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16 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 & Kelsey McConnell

8 Stories of Feminist Travels in Time and Space

Whether it's a journey to the past or an alternate-dimension trip, these unforgettable journeys put women front and center.

By Emily Hughes

10 Books Like Dune by Frank Herbert to Spice Up Your Reading List

Seek freedom and become captive of these sci-fi books like Dune.

By Stephen Lovely

36 Must-Read Fantasy Book Series

Travel to far away places with these exceptional fantasy series.

By Sarah Mangiola & Kelsey McConnell

[CLOSED] Enter to Win the First Two Books in Katie MacAlister's Born Prophecy Series

Five winners will take home Katie MacAlister's sweeping fantasies Fireborn and Starborn.

By The Portalist Staff

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

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

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