizes that power to try and force Alanna into doing anything she doesn’t want to do. Item s unavailable for purchase. I liked the heroic aspects, and how many references there are to the spread of stories and songs.


Tamora Pierce is an excellent writer. I mean, don’t get me wrong, I LOVE their relationship and I love that I can see he really did end up being the right guy for her, the guy she loves, the one who loved all parts of her and whose dreams matched her own, but I felt like a lot of that was maybe too subtle? The spell backfires when she stops resisting and lets go, killing Roger with his own sword and destroying his evil forever.

Everyone either dies or hooks up and gets married. The group travels to the Roof of the World, where Chitral’s Pass is blocked off due to severe blizzards.

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Would Alanna truly shrug away the resurrection of Roger? This series is a must-read for growing girls and grown women everywhere! After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, I wrote the book that became The Song of the Lioness fantasy quartet. As many of you have stated, I was not impressed with the handling of the Thom plot-line. Aug 03, Sanaa rated it liked it. It’s not just Alanna’s courage, her fighting abilities, and her noble heart, but this story that supports self-exploration and discovery, whether that be through traveling, learning new cultures, or falling in alaanna, which makes the series such an icon.