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7 Dark Fantasy Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down 

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7 Dark Fantasy Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down 

These mesmerizing stories aren't afraid to explore the sinister, scary, or sensual. 

by Carolyn Cox

In Memory of William Goldman, 1931-2018

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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.

by Olivia Mason

Win Our November Book Bundle Sweepstakes! 

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Win Our November Book Bundle Sweepstakes! 

Enter to win nine great sci-fi and fantasy titles — including some great Marissa Meyer books. 

by The Portalist Staff

8 High Fantasy Books That'll Be Your Next Obsession

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8 High Fantasy Books That'll Be Your Next Obsession

Your high fantasy reading shouldn't stop at Tolkien.

by Olivia Mason

9 Unforgettable Ray Bradbury Short Stories  

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9 Unforgettable Ray Bradbury Short Stories  

Get swept away with these short but spectacular tales from one of the greatest imaginations ever.

by Carolyn Cox

13 Ways Harry Potter Ruined Hogwarts for Other Students 

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10 Timothy Zahn Books for Your Sci-Fi Collection

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Marissa Meyer Talks Her Renegades Series and What Inspired Her to Write Teen Superheroes 

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Marissa Meyer Talks Her Renegades Series and What Inspired Her to Write Teen Superheroes 

The second book in the Renegades series, Archenemies, picks up where Renegades left off. 

by Sarah Mangiola

Free Science Fiction & 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 The Portalist Staff

The Best Monthly Science Fiction and Fantasy Ebook Deals 

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The Best Monthly Science Fiction and Fantasy Ebook Deals 

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

by The Portalist Staff

9 New Books We Can't Wait to Read This November

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9 New Books We Can't Wait to Read This November

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

by Carolyn Cox

<em>Moonwar</em> is a Thrilling Space Romp in Ben Bova's Grand Tour Series

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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.

by Olivia Mason

Feminism Through the Ages: 11 Powerful Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books 

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Feminism Through the Ages: 11 Powerful Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books 

Spanning decades, these books show how feminism has always been relevant. 

by Lauryn E. Nosek

The Best Free &amp; Discount Science Fiction Books to Download on Apple Books Right Now

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The Best Free & Discount Science Fiction Books to Download on Apple Books Right Now

Explore new worlds and alien civilizations with these incredible sci-fi adventures. 

by Carolyn Cox

<em>Don't Panic</em> Explores Douglas Adams' 'Lost Year' in L.A.  

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Don't Panic Explores Douglas Adams' 'Lost Year' in L.A.  

Neil Gaiman's book Don't Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy shines a light on lesser-known aspects of Adams' career—including his challenging first year in L.A. 

by Carolyn Cox

In Memoriam: Author Dave Duncan 

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In Memoriam: Author Dave Duncan 

The accomplished Scottish-Canadian writer has passed away at 85. 

by Carolyn Cox

9 Nonfiction Books About Space Travel

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9 Nonfiction Books About Space Travel

From the historic beginnings of NASA to colonizing Mars, there's always more to discover in space.

by Sarah Mangiola

The Best Fantasy Audiobooks to Listen to on Your iPhone Right Now

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The Best Fantasy Audiobooks to Listen to on Your iPhone Right Now

Magic and adventure are at your fingertips with these incredible audiobooks. 

by Carolyn Cox

The Best Science Fiction Audiobooks to Listen to on Your iPhone Today 

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The Best Science Fiction Audiobooks to Listen to on Your iPhone Today 

Treat your ears to these out-of-this-world stories. 

by Carolyn Cox

Interview: Sci-Fi Grand Master Joe Haldeman Talks Adaptation and Simulation

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Interview: Sci-Fi Grand Master Joe Haldeman Talks Adaptation and Simulation

We spoke to the Forever War author about his new graphic novel, and the very nature of reality. 

by Carolyn Cox

Interview: Alex London Takes Flight with Queer fantasy 

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Interview: Alex London Takes Flight with Queer fantasy 

