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Next up in our giveaways of some of our favorite 2016 books: The Fifth Season & The Obelisk Gate, the first two installments of N.K. Jemisin’s Broken Earth Trilogy.


The Obelisk Gate came out this year, but we didn’t want to start you in the middle of the series, so we’re giving three Book Riot readers both books in the series (the final installment, The Stone Sky, is coming out in late 2017).

To enter, fill out the form below, including giving one of our email newsletters a whirl. (If science-fiction & fantasy is your thing, I would suggest Swords & Spaceships especially).

Three winners will be drawn randomly from the entrants and will then be emailed for their physical mailing address. The giveaway is open to U.S. and Canada and entries will be accepted until December 17th at midnight eastern.

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Now that you are all briefed, here’s the entry form. Good luck!