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[CLOSED] Enter to Win an Epic Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Bundle 

Complete your home library with eight incredible books — plus, the perfect accessory to complement your new collection. 

by The Portalist Staff

12 Enchanting Fairy Tales for Adults 

Between 'once upon a time' and 'happily ever after,' these fairy tale-like stories will cast a spell on adult readers. 

by Carolyn Cox

Alyxandra Harvey Shares 8 of Her Favorite Literary Vampires

Not all bloodsuckers are created equal: The author of the urban fantasy vampire series The Drake Chronicles reveals 8 of her favorite vamps. 

by Alyxandra Harvey

9 Epic Books Like Throne of Glass

These novels have all the magic, adventure, and strong female characters you could ever wish for.

by MacKenzie Stuart

9 Thrilling Books Like Percy Jackson

Can't get your head out of the clouds — or rather, Mount Olympus? We’ve got you covered.

by MacKenzie Stuart

10 of the Most Important The Lord of the Rings Quotes

In honor of the late J.R.R. Tolkien's birthday, we're looking back at the greatest words of wisdom from the classic fantasy trilogy. 

by Shannon Raphael

First Read: Poul Anderson's Operation Chaos and Operation Luna

Seasoned sci-fi and fantasy editor Betsy Mitchell dives into Poul Anderson's urban paranormal duology for the first time. 

by Betsy Mitchell

10 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books That Need Adaptations

Are you there, Hollywood? It's us, sci-fi and fantasy fans.

by Olivia Mason

8 Scary Creatures from Sci-Fi Books

In space, no one can hear you scream—and if you're picking up one of these books, that might be for the better.

by Carolyn Cox

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

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