Over at Omnivoracious N. K. Jemisin, author of the stellar fantasy novel The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, has a list of her top ten reads of 2010. Titles range from the recent history release 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, the politically charged Deer Hunting with Jesus, to the postapocalyptic Who Fears Death. Visit Amazon’s Omnivoracious for the full list.

Don’t forget that N. K. Jemisin’s debut The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms and its sequel The Broken Kingdoms are well worth a read for fans of fantasy.

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