Search Results: "N.K. Jemisin"


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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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THE HUGO AWARDS 2017
by Thea James

On April 4, 2017, Worldcon 75 announced the finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer (and they did it in video form, in one of the most fun ballot unveilings in recent memory).

In case you aren't familiar with them, the Hugo Awards are among the most prestigious in the science ...


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THE BEST OF THE BEST! THE DEFINITIVE LIST OF 2016'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY BOOKS!
by John DeNardo

Internet readers are inundated with lots of lists throughout the year, but the end of the year is very special. That's the time when we see an overabundance of book-related "Best of the Year" lists. That's just fine by me. I love reading book lists to see what made the cut, what's different between lists, and how ...


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