Best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015- List by The Washington Post™

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Title: The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth)

The start of a new fantasy trilogy by Hugo, Nebula & World Fantasy Award nominated author N.K. Jemisin. The start of a new fantasy trilogy by Hugo, Nebula & World Fantasy Award nominated author N.K. Jemisin. THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS... FOR THE LAST TIME. A season of endings has begun. It starts with the great red rift across the heart of the world's sole continent, spewing ash that blots out the sun. It starts with death, with a murdered son and a missing daughter. It starts with betrayal, and long dormant wounds rising up to fester. This is the Stillness, a land long familiar with catastrophe, where the power of the earth is wielded as a weapon. And where there is no mercy.
Author(s): N. K. Jemisin
ISBN 13: 9780316229296
Pages: 512
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Title: Aurora

A major new novel from one of science fiction's most powerful voices, AURORA tells the incredible story of our first voyage beyond the solar system. Brilliantly imagined and beautifully told, it is the work of a writer at the height of his powers.
Author(s): Kim Stanley Robinson
ISBN 13: 9780356500485
Pages: 480
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Title: Three Moments of an Explosion

London awakes one morning to find itself besieged by a sky full of floating icebergs. Destroyed oil rigs, mysteriously reborn, clamber from the sea and onto the land, driven by an obscure purpose. An anatomy student cuts open a cadaver to discover impossibly intricate designs carved into a corpses bonesdesigns clearly present from birth, bearing mute testimony to . . . what?
Author(s): China Mieville
ISBN 13: 9781101884720
Pages: 400
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Title: The Only Ones

Inez wanders a post-pandemic world, strangely immune to disease, making her living by volunteering as a test subject. She is hired to provide genetic material to a grief-stricken, affluent mother, who lost all four of her daughters within four short weeks. This experimental genetic work is policed by a hazy network of governmental ethics committees, and threatened by the Knights of Life, religious zealots who raze the rural farms where much of this experimentation is done.
Author(s): Carola Dibbell
ISBN 13: 9781937512279
Pages: 344
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Title: Touch

When someone tries to assassinate Kepler but kills its host instead, Kepler goes on the hunt to find out why someone wants it dead, and a cat-and-mouse game ensues.
Author(s): Claire North
ISBN 13: 9780316335928
Pages: 432
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