Top Ten Warriors Books

The Top Ten

1 The Darkest Hour

It's no wonder this incredible book is number 1. I loved every page of it! I would stay up late reading it because I always had to know what would happen next! Best by far.

Wow wow wow! Brought this book for my 7 year old cat mad daughter and immediately it is love at first sight. After she has read it I wanted to read it so I 'borrowed' it from her for a couple of weeks and soon I had finished! It was so dramatic and tense, I was on the edge of my bed all the time, especially when Firestar was about to die!

Epic closing book for such an amazing opening to this series of books. Love warriors, I read them as a little kid and here I am after like 10 years reading them again because I barely remember the twists and turns of it. This book is easily one of the best

This is more like the best book ever written than just the best warrior book! Bluestar shoudn't have died! It was so sad! Tigerstar stinks!

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2 The Last Hope

This books plot is the most dramatic. Even more dramatic than the darkest hour. This book is pretty much the final show down with cats from the start of the books to new enemies made at the end. The way it's written is quite disappointing. I would have wanted the battle between fire and tiger to be more longer and more of the main characters to be killed. It just got confusing and I got lost reading this as it quickly chances character views every few pages. In the new series I would really like the Erin's to continue to add more drama into their series but not to rush and cram all the drama into one book.

This book was the best warriors book EVER (followed closely by the Darkest Hour)! Beautiful ending to the series, but so sad with the death of Firestar, my favorite character. I have read and reread this book so many times, it's just so amazing!

The Last Hope had more plot holes than Swiss cheese. Firestar being the fourth and dying was obvious. It wasn't executed good. It was written poorly. I was emotionless throughout the book. Only Spottedleaf's death made me feel anything. I cringed at every turn. Also, Dark Forest's discovery of the 'on land' thing wasn't new or shocking. StarClan had done it millions of times before.

The Three didn't do anything significant. Yes, Dovewing heard the cats coming, and yes, Jayfeather pulled StarClan together, but what else? They did everything a normal cat would do! Also, the Cinder X Lion plot was just a let down. Also, why are they making such a threat out of the Dark Forest cats? They were chased off and beaten quite easily. It was like the BloodClan cats; they seemed like they'd put up a nasty fight and run with their tails between their legs when Scourge got killed.

Why did they just send off Ivypool into the Dark Forest? Lionblaze knew how horrible they were. They were ...more

Best one so much drama and it perfectly sums up what has happened over the last few books!

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3 Into the Wild

I love ALL the Warriors books, but this is the It Book. This book started Warriors. This IS the Warriors books. It made Warriors happen:) and I thank the lord for that:) way to rock Erin - Silverstream101

I first found this book in a library, and I was getting tired of reading at this time, but something about a cat on the cover of the book really intrigued me, so I checked it out. I did not really think much of the book at first but then when I got deeper I could not stop reading, and this book made me want to read every book in the series. I love a lot other Warriors books but it's this one that got me reading again.

I've read it countless times now, and it's definitely a good book. Something about the very beginning of any series is always great to reread. Perhaps its nostalgia since I started in the very beginning and followed this series for years. - keycha1n

I don’t get it, why is it third place? this book sucked,

JK it was actually my favorite of all!

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4 Forest of Secrets

This book was the most interesting! It had a lot of secrets, and it had a lot of action! Also, it was the one book where I cried the most, and the only the most, but the hardest while crying all those times. BEAUTIFUL. - Splashstorm

I kind of lump the first series books together since it's been a long time, but I remember this book being the one where I started being obsessed with the series. It has everything that's made the Warriors series good. It has mystery, action, romance, and suspense.

I would always stay awake when I was reading this book! It is so exciting I didn't want to stop reading it. All I did was read that book. I like when there is lots of battles and this book has that. This is totally the best warrior book!

