12 Books with an Environmental Message to Read This Earth Day

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    12 Books with an Environmental Message to Read This Earth Day

    From post-apocalyptic fiction to real-life studies of the Earth, these books examine the effect we have on Mother Nature's most beautiful creations.

    by Stephen Lovely

    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

    Time Travelers Visit 1930s Germany and Disrupt History

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    Time Travelers Visit 1930s Germany and Disrupt History

    In Allen Steele's Time Loves a Hero, a journey to the past may change the centuries to come.

    by Olivia Mason

    Mary Shelley: Fascinating Facts About the Sci-Fi Pioneer

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    Mary Shelley: Fascinating Facts About the Sci-Fi Pioneer

    Learn more about the mysterious, macabre genius behind fiction's most enduring monster. 

    by The Portalist Staff

    A Man With a Magical Gift is Drawn Back Into a World He Tried to Leave Behind

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    A Man With a Magical Gift is Drawn Back Into a World He Tried to Leave Behind

    In post-Katrina New Orleans, a street magician with a knack for finding lost things is drawn into a fantastical and dark murder mystery. 

    by Sarah Mangiola

    The Portalist's April Sci-fi &amp; Fantasy Books Giveaway 

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    The Portalist's April Sci-fi & Fantasy Books Giveaway 

    Enter for a chance to win 7 exciting new sci-fi & fantasy reads! 

    by The Portalist Staff

    10 Classic Fantasy Books No Reader Should Miss

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    10 Classic Fantasy Books No Reader Should Miss

    Revisit the books that started it all.

    by Stephen Lovely

    Rachel Carson on the Mysterious Magic of the Sea

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    Rachel Carson on the Mysterious Magic of the Sea

    In The Edge of the Sea, the legendary environmentalist reminds us that the underwater world is as fantastical as our favorite fictional universes. 

    by Olivia Mason

    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

    10 Witch Books That Will Hold You Spellbound

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    10 Witch Books That Will Hold You Spellbound

    By the pricking of our thumbs, something badass this way comes...

    by Olivia Mason

    10 of the Best Books on Writing by Sci-Fi and Fantasy Authors

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    10 of the Best Books on Writing by Sci-Fi and Fantasy Authors

    Whether you're struggling with the nuances of a fictional language or just struggling to get started, take some tips from the best of the best. 

    by Stephen Lovely

    <em>The Handmaid’s Tale</em> Returns Soon—Download a Free Guide to Get You Ready

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    The Handmaid’s Tale Returns Soon—Download a Free Guide to Get You Ready

    Know your Offred from your Ofglen? Eyes from your Angels? This free Ebook will get you up to speed for Season 2. 

    by The Portalist Staff

    Space Opera Meets <em>Arrival </em>in Samuel R. Delany's <em>Babel-17</em>

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    Space Opera Meets Arrival in Samuel R. Delany's Babel-17

    A famous poet must decipher a strange alien language before it becomes a weapon of mass destruction.

    by Olivia Mason

    Free Science Fiction &amp; Fantasy Ebooks to Download This Month

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    Free Science Fiction & Fantasy Ebooks to Download This Month

    Explore new worlds with these classic science fiction and fantasy novels—free, this month only.

    by Olivia Mason

    Stellar Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Sales This Month

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    Stellar Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Sales This Month

    Page through a selection of out-of-this-world discounted books from your favorite sci-fi and fantasy authors.

    by The Portalist Staff

    11 Books Like <em>Ready Player One</em>

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    11 Books Like Ready Player One

    Virtual reality escapism is just the beginning...

    by Stephen Lovely

    14 Impactful Female Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors

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    14 Impactful Female Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors

    These authors are just a few of the important voices in the sci-fi and fantasy community who have brought us strong, feminist characters.

    by Sarah Mangiola

    <em>Parable of the Sower</em>: Enter Octavia Butler's Terrifying and Unforgettable World

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    Parable of the Sower: Enter Octavia Butler's Terrifying and Unforgettable World

    Possessing hope and a strange ability, Lauren is thrust into an unknown world with a seemingly impossible goal. 

    by Audrey Webster

    [CLOSED] Win a Trip to StarFest Sci-Fi &amp; Fantasy Convention in Denver!

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    [CLOSED] Win a Trip to StarFest Sci-Fi & Fantasy Convention in Denver!

    We've partnered with StarFest to give away 2 Platinum Passes, a $300 travel voucher, and a bundle of books to read on your trip!

    by The Portalist Staff

    Spanning Genres: The Lasting Influence of Lois Lowry and Her Work

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    Spanning Genres: The Lasting Influence of Lois Lowry and Her Work

    The author explored both light and heavy subject matter—covering everything from contemporary adolescence to dystopian worlds and the Holocaust. 

    by Stephen Lovely

    5 Things Every Fantasy Writer Can Learn from Earthsea

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    5 Things Every Fantasy Writer Can Learn from Earthsea

    We're looking back at some of the lessons to be learned from Ursula K. Le Guin's brilliant Earthsea series. 

    by Chris Mahon

    [CLOSED] March Sci-Fi and Fantasy Bundle Giveaway

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    [CLOSED] March Sci-Fi and Fantasy Bundle Giveaway

    We're giving away a bundle of books and games perfect for sci-fi & fantasy fans — including the acclaimed new fantasy Children of Blood and Bone!

    by The Portalist Staff

    Author Joe Haldeman on How the Vietnam War Gave Him Something to Write About 

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    Author Joe Haldeman on How the Vietnam War Gave Him Something to Write About 

    Haldeman’s military science fiction was heavily influenced by his time in combat. 

    by Joe Haldeman

    Hear Stephen King &amp; George R.R. Martin Discuss Their Craft

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    Hear Stephen King & George R.R. Martin Discuss Their Craft

    The iconic authors share their inspirations and delve into ''how the f***" King writes so fast.

    by The Portalist Staff

    The Genius Behind Modern Science: Books About Albert Einstein

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    The Genius Behind Modern Science: Books About Albert Einstein

    Learn more about the theoretical physicist responsible for some of the most incredible scientific discoveries. 

    by Audrey Webster

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