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14 Heart-Pounding Books Like Jeff VanderMeer's Annihilation 

If entering Area X sounds like your kind of adventure, here are 14 other stories you’ll want to explore.

by Audrey Webster

10 Riveting Facts About Stanislaw Lem

The late writer Stanislaw Lem lived a fascinating life, and left behind an influential legacy. 

by Hezra Martinez

Terry Brooks Talks Moving from Fantasy to the Future for His Novel Street Freaks

The author of the Shannara saga explains why he took a break from epic fantasy with a futuristic thriller set in dystopian L.A.

by Betsy Mitchell

10 Exceptional David Gerrold Books

Action-packed & thought-provoking, these works represent the best of the Star Trek writer.

by MacKenzie Stuart

8 Brutally Honest Harlan Ellison Quotes

These punchy words of wisdom by the award-winning science fiction writer are as insightful as they are witty.

by MacKenzie Stuart

[CLOSED] Win Our December Book Bundle Sweepstakes! 

Enter our monthly giveaway for a chance to win a fantastic bundle of sci-fi and fantasy books. 

by The Portalist Staff

Discover The Terrifying Novel Behind Village of the Damned 

Before the movie, there was John Wyndham’s eerie tale of alien invasion in a quaint British town…

by Carolyn Cox

Leigh Bardugo’s The Language of Thorns Explores the Dark Side of Fairy Tales

This bewitching and beautiful short story collection makes a perfect keepsake.

by Sarah Mangiola

8 Epic Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books by Master Storyteller Dave Duncan

The late author wrote epic tales of magic, fantastical creatures, and fearless warriors that Game of Thrones fans are sure to love.

by Olivia Mason

Margaret Atwood Confirms a Sequel for The Handmaid’s Tale

Welcome back to Gilead! Margaret Atwood has announced a sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, set 15 years after the end of the first book. 

by Hezra Martinez

REVIEW: Harry Potter: A History of Magic 

The fascinating exhibit is on display at the New-York Historical Society until January 27, 2019. 

by Betsy Mitchell

10 Books for Fans of A Wrinkle in Time

Tesser your way through the stunning universes found in these books.

by Danielle Golds

8 Fantasy Families We’d Love to Join

We want these families seated around our dinner table.

by Jessica Ferri

Where to Begin with R.A. Salvatore Books 

Overwhelmed by where to start with the many great sagas of R.A. Salvatore? Let us light your way. 

by Chris Mahon

Read This Series If You Love Kim Stanley Robinson's Mars Trilogy

Hoping for a brighter future, humanity looks to terraform the brightest planet in the solar system: Venus.

by Olivia Mason

10 Great Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Featuring Multidimensional Women

These sci-fi and fantasy books prove that literary women can do—and be—it all!

by Meghan Scott Molin

7 Books Set in Magical Fantasy Worlds

Transport yourself to a whole new setting.

by Sarah Mangiola

18 Bloody Good Vampire Books

Thirsty for a sci-fi or fantasy vampire tale? These books are sure to quench your craving.

by Carolyn Cox

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

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