One of the best books because fireheart was searching for clues from ravenclaw to know how the depudy redtail died

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5 Crookedstar's Promise

Honestly, I think Crookedstar's Promise could be first in the top 10 saddest! Crookedstar is wrongly mistreated by his annoying mother, Rainflower. He's been cast aside by her almost all his life. Then he meets Mapleshade, and he believes everything will be okay. But it's not okay! Mapleshade makes everybody he loves die. But in the end, in the manga excerpt, it's so sad, because Crookedstar is so brave. He says: "I may not have any loved ones anymore, but I have my clan, which I will take care of for the many moons to come." Crookedstar is a strong and brave leader who, like Mapleshade instructed him to, casts his own problems out of the way of his clan, but takes the time to satisfy his own small requests.

Crookedstar is the best. This is a awesome and very sad book. Thumbs this up and vote for Crookedstars promise if you think that their should have been a scene in the last book (The Last Hope) where Crookedstar gets to kill Mapleshade when all the star clan and dark forest warriors come.

This story was so sad because Crookedstar has been cast aside his whole life and blames himself for the deaths of everyone he cares about, his mother, father, mate, his kits, and his daughter. Plus, later in the series his grand daughter falls off a cliff. In Bluestar's Prophecy, his niece also freezes to death even though he doesn't know it. So many terrible things have happened to him, and he's been so brave, even in his final moments. This book shows real courage and perseverance. This is my ALL time favorite book in the series.

This is hands down at least the best super edition, but in my opinion one of if not the best Warriors book. It's so sad and other than Tallstar's Revenge was the only one that made me cry. The only reason people like The Darkest Hour and The Last Hope is because they're both mini finales and because everything sorta resolves in the end but although the original series was the best in my opinion The Last Hope was super rushed. And Lionblaze's and Dovewing's narration wants to make me cry from boredom. Crookedstar's Promise features one of the most unfeatured leaders and his sad backstory; it features the hidden side to Riverclan, Mapleshade's twisted mind, and although it was quite rushed, it does kinda go over the features of his life; it kinda has to be.

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6 Bluestar's Prophecy

One of the best books I have ever read. I remember balling my eyes out, smiling at the funny romance scenes between Blue star and Oakheart. Full of emotion, and simply a great book. But crooked stars promise, and Tall stars revenge follow close behind.

Bluestar has always been an interesting character, in the original warriors series she was conflicted but never the less confident. This story gave us the reason for this by giving us a window to her internal monologue and her past experiences. The elaboration form was perfect and I loved the flawless story line to go along with it. By far one of the Erin's best books.

The plot just pulls you in so well it's scary! The most funny, beautiful, and emotional book of all Warriors! Every cat in this book was so funny and sweet. And the nostalgia is the end just made me fall out in tears. Definitely the best Warriors book to exist.

Bluestar is like my favorite cat and then like when I saw this I just grabbed it and read it for hours straight

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7 Midnight

Midnight was my least favorite warrior book it did not suck nether was it good I mean like it was just a classic how is this up here?

They find out about the destruction of the the clans back in the forest. Midnight is surprisingly a BADGER! - Jewlwhisker_456

I did not think that this book was a very start to the Warriors series 2, I liked the sun drown aspect of the book but everything else wasn't the best.

The build up in tension was amazing, and we didn't lose our knowledge of the life of thunderclan, as we got leafpool's perspective. The climax was also amazing

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8 Sunrise

This is my favorite warrior book, because the plot is SO interesting! My heart always starts pounding out of my chest when I read this book.

This one was very interesting at the end - CuriousKitten555

Definitely the best plot twist within the series. Love this book

This is my favorite book so far, I love Hollyleaf and this was so dramatic with Honeyfern and Ashfur. I can't articulate how much I love this book! It was a great ending to one of my favorite arcs [ DOTC and POT].
This and Crookedstars promise are my favorite books

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9 Fire and Ice

This was the first book I read, I hadn't realized that it belonged to a series when I picked it up, and I fell in love with it. It not only introduced my favorite character, Cinderpelt, but it also introduced me to the series as a whole. For that it will always have a special place in my heart.

I just got done reading a forest of secrets, it was good but I think this one is my favorite so far because there was so much going on.

