The Fifth SeasonBook - 2015
This is the way the world ends...for the last time.
It starts with the great red rift across the heart of the world's sole continent, spewing ash that blots out the sun. It starts with death, with a murdered son and a missing daughter. It starts with betrayal, and long dormant wounds rising up to fester.
This is the Stillness, a land long familiar with catastrophe, where the power of the earth is wielded as a weapon. And where there is no mercy.
Read the first book in the critically acclaimed, three-time Hugo award-winning trilogy by NYT bestselling author N. K. Jemisin.
For more from N. K. Jemisin, check out:
The Inheritance Trilogy
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
The Broken Kingdoms
The Kingdom of Gods
The Inheritance Trilogy (omnibus edition)
Shades in Shadow: An Inheritance Triptych (e-only short fiction)
The Awakened Kingdom (e-only novella)
The Killing Moon
The Shadowed Sun
The Broken Earth The Fifth Season The Obelisk Gate
From Library Staff
The first volume in a trilogy, book three set to be out this summer, about the end of the world and this is not the end of the world in they way you've seen it. Great for geology buffs and anyone who loves a wonderful and terrifying new world to explore as it ends.
KateHillier Mar 03, 2016
There has been a ton of hype about this book and all of it is justified. I was definitely stalling, putting the book down when I didn't want to, because I knew the end was coming and we don't have a sequel immediately accessible! Argh! So good it's illegal. The writing, the world building (seriou... Read More »
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