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How Trauma Bonds Drive the BROKEN EARTH Trilogy

How N.K. Jemisin's BROKEN EARTH trilogy parallels real-world colonialism and racism and produces complex relationships with huge power imbalances.

5 Must-Read Contemporary Sci-Fi/Fantasy Authors

Sci-fi/fantasy authors who are living and putting out excellent work right now. Who would you add?

5 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Recommended by N.K. Jemisin

Are you waiting for the third book in N. K. Jemisin's Broken Earth series? Read these science fiction and fantasy books she endorses in the meantime!

Genre Kryptonite: The Unwilling Heir

Fantasy novels that explore the trope of the reluctant heir to the throne.

Okorafor and Jemisin’s Hugo Award Win Huge Victory for Black Readers

Nnedi Okorafor and N.K. Jemisin recently won Hugo Awards for their long-form speculative fiction. Here's why that's massively important for black readers.

5 Books to Watch For in August

Five excellent new releases coming this month

Book Riot Live Author Spotlight: N. K. Jemisin

This video is sponsored by ROOM the movie! Rincey’s back to talk about the work of N.K. Jemisin before we ...

On Maps in Fantasy Novels

On August 4, the day her new novel The Fifth Season was released, N.K. Jemisin posted the map from her novel ...

Frak It All: The 5 Types of Swears You Find in Speculative Fiction

Swearing can get weird in speculative fiction. In any other genre, it’s no big deal. Characters either curse or they ...