I loved it one of the best books I'm surprised no one commented

I really like the plot. I love CinderPaw and BrakenPaw! They’re awesome as apprentices! And it’s crushinv when Cinderpaw hurts herself. I love how we get to meet windclan In a unique way. It’s a great book!

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10 The Forgotten Warrior

This one was great! Hollyleaf came back, Cinderheart finds out the truth... Sol is nearly killed by Hollyleaf. (Nice if Sol died, but I understand why Hollyleaf didn't - no, couldn't kill him)

I love this book. This was the book that got me to change my opinion on Hollyleaf. I hated her before reading this, but after I did, I loved Hollyleaf. - Oliveleaf

One of my favourite books in the warriors stories, HOLLYLEAF!

I love it so much

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The Contenders

11 Firestar's Quest

LOVE LOVE LOVE this one! It is great and I love the romance. You are assured firestar loves sandstorm most and always will.

This was a great book! I love the romance. The way he (Firestar) put the clan together was very interesting. I greatly enjoyed this book, and hope you all will/have, too!

I love this book because it shows how you can form a true clan

i like it

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12 A Dangerous Path

This is no doubt one of my favorites. It was so action-packed and fun to read. The dog pack had you standing on edge, the love between Brightheart (Lostface at the time) and Cloudtail is so adorable, and just the feel of it makes you anxious!

Remember everyone- pack, pack, kill kill!

Why is this book down here? It is action packed and my hands were very sweat when I read it. I read it eight times.

I get goose bumps every time. And there were so many sad deaths. And just for a side note, DIE, TIGERSTAR, DIE! - AnonymousChick

Even know this book was very sad I loved how action packed it was. and there was many good warrior. Fire star became leader. And tigerstar was very smart.

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13 Moonrise

I LOVE this book. So sad and exciting. Also great cover art.

So sad, I cried all night, every night, for the next few weeks, in fact I'm crying now!

So sad when Feathertail dies (that moment proves she was a mary sue)

Personally, I HATED this one.

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14 Twilight

How could this one be in 27th place? I love this book, it's the best book EVER! It's so emotional, every time I read it I always cry a lot, especially after chapter 17. That chapter is absolutely mind blowing. I cried even harder than I did when Cinderpelt died in chapter 23! I don't know if it was because of what Spottedleaf said ("Deep down inside, you know what is right. You must follow your heart."), what Crowfeather said ("I'll do whatever I can to make sure you won't regret this. I'll take care of you."), or what Leafpool said ("Once, being a medicine cat was where my heart led me, but Cinderpelt is young and healthy, she'll be able to train another apprentice after I've gone.") It's just so emotional and exhausting. Just the way I like it.

This book should be first. It is so my favorite. It is probably the saddest book though.

It's dramatic and beautiful- truly deserves to be in the top 5 at least.

Crowfeather and Leafpool sitting in a tree K-I-S-S-I-N-G - Presidentofpotatoes

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15 Dark River

This was one of my favourites when I read it, it was second warrior book I ever read. I loved the introduction to the tunnels near the lake and the history of Fallen Leaves and Rock! Also exploring more of The Power Of Three's life!

This book was amazing! So suspenseful when the tunnels flooded!

Actually I didn't like this that much just the fact there was no drama and it was boring
Glad it wasn't yet another journey to stupid mountains again!

This book is the introduction of the best ship in the Warriors series...

Ashfur x Scourge.
lol jk its jayfeather x stick - Willowfur

16 Sunset

So one person on the Sunrise area was confused with this amazing book! Brambleclaw (soon to be Bramblestar) gives up the feeling of hope he had of his half brother to save Firestar!

No. I don't like it because Bramblestar almost kills Firestar

About the bramble claw prophecy, it could have as well have been Thornclaw.

Okay... the person who said that Bramblestar almost killed Firestar is wrong... DID U EVEN READ THE BOOK?!

