N. K. Jemisin is a Brooklyn-based author and the winner of three Hugo Awards for her novels The Fifth Season, The Obelisk Gate and The Stone Sky. 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 and Nebula 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.
Brilliant . . . gorgeous writing and unexpected plot twistsAstounding . . . Jemisin maintains a gripping voice and an emotional core that not only carries the story through its complicated setting, but sets things up for even more staggering revelations to comeExceptional . . . those who anxiously awaited this sequel will find the only problem is that the wait must begin again once the last page is turnedVivid characters, a tautly constructed plot, and outstanding worldbuilding meld into an impressive and timely story