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Sharifah and Jenn discuss their favorite books from the last few months, award season winners and nominees for Locus and the Hugos, a new AI shenanigan, and more.

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News

Locus 2023 Award Winners [Locus]

Hugo 2023 Finalists [Book Riot]

Alix Harrow on the Hugos [Instagram]

Error-Ridden AI-Generated Star Wars Article on io9 [Variety]

Sign a poem going to Europa! [Book Riot]

Books Discussed

The Archive Undying by Emma Mieko Candon (cw: intimate partner violence, suicidal thoughts, gore, body horror)

Titanium Noir by Nick Harkaway (cw: discussion of intimate partner violence)

Untethered Sky by Fonda Lee (cw: child death, graphic violence, animal abuse, animal death)

Our Hideous Progeny by C.E. McGill (they/them) (cw: violence against women, animal experimentation, violence against animals)

H is For Hawk by Helen MacDonald

The Haunting of Alejandra by V. Castro (cw: infant death, maternal mortality, attempted suicide, child endangerment, rape, spousal abuse)

Flux by Jinwoo Chong (cw: death of a parent)

Chain Gang All Stars by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah