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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

13 Classic Science Fiction Books Everyone Should Read

Travel far beyond your basic English class curriculum…

By Sarah Mangiola

Bernard Beckett's Mind-Bending Genesis Isn't Like Other Dystopian Books

In the future, 17-year-old Anax takes an oral exam on 21st century history, hoping to gain acceptance into an elite government institution.

By Olivia Mason

Get Science and Space Reads at a Huge Discount with Humble Bundle

For a limited time, enjoy extraordinary savings on great titles — all while supporting a worthy cause! 

By The Portalist Staff

9 Little-Known Facts About Jules Verne

How much do you really know about the “Journey to the Center of the Earth” author?

By Audrey Webster

How Dystopian YA Continues to Evolve With the Times

In the 1980s, young adult dystopian fiction was scarce. But today, it's a cultural touchstone and a force for change.

By Madeleine Deliee

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

11 Werewolf Romance Books to Sink Your Teeth Into

In the mood for a little lycanthropy? These fantasies will have you howling at the moon.

By G.G. Andrew

Robert McCammon's Swan Song is Unparalleled Post-Apocalyptic Horror

In the wake of a nuclear holocaust, a professional wrestler becomes the sole protector of the world's only hope for survival—a 9-year-old psychic.

By Olivia Mason

The Female Man: The Novel That Gave Birth to Feminist Science Fiction

In Joanna Russ' Nebula Award-winning book, an alliance between four women raises questions about gender roles and identity.

By Olivia Mason

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

The History of the Nebula Awards

Celebrating the best and the brightest in the SF/F community.

By Olivia Mason

A Vampire Fledgling Gets a Taste of Her Dangerous New World

In Berni Stevens' paranormal romance, newly-turned Ellie realizes she's already gained a few blood-sucking enemies.

By Olivia Mason

[CLOSED] Take Home the Portalist's May Book Bundle! 

Enter for a chance to win six new sci-fi and fantasy reads.

By The Portalist Staff

Have an Out-of-This-World Weekend at Escape Velocity 2018

The Maryland convention celebrates the best in science and sci-fi—and right now they're offering a 20% discount to Portalist readers! 

By The Portalist Staff

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

10 Must-Read Jane Yolen Books

For over fifty years, the award-winning author has been using fairy tales and real history to create compelling fantasies.

By G.G. Andrew

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