In the Hand of the Goddess
Disguised as a boy, Alanna of Trebond becomes a squire -- to none other than the prince of the realm. But Prince Jonathan is much more to Alanna; he is her ally, her best friend, and one of the few who knows that she's really a girl. Now it will take all of Alanna's awesome skill, strength, and... show more
Disguised as a boy, Alanna of Trebond becomes a squire -- to none other than the prince of the realm. But Prince Jonathan is much more to Alanna; he is her ally, her best friend, and one of the few who knows that she's really a girl. Now it will take all of Alanna's awesome skill, strength, and growing magical powers to protect him from the mysterious evil sorcerer who is bent on his destruction--and hers! Here continues the story of Alanna, a young woman bound for glory who is willing to fight against enormous odds for what she believes in.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 20th 1990
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 209
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.