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9 Essential Ursula K. Le Guin Books

One of speculative fiction's greatest would have turned 90 this year on October 21st. 

By Stephen Lovely

Explore The Deep: A Stunning and Collaborative Afrofuturist Mermaid Novel

The Deep is an unforgettable experience from Rivers Solomon, Hamilton's Daveed Diggs, and other sci-fi innovators.

By Carolyn Cox

9 Scary-Good Fantasy Horror Books

Reader, beware: these horror reads are frightfully good.

By Emily Hughes

17 Unique Steampunk Books from the Past 35 Years

By our watch, these steampunk-filled tales are sure to make time fly.

By Carolyn Cox

14 Octavia Butler Books: The Complete Canon

Octavia Butler's brilliant works continue to challenge and inspire. 

By Olivia Mason

9 Unsettling Sci-Fi Books Like Lord of the Flies

Like William Golding's masterpiece, these gripping novels explore the thin line between human and savage. 

By Stephen Lovely

13 Witch Books That Will Hold You Spellbound

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

By Olivia Mason

8 Magical Books Like Narnia by C.S. Lewis

Finished all seven Narnia books? Here are eight more fantastic reads to take you through the wardrobe.

By Stephen Lovely

6 Unique Time Travel Books Fans Shouldn't Miss

These incredible timey-wimey reads represent the sheer variety the genre offers.

By Mike Chen

10 Brilliant Hard Science Fiction Novels

For those who take their science fiction with a side of accuracy...

By Stephen Lovely

Who Is H.G. Wells? Exploring the Sci-Fi Legacy of The Time Machine Author

H.G. Wells was just one of science fiction’s “founders,” but his work made sure the genre mattered.

By Stephen Lovely

19 Must-Read, Magical Neil Gaiman Books to Bewitch You Right Now

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

By Hezra Martinez

[Closed] Sweepstakes: Win Garth Nix's Stunning New Fantasy Angel Mage

10 lucky winners will take home the new standalone fantasy from the author of Sabriel.

By The Portalist Staff

7 Dan Simmons Books Fans Can’t Miss

These engrossing novels prove the award-winner's genre-crossing abilities.

By Carolyn Cox

13 Books Like The Handmaid's Tale

Blessed be the fruit of Margaret Atwood's influence.

By Olivia Mason

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