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17 Fading Echoes

Oh lord. I don't like this book

This is where Ivypo- PAW and Dove...PAW's relationship starts to slowly break apart! - SeeU

18 Night Whispers

Love this one! Flametail's point of view, the feeling of impending doom, foreshadowing, and more! They took the exciting end of "The Fourth Apprentice", and made that feeling go throughout the entirety of "Night Whispers". My favorite line from the series other than Frireheart's speech at the end of "Into the Wild" is from this book. "JayFeather gasped as the star clan cats froze over and shattered. All he could see before he woke up was the moon pool, as it shimmered softly in the cold, dead moon light."

So much suspense and foreshadowing in this one! You can practically feel ominous clouds over the clans. Dovewing and Ivypool have a big fight. (Very dramatic) and Flametail. Loved him. So sad when he died!

Best book ever. I think it had a great storyline (live every other book in the series) and I may just be biased because I love Flametail, but I love love love this book!


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19 Tall Stars Revenge

I loved this book! Every chapter I loved, I felt like I couldn't put the book down! I love the rivalry between the Tunnelers and the Moor Runners and how we meet Jake. It was sad when he forgave Sparrow though

I liked this book but it just dragged on in the middle bit. I personally liked Crookedstar's promise better but this was my second favourite.

This book is one my favorite out of the entire series, I would stay late just to see what happened next!

I am actually enraged that moonrise is above this. Moonrise was horrible and predictable!

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20 Skyclan's Destiny

Amazing book. It's fun to laugh at all of Leafstars horribly-chosen names and cry about what happened to SkyClan in the past. It has the perfect amount of drama and battles to keep me satisfied.

If you hated this, you're going to LOVE the fact that yet another SkyClan book is coming out this year! Yay... - RiverClanRocks

21 The Blazing Star

I just finished reading today!

Amazing! I just love how Clear Sky tried to defeat One Eye practically by himself, and he survived ( but one eye did not 😸)

22 The Fourth Apprentice

Dovewing is really bad but I love ivypool

I loved the tension of this book, especially at the beginning, when Lionblaze and Jayfeather were testing Dovepaw to see if she was part of the three. When he said that she didn't want to, I thought, tough, you'll do it to save ThunderClan, and the forest!

Good thought I hate dove wing
She treated ivy pool so bad

I loved this book so much but when rippletail died I put my hand over my mouth and I was like what the heck lol but I still loved how dovepaw saved tigerheart she's just and apprentice and she saved a cats life #dovepaw for the win lol

23 Warriors: The Ultimate Guide

Came out on November 5th, 2013. Complete insight into the whole world of the Warriors! Detailed pictures and descriptions of 75 important cats/animals in the "serieses", information about everything you want to know, and contains never-before heard of short stories detailing Bramblestar and Tigerstar's leader ceremonies. AWESOME I LOVE WARRIORS TO DEATH

Why is cats of the clans rated higher? Its just an Intended version of that

Warriors is the best book series I ever read I would give it a 10 out of 10. Meow!

Me to it is great

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24 Outcast

What the heck is this book?


25 Warrior's Super Edition: Yellowfangs Secret.

This book was the BEST! It made me cry and also made me smile and it was just so realistic compared to all the others I've read (though most of them were)

A super edition on my favorite female character that goes into depth on her relation to Brokenstar and why she was exiled from ShadowClan. You should definitely read this if you are in the part of The Prophecies Begin arc where she reveals her past.

Loved this book! It was great, though Yellowfang never showed any sign of feeling pain from others in any other book.

This is my first booki got and it’s good so far but I’m still reading it and I’m on page 117.

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26 The Sight

One thing to say about this books. Fun day. The cats totally have a fair type thing with all clans. Contests, food. I can just imagine TigerStar seeing this and having some angry reaction to the clans getting along like this. Lol

This was actually the first I read from Warriors, I like be the development and the different ranks between characters and being able to start warriors with a kits point of view with a power was so interesting!

I knew jay kit would be blind but it totally surprised me when he was born with it

When I started this book I thought Jaypaw wasn't blind!

