Galactic Suburbia Episode 179 Show Notes

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It’s our Holiday Gift Recs Extravaganza! Prepare to do some serious online shopping while you listen to our recs.

WHAT DO WE CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK?

Alex moonlighted on Paleo Cinema Podcast with a Disaster Movie special episode!

We look at a list of the 33 Best SFF books by women (hooray for lists with more than one)

Kate Gordon’s new novel raising funds for White Ribbon Australia against domestic violence – 25 Memories of Viggo McDuff

Holiday gift recs!

For cooks: Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat
Tiptree cookbook: The Bakery Men Don’t See, now available in shiny new edition.
Nerd Girl Yarns
Fiction: The Silver Well, Kate Forsyth and Kim Wilkins; Persepolis Rising, James SA Corey
For children & lovers of great children’s fiction: The Dragon with the Chocolate Heart by Stephanie Burgis
Give a novella: Ellen Klages – Passing Strange, Martha Wells – All Systems Red, The Murderbot Diaries.

Movie money
Book Bath Box & other subscription boxes
Chocolate!
Gin
Coffee 3000 Thieves
Whiskey
stationery

From our listeners:

Ellen recs Ideal Bookshelf on Etsy for adorable book pins such as this version of A Wrinkle in Time.

Elizabeth recs Femmecraft on Etsy (the Fight Like a Girl Squirrel Girl piece we mention specifically is already sold out, wah). Elizabeth also points us at Raven’s Dreaming, the Perth-based artist who did the cover for Juliet Marillier’s collection Prickle Moon.

For young readers and their parents, Mel recommends Rocket Science for Babies by Chris Ferrie, and for the slightly older readers – Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty.

Kathryn L pointed us at this Kickstarter.

OUR STUFF:
Luminescent Threads
Tara Sharp
Musketeer Space & Joyeux by Tansy

CULTURE CONSUMED:

Alisa: Girl Reporter, Tansy Rayner Roberts
Alex: The Red Queen; Thor: Ragnarok; On Joanna Russ; Girl Reporter; Lotus Blue, Cat Sparks; The Silver Well, Kate Forsyth and Kim Wilkins
Tansy: Killjoys, Choices: The Crown & the Flame, #ThorryNotThorry, the Avengers Infinity War trailer, Dragonette (Jam by Kate/Just Add Moonshine)

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