With The Wicked Deep, Hush Hush, and Light as a Feather hitting screens big and small, it’s time to talk about the sci-fi and fantasy novels by women that should be turned into movies and TV shows. For anyone who feels like they need a vacation from all that’s going on in the world today, I recommend reading a science fiction or fantasy novel as self-care. It’s obviously critical that we confront all that’s wrong with the world and fighting against it, but it’s also important to allow yourself a break when the world seems too hard and dark to bear. Now, with the world on the brink of disaster, it’s up to these reunited childhood friends to save it. With a war on her country’s doorstep, Rin’s newfound abilities might be the key to saving the world. As the world reckons with environmental disaster, Dinétah, once a Navajo reservation, comes to life in this novel from Pueblo author Rebecca Roanhorse. In a fantasy world resembling Edwardian England, a magically gifted young man named Miles does all he can to shape his own destiny, going so far as to fake his own death and assume a new identity as a doctor.

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