In the Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce

In the Hand of the Goddess

Song of the Lioness #2

Tamora Pierce

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous fast-paced

264 pages | first published 1984

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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 tak...
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Moods

adventurous 98%
inspiring 30%
lighthearted 27%
emotional 18%
hopeful 17%
funny 16%
mysterious 16%
tense 10%
challenging 5%
dark 4%
relaxing 4%
reflective 3%

Pace

fast 74%
medium 23%
slow 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Plot: 28% | Character: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 74% | Yes: 14% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 52% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 1%

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4.18

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