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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

In the Shadow of the Towers: Jeff VanderMeer Imagines 9/11 in an Alternate Reality

The Annihilation author explores President Bush's experience through a speculative fiction lens in "The Goat Variations."

By Olivia Mason

12 Epic Books Like Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

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

By MacKenzie Stuart

Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea Cycle to Be Adapted for TV by Nightcrawler Producer and A24

The author gave her blessings to the project before she passed away in 2018.

By Carolyn Cox

10 Must-Read Adult Fantasy Books

These powerful fantasies prove the genre isn't just for young readers.

By Chris Mahon

10 of the Best Standalone Fantasy Books

These magical fantasy reads prove sometimes less is more.

By Stephen Lovely

Mary Shelley: 15 Fascinating Facts About the Sci-Fi Pioneer

In honor of her upcoming birthday, unearth the mysterious, macabre genius behind fiction's most enduring monster.

By Carolyn Cox & Xavier Piedra

7 Unforgettable Books Like Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

If you love Station Eleven, you won't be able to put down these seven other tales of the apocalypse.

By Carolyn Cox

Congratulations to the 2019 Hugo Award Winners!

Time to add these award-winning reads to your shelf.

By Carolyn Cox

Fritz Leiber's Conjure Wife Wins the Best Novel Retrospective Hugo Award

The announcement was made August 15th during the 77th annual WorldCon festivities.

By Carolyn Cox

7 Visionary Quotes from Sci-Fi Futurist Bruce Sterling

The prescient author of Islands in the Net and Schismatrix foresaw many aspects of modern life.

By Betsy Mitchell

17 Must-Read Hugo Award-Winning Books

Exceptional books from the best of the best.

By Sarah Mangiola & Xavier Piedra

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