“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.” —from the publisher
OK, I didn’t think I was into fantasy until my sister gave me the first book in this series — and then I was hooked. Jemisin creates such a dark, twisted, and vibrant world, filled with so many compelling characters — you’ll never want to leave!