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The Fifth Season - N.K. Jemisin
The Fifth Season
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4.50 70
Format: hardcover
Edition language: English
Series: The Broken Earth (#1)
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By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
0.0 Complex and haunting adult SFF: Oyeyemi and Jemisin
Spoilers for The Fifth Season below! I wanted to take a look at two books which fall on the literary end of speculative fiction, but which are also very aware of the genreā€™s conventions and influences. Which is to say, that they are both complex and sophisticated, while remaining very much a part of...
Thoughts of a nerdy feminist
Thoughts of a nerdy feminist rated it
0.0 Unconventional, brilliant, and heartbreaking
I loved the first line in here, "Let's start with the end of the world..." How many books do that? As first sentences go, it's definitely among my favorites. Unlike her other books, this really does not stand alone. That doesn't bother me, generally, but many people don't like that. The book does ...
Saturdays in Books
Saturdays in Books rated it
5.0 Review: The Fifth Season
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! This is so good. I am both glad I already have the sequel and trying to not read it because the third one isn't out. This book starts with the ...
Oliviate
Oliviate rated it
5.0 Lives up to all the hype.
Suffice to say this book was brutal and beautiful and has one of the best finishes I've ever seen in fiction. The last word is a total mic drop.
The Reading Jackalope
The Reading Jackalope rated it
4.0 The Fifth Season
The Fifth Season is the first book in a trilogy by N.K. Jemisin, it's so very good and so very hard to push through. The book starts with an incident that essentially sets the tone for the whole novel. I am definitely waiting, with impatience, for the next one though. The book follows three differen...
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