The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
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... show more
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.
Publish date: February 25th 2010
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Pages no: 427
Edition language: English
Series: The Inheritance Trilogy (#1)
Sometimes you read a book--or I do at least--and then have no idea how you feel about it. This is one of those. So I let it sit for a month or so before reviewing, and... I think I really liked it. So short plot summary: Shortly after the death of her mother, Yeine is called by the grandfather sh...
I think I'm going to place this in the "it's me not you" category. Sometimes being thrown right in the middle of things works for me, sometimes it doesn't. I'm more than willing to see where things go so long as I find the journey engaging. And by 14%, I expect to know something about the protag to ...
Deeply interesting read, I enjoyed it, and I could see where it's not to everyone's taste. When Yeine is called from her homeland to the vicious court of her mother's family, she's declared a potential heir, but the politics are complicated and might just kill her. As she gets more involved she di...
What to say about The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms. I did have some things to say but it has been so long now since I've finished the book that I can't remember all of them. But here we go anyway. I'd heard good things about N.K. Jemisin and knew she had a couple successful series. It was against my...
I have to admit that I've resisted this book for a good two years. It was highly recommended by many people in many places, but the problem I had - being a stubborn sort - was that I was always being told that I MUST read this if I wanted to support diverse reading and diverse authors. *SIGH* I w...