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Forest of Secrets (Warriors #3)

4.39  ·  Rating Details  ·  26,460 Ratings  ·  894 Reviews
Allegiances are shifting among the Clans of warrior cats that roam the forest. With tensions so delicately balanced, former friends can become enemies overnight, and some cats are willing to kill to get what they want.

Fireheart is determined to find out the truth about the mysterious death of brave ThunderClan warrior Redtail. But as he searches for answers, he uncovers se
ebook, 336 pages
Published October 13th 2009 by HarperCollins (first published October 14th 2003)
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Aug 08, 2009 Kayla rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: warriors
Another great Warrior's book. :-) I just love reading about the clan cats. I recommend these books to anyone who loves cats, animals or if you just like reading about adventure, these are the books for you. But make sure you start with this series or you will be out of order. :-)
Jul 10, 2011 Kitty rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This series is the Harry Potter of cat books. I started reading these almost as a joke, but soon I was completely invested in this world. These cats were brought to life with personalities more vibrant and complex than many human characters. These stories are full of danger, friendship, forbidden love, betrayal, and self-discovery and it is all surprisingly believable for talking cats. I had physical reactions - crying, laughing, tightening in my chest - to this series. I would highly recommend ...more
Sep 23, 2007 JJ rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: 9-12 year olds who like cats, or fantasy
Shelves: cat_books, fantasy
Warriors rule!
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Lucija Selak
May 21, 2015 Lucija Selak rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was so awesome. It made me laugh, it made me cry... I just think that everyone should read the Warrior Cats series because it is brilliant... I hope that this series is getting just better and better. I really loved the story, the characters are just great. The writing style is really good. This book is so great.
I recommend this to EVERYONE.
I loved this book, I finished it in one day! It was amazing, and very exciting. In this book, Fireheart tries harder than ever to find out the truth about Redtail's death; and along the way, finds out that his best friend, Greystripe, is in love with Silverstream from RiverClan!
But being in love can be very dangerous for the Clan cats...
Even kits know that loving a cat from a different Clan is forrbidden. Most of the time, that love can cause big wars.
It almost does; becuase near the end of the
Oct 09, 2014 R-kyuu rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
this book is about the old dark secrets in the 5 clans, Fireheart tries to get to the bottom of the mysterious deaths in the past, the truth he finds is unbelievable, and he finds other startling truths about the clans. He also find about traitorous plans in his own clan, he desperately tries to revile it to his clan, but his lack of authority brings him down,but time is running out. Every second the plan develops... there is also concealed love in the clans, but that comes to an end suddenly an ...more
Feb 25, 2016 nad rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
there are like 30 or something books in this series/universe so I was kinda intrigued to pick it up again after some years to see where it's got to but that's still some way to go haha. I always liked stories about talking animals, especially cats. warrior cats is short, adventurous and fun to read and I was pleasantly surprised by how attached I got to all dem kitties.
3.5/5 stars
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Maya Volpacchio
Oct 25, 2011 Maya Volpacchio rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
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Brent Ohl {POP-tart kitty}
This book was defiantly awesome it totally got my 5 star rating its just an awesome series Yay KITTIESllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll ...more
Mar 05, 2010 Laura rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
At first this book repeated to much of what had happened in previous books and sometimes I found myself skipping some paragraphs here and there because I didn't need to re-read what I already knew. Granted this was probably put in for people who didn't start off at books #1...Still, through out the book there was constant reminders of certain events whenever Fireheart talked to "so and so" (not going to say who). Sure a few reminders as it could be flooding through is head but maybe word it a li ...more
Jordan C.
Apr 15, 2015 Jordan C. rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Jul 26, 2012 Jack rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favourites
Oh. My. Gosh. Such an incredible reread, and currently my favourite of the Original Series, with Into the Wild close behind. Just everything about this book, especially the emotion, was great. Silverstream and Greystripe's kits, Bluestar admitting about her kits in the past and what she had to give up for herself, Tigerclaw and the rogue cats, Fireheart becoming deputy - such a superb reread that I thoroughly enjoyed. :)
Grace D.

I just finished reading warriors book #2 by Erin Hunter. I loved this book because it was full of great adventure and romance. In a way it's partly like Romeo and Juliet because there are four clans and two cats in different clans love each other but it's against the rules for two clans to talk except for when its a full moon
Aug 28, 2014 Lisa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mg-ya, sff
Rating reflects my daughter's love for the series. This book fits the mold, with enough genealogies, history, intrigue, and secrets (some sensible, others not) to rival some adult fantasies.

We did this book as a read-aloud, and I found the prose grating, repetitive, and difficult to get my mouth around. Inadvertent tongue-twisters, awkward constructions, that sort of thing.

Ableism Alert: The main character's apprentice was injured in a previous book, so she's disabled here (she limps). Every tim
Rolly Stardust
Recensione pubblicata su La Biblioteca di Amarganta

Ordunque, avevamo lasciato il nostro CuorediFuoco con un amico preso in una relazione clandestina, un vice inquietante e potenzialmente traditore, un nipote combinaguai, un inverno freddissimo e letale e tante occasioni in cui guardarsi intorno e domandarsi ma a me chi me l’ha fatto fare? Insomma, la situazione è piuttosto critica.

