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Your SFF Holiday Gift Guide

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Sharifah and Jenn give their picks for the best books to give this holiday season.

This episode is sponsored by The Spectral City by Leanna Renee Hieber and the Book Riot Read Harder Journal.

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Books Discussed:

The Broken Earth Trilogy by NK Jemisin

The Machineries of Empire series by Yoon Ha Lee

Rise of the Empress duology by Julie C Dao (tw: child abuse)

The Traitor Baru Cormorant and The Monster Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson (tw: institutionalized homophobia, assault, etc)

Witchmark by CL Polk

The Wayfarers series by Becky Chambers

The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells

Rosewater by Tade Thompson (here’s our Book Club episode)

How Long til Black Future Month by NK Jemisin

Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik (tw: child abuse)

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Circe by Madeline Miller (tw: rape)

Mem by Bethany C. Morrow

The Completed Binti Trilogy by Nnedi Okorafor

Prime Meridian by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Freshwater by Awaeke Emezi (tw: rape; self-harm)