The Inheritance Trilogy - N. K. Jemisin

The Inheritance Trilogy

By N. K. Jemisin

  • Release Date: 2014-12-09
  • Genre: Epic
Score: 4.5
From 235 Ratings


After her mother's death, a young woman is summoned to the floating city of Sky to claim a royal inheritance she never knew existed in this epic fantasy trilogy from the NYT bestselling author of The Fifth Season.

Yeine Darr is an outcast from the barbarian north. But when her mother dies under mysterious circumstances, she is summoned to the majestic city of Sky. There, to her shock, Yeine is named an heiress to the king. But the throne of the Hundred Thousand Kingdoms is not easily won, and Yeine is thrust into a vicious power struggle.

The Inheritance Trilogy omnibus includes the novels: The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, The Broken Kingdoms, The Kingdom of Gods, and a brand new novella set in the same world: The Awakened Kingdom.


  • Is this a rough draft?

    By grant1964
    See above
  • Stunning creative achievement — literature, not sci-fi!

    By Josh in Oregon
    Jemisin’s narrative sweep and compelling world-building make this novel true literature, not a genre-defined piece of “science fiction” at all. One part Ray Bradbury, two parts Margaret Atwood.
  • Overrated Soap Opera

    By bbsfresh
    All hype very little substance, this series reminds me of one long and boring soap opera . There’s a reason the inheritance trilogy was being sold for 10 dollars and it’s not good. I’ve should’ve went with my gut instinct and left this 3 book soap opera on the online shelf
  • Fantasy at its best

    By Crazythorn
    I've read a LOT of fantasy. JK has a wonderful and unique writing style that grabs you, and is modern. This blended with truly amazing descriptive imagery of things You Can Not Believe makes for insanely fun reading. No one else has come as close to describing gods, 3 books of them in fact, that makes it just feel right. This is a must read if you aren't afraid of expanding your horizons
  • Intrigue, excitement and fun

    By Cantoneseboy
    Beautifully written. Fascinating world of gods and mortals. Politics. Humanity. Humility. And so much more! Praise to the writer 💐🥇
  • Twilight and Game of thrones wannabe

    By Midnighters
    Seriously? The book starts off well but suddenly it drops intrigue for sex and an obvious desire to be the next Twilight. What could have been a fascinating read is instead a sex Fantasy discarding its interesting premise for teen fiction level smut.
  • Could NOT stop reading!!

    By DolceBacia
    What can I say about this fantastic world N.K. Jemisin created in this book. She truly has ha gift! Enthralling, fascinating, suspenseful and full of gasp-worthy moments, I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to go on an adventure and enter a world where gods and goddesses rule and nothing is as it seems! This was the first book I've read by this author but it is far from the last!
  • The best

    By Katt505
    Please just do yourself the favor of picking up this series. It is both deeply moving and incredibly well written. I blew through these books in a week because I could. Not. Put. Them. Down.
  • The Inheritance Trilogy-Incredible!

    By cyclops.eyesonly
    Reading this was the most amazing journey I've had since I started reading fantasy fiction in the seventies. Everything is new. There's nothing quite like the world NK Jemisin creates here. She weaves a story that envelopes you, that pulls you in and doesn't let go until the last word is written. I really liked it. You will too.