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Giveaway – The Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley

In December, our book club will be reading The Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley. There has been a lot of buzz about The Mirror Empire this year and I have to confess, I was already extremely excited about the choice because it’s one of my favorite reads of 2014. It also lends its self quite well for discussion because there is just so much going on: intriguing politics, gender reversals, and a very unique and richly created world (that includes deadly semi-sentient trees).

But, now I am even more excited because the generous folks at Angry Robot have offered us 10 copies to go along with our book club read!

The Mirror Empire (cover)

A stunning new epic fantasy from two-time Hugo Award winner Kameron Hurley.

On the eve of a recurring catastrophic event known to extinguish nations and reshape continents, a troubled orphan evades death and slavery to uncover her own bloody past…while a world goes to war with itself.

In the frozen kingdom of Saiduan, invaders from another realm are decimating whole cities, leaving behind nothing but ash and ruin. At the heart of this war lie the pacifistic Dhai people, once enslaved by the Saiduan and now courted by their former masters to provide aid against the encroaching enemy.

Stretching from desolate tundra to steamy, semi-tropical climes seething with sentient plant life, this is an epic tale of blood mages and mercenaries, emperors and priestly assassins who must unite to save a world on the brink of ruin.

As the dark star of the cataclysm rises, an illegitimate ruler is tasked with holding together a country fractured by civil war; a precocious young fighter is asked to betray his family to save his skin; and a half-Dhai general must choose between the eradication of her father’s people or loyalty to her alien Empress.

Through tense alliances and devastating betrayal, the Dhai and their allies attempt to hold against a seemingly unstoppable force as enemy nations prepare for a coming together of worlds as old as the universe itself.

In the end, one world will rise – and many will perish.

To enter, input your information in the box below. Winners will be chosen at random, announced on Monday the 17th and have 24 hours to respond before we pick another winner.

You can also join our December book club in the links below the box. All are welcome!

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Whether you win or not you are welcome to join us in December for our read of The Mirror Empire. For those not familiar with out book club, here’s some basic information.

All books are nominated and voted on by our members. Book Club begins on the 1st of every month. We break the book up into four parts and have weekly discussions throughout the month. You don’t have to be an experienced reviewer to participate. We are all just readers chatting about the book. We have a lot of fun and it’s interesting to see all the different things people can pull from the same book. There are no right or wrong reactions, just a respectful exchange of opinions. And we are always excited to have new members join us!

If you’re interested please join us here in our forum. You don’t have to be a contest winner to join and you don’t need to join book club to enter the contest. But either way we would love to have you. 🙂

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  1. […] Well, then, I think you should check out the current giveaway (made possible by the incredibly generous people at Angry Robot), offered by Fantasy Faction in connection with their book club: Giveaway – The Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley. […]

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