In the Hand of the Goddess
"I don't want to fall in love. I just want to be a warrior maiden." 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... show more
"I don't want to fall in love. I just want to be a warrior maiden." 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 sorceror 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... Filled with swords and sorcery, adventure and intrigue, good and evil, Alanna's second adventure continues the saga of a girl who dares to follow her dreams -- and the magical destiny that awaits her. Alanna's journey continues...
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 1st 2005
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages no: 264
Edition language: English
Series: Song of the Lioness (#2)
Chosen Ones, Mary Sues and magical pets? Count me in! I liked the narrative style better than the previous book. Simple, positive and entertaining.
Actual Rating: 3.5 out of 5 starsIn the Hand of the Goddess is the sequel to Alanna: The First Adventure, one of my new favorite classic fantasies from this year. Naturally, I was anxious to keep going with this series and see what adventures Alanna would get up to this time around. I listened to t...
March's Reading Challenge ~ Go Forth!This month you will read:1 ~ a book with character(s) who travel.2 ~ a book that takes place in a different country from where you live.3 ~ a book that takes place in the future.4 ~ a book you read at a place other than your home. This was another prompt that wa...
Alanna is still disguised as a boy and now a squire to Prince Jonathan. They are best friends and Jonathan is one of the few people that know Alanna's secret.But when Jonathan is threatened by a very powerful and mysterious sorcerer, Alanna realizes it'll take all she knows to protect Jonathan. I re...
So much I don't remember between the characters in terms of romance etc. Just goes to show how what you take in changes over time.