In the Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce
(Song of the Lioness)

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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...

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TAMORA PIERCE has completed four series of books set in the fantasy realm of Tortall. Pierce's fast-paced, suspenseful writing and strong, believable heroines have won her much praise: Emperor Mage was a 1996 ALA Best Book for Young Adults.
Published December 1, 2009 by Atheneum Books for Young Readers. 260 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Children's Books, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Fiction

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I recommend reading the first book in the series, Alanna: The First Adventure, first to get the most out of this book.

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