Tortall by Tamora Pierce
The Tortall universe is a “universe” consisting of five series of YA fantasy novels by American author Tamora Pierce. “Tortall” refers to the main country on the world in which the books take place on. Tortall resembles the Middle Ages, consisting of a monarchy and magic.

Tamora Pierce began her Tortall universe in 1983 with her debut novel, Alanna: The First Adventure. The universe consists of the Song of the Lioness, Immortals (aka Wild Magic), Protector of the Small, Daughter of the Lioness (aka Trickster) and Beka Cooper (aka Provost’s Dog) series. The series is currently ongoing. Below is a list of Tamora Pierce’s Tortall books in order of when they were originally published (which is the same as their chronological order):

Publication Order of Song Of The Lioness Books


Alanna: The First Adventure(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In the Hand of the Goddess(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Woman Who Rides Like a Man(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lioness Rampant(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Immortals Books


Wild Magic(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wolf-Speaker(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Emperor Mage(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Realms of the Gods(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Protector Of The Small Books


First Test(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Page(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Squire(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lady Knight(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Daughter Of The Lioness Books


Trickster's Choice(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trickster's Queen(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Legend Of Beka Cooper Books


Terrier(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bloodhound(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mastiff(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


Tortall and Other Lands: A Collection of Tales(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: The Woman Who Rides Like a Man was also published as The Girl Who Rides Like a Man.

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Tortall Synopsis: Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce is the first novel in the Song of the Lioness Quartet and also the first book of the Tortall universe. Alanna loves adventure, but a lot of the stuff she craves is restricted to males only. So, she and her twin brother, Thom, decide to switch places and Alanna can head to King Roald’s castle in order to become a knight. As she hones her skills for battle, she must also control her heart and distinguish between friend and foe.

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