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The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

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Author: N. K. Jemisin
Publisher: Orbit, 2010
Series: The Inheritance Trilogy: Book 1
Book Type: Novel
Genre: Fantasy
Sub-Genre Tags: Mythic Fiction (Fantasy)
Theological
Romantic Fantasy
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Synopsis

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.

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Not as fresh as the hype but very engaging

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Not a YA novel, but might as well be

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