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N.K. Jemisin
N. K. Jemisin is an author living and writing in Brooklyn, NY. This is fortunate as she enjoys subways, tiny apartments, and long walks through city parks. Her short fiction has been published in a number of magazines and podcast markets, and has been nominated for the Hugo and Nebula award. ... show more



N. K. Jemisin is an author living and writing in Brooklyn, NY. This is fortunate as she enjoys subways, tiny apartments, and long walks through city parks. Her short fiction has been published in a number of magazines and podcast markets, and has been nominated for the Hugo and Nebula award. Her novels have also been nominated for (collectively) the Hugo, the Nebula, the Tiptree, the Crawford, the Gemmell, the... hell, I lose track. I actually won the Locus Award for Best First Novel and the Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award. Yatta yatta yatta.Look, I like to write. In particular I like to write about ordinary people -- all kinds of ordinary people -- in extraordinary situations, preferably in non-Earth worlds which nevertheless reflect our own. I'm trying to write decolonized fiction, for our postcolonial world. And at the end of the day, I just want to tell a good story.If you really like what I have to say and want to hear more, feel free to check out my author blog at nkjemisin.com .Oh, and buy my books!

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Carmilla Reads
Carmilla Reads rated it 2 years ago
This book was recommended to me on Twitter. I’d replied to a thread about SciFi and said I thought I didn’t like the genre until I read some SciFi by women, and cited Margaret Atwood, Ursula K LeGuin and Octavia Butler as writers whose work I’d really enjoyed. One person suggested I try this trilogy...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it 2 years ago
I loved the concept, I found the way we never read the protagonist's thoughts or words, yet we can perfectly infer them, very interesting, but most of all I loved how the full journey includes coming back to free the rest. That's putting the example he's been shown into it's final implementation, an...
Bookish Blerd
Bookish Blerd rated it 2 years ago
This was a brilliant end to an incredible series. I don't think I can describe how much I enjoyed this.
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Bookish Blerd rated it 2 years ago
This was a phenomenal sequel! I love this story and am excited to get to the next book in the series. excellent storytelling, fascinating plot, amazing characters. All the adjectives.
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 3 years ago
Apologies to OB who reviewed this two weeks ago and it didn't quite register for me. If it had I would have picked it up sooner and before Ryanecandye tweeted about it last night. Sorry Blue. When some indie writers complain about readers, they slight readers disinclination to say, two bucks on ...
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