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Sharifah and Jenn discuss the Hugo winners, a tabletop RPG for The Expanse, His Dark Materials casting, favorite trilogies, and more.

This episode is sponsored by Ball Lightning by Cixin Liu, Mirage by Somaiya Daud, and Nightblood by Elly Blake.

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A historic win for NK Jemisin at the Hugos

The Expanse is getting a tabletop RPG

Ursula K. Le Guin Sci-Fi ‘Nine Lives’ Gets Movie Adaptation

BBC His Dark Materials adaptation casts witch queen Serafina Pekkala 

New HARRY POTTER Books (Including a Hogwarts Pop-Up) Coming This October


Books Discussed:

Machineries of Empire by Yoon Ha Lee (Ninefox Gambit, Raven Stratagem, Revenant Gun)

(R)evolution series by Stephanie Saulter (Gemsigns, Binary, Regeneration) — trigger warning: hate crimes

The Broken Earth series by NK Jemisin (Fifth Season, Obelisk Gate, Stone Sky)

Graceling Realm series by Kristin Cashore (Graceling, Fire, Bitterblue)

Binti trilogy by Nnedi Okorafor (Binti, Home, The Night Masquerade)

His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman (The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass)