Books by N.K. Jemisin

HOW LONG 'TIL BLACK FUTURE MONTH? by N.K.  Jemisin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 27, 2018

"These stories span Jemisin's career; they demonstrate both the growth and active flourishing of one of speculative fiction's most thoughtful and exciting writers."
This collection of short stories by Jemisin, the first person to win the Hugo award for best novel three years in a row (most recently for The Stone Sky, 2017), eloquently develops a series of passionately felt themes. Read full book review >
THE BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY 2018 by N.K.  Jemisin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 2, 2018

"The stories in this collection will leave the reader mournful, angry, and inspired."
Jemisin, the latest guest editor for this series, has chosen stories with themes similar to the ones that appear in her own short story collection, How Long 'til Black Future Month? (2018). Read full book review >
THE STONE SKY by N.K.  Jemisin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"Painful and powerful."
Jemisin concludes her Broken Earth trilogy (The Obelisk Gate, 2016, etc.), about a vengeful Earth whose tectonic instability can be controlled by the despised and feared orogenes. Read full book review >
THE OBELISK GATE  by N.K.  Jemisin
Released: Aug. 16, 2016

"Stunning, again."
In the second of a trilogy (The Fifth Season, 2015) by the science-fiction columnist for the New York Times Book Review, the latest in a series of apocalypses marches on. Read full book review >
THE FIFTH SEASON  by N.K.  Jemisin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"With every new work, Jemisin's ability to build worlds and break hearts only grows."
In the first volume of a trilogy, a fresh cataclysm besets a physically unstable world whose ruling society oppresses its most magically powerful inhabitants. Read full book review >
THE SHADOWED SUN by N.K.  Jemisin
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 12, 2012

"Overstuffed and underpowered, but not to the extent that fans of the first book will be deterred."
Sequel to The Killing Moon (2011), this New York resident author's ancient Egypt-flavored fantasy. Read full book review >
THE KILLING MOON by N.K.  Jemisin
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2012

"Tends toward the claustrophobic at times, but superior and fulfilling."
New ancient Egypt-flavored fantasy from the New York resident author of The Broken Kingdoms (2010, etc.). Read full book review >
THE HUNDRED THOUSAND KINGDOMS by N.K.  Jemisin
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

"An offbeat, engaging tale by a talented and original newcomer."
Debut fantasy features an intriguing, well-drawn mythology. Read full book review >