The author of the Proxy series and The Skybound Saga talks worldbuilding, birds of prey, and writing queer stories for and about young adults. 

by Carolyn Cox

The Best Free &amp; Discount Fantasy Reads to Download on Apple Books Right Now

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The Best Free & Discount Fantasy Reads to Download on Apple Books Right Now

Sail away to strange new lands — at an affordable price. 

by Carolyn Cox

Flesh-Eating Plants Take Over the World in <em>The Day of the Triffids</em>

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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. 

by Olivia Mason

10 Hilarious Douglas Adams Quotes

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10 Hilarious Douglas Adams Quotes

Wise words from a dry-sandwich-hater and deadline-avoider. 

by Grazia Rutherford-Swan

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

[CLOSED] Grab Your Towel and Enter to Win the <em>Don't Panic</em> Sweepstakes!

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[CLOSED] Grab Your Towel and Enter to Win the Don't Panic Sweepstakes!

We're giving away copies of Neil Gaiman's Don't Panic, The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, and a poster signed by Gaiman himself! 

by The Portalist Staff

Cover Reveal: See the Final Cover for Neil Gaiman's <em>Don't Panic</em>

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Cover Reveal: See the Final Cover for Neil Gaiman's Don't Panic

You voted! Now it's time to take a peek at the winning final cover (as promised, we'll also reveal the meaning of life). 

by The Portalist Staff and Prostetnic Vogon Jeltz

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

Fewer Than 42 Facts About Douglas Adams 

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Fewer Than 42 Facts About Douglas Adams 

Here are some of the most fascinating facts we learned about the late author from Neil Gaiman's Don't Panic

by Grazia Rutherford-Swan

April Genevieve Tucholke on Female-Driven Stories and Finding Fantasy in Nature

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April Genevieve Tucholke on Female-Driven Stories and Finding Fantasy in Nature

The author of The Boneless Mercies discusses her favorite genres, female friendship, and more.

by Sarah Mangiola

16 <em>Harry Potter</em> Quotes to Live Your Life By

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16 Harry Potter Quotes to Live Your Life By

These wizarding words of wisdom apply to Muggles, too.

by Matt Ellis

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

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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.

by Olivia Mason

16 Must-Read Neil Gaiman Books

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16 Must-Read Neil Gaiman Books

From fantasy to nonfiction and everything in-between, these books by Neil Gaiman will bewitch you. 

by Hezra Martinez

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: V.E. Schwab's Villains Series Prize Pack

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[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: V.E. Schwab's Villains Series Prize Pack

Dive into this series with exclusive gear, books, and more! 

by The Portalist

13 Sci-Fi Short Stories You Can Read Over Your Lunch Break

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13 Sci-Fi Short Stories You Can Read Over Your Lunch Break

There’s something so satisfying about absorbing an entire narrative in one sitting. That's why we love these incredible tales. 

by Grazia Rutherford-Swan

8 Fantasy Romance Books That Are Sure to Satisfy

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8 Fantasy Romance Books That Are Sure to Satisfy

Fantasy stories with a side—or full serving—of romance.

by The Portalist Staff

Here's What You Need to Know About Asimov's <em>Foundation</em> 

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Here's What You Need to Know About Asimov's Foundation 

With the news that Apple will adapt Isaac Asimov's Foundation into a TV series, here are five must-know facts about the iconic books. 

by Chris Mahon

8 Books Like <em>Harry Potter</em>

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8 Books Like Harry Potter

As these books like "Harry Potter" prove, magic exists in more places than you might think...

by Nick Sweeney

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Win the Five-Book Summoner Series

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[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Win the Five-Book Summoner Series

Enter for your chance to win these epic fantasy books.

by The Portalist Staff

9 Moving Quotes from Sci-Fi Master Ursula K. Le Guin

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9 Moving Quotes from Sci-Fi Master Ursula K. Le Guin

Late novelist Ursula K. Le Guin was ahead of her time in every way. 

by Grazia Rutherford-Swan

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