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The City We Became

A Novel (The Great Cities Trilogy (1))

N. K. Jemisin

Five New Yorkers must come together in order to defend their city from an ancient evil in the first book of a stunning new series by Hugo award-winning and NYT bestselling author N. K. Jemisin.Every great city has a soul. Some are as ancient as myths, and others are as new and destructive as children. New York City? She's got six.But every city als...
Publish Date
March 24
Goodreads rating
Feb 20, 2020
It is such a good book.      source
Jun 25, 2020
A few fiction books I've loved recently: -NK Jemisin's "The City We Became" -Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone's "This is How You Lose the Time War" -Kevin Wilson's "Nothing to See Here" They're all beautiful writing built on fantastical premises. Got any more recommendations?      source
Jul 20, 2020
"The City we became" by @nkjemisin is one of the best written and interesting sci-fi books I've read recently. A love story to NewYork. I think every city needs a book like this, amazing, very much recommended! Maybe she wrote the next one about istanbul?      source
Mar 24, 2020
6. (Please see previous thread for #1-5) If you're looking for fiction that speaks to the present moment, THE CITY WE BECAME by N. K. Jemisin is for you. The soul of New York tries to speak, trying to alert inhabitants to. . . What, exactly? The first volume in a trilogy. WOW.      source
Given the state of things, it's even harder for me to lose myself in a book--but @nkjemisin did it. Three straight days of stealing time to read. This was so weird, and so ambitious, and SO DAMN GOOD.      source
Jun 26, 2020
Have read and highly recommend the first two via @nkjemisin @tithenai @maxgladstone, gotta check out the third...      source
May 13, 2021
@bfishbfish I will vote for anyone who says that their favorite book is @nkjemisin’s The City We Became      source