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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We want to travel and have adventures and make discoveries and we also want to be mothers and live fampant settled life. Views Read Edit View history.

Obviously you’re going to end up with this guy, but I thought it was different that Alanna ended up seeing Boy 3 for a while Boy 3: Jon and Alanna agree that they were not right together, but when she looks to George to renew his romance, he treats her as nothing more than a friend.

Song of the Lioness 4TortallTortall chronological order 7more. In the town of Berat, Alanna befriends martial-arts champion Liam Ironarm, called the ‘Dragon of Shang’, who joins the quest. Read reviews that mention tamora pierce lioness rampant song of the lioness dominion jewel duke roger shang dragon lioness quartet prince jonathan roof of the world woman who rides even though rides like like a man read this book final book ever read alanna and coram liam ironarm read the other three books recommend this book.

I have an issue with characters who are that unwilling to bend in any way, or really even acknowledge that they’re wrong which Alanna is at least better at, though like most people she doesn’t like it. How do I know I haven’t? The Song of the Lioness Alanna: Read it to find out what I mean.

Lioness Rampant

Also, George as spy! Alanna chooses one to make babies with, seemingly with a coin toss, and friend-zones the rest. He must have, rampang if he’d been really dead, Thom’s spell wouldn’t have worked.


How to write a great review. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. I can’t believe this was published that long ago. The war has been fueled by the death of the Warlord’s K’miri wife, Kalasin, the most beautiful woman in the world, who killed herself as a rebellion against the persecution of her people.

Apparently they must all be amnesiacs, because suddenly, he’s back from the dead courtesy of questionable plot devicesand alamna, everyone says he’s clearly innocent, totally not up to something, and that the events leading up to his death were probably a conspiracy against his character. More nuance, possibly the most nuance-y of all: I’ll revisit Tortall sometime soon and see what more she has to tell.

Lioness Rampant – Tamora Pierce

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Alanna’s friends accompany her back to Tortall, where she finds the people whispering of famine, liondss magic and a cursed reign for King Jonathan. A grief-stricken Jonathan has been made King but not been crowned, and worst of all, Alanna’s arrogant brother Thom, in an effort to prove to the haughty Lady Delia of Eldorne that he is the most powerful sorcerer in the realm, has raised Duke Roger from the dead.

I will definitely be reading them again. I still don’t think it’s a perfect journey books two and three leave much to be desired in that regardbut on this readthrough I at least think it ends up in the right place. Oh and also, this would have had only 1 star, but I liked who she wound up with, and he was the only character I’ve loved whole-heartedly the entire time.

I remembered view spoiler [Jonathan using the jewel hide spoiler ]. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I started writing stories in 6th grade. I didn’t like how Alanna’s brother Thom was practically non-existent throughout the entire series, and has a small or rather large part in this book and.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. As always, Pierce is racing through her plot points as quickly as possible, but in this book it’s especially obvious that there are two major plotlines that each deserved their own book: She also just started a series that will tell the backstory of one of the characters in the Wild Magic series.


This is an author a world you will never forget. Jul 29, Daniel Fahrenkamp rated it it was amazing. The series ends with George and Alanna cementing their own engagement with a kiss, and an announcement to the Bazhir. I understand Liam; I really like the lesson Alanna ,ioness about why they were doomed from the start both reasons.

All females lionezs start these books in elementary school and reread them periodically all their lives to remind them how heroic and honorable they can be.

A list of characters is found herebut because many of the characters appear rampatn subsequent series, there are many spoilers. Trickster’s Choice Trickster’s Queen.

The first half of this book was a bit of struggle for me, but honestly once the adventure for the jewel was over, the story picks up a bit. I love seeing Alanna come into her own; I love seeing her gain confidence, throwing herself in the face of impossible odds, and accepting herself as both a woman and a knight.

Four for you, Alanna of Trebond, you go Alanna of Trebond! It was worth every single second to read. This series is a must-read alahna growing lionese and grown women everywhere! Pierce brings Alanna’s third-person narrative to a close in this last book; but if you’re wanting more, don’t worry.

That is a nice distinction. There are a few too many “the amethyst-eyed girl looked at the blue-eyed boy” things, and several abrupt perspective changes. This article does not cite any sources.

There just wasn’t enough time: I won’t spoil anything, just to say “If you thought the first half of the book was gripping, you poor soul, what will you do now. I also wish more time had been spent on Thom. Iron Flowers by Peachy Garlic reviews Alanna comes from the convent changed, a different girl altogether.