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Alanna: The First Adventure From now on I m Alan of Trebond, the younger twin I ll be a knightAnd so young Alanna of Trebond begins the journey to knighthood Though a girl, Alanna has always craved the adventure and daring allowed only for boys her twin brother, Thom, yearns to learn the art of magic So one day they decide to switch places Thom heads for the convent to learn magic Alanna, pretending to be a boy, is on her way to the castle of King Roald to begin her training as a pageBut the road to knighthood is not an easy one As Alanna masters the skills necessary for battle, she must also learn to control her heart and to discern her enemies from her alliesFilled with swords and sorcery, adventure and intrigue, good and evil, Alanna s first adventure begins one that will lead to the fulfillment of her dreams and the magical destiny that will make her a legend in her land

10 thoughts on “Alanna: The First Adventure

  1. says:

    As one of my childhood favourites, how could I not rate this 5 stars

  2. says:

    In retrospect, this is not a perfect novel, or series of novels, but when I think of who I wanted to be when I was ten years old, my answer was always Alanna And I still have a crush on George.

  3. says:

    After reading three paranormal urban fantasy romances in a row, you can only imagine how happy I was to read, not only something different, but something GOOD Good is the best description I can give of Alanna I wouldn t say it was great It gets pretty close to it, though Some parts of it seem unrea

  4. says:

    3.5 starsFinally read this gasp for our classics discussion Friday, 11 27 Our special guest will be the wonderful author Andrea K H st, and I ll post a link when it s live.I enjoyed this very much, but it felt like a first book, with rough transitions and rather unnuanced characterization But I do l

  5. says:

    A great classic that mostly holds up today.Alanna s journey is a lot of fun She s brave, thoughtful, and eager to learn She works really hard, studies, and earns her way into the knighthood, all of which I found really refreshing.There were some uneven parts that all felt to me like the book had to b

  6. says:

    Hey, at least I tried.Shorted version of the full review The full one felt like an academic paper on why I dont like this book and series so I had to cut some parts Oh, how easy it is talking about books I dont like Also fun _ Be warned, this review contains my thoughts for this book and some minor bi

  7. says:

    3.5 5 This was a super fun read, however it definitely reads like it was written for children which it was I probably would have ADORED this if I had read it as a kid, but as an adult it just wasn t quite up to my expectations The world and magic aren t very complex or explained in great detail, and we

  8. says:

    Not really a review,a memory I can pinpoint the origin of these books with the most clarity I remember being handed the first one by a librarian, and begging my parents to buy it for me when I had to turn it back in I remember then begging the librarian to tell me the date the next one was expected to r

  9. says:

    This is the first book in a series written for the younger end of the young adult readership, but which is still of interest to readers of any age.Alanna The First Adventure is a fantasy set in a place where magic is common and knights are trained in the ways of chivalry Alanna is fighting against the co

  10. says:

    OH MY GOD SO GOOD.I m so mad I didn t start this series earlier It s so similar to Harry Potter in the way that it s just a feel good book with interesting characters and the best friendships MAGIC anyway, on to book two my longest and most terrible reading slump is FINALLY OVER of course, right when scho

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