The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms Groupread, Final Questions & Wrap-Up

Happy holidays everyone!  Here are my (late) answers to the final round of discussion questions for N.K. Jemisin’s The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms.  I had a wonderful time revisiting this book, and I loved it just as much the second time. For anyone who is interested in continuing the series, we will be doing a readalongRead more

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms Readalong, Part III

Welcome to week three of the Hundred Thousand Kingdoms readalong.  This week’s host is Andrea from The Little Red Reviewer. There will be readalongs of the second two books in N.K. Jemisin’s Inheritance Trilogy beginning in the new year.  Anyone who wants to join in is welcome, and you don’t have to have read TheRead more

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms Readalong, Part II

Welcome to part two of the Hundred Thousand Kingdoms readalong.  Today’s discussion questions are written by Anya from On Starships and Dragonwings. 1) We’ve started to learn about a side of Yeine’s mother that Yeine can barely believe existed. No one in this story seems all that capable of telling the objective truth, however, soRead more

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms Readalong, Part 1

Today begins a readalong of N.K. Jeminsin’s The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, hosted by Andrea from The Little Red Reviewer.  This week’s questions were written by S. Voss. N.K. Jemisin is one of my favorite modern fantasy authors.  I got to meet her at BEA back in 2012, which is actually where I heard about herRead more

“The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms” by N. K. Jemisin

  “The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms” by N. K. Jemisin tells the story of a young woman named Yeine Darr.  After her mother is murdered, she is summoned to Sky, the capital of the Arameri, by her grandfather, who is the ruler of the world.  The Arameri are renowned for their cruelty and have maintained absoluteRead more

A New Look, and Some New Books

Last night I completely re-did my blog’s theme/background to make it look nicer.  It’s something that was long overdue, and I’m liking the result so far.  I even have drop-down menus!  And my Twitter background matches my blog’s.  Yay! During my month-in-review post, I’d mentioned that I hadn’t gone out and bought any books lately. Read more