The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms N. K. Jemisin

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

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Book Title
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
Author
N. K. Jemisin
ISBN
9780316043915
After her mother's mysterious death, a young woman is summoned to the floating city of Sky in order to claim a royal inheritance she never knew existed in the first book in this award-winning fantasy trilogy from the NYT bestselling author of The Fifth Season. 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.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: N. K. JemisinPublisher: OrbitPublished: 02/25/2010ISBN: 9780316043915Pages: 427Weight: 1.06lbsSize: 8.10h x 5.40w x 1.20dAward: Hugo Award - NomineeAward: Locus Awards - WinnerAward: Nebula Awards - NomineeReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 12/15/2009Publishers Weekly 01/11/2010 pg. 36Library Journal 01/15/2010 pg. 96Romantic Times 02/01/2010 pg. 56 - ExcellentBooklist 02/15/2010 pg. 46
After her mother's mysterious death, a young woman is summoned to the floating city of Sky in order to claim a royal inheritance she never knew existed in the first book in this award-winning fantasy trilogy from the NYT bestselling author of The Fifth Season.

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.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: N. K. Jemisin
Publisher: Orbit
Published: 02/25/2010
ISBN: 9780316043915
Pages: 427
Weight: 1.06lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.40w x 1.20d
Award: Hugo Award - Nominee
Award: Locus Awards - Winner
Award: Nebula Awards - Nominee

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 12/15/2009
Publishers Weekly 01/11/2010 pg. 36
Library Journal 01/15/2010 pg. 96
Romantic Times 02/01/2010 pg. 56 - Excellent
Booklist 02/15/2010 pg. 46
After her mother's mysterious death, a young woman is summoned to the floating city of Sky in order to claim a royal inheritance she never knew existed in the first book in this award-winning fantasy trilogy from the NYT bestselling author of The Fifth Season.

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.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: N. K. Jemisin
Publisher: Orbit
Published: 02/25/2010
ISBN: 9780316043915
Pages: 427
Weight: 1.06lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.40w x 1.20d
Award: Hugo Award - Nominee
Award: Locus Awards - Winner
Award: Nebula Awards - Nominee

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 12/15/2009
Publishers Weekly 01/11/2010 pg. 36
Library Journal 01/15/2010 pg. 96
Romantic Times 02/01/2010 pg. 56 - Excellent
Booklist 02/15/2010 pg. 46