Falling in love with gods is twice as dangerous in N.K. Jemisin's…

How can you write about gods and still keep your story relatable? It's one of the biggest challenges for fantasy writers. The great wonder of N.K. Jemisin's The Broken Kingdoms is that she makes it look easy. Spoilers ahead... » 11/30/10 4:10pm 11/30/10 4:10pm

Ask N.K. Jemisin about "The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms"

We've spent the week in the io9 book club discussing N.K. Jemisin's novel The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms. Now you can ask the author about the book - she'll be joining us tomorrow from 12-1 EST to answer! » 9/02/10 12:00pm 9/02/10 12:00pm

The io9 Book Club is in session! Let's discuss "The Hundred Thousand…

This month, the io9 book club read N.K. Jemisin's The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms. And today the meeting is in session, so it's time to start discussing! » 8/30/10 12:00pm 8/30/10 12:00pm

io9 Book Club reminder: Next week we discuss N.K. Jemisin's "The…

If you want to join us for the io9 Book Club this month, be sure to start reading N.K. Jemisin's The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, to prepare for our August 30 meeting. But wait - what is this io9 Book Club? » 8/24/10 3:45pm 8/24/10 3:45pm

io9 Book Club Reminder: August's pick is N.K. Jemisin's "The Hundred…

If you want to join us for the io9 Book Club this month, be sure to start reading N.K. Jemisin's The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, to prepare for our August 30 meeting. But wait - what is this io9 Book Club? » 8/17/10 3:17pm 8/17/10 3:17pm

The Disturbing Subtexts Of Fantasy Novels

Fantasy novels are supposed to take you into magical realms far from everyday life. But are there creepy messages about the real world beneath the imaginary kingdoms and impossible creatures? Fantasy writer N.K. Jemisin thinks there may be. » 1/21/10 7:00am 1/21/10 7:00am

In A Soaring Sky-City, An Outcast Dares To Love A Captive God

Some of the best fantasy epics involve political intrigue, mingled with the immanence of all-too-flawed gods. If the gods themselves connive too, so much the better. N.K. Jemisin's Hundred Thousand Kingdoms is a wonderful example of this type of epic. » 1/20/10 12:22pm 1/20/10 12:22pm