27 Starlight

The is the best book because there is romance action adventure rebellion and it is my first Erin Hunter book I ever read.

One of the most emotional Warriors books made, along with Yellowfang's Secret. - Blubbydubber1

I love this book. I read the whole thing yesterday. It's really good! - kittywarrior107

28 Long Shadows

This was an awesome book and the coolest looking to me.

I need to get back into warriors

"Wow Erin's been lying to us for, like, FIVE WHOLE BOOKS"
-after Squirrelflight's confession

Hollyleaf... who is so evil murders Ashfur.
I like the plot and Sol. Also Furled Bracken, Stone Song, Dark Whisker, and Half Moon make debuts. Jaypaw becomes Jayfeather

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29 Rising Storm

Yellowfang was grumpy at the start but once I saw he nice side she was amazing and I wish she never died I was crying because of her death I hate when loveable cats died :..(. But there a a bunch of loveable cats still live.

Rising Storm was my favorite until Darkest Hour came by! IT should be higher

Amazing. The deaths in the book are heartbreaking and its just amazing! No beating this book!

This was the first warrior book I read

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30 Path of Stars

I loved all of the books in this series, but this was my favorite. I love that Gray Wing finally gets his own family and I also loved the way his death was written and the fact that it was in his point of view

This book is amazing! Love the drama, and it is great when Gray Wing gets kits again.

Great end to in my opinion the best series of warriors.

Graywing will be missed - Danidragonite

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31 Eclipse

Thunder and shadow team up! Only a derp moon could do that!

This is the best warriors in the 3rd series I like it a lot because of lionblaze

and out of the 30 Erin Hunter ( mostly warriors) books I’ve read this is my fourth favorite

32 Bramblestar's Storm

This book is very good, and I like that it captures the legacy laid before it by recognizing the past story arcs that came before it. I like how Bramblestar creates a new warrior code rule in honor of Firestar, and the ending manga makes me cry. It is so sad to see the hurt of Squirrelflight, and so joyous once she and Bramblestar learns they will be biological parents. I didn't always approve of them as a couple, but after this I support them full heartedly.

Very good, very sad

WHY! It should be at least the third best! But it is my favorite.

I still ship JessyxBramblestar to be honest - Stormskies

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33 Hollyleaf's Story

I liked how it showed Fallen Leaves life and I guess Holly Leaf, stupid cat, but anyways it was very interesting living in the shadows of the clan life!

It's good to get a part in Hollyleaf's world. - Jetmaster

34 The First Battle

Dawn of the Clans is the best series of warriors in my opinion and narrowly beets Forest of Secrets and Path of Stars (and a few others) for the best book. So emotional and the relationship between Grey Wing and Turtle Tail was well developed even further.

Love this book! Lots of drama and Thunder is awesome! But I don't see why no one wanted him back!

One of the hardest battles I had to read, should be in the top 10 for sure.

Spectacular battle and awesome story in my ten favorites thunder is cool graywing is really cool it is sad when turtle tail dies clear sky is a total thunderjerk 🤪 get it thunder-jerk I mean gray wing gives him a great offer and then he sends a hole army to fight him

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35 Shattered Sky

I just read this book and it was very, very good. I just couldn't stop reading. You should definitely read this series and this book. IT WAS so GOOD! - BillyBobJoe

It is the third book in the A Vision Of Shadows series, the newest one, and the one after is the Darkest Night and then we're waiting on River Of Fire which is expected on April Tenth, 2018 then the last one in November 2018 - Swiftdawn

Never heard of this book, is it a part of the Dawn of the Clans series? I don't remember any of the titles of that series.

For sure a top 10 book of the whole series. The only books I liked better were
Bluestar’s Prophecy
Into the Wild
The Darkest Hour
The last Hope

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36 Secrets of the Clans

I first saw this book in the library, and since I loved the Warriors series I obviously wanted to know some secrets from the clans, and I was not disappointed. Great book(but could improve some of the stories.

37 Warrior's Super Edition: SkyClan's Destiny

This one was already done!

