hey, coven! we’re excited to bring you this discussion of Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger. J & K both loved this book and are gonna recommend it widely going forward.
*ALERTA* Darcie has a new book coming out November 9th, A Snake Falls to Earth. We’re definitely pre-ordering and/or requesting from the library!!
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- Recommend if you like…
- RL Stine, Goosebumps, etc.
- Paranormal investigator/mystery stuff (X-files, Fringe, Lovecraft Country)
- What We Do in the Shadows (tv show or movie)
- Reservation Dogs (tv series, FX on Hulu)
- Here is the website of the Lipan Apache tribe. Check out the online museum, read the history, and there’s also a place to donate. #SettlersPayRent
- We Need Diverse Books interview with Darcie Little Badger.
- This article explains the histories and differences between northern and southern colonial architecture, if that’s something you care about
- lawns, golf courses
- the story of Icarus (Greek mythology)
- those mushrooms were giving us serious Mexican Gothic vibes. Stay tuned for an episode about this book later this season! And see our future episodes page if you want to read along with us.
- For an excellent convo (including about vampires and queerness), check out the episode of Gender Reveal (podcast) with author Carmen María Machado
- Vampire Diaries & The Originals
- Speaking of the past and present of settler harm
- Here’s an article about Teddy Roosevelt from Indian Country Today: “Theodore Roosevelt: ‘The Only Good Indians Are the Dead Indians’”
- Bring It On movie did not age well — cw homophobic slurs
- Illustrator of the novel is Rovina Cai (@rovinacai on instagram)
- Levine Querido (the publisher) seems pretty cool. Here’s their fall 2021 catalog.
- The Last Cuentista by Donna Barbara Higuera
- Elatsoe materials on Teaching Books website
- We say “not today” to copaganda! In reference to the frequent romanticization of cops in mystery stories, Jessie mentions blackgirlreading’s review of Fire Keeper’s Daughter
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