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Fangirl Happy Hour, Episode #53 – Alternate Reality Hugo Finalists

Ana and Renay discuss their experiences at Nine Worlds, MidAmeriCon II, and dig into the Hugo stats.

Discussion References

Conventions; 01:00
Mieneke from A Fantastical Librarian, Ana’s Nine Worlds pal
Liz de Jager, author of The Blackheart Legacy, Ana’s Nine Worlds pal
Sebastien de Castell
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
The Girl from Everywhere by Heidi Heilig
Renay met Chelsea from The Reading Outlaw
Worldcon Expels Truesdale
2016 Hugo Award Stats
Binti: Home by Nnedi Okorafor

Recommendations; 42:30
Ana: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling (altho Ana wants you to see the actual play)
Renay: Sleep. Everyone use f.lux and night modes on your devices! DO IT. SELF-CARE FOR RETINAS.

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