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11 Enchanting Fairy Tales for Adults 

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11 Enchanting Fairy Tales for Adults 

Between 'once upon a time' and 'happily ever after,' these fairy tale-like stories will cast a spell on adult readers. 

by Carolyn Cox

Interview: R.A. Salvatore on Drizzt Do'Urden, Escapism, and 2018

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Interview: R.A. Salvatore on Drizzt Do'Urden, Escapism, and 2018

The Portalist spoke to the prolific fantasy author about the new Drizzt trilogy, the power of fantasy, and why the dark elf remains so compelling. 

by Carolyn Cox

10 New Books We Can't Wait to Read This October 

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10 New Books We Can't Wait to Read This October 

We're dying to get our hands on these sci-fi and fantasy reads! 

by Carolyn Cox

Watch Carol Soar in the First <em>Captain Marvel</em> Trailer

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Watch Carol Soar in the First Captain Marvel Trailer

See Brie Larson kicking ass and taking names in the inaugural female-led Marvel movie.  

by Carolyn Cox

Jersey Devil: The History of an American Cryptid

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Jersey Devil: The History of an American Cryptid

Meet a mysterious monster as American as apple pie.

by Carolyn Cox

Watch the Eerie First Trailer for <em>The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina</em>

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Brilliant Reads for Fans of Ray Bradbury Books

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Announcing the 2018 Hugo Award Winners!

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Announcing the 2018 Hugo Award Winners!

See a list of winners from last night's historic ceremony — then download the titles and start reading!

by Carolyn Cox

Alleged Megalodon Sightings That Will Make You Want to Believe

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Alleged Megalodon Sightings That Will Make You Want to Believe

Megalodon died out millennia ago. But our fascination with this mighty shark will never go extinct.

by Carolyn Cox

Humanity Is Reborn in <em>Lilith's Brood</em> by Octavia Butler

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Humanity Is Reborn in Lilith's Brood by Octavia Butler

Discover Butler's stunning vision for humanity's future. 

by Carolyn Cox

16 of the Best Audiobooks for Sci-Fi and Fantasy Fans

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16 of the Best Audiobooks for Sci-Fi and Fantasy Fans

Open your ears—and your heart—to these terrific tales.

by Carolyn Cox

<em>Bookburners </em>Is Your Next Fantasy Obsession 

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Bookburners Is Your Next Fantasy Obsession 

Uncover this utterly addictive urban fantasy serial today. 

by Carolyn Cox

<em>Strange Angel</em> Explores the Wild Life of Scientist-Magician Jack Parsons

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Strange Angel Explores the Wild Life of Scientist-Magician Jack Parsons

A new show reveals the unbelievable true story of Jack Parsons, sex magician and pioneering rocket scientist. 

by Carolyn Cox

8 Urban Fantasy Books With Magical Romance 

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8 Urban Fantasy Books With Magical Romance 

From shifters to shadowshapers—and everything in-between—these stories are filled with supernatural goodness. 

by Carolyn Cox

Watch the Moving First Trailer for the Long-Awaited Ursula K. Le Guin Doc

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Congratulations to the 2017 Nebula Awards Winners! 

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Congratulations to the 2017 Nebula Awards Winners! 

If you haven't discovered these acclaimed reads yet, then today is your lucky day. 

by Carolyn Cox

17 Bloody Good Vampire Books

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17 Bloody Good Vampire Books

Thirsty for a sci-fi or fantasy vampire tale? These books are sure to quench your craving.

by Carolyn Cox

The Enduring Anger of Joanna Russ 

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The Enduring Anger of Joanna Russ 

A new release of Joanna Russ’ work shines a light on the feminist author’s genius and fury. 

by Carolyn Cox

Sherrilyn Kenyon Talks Coloring Outside the Lines

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Sherrilyn Kenyon Talks Coloring Outside the Lines

The genre-defying bestselling author explains why she's drawn to fantasy, romance, horror—and everything in-between. 

by Carolyn Cox

52 <em>Star Wars </em>Quotes from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

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52 Star Wars Quotes from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

These are the sacred Star Wars texts you're looking for.

by Carolyn Cox

Why the New <em>Gormenghast</em> Adaptation Has My Excitement Peake-d

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Why the New Gormenghast Adaptation Has My Excitement Peake-d

The time is right for Mervyn Peake's masterpiece to return to the small screen.

by Carolyn Cox

Michael Crichton: Fun Facts About the <em>Jurassic Park </em>Author

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Michael Crichton: Fun Facts About the Jurassic Park Author

Learn more about the blockbuster writer-director behind Westworld and the Jurassic Park series. 

by Carolyn Cox

5 Standout Sci-Fi and Space Westerns Like <em>Westworld</em>

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5 Standout Sci-Fi and Space Westerns Like Westworld

These standout TV shows and movies can help pass the time between episodes of HBO's Westworld.

by Carolyn Cox

7 Gripping Shows Like <em>Westworld</em>

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7 Gripping Shows Like Westworld

Already experienced Delos Destinations? These series will keep you entertained until it's time to return to Sweetwater. 

by Carolyn Cox

New J.R.R. Tolkien Novel Due Out This Summer

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New J.R.R. Tolkien Novel Due Out This Summer

It's Ulmo-st too good to be true. 

by Carolyn Cox

13 <em>Labyrinth</em> Facts That Will Remind You of the Babe

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8 Physics and Math Books to Read for Pi Day

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8 Physics and Math Books to Read for Pi Day

Cut yourself a piece of pie and cozy up with one of these engrossing reads. 

by Carolyn Cox

9 Ridiculously Fun Movies Like <em>Pacific Rim</em>

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9 Ridiculously Fun Movies Like Pacific Rim

If you're a fan of Pacific Rim, you're bound to be drift compatible with these other movies. 

by Carolyn Cox

Tamora Pierce Talks Writing and Reading About Female Warriors

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Tamora Pierce Talks Writing and Reading About Female Warriors

"I wrote what I wanted to read, which was sensible, intelligent girl swordfighters."

by Carolyn Cox

15 Fascinating Facts About Octavia Butler

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15 Fascinating Facts About Octavia Butler

On the anniversary of her death, we look back on the extraordinary life of a remarkable writer.

by Carolyn Cox

How the Works of Shakespeare Shape Science Fiction

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How the Works of Shakespeare Shape Science Fiction

Science fiction owes a debt to a dude born when many people still thought the Earth was the center of the Universe: William Shakespeare.

by Carolyn Cox

9 of the Best Audiobooks for Road Trips

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9 of the Best Audiobooks for Road Trips

You're sure to have happy trails with these tales.

by Carolyn Cox

5 Nerdy Valentines That Show You Care

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5 Nerdy Valentines That Show You Care

On Valentine's Day, you Ahch-To give love a chance.

by Carolyn Cox

Alan Shepard, the Apollo 1 Disaster, and the Race to the Moon

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Alan Shepard, the Apollo 1 Disaster, and the Race to the Moon

On January 27, 1967, a fire broke out during a launch simulation of the Apollo 1 aircraft, killing the men inside and changing NASA forever.

by Carolyn Cox

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