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Dragons Come to Space in This Timothy Zahn Sci-Fi Thriller

A 14-year-old con becomes the host of an endangered dragon—and embarks on his most perilous undertaking yet.

By Shannon Raphael

Humanity Is Reborn in Lilith's Brood by Octavia Butler

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

By Carolyn Cox

Midworld: The Alan Dean Foster Novel That May Have Inspired Avatar

When humans arrive on the planet Midworld, they convince an unsuspecting native to help them find a depleting natural resource.

By Shannon Raphael

Lady of Sherwood Reimagines the Legend of Robin Hood and Maid Marian

Jennifer Roberson's novel sees the iconic outlaw and his lady lover fight their enemies side by side.

By Allison Wild

How Isaac Asimov's I, Robot Prepares Us for a Future Controlled By AI

The short stories in Isaac Asimov's I, Robot may prove useful when it comes time to welcome our robot overlords.

By Chris Mahon

If You're a Fan of Ursula K. Le Guin, Read Eleanor Arnason's A Woman of the Iron People

When an anthropologist investigates an alien society on a foreign planet, she begins to question the benefits of human intervention.

By Shannon Raphael

Fun Facts About 9 Great Science Fiction Authors

Which seminal author supported themselves with a job as a potato chip inspector?

By Shannon Raphael

High School Heroes: 7 Sci-Fi Books for Teens

It's teens to the rescue in these wild adventures through time, space, and high school.

By Feliza Casano

An Actor Gets the Role of a Lifetime in This Fantasy Adventure by Simon R. Green

Blood and Honor is the tale of a struggling actor who’s hired to impersonate an evil prince.

By Allison Wild

Game of Thrones Producer May Bring Great Sci-Fi to the Small Screen 

A new Amazon deal may lead to adaptations of work by Robert Heinlein, Greg Bear, and other acclaimed authors. 

By Shannon Raphael

Author Harlan Ellison Passes Away at 84

Remembering the award-winning author—from his prolific work to his personal controversies. 

By Allison Wild

Zack Parsons’ Mind-Bending Novel Blends Sci-Fi, Horror, Noir, and Western Fiction

Liminal States is a rip-roaring epic through time in which rival immortals battle for the woman they loved and lost.

By Shannon Raphael

Interview: Sci-Fi Great Robert Silverberg Talks Time Travel

The author shares why he's fascinated by time travel, and talks the upcoming adaptation of "Needle in a Timestack." 

By The Portalist Staff

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. 

By Olivia Mason

Bookburners Is Your Next Fantasy Obsession 

Uncover this utterly addictive urban fantasy serial today. 

By Carolyn Cox

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