The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

By N. K. Jemisin (Electronic Book, 2010)
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.

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms is the debut novel from a major new voice in fantasy fiction.
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    • Format: Electronic Book

    • Price: $6.99 US/$6.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316075978

    • On Sale Date: 02/25/2010

    • Publisher: Orbit

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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.

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms is the debut novel from a major new voice in fantasy fiction.

N.K. Jemisin is a career counselor, political blogger, and would-be gourmand living in New York City. She's been writing since the age of 10, although her early works will never see the light of day. Find out more at www.nkjemisin.com.
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  • "Many books are good, some are great, but few are truly important.  Add to this last category THE HUNDRED THOUSAND KINGDOMS, N.K. Jemisin's debut novel...In this reviewer's opinion, this is the must-read fantasy of the year." ---Booklist

    Jemisin's engaging debut grabs readers right from the start...a complex, edge-of-your-seat story with plenty of funny, scary, and bittersweet twists." --- Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

    "An offbeat, engaging tale by a talented and original newcomer." --- Kirkus

    "An astounding debut novel...the worldbuilding is solid, the characterization superb, the plot complicated but clear." --- Romantic Times (Top Pick!)

    "A delight for the fantasy reader..." --- Library Journal (Starred Review)

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The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
  • Publisher: Orbit
  • Price: $6.99 US/$6.99 CAN
  • Pages: 432
  • ISBN-13: 9780316075978
  • On Sale Date: 02/25/2010
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms