The Fifth Season

Jemisin’s celebrated fantasy novels are about multicultural, complex worlds that stand ou

The Guardian
Noah Berlatsky
27 Jul 2015

In the first volume of a trilogy, a fresh cataclysm besets a physically unstable world wh

kirkus Reviews
14 Jun 2016

Humans struggle to survive on a ruined world in this elegiac, complex, and intriguing sto

The Publisher Weekly
Lucienne Diver
01 Aug 2015

Fantasy novels often provide a degree of escapism: a good thing, for any reader who has s

The New York Times
Naomi Novik
06 Aug 2015