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Sharifah and Jenn discuss the Hugo Award nominees, zombie raccoons, a new Arthurian adaptation, and more.

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The 2018 Hugo Nominees

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Zombie raccoons?!

Frank Miller taking on Arthurian legend in new illustrated YA novel and it already has a TV deal.


Books Discussed

Rebecca Roanhorse, “Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience™” (Nebula nominee)

Her Body And Other Parties, Carmen Maria Machado (Winner of the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize)
trigger warnings: violence against women including sexual assault

Fandom for Robots” by Vina Jie-Min Prasad (Hugo/Nebula)

Carnival Nine” by Caroline M. Yoachim (Hugo & Nebula)

The Merry Spinster by (Daniel) Mallory Ortberg