The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

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Orbit, Feb 25, 2010 - Fiction - 432 pages
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Yeine Darr is an outcast from the barbarian north. But when her mother dies under mysterious circumstances, she is summoned to the majestic city of Sky. There, to her shock, Yeine is named an heiress to the king. But the throne of the Hundred Thousand Kingdoms is not easily won, and Yeine is thrust into a vicious power struggle with cousins she never knew she had. As she fights for her life, she draws ever closer to the secrets of her mother's death and her family's bloody history.

With the fate of the world hanging in the balance, Yeine will learn how perilous it can be when love and hate - and gods and mortals - are bound inseparably together.
The Inheritance Trilogy The Hundred Thousand KingdomsThe Broken KingdomsThe Kingdom of Gods
The Inheritance Trilogy (omnibus edition) Shades in Shadow: An Inheritance Triptych (e-only short fiction) The Awakened Kingdom (e-only novella)
For more from N. K. Jemisin, check out:
Dreamblood DuologyThe Killing MoonThe Shadowed Sun
The Broken Earth The Fifth SeasonThe Obelisk Gate
 

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User Review  - readafew - LibraryThing

Wow! I was impressed, I couldn't put this one down. Yeine Darr is a granddaughter of the current ruler of the world, only thing is, he disowned her mother for running away with her father. So her ... Read full review

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User Review  - infjsarah - LibraryThing

I'd heard good things about this author and while I enjoyed the book I wasn't thrilled with it. I didn't end up caring about the characters much although they are interesting at times. And for a book ... Read full review

Contents

Grandfather
The Other
Darkness
Magician
Chaos
Alliances
Love
Cousin
Diamonds
The Arena
First Love
Such Rage
Selfishness
If I
A Chance
The Ball

Memories
Family
Mother
Sanity
Ransom
The Walking Dead
Hatred
Sarennanem
Relief
The Oubliette
The Ritual of the Succession
Twilight and Dawn
The Three
Appendix 1
Acknowledgments
Extras
Meet the Author
Interview A Preview of THE BROKEN KINGDOMS
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N. K. Jemisin is a Brooklyn author who won the Hugo Award for Best Novel for The Fifth Season, which was also a New York Times Notable Book of 2015. She previously won the Locus Award for her first novel, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, and her short fiction and novels have been nominated multiple times for Hugo, World Fantasy, Nebula, and RT Reviewers' Choice awards, and shortlisted for the Crawford and the James Tiptree, Jr. awards. She is a science fiction and fantasy reviewer for the New York Times, and you can find her online at nkjemisin.com.

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