The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
N. K. Jemisin
In this epic fantasy, Yeine Darr, a young woman from the barbarian north, is unexpectedly named an heiress to the king of the majestic city of Sky. But the throne she inherits is steeped in a dangerous power struggle, and Yeine must navigate the intrigue to uncover the truth about her Mother's death. Get ready for a thrilling tale of politics, power, and betrayal.