Tuesday, March 26, 2013

In The Hands Of The Goddess by Tamora Pierce

In The Hands Of The Goddess by Tamora Pierce

Released: April 19th 2011 ( first released January 1st 1984)
Publisher: Atheneum Books For Young Readers
Series: Song of the Lioness, Book Two
Page Amount: 256, USA Paperback
Source:  Own

*Warning the following synopsis and review may contain spoilers, if you haven't read Alanna. You have been warned.*

"From Tamora Pierce, the second book in the Song of the Lioness Quartet, honored with the Margaret A. Edwards Award.Still disguised as a boy, Alanna becomes a squire to none other than the prince of the realm. Prince Jonathan is not only Alanna's liege lord, he is also her best friend—and one of the few who knows the secret of her true identity. But when a mysterious sorcerer threatens the prince's life, it will take all of Alanna's skill, strength, and magical power to protect him—even at the risk of revealing who she really is..."
                                                                         - Information from Goodreads.com

My Thoughts : 
Continuing on Alanna's journey to becoming a knight. Throughout her training she is pushed and forced to face her fears.  That she didn't want to confront.

I loved In the Hands of the Goddess even more than Alanna. Alanna grew up more in this installment of the series. She became a fearless fighter. There were definitely moments I didn't see coming, and also moments I was cheering for her.

Cannot wait to read The Woman Who Rides Like A Man, to see what becomes Alana on her next adventure. As well as the other charming characters in this series.

5/5 stars, Happy Reading, Ashley

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