YEAH DUDES - Presidentofpotatoes

38 The Sun Trail

It's so amazing! I love all of the tribe/ancient names and the journey itself. Some of the relationships felt a little weak to me, but others felt so genuine. The journey itself easily makes this my #1, and every other part of the book only adds to that.

I love this book so much! It is a beginning of an era for Warrior Cats. I love the romance and a lot of characters die in it making it super interesting

I love this book! It's so tense and unpredictable, and a lot of loveable characters die! - Shiverfeather

Amazing! - Danidragonite

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39 Dovewing's Silence

I found this book to not be very interesting but more like a better ending to Omen of the Stars as I feel the Last Hope didn't end very well.

I found this really boring

A bit too boring

BORING - Presidentofpotatoes

40 Yellowfang's Secret

This books already done

Ha! It says,"badger-stinky" in this book!


I think this book is the best. it should be first place! I just wish that Yellowfang had stayed with Raggedpelt. I read it in one day, unable to put it down. everyone should read it!

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41 The Rise of Scourge

Not just the best warrior cat book the best book ever! ( I love tiny

This isn't a book, it's manga (even though it doesn't have anything with real manga anything close).-.

42 Dawn

I like it because it has the Great Journey!

Well, it does have the best warrior cat on the cover. (It's Squirrelflight peeps! )

Maybe I should have voted for this instead of Firestar's Quest!

This book has some of the most descriptive writing out of the whole series in my opinion. The stakes are high as the forest is literally being uprooted by Twolegs and the Clans follow the will of StarClan into the unknown in search of a new territory.

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43 Sign of the Moon

Really good. Tribe of Potatoes! - Presidentofpotatoes

44 Thunder Rising

No WAY! I love thunder rising! I'm rereading it and oh my starclan IT IS GREAT! It should be at lest 6th!
Favourite character: turtle tail

This one was very good out of the 31 Erin Hunter books I’ve read this is my 9th favorite this and the sun trail are the only 2 dawn of the clans books I’ve read so far! -lit llama

45 Mothflight's Vision

Such as powerful story. It really makes you feel as if you live in the forest with the Clan cats.

This is definitely my most favourite Warriors book ever. Moth Flight's Vision not only includes the thrill of a normal Super Edition, but the sharp plot twisits are so enthralling I read this book four times!

Words can't describe how amazing this book is.

Ok, so I had just read this book causing me to cry in the middle of my Chinese class because poor Micha but also I feel like the ending where (Spoilers! ) Moth flight gives away her children. Also, Moth flight is spelled like this because I mean, look at the book. there is a space between the words Moth and flight. it was rushed a the end and lost a bit of the emotion for me but other than that it was one of my favorite books!

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46 Cats of the Clans

I loved this book to read more about the cats.My advice is that read the books first there are some spoilers! ❤

47 Hawkwing's Journey

This is a great/dramatic book I almost read shivering it was as if something was cursing them *spoiler* I almost died hearing the clan split up and never to see each other again curse you dark tail curse you!

This is probably one of the best books in warriors for me. Literally half the clan dies

I just finished this book and it gave me intense feels. Great to read. I especially love Finkit

I don't think Pebbleshine died. I mean if she did wouldn't they see her in their dreams? :3 Fox the Rogue

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48 Codes of the Clans
49 Warriors: Enter the Clans

Easily the best book. It tells you the clans and the history as well as the roles of the cats. We learn the origins of the clan in a brief story. I even got to understand the code more with the stories they told us. I still have this book since it's like my manual. Also I got into another franchise because of this and it stars dogs instead of cats.

50 The Apprentice's Quest

It feels so weird not to have Fireheart around, this is a great follow up from the fifth series.

I didn't like this book, I hope that they can eventually save SkyClan.

I love lilyheart she has kits with snowbush/paw

It was so awesome, touching moments of AKAWARD love from Needlepaw. Does anybody think that Alderpaw will go to Shadowclan to be the next medicine cat there?

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