La storia prosegue, incalzante come nei volumi scorsi: colpi di scena a non finire, guai come se piovesse, il tutto
Ben C
May 30, 2015 Ben C rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Finally! The tragedizing story of Tigerclaw comes to an end. This book puts an end to a terrible enemy as well as an end to a forbidden love and a new beginning for our very own Fireheart. To start off the book, Silverstream passes away while giving birth to her and Graystripe's kits. After, as if Graystripe hadn't been broken hearted enough, the clan finds out and no longer trusts him. During all this misery Tigerclaw makes his move and attempts to kill Bluestar but Fireheart, as usual, saves t ...more
Apr 21, 2008 Kyra rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book had a twist that surely will leave the reader thinking about everything that may or may not happen!
Oct 19, 2011 TabithaH rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I loved the drama and all the secrets involved.
The detail and description was amazing.

Lynn B.
Apr 14, 2015 Lynn B. rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fireheart is still determined to prove Tigerclaw's guilt in killing another cat, but the ThunderClan deputy is just as determined to get Fireheart into trouble. Even after telling Bluestar of his suspicions, the leader still doesn't seem to believe Fireheart, while more and more secrets surrounding Fireheart's best friend Graystripe, Tigerclaw, and even Bluestar start to unfold themselves.

I really don't have that much to say about it. The flaws to this one are pretty identical to the l
Feb 21, 2012 Lisa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Mar 03, 2010 Anna705 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I liked this book. I think it sent out a really impotant lesson.

This book is about cats, loyalty, and betrayal.

Fireheart(main character)thinks that Tigerclaw(traitor) is going to betray the whole clan. And he was right. Since Tigerclaw is deputy nobody really believes Fireheart when he tells the clan, so it's kind of hard to convince anyone.

I think that happens so many times in the world that we live in today. People like cops, preachers, policemen, get away the worst crimes because they have th
Alisha Bennett
My 10 year old daughter loves this series so far; so I've been reading them along with her. While I don't sense the magic inherent in series such as the Chronicles of Narnia or The Wind in the Door, there is a certain charm to these tribal felines. The use of so many names and characters (as well as the fact that their names change when they go from apprentice to warrior....) can be a bit irritating at times. And as an adult, I can see where the storylines are headed. There are very few surprise ...more
Nov 05, 2014 Charlie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was a pretty good book in the Warriors series. Forest of Secrets leaves you on a cliff hanger leaving you in a state of shock. I do believe this book had so many plotlines at some parts of the book, that it may leave a reader confused. I also believe that the plotline in this book was not so dissimilar from the previous books in the series. Forest Of Secrets is a likable book, but it is not one of those books that gives you the feeling that you can not put the book down because it capt ...more
Justine LaVare
Oct 08, 2014 Justine LaVare rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The third book in the amazing Warrior cat series, Forest of Secrets is an amazing edition to add to your shelf. Full of suspense, love, and crimes, the Warrior books are MAGNIFICENT. I havent read this book in a while, so my knowledge is a bit Rusty. #LOLWARRIORREFRENCE #RUSTYISFIREPAW #HASHTAGSGOLORE. Yah. Sorry. Just go read the book.
Kelly Armstead
Mar 16, 2016 Kelly Armstead rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Josefin Särnhammar
Nov 14, 2015 Josefin Särnhammar rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: l-st-2015
Wow jag älskade den här boken lika mycket som böckerna innan, för att den är spännande, man vill veta vad som händer sen och ja, det är lite svårt att förklara men jag tycker bara om serien jättemycket
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Forest Of Secrets by Erin Hunter is the 3rd book in the Warriors series. Firehearst's suspition of Tigerclaw grows. So does Bluestar's doubts of his stories. As well as his loyalty towards the Clan. What will happen to Tigerclaw? Will the Clan need a new deputy?

My connection to this book is with Fireheart. I hate when people don't believe things that you say from your heart and mean it all. Like when Fireheart tells Bluestar about Tigerclaw, she just shrugs it away. He is getting more and more u
Brian James
May 03, 2012 Brian James rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Easily the best of the first three books in the Warriors series, Forest of Secrets weaves a near perfect blend of action and tension. While the first two books definitely nailed adventure surrounding Fireheart's induction into Thunderclan, this addition captured the relationships between the characters in a way the other books didn't. There was never a dull moment in this book and some of the mysteries which began in the first book were finally revealed. Each subplot, from the saga of Greystripe ...more
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Erin Hunter is the pseudonym of five people: Kate Cary, Cherith Baldry, Tui T. Sutherland, Gillian Phillips, and Inbali Iserles, as well as editor Victoria Holmes. Together, they write the Warriors series as well as the Seekers series. Erin Hunter is working on a new series now called Survivors.

Erin Hunter is inspired by a love of cats and a fascination with the ferocity of the natural world. As
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