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The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms


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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 thru...

  • Author: N. K. Jemisin
  • Book Awards

    Nominated for 2 (2 unique awards)
  • 1 Hugo
  • 1 World Fantasy Awards

  • Book Award Years
    2011 Hugo Nominated: The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
    2011 World Fantasy Award Nominated: The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
    2010 Nebula Nominated: The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

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    By: Anonymous
    2016-05-04 06:50:13

    absolutely gorgeous!

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    By: Anonymous
    2016-09-23 03:13:31

    I don't read novels with women or girls as the main protagonist.

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