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Sharifah and Jenn talk about awards finalists and winners, more good news for Amal El-Mohtar, books they wish they could send back in time to their younger selves, and more.

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BookRiot.com co-founder Jeff O’Neal explores the wide bookish world. Interviews, lists, rankings, retrospectives, recommendations, and much more, featuring people who know and love books. Subscribe to First Edition on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or your podcatcher of choice.

News

Ignyte Awards Finalists [FIYAH]

Future Worlds Prize Announced [File 770]

British Book Award Winners [Locus]

Nebula Award Winners [SFWA]

Nimona Movie Coming (June 30) [The Mary Sue]

Amal El-Mohtar’s Four Book Deal [Tor.com]

Books Discussed

Light from Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki

The Vanished Birds by Simon Jimenez

A Psalm for the Wild-Built by Becky Chambers

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi