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ISBN13: 9780375828799
ISBN10: 0375828796
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Tamora Pierces first book, Alanna: The First Adventure, was published in 1983. In the twenty years since, she has gathered a legion of diverse fans, all awaiting Tricksters Choice with bated breath. Why? Not just because it is another Tamora Pierce novel filled with adventure, magic, drama, fighting, strong girls, sexy boys, fabulous creatures, sly humor, and an exciting hint of romance. But also because this is the story of Alannas daughter, Alianne (known as Aly) who is ready to start on her own path to glory in ways her legendary mother never would have.

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elainareads, January 16, 2008 (view all comments by elainareads)
I just recently completeed this book. It was absolutely amazing I couldnt put it down. Anyone who likes fanatsy books will love this book. The adventure and action in this book was great. I would encourage everyone who like fantasy, adventure, magical place, and much more to read this book.
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pandora, February 15, 2007 (view all comments by pandora)
One of the best adventure stories ever! Fans of harry potter will appreciate the fast pacing and detailed characters but this outstanding tale of duty and revolution holds a special place in my heart because "Aly Homewood" continues Tamora Pierce's tradition of strong heroines with a twist. Alanna's daughter has the strength and skills of her parents but is learning to build her own place in the world adding nuance and challenges many of us face growning up to a fabulous tale. Young adult novels will never be the same!
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Pierce, Tamora
Random House (NY)
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Fantasy
Fantasy & Magic
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
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Product details 448 pages Random House Books for Young Readers - English 9780375828799 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Pierce fans will flock to welcome back the star of her first novel, Alanna: The First Adventure, this time in a supporting rolethe main focus here is her daughter, 16-year-old slacker Aly (short for Alianne). While Alanna fights a bitter war with Scanra in the North, Aly stays at home, trying to figure out what to do with her life, and how to emerge from her mother's shadow. Impulsively, she takes a boat ride, and is snatched by slave traders ignorant of her identity. Aly ends up in the household of a family that has fallen out of favor with the vicious King Oron, who sends them into exile while demanding most of their wealth. Meanwhile, Aly is approached by a 'local sea god, among other things,' as Kyprioth (the trickster of the title) introduces himself. He sets her a wager: keep the family's children safe for the next three months, and she will be returned home — plus Kyprioth will convince her father to let her become a spy (an idea to which both her parents are vehemently opposed). If she fails, she must act as Kyprioth's servant for one year. Pierce luxuriates in her setting, moving the action along at a pace that might seem sluggish to some, but will be just right to her legion of devotees. As with her other books, this one is densely political, rife with cultural background and sprawling character trees. The climax is worth the wait, and ably sets up a framework for future adventures of this very likable new heroine. Ages 10-13. (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Review" by , "The new Tortall page-turner will delight existing fans and create many more....A ripping good yarn that introduces a new series."
"Synopsis" by , Now available in paperback--the novel that introduced Alianne, the teenage daughter of the famed Alanna, the first lady knight in Tortall. Young Aly follows in the quieter footsteps of her father, however, delighting in the art of spying.
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