The City Born Great
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

The City Born Great


  • Author : N. K. Jemisin
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Release Date : 2016-09-28
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780765393456


The City Born Great Book Description :

In this standalone short story by N. K. Jemisin, author of The Fifth Season, the winner of this year's Hugo Award for Best Novel, New York City is about to go through a few changes. Like all great metropolises before it, when a city gets big enough, old enough, it must be born; but there are ancient enemies who cannot tolerate new life. Thus New York will live or die by the efforts of a reluctant midwife...and how well he can learn to sing the city's mighty song. The City Born Great is a Tor.com Original. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied....

The City We Became
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

The City We Became


  • Author : N. K. Jemisin
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Release Date : 2020-03-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316509855


The City We Became Book Description :

"A glorious fantasy."--Neil Gaiman Three-time Hugo Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author N.K. Jemisin crafts her most incredible novel yet, a story of culture, identity, magic, and myths in contemporary New York City. In Manhattan, a young grad student gets off the train and realizes he doesn't remember who he is, where he's from, or even his own name. But he can sense the beating heart of the city, see its history, and feel its power. In the Bronx, a Lenape gallery director discovers strange graffiti scattered throughout the city, so beautiful and powerful it's as if the paint is literally calling to her. In Brooklyn, a politician and mother finds she can hear the songs of her city, pulsing to the beat of her Louboutin heels. And they'...

How Long  til Black Future Month
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

How Long til Black Future Month


  • Author : N. K. Jemisin
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Release Date : 2018-11-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316491358


How Long til Black Future Month Book Description :

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. "Marvelous and wide-ranging."--Los Angeles Times"Gorgeous" --NPR Books"Breathtakingly imaginative and narratively bold."--Entertainment Weekly Spirits haunt the flooded streets of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In a parallel universe, a utopian society watches our world, trying to learn from our mistakes. A black mother in the Jim Crow South must save her daughter from a fey offering impossible promises. And in the Hugo award-nominated shor...

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
Score: 3.5
From 130 Ratings

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms


  • Author : N. K. Jemisin
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Release Date : 2010-02-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316075978


The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms Book Description :

After 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. 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 fat...

The Fifth Season
Score: 4
From 92 Ratings

The Fifth Season


  • Author : N. K. Jemisin
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Release Date : 2015-08-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316229302


The Fifth Season Book Description :

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. 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 be...

Tor com Publishing s 2017 Hugo Finalist Bundle

Tor com Publishing s 2017 Hugo Finalist Bundle


  • Author : Nina Allan
  • Publisher : Tor.com
  • Release Date : 2017-05-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250173317


Tor com Publishing s 2017 Hugo Finalist Bundle Book Description :

Please enjoy this convenient anthology of Tor.com Publishing's 2017 Hugo finalists, including four novellas, two novelettes, and three short stories. Best Novella The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe by Kij Johnson Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire A Taste of Honey by Kai Ashante Wilson Best Novelette “The Art of Space Travel” by Nina Allan “The Jewel and Her Lapidary” by Fran Wilde Best Short Story “The City Born Great” by N. K. Jemisin “A Fist of Permutations in Lightning and Wildflowers” by Alyssa Wong “That Game We Played During the War” by Carrie Vaughn At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied....

Good Omens
Score: 4
From 3,377 Ratings

Good Omens


  • Author : Neil Gaiman
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2011-11-22
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781448110230


Good Omens Book Description :

____________________ COMING TO AMAZON PRIME ON 31ST MAY - STARRING DAVID TENNANT, MICHAEL SHEEN AND BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH 'Marvellously benign, ridiculously inventive and gloriously funny' Guardian ____________________ 'Armageddon only happens once, you know. They don't let you go around again until you get it right' According to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, Judgement Day is almost upon us and the world's going to end in a week . . . Now people have been predicting the end of the world almost from its very beginning, so it's only natural to be sceptical when a new date is set for Judgement Day. But what if, for once, the predictions are right, and the apocalypse really is due to arrive next Saturday, just after tea? You cou...

So Long Been Dreaming  Postcolonial Science Fiction   Fantasy
Score: 3.5
From 6 Ratings

So Long Been Dreaming Postcolonial Science Fiction Fantasy


  • Author : Nalo Hopkinson
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Release Date : 2010-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781458776174


So Long Been Dreaming Postcolonial Science Fiction Fantasy Book Description :

So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Science Fiction & Fantasy is an anthology of original new stories by leading African, Asian, South Asian, and Aboriginal authors, as well as North American and British writers of colour. Stories of imagined futures abound in Western writing. Writer and editor Nalo Hopkinson notes that the science fiction/fantasy genre ''speaks so much about the experience of being alienated, but contains so little writing by alienated people themselves.'' It's an oversight that Hopkinson and Mehan aim to correct with this anthology. The wealth of postcolonial literature has included many who have written insightfully about their pasts and presents. With So Long Been Dreaming they creatively address their futures. With an introducti...

The Last Dog on Earth
Score: 5
From 9 Ratings

The Last Dog on Earth


  • Author : Daniel Ehrenhaft
  • Publisher : Yearling
  • Release Date : 2009-01-21
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307486967


The Last Dog on Earth Book Description :

WHAT IF MAN’S BEST FRIEND TURNED INTO MAN’S WORST ENEMY? It’s Stephen King meets Shiloh in this thrilling action-adventure survival story perfect for fans of Gary Paulsen’s Hatchet, #1 New York Times bestselling author D.J. MacHale’s the Sylo Chronicles, and anyone who appreciates the loyal bond between a boy and his dog. Logan Moore hates everyone. Everyone except Jack. A mangy mutt that nobody wants. Except Logan. But Jack is in terrible danger. A mysterious disease is sweeping across the country, turning dogs into vicious, raging predators. Jack isn’t infected, but that won’t keep her safe. People are shooting dogs on sight, and asking questions later. Logan’s own parents want to hand Jack over to the authorities. Now Logan and Jac...

Worlds Seen in Passing

Worlds Seen in Passing


  • Author : Irene Gallo
  • Publisher : Tor.com
  • Release Date : 2018-09-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250171252


Worlds Seen in Passing Book Description :

Worlds Seen in Passing is an anthology of award-winning, eye-opening, genre-defining science fiction, fantasy, and horror from Tor.com's first ten years, edited by Irene Gallo. "A fresh new story going up at Tor.com is always an Event."—Charlie Jane Anders Since it began in 2008, Tor.com has explored countless new worlds of fiction, delving into possible and impossible futures, alternate and intriguing pasts, and realms of fantasy previously unexplored. Its hundreds of remarkable stories span from science fiction to fantasy to horror, and everything in between. Now Tor.com is making some of those worlds available for the first time in print. This volume collects some of the best short stories Tor.com has to offer, with Hugo and Nebula Award-winning...