The Broken Earth Series by N.K. Jemisin

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  • The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth #1)
    #1

    The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth #1)

    N.K. Jemisin

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    · 90 ratings · published 2015

    Three terrible things happen in a single day. Essun, masquerading as an ordinary schoolteacher in a quiet small town, comes home to find that her husband has brutally murdered their son and kidnapped their daughter. Mighty Sanze, the empire whose innovations have been civilization's bedrock for a thousand years, collapses as its greatest city is destroyed by a madman's vengeance... more

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  • The Obelisk Gate (The Broken Earth #2)
    #2

    The Obelisk Gate (The Broken Earth #2)

    N.K. Jemisin

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 49 ratings · published 2016

    The second novel in a new fantasy trilogy by Hugo, Nebula & World Fantasy Award nominated author N.K. Jemisin.THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS... FOR THE LAST TIME. The season of endings grows darker as civilization fades into the long cold night. Alabaster Tenring -- madman, world-crusher, savior -- has returned with a mission: to train his successor, Essun, and thus seal the fate of the Stillness forever.It continues with a lost daughter, found by the enemy... more

  • The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth #3)
    #3

    The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth #3)

    N.K. Jemisin

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 48 ratings · published 2017

    THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS... FOR THE LAST TIME.The Moon will soon return. Whether this heralds the destruction of humankind or something worse will depend on two women.Essun has inherited the power of Alabaster Tenring. With it, she hopes to find her daughter Nassun and forge a world in which every orogene child can grow up safe.For Nassun, her mother's mastery of the Obelisk Gate comes too late... more

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