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Author Tamora Pierce was born in South Connellsville, Pennsylvania on December 13, 1954. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Her first book, Alanna: The First Adventure, was published in 1983 and she became a full-time author in 1992. She writes fantasy books, mainly involving young heroines, for young adults. She is the author of numerous series including Song of the Lioness; The Immortals; Circle of Magic; Protector of the Small; The Circle Opens; Daughter of the Lioness; The Circle Reforged; Beka Cooper; and The Numair Chronicles. Her novel Battle Magic was a New York Times bestseller. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Alanna: The First Adventure 6,930 copies, 182 reviews
In the Hand of the Goddess 5,195 copies, 59 reviews
Wild Magic (Author; Narrator, some editions) 5,130 copies, 73 reviews
The Woman Who Rides Like a Man 4,950 copies, 54 reviews
Lioness Rampant 4,801 copies, 46 reviews
First Test 4,258 copies, 60 reviews
Trickster's Choice 4,225 copies, 72 reviews
Wolf-Speaker 4,213 copies, 43 reviews
Emperor Mage 4,185 copies, 35 reviews
The Realms of the Gods (Author; Narrator, some editions) 4,054 copies, 33 reviews
Trickster's Queen 3,819 copies, 54 reviews
Terrier 3,649 copies, 110 reviews
Squire 3,638 copies, 39 reviews
Page 3,594 copies, 46 reviews
Lady Knight 3,579 copies, 38 reviews
Sandry’s Book 3,496 copies, 45 reviews
Tris's Book 2,934 copies, 26 reviews
Briar's Book 2,747 copies, 30 reviews
Daja's Book 2,728 copies, 23 reviews
Magic Steps 2,609 copies, 26 reviews
Street Magic 2,445 copies, 24 reviews
The Will of the Empress 2,424 copies, 41 reviews
Bloodhound 2,284 copies, 73 reviews
Cold Fire 2,211 copies, 22 reviews
Shatterglass 2,196 copies, 21 reviews
Mastiff 1,342 copies, 61 reviews
Melting Stones 1,294 copies, 37 reviews
Song of the Lioness 921 copies, 19 reviews
Tempests and Slaughter 823 copies, 34 reviews
Battle Magic 644 copies, 21 reviews
Young Warriors: Stories of Strength (Editor; Contributor; Introduction) 572 copies, 11 reviews
The Immortals Quartet 512 copies, 6 reviews
Protector of the Small Quartet 344 copies, 6 reviews
Tricksters 269 copies, 3 reviews
Tortall: A Spy's Guide 247 copies, 11 reviews
White Tiger: A Hero's Compulsion 144 copies, 13 reviews
Circle of Magic Quartet 37 copies, 2 reviews
Beka Cooper: The Hunt Records 27 copies, 1 review
Exile 2 copies
Untitled 2 copies
Dragonsong (Introduction, some editions) 6,398 copies, 90 reviews
Enna Burning (Cast member, some editions) 1,687 copies, 50 reviews
Half-human (Contributor) 232 copies, 5 reviews
My Little Red Book (Contributor) 160 copies, 27 reviews
Serve It Forth: Cooking with Anne McCaffrey (Contributor) 132 copies, 2 reviews
The Art of Amy Brown II (Introduction) 101 copies, 2 reviews
Legends of Red Sonja (Contributor) 55 copies, 5 reviews
Dreams and Visions: Fourteen Flights of Fantasy (Contributor) 47 copies, 1 review
The Gods in Winter (Afterword, some editions) 32 copies, 2 reviews
Lost and Found (13-in-1) (Contributor) 18 copies
The One Right Thing (Introduction, some editions) 11 copies

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