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Octavia Butler Read-alikes

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Amanda and Jenn discuss Octavia Butler read-alikes in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li and Annotated.

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Books Discussed:

Wicked and the Wallflower by Sarah MacLean

Eloquent Rage by Brittney Cooper

NK Jemisin

An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon (trigger warning: sexual assault)

Mongrels by Stephen Graham Jones (trigger warning: domestic violence)

Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson

The Machineries of Empire, Yoon Ha Lee (Ninefox Gambit #1) (trigger warnings: torture, rape, coercion, suicide)

(R)evolution series by Stephanie Saulter (Gemsigns #1) (trigger warning: hate crimes)

MEM by Bethany C. Morrow

Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse (June 26th) (trigger warning: harm to children)

Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

American War by Omar El Akkad

Binti by Nnedi Okorafor

Infomocracy by Malka Ann Older