I was wandering the sci-fi section of Barnes and Noble hoping for a miracle. A great book is hard to find for me. Then I spotted The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin. Something jogged my memory--oh yeah, that trilogy has won two Hugo awards.
I scooped up the book and headed home. I'm half way through and I love this book. Plus there's two more to read, no waiting.
If you've read any of her books, let me know what you think. She doesn't lay out everything up front, you have to figure things out as you read.