On January 18, I published the following post on Book Riot.
When Your Favorite Fantasy Book Series Comes to an End
“When the music’s over
Turn out the light.”
Two of my favorite fantasy book series have come to an end—N.K. Jemisin’s The Broken Earth Trilogy and Myke Cole’s The Reawakening Trilogy.
It is a little bit ironic that that both of these series ended at the same time, because I found Jemisin and Cole at the same time. A year and a half ago, I had reached a point where I felt unchallenged by what I’d been reading lately, so I went searching for new writers to discover. Through a combination of the serendipity that is the daily life of a Book Riot contributor and the chaos that is twitter, two names caught my attention.
N.K. Jemisin and Myke Cole.
A couple of sure-why-not-induced mouse clicks later, and their books were on the way to me in the mail.
The first book—or should I say books—by N.K. Jemisin I ever read was…
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In the words of my friend, the Australian, I shall return.