Sharifah and Jenn talk awards season, including some Hugos chat, reminisce about their childhoods courtesy of a Where the Wild Things Are update, talk about current reading faves, and more.
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Hugo Award Winners [Book Riot]
Hugo controversies [MetaFilter]
Teddy Ruxpin [Wikipedia]
A Fire Born of Exile by Aliette de Bodard (cw so far: emotional abuse, harm to children)
The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison (cw: child abuse, homophobia, ritual suicide)
The Mimicking of Known Successes by Malka Older
Africa Risen: A New Era of Speculative Fiction edited by Sheree Renée Thomas, Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki, and Zelda Knight
Moon of the Turning Leaves by Waubgeshig Rice (Feb 2024 US)