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Olivia Mason

After graduating from the Columbia Publishing Course in 2016, Olivia found her happy place—a job that allowed her to talk about books all day long. When she isn’t writing or editing for websites, she is defending Cersei Lannister’s right to the Iron Throne, gabbing on (and on) about Outlander, or trying to solve the JonBenet Ramsey case.

Read the Realm: Books for Each Kingdom of Westeros

Explore the home of the Iron Throne with this literary roadmap.

10 Andre Norton Books Everyone Should Read

Get to know the woman who changed science fiction and fantasy.

7 Thought-Provoking Books by Theodore Sturgeon

The Sci-Fi and Fantasy Hall of Famer wrote genre fiction with a conscience.

14 John Bellairs Books for Fans of Fantastical Mysteries

Boy-heroes, Gothic suspense, and magical quests are all part of the Bellairs norm.

Black Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors You Need to Read

It may be Black History Month, but these authors deserve to be read all year round.

10 Books Like The Handmaid's Tale

Blessed be the fruit of Margaret Atwood's influence.

8 High Fantasy Books That'll Be Your Next Obsession

Your high fantasy reading shouldn't stop at Tolkien.

10 Books Like Black Mirror

Are we our own worst enemy?

10 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books That Need Adaptations

Are you there, Hollywood? It's us, sci-fi and fantasy fans.

8 Epic Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books by Master Storyteller Dave Duncan

The late author wrote epic tales of magic, fantastical creatures, and fearless warriors that Game of Thrones fans are sure to love.

Read This Series If You Love Kim Stanley Robinson's Mars Trilogy

Hoping for a brighter future, humanity looks to terraform the brightest planet in the solar system: Venus.

In Memory of William Goldman, 1931-2018

The legendary writer behind Marathon Man, The Princess Bride, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid has passed away at the age of 87.

Moonwar is a Thrilling Space Romp in Ben Bova's Grand Tour Series

The final installment of the two-part Moonbase Saga sees the leaders of a lunar colony fight for the nanotechnology they need to survive.

Flesh-Eating Plants Take Over the World in The Day of the Triffids

Humanity goes head to head with a dangerous, mobile plant species in John Wyndham's post-apocalyptic classic. 

It's Aliens vs. Ninjas in This Rip-Roaring Space Adventure

In Timothy Zahn's Blackcollar series, a Resistance fighter teams up with space ninjas to defeat alien tyrants.

Night Train to Rigel: Space Travel Has Never Been So Cool

When an ex-spy receives a ticket aboard a galactic train, he's tasked with preventing the outbreak of a devastating space war.

In the Shadow of the Towers: Jeff VanderMeer Imagines 9/11 in an Alternate Reality

The Annihilation author explores President Bush's experience through a speculative fiction lens in "The Goat Variations."

8 Brian Aldiss Sci-Fi Books That Will Blow Your Mind

The Grand Master wrote experimental science fiction for the British New Wave of the 1960s and 70s.

A Gifted Scholar Fights for His Kingdom in Katherine Kurtz's Medieval Fantasy

As Gwynedd's usurper king grows more barbaric, the gifted Camber MacRorie tries to restore the throne to its rightful heir in Camber of Culdi. 

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