If you couldn't tell already, but I've been on a bit of an anthology kick this year and there was no way I was going to miss out on N.K. Jemisin's new collection of short fiction. There are some stories I have read or heard of before and there are even some stories in here … Continue reading Review: How Long ‘Til Black Future Month?
So, in case you aren't up to speed with this triology you can refer back to the reviews I did on The Fifth Season and The Obelisk Gate. This is also my first review concerning any of the Hugo novel finalists. I just found out yesterday that The Stone Sky won the Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel and boy … Continue reading Review: The Stone Sky
I reviewed The Fifth Season a while ago, and I told myself I would return to this series eventually and boy was I in for a treat when I finally did! Obviously, I had to read this before I could get to The Stone Sky, for the Hugos, but I also just wanted to see if … Continue reading Review: The Obelisk Gate
Subversion is the first word that comes to mind when thinking of N.K. Jemisin’s The Fifth Season. The subversion of themes, the subversion of genre, and the subversion of even narrative. Everything Jemisin chooses to do with what one would consider a traditional fantasy, she turns it on its’ head. It won the Hugo for … Continue reading Review: The Fifth Season