The Earthseed Duology by Octavia E. Butler

Parable of the SowerParable of the TalentsThe Earthseed duology describes a very possible future – published in 1993 & set only a few years ahead of now, Octavia has predicted the future in a very scarily but accurae way, producing an east-to-imagine destiny for America. Octavia’s imagination & incredible writing come together in these two books in an addictive & riveting way, that I became completely obsessed with.

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⚠️ This book is set in a very potential near-future & includes a vast range of difficult adult topics. These include, but are not limited to, poverty, discussions of rape/sexual violence, a lot of violence, violence toward (wild) dogs, parent/child violent abuse, child deaths & murder, loss/death of parents & children, gun violence, hunting, murder, graphic descriptions of injuries, fire/arson, drug abuse, modern slavery, human trafficking, electrocution, off-page child rape, child abduction, homophobia, false imprisonment, symptoms of PTSD, suicide & scenes of a sexual nature ⚠️

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