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Review. Best Sellers (September 1986): 237-238. Recommends the book for those who have an interest in medieval culture and history and praises the author's portrayal of women's issues.

Review. Booklist (June 15, 1986): 15431544. Finds the book enjoyable reading, but the character of Alanna not quite as likeable as in her two previous adventures.

Review. Horn Book (May 1986): 333-334.

Calls Alanna's adventures "lively and enjoyable, a happy blend of fantasy and adventure with a strong, vigorous heroine."

Review. Junior Bookshelf (October 1989): 243. The critic calls Tamora Pierce "a great storyteller," and finds Alanna an engaging character, but wonders if magic elements and an invented setting are really necessary to the author's tale.

Review. Kirkus Reviews (February 1, 1986): 215-216. Praises The Woman Who Rides Like a Man as a thoughtful book touching on many of the concerns that real teenagers face, as well as providing a good adventure story.

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