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Exclusive: The One-of-a-Kind Book Bundle Every Fan Must Own

We partnered with award-winning science fiction author Greg Bear to create a five-book collection that deserves a home in your personal library.

By The Portalist Staff

Does Realism Matter When Creating a Fictional Magic System?

In writing his own magical world, David Mack looked to two very different examples from fantasy fiction.

By David Mack

Alan Shepard, the Apollo 1 Disaster, and the Race to the Moon

On January 27, 1967, a fire broke out during a launch simulation of the Apollo 1 aircraft, killing the men inside and changing NASA forever.

By Carolyn Cox

Ursula K. Le Guin Passes Away at 88

"The New York Times" reports that the landmark author of "The Left Hand of Darkness" and the "Earthsea" novels has died.

By Carolyn Cox

[CLOSED] Win 2 Tickets to the Parable of the Sower Opera

We're giving away tickets to the new musical adaptation of Butler's work, plus copies of her influential "Earthseed" book series!

By The Portalist Staff

What If Your Dreams Were Public Knowledge?

In this excerpt, iconic author Ursula K. Le Guin envisions a plane of existence where no one dreams alone.

By Sarah Mangiola

It's a Pleasure to Burn in Teaser for HBO's Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury's dystopian classic is brought to life in this powerful peek at the upcoming film.

By Carolyn Cox

Immortality Has a Steep Price in Joe Haldeman's Buying Time

From the award-winning author of "The Forever War" comes a sci-fi mystery set in a world where death is optional—as long as you can pay.

By Carolyn Cox

[CLOSED] Win 10 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books!

We're offering our readers another chance to win a 10-book bundle.

By The Portalist Staff

10 Books for X-Files Fans

Because the truth is still out there.

By Aliza Polkes

6 Unforgettable Books for Star Wars Fans

These spellbinding reads are one with the Force.

By Michael Moreci

Sci-Fi Legend Samuel R. Delany Doesn't Play Favorites

The award-winning writer talks sexuality, race, and letting readers experience his work without authorial interference.

By Sarah Mangiola

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Bundle!

Ring in the new year with a chance to win ten out-of-this-world books.

By The Portalist Staff

7 Memorable Characters from Star Wars Comic Books

Craving more Star Wars after "The Last Jedi"? Look no further.

By Brittany Vincent

Day 12: Science & Space Books

Explore the mysteries of the natural world with these out-of-this-world nonfiction science books.

By The Portalist Staff

[EXPIRED] Day 11: Out-of-This-World Book Deals

Go on a journey with this surprise selection of sci-fi and fantasy books.

By The Portalist Staff

See the Eerie First Trailer for Adaptation of The Terror 

Dan Simmons' story of Arctic carnage is finally getting the series it deserves.

By Carolyn Cox

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