On August 11th, N.K. Jemisin’s THE OBELISK GATE won the Hugo Award for Best Novel!
THE FIFTH SEASON’s Hugo win last year made Jemisin the first black writer in history to win the prestigious Hugo Award for Best Novel. This year, she repeated the feat with sequel THE OBELISK GATE — making her only the third writer in history to take the Best Novel accolade two years in a row. She joins genre luminaries Orson Scott Card and Lois McMaster Bujold.
THE FIFTH SEASON is currently in development for a TV series at TN. Screenwriter Leigh Dana Jackson worked as a supervising producer a on 24: Legacy and as a producer on Sleepy Hollow. Other series credits include Helix, The Tomorrow People and 666 Park Avenue. Read more at Deadline!
The third and final book of the award-winning trilogy, THE STONE SKY, is out now!
The Fifth Season (Book #1)
WINNER OF THE HUGO AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL 2016
This is the way the world ends...for the last time.
A season of endings has begun.
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.
The Obelisk Gate (Book #2)
The acclaimed sequel to the bestselling The Fifth Season, winner of the 2016 Hugo Award for Best Novel, and a New York Times Notable Book of 2015.
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.
Essun -- once Damaya, once Syenite, now avenger -- has found shelter, but not her daughter. Instead there is Alabaster Tenring, destroyer of the world, with a request. But if Essun does what he asks, it would seal the fate of the Stillness forever.
Far away, her daughter Nassun is growing in power - and her choices will break the world.
The Stone Sky (Book #3)
The shattering conclusion to the post-apocalyptic and highly acclaimed bestselling trilogy that began with The Fifth Season, winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 2016, and The Obelisk Gate, winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 2017.
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. She has seen the evil of the world, and accepted what her mother will not admit: that sometimes what is corrupt cannot be cleansed, only destroyed.
THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS... FOR THE LAST TIME.