N.K. Jemisin is currently one of the best known and respected science fiction and fantasy writers in the world. In 2018, she became the first author to win three Hugos in a row for her Broken Earth novels. She has also won a Nebula Award, two Locus Awards, and a number of other honors. She recently published her first collection of short stories, How Long ‘til Black Future Month.
In addition to writing, Jemisin has been a counseling psychologist and educator (specializing in career counseling and student development), a hiker and biker, and a political/feminist/anti-racist blogger. She wrote the New York Times Book Review science fiction column called “Otherworldly” for three years and now occasional pens long-form reviews for the paper.
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Three-time Hugo Award winner and NYT bestselling author N. K. Jemisin challenges and delights readers with thought-provoking narratives of destruction, rebirth, and redemption that sharply examine modern society in her first collection of short fiction, which includes never-before-seen stories.$15.99ISBN: 9780316229296Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call or email to confirm availability)Published: Orbit - August 4th, 2015
At the end of the world, a woman must hide her secret power and find her kidnapped daughter in this "intricate and extraordinary" Hugo Award winning novel of power, oppression, and revolution. (The New York Times)
This is the way the world ends...for the last time.$16.99ISBN: 9780316229265Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call or email to confirm availability)Published: Orbit - August 16th, 2016Essun's missing daughter grows more powerful every day, and her choices may destroy the world in this "magnificent" Hugo Award winner and NYT Notable Book. (NPR)The season of endings grows darker, as civilization fades into the long cold night.$16.99ISBN: 9780316229241Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call or email to confirm availability)Published: Orbit - August 15th, 2017Humanity will finally be saved or destroyed in the shattering conclusion to the post-apocalyptic and highly acclaimed NYT bestselling trilogy that won the Hugo Award three years in a row.The Moon will soon return. Whether this heralds the destruction of humankind or something worse will depend on two women.$15.99ISBN: 9780316043915Availability: Backordered (call or email to check availability)Published: Orbit - February 25th, 2010After her mother's mysterious death, a young woman is summoned to the floating city of Sky in order to claim a royal inheritance she never knew existed in the first book in this award-winning fantasy trilogy from the NYT bestselling author of The Fifth Season.$15.99ISBN: 9780316043960Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call or email to confirm availability)Published: Orbit - November 3rd, 2010A man with no memory of his past and a struggling, blind street artist will face off against the will of the gods as the secrets of this stranger's past are revealed in the sequel to The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, the debut novel of NYT bestselling author N. K. Jemisin.$15.99ISBN: 9780316043939Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call or email to confirm availability)Published: Orbit - October 27th, 2011
Shahar and the godling Sieh must face off against the terrible magic threatening to consume their world in the incredible conclusion to the Inheritance Trilogy, from Hugo award-winning and NYT bestselling author N. K. Jemisin.$16.99ISBN: 9780316187282Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call or email to confirm availability)Published: Orbit - May 1st, 2012
The city burned beneath the Dreaming Moon.
In the ancient city-state of Gujaareh, peace is the only law. Upon its rooftops and amongst the shadows of its cobbled streets wait the Gatherers - the keepers of this peace. Priests of the dream-goddess, their duty is to harvest the magic of the sleeping mind and use it to heal, soothe . . . and kill those judged corrupt.$16.99ISBN: 9780316187299Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call or email to confirm availability)Published: Orbit - June 12th, 2012
Gujaareh, the city of dreams, suffers under the imperial rule of the Kisuati Protectorate. A city where the only law was peace now knows violence and oppression. And nightmares: a mysterious and deadly plague haunts the citizens of Gujaareh, dooming the infected to die screaming in their sleep.$39.99ISBN: 9780316527194Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call or email to confirm availability)Published: Orbit - October 2nd, 2018This collectable boxed set edition includes all three books in N. K. Jemisin's incredible NYT bestselling and three-time Hugo award-winning Broken Earth Trilogy.
This complete collection would be a great gift for any occasion and includes The Fifth Season, The Obelisk Gate, and The Stone Sky.$25.99ISBN: 9780316334006Availability: Usually Available in 1-5 DaysPublished: Orbit - December 9th, 2014After her mother's death, a young woman is summoned to the floating city of Sky to claim a royal inheritance she never knew existed in this epic fantasy trilogy from the NYT bestselling author of The Fifth Season.