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Read All the Sci-Fi and Fantasy You Can Handle With Scribd

The revolutionary subscription service offers an extraordinary library of SFF books, from classics to recent releases. 

by The Portalist Staff

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

Mirage: Somaiya Daud’s Diverse Debut Fantasy Novel

This Moroccan-inspired novel confronts prejudice and colonialism on another planet. 

by Sarah Mangiola

A Tale of Two Wastelands: Fallout and Harlan Ellison's "A Boy and His Dog" 

Many Fallout fans still don't know that the franchise was partially inspired by Harlan Ellison's seminal short story. 

by Chris Mahon

The 5 Coolest Technologies from Hard Science Fiction

These are some of the most fascinating pieces of tech ever envisioned in hard science fiction — and they might become reality sooner than you'd think. 

by Chris Mahon

Truth Is Change: The Evolution of Octavia Butler's Cover Art 

Octavia Butler's editor looks back at some of the worst — and best — out-of-print covers for the late author's influential books. 

by Betsy Mitchell

Announcing the 2018 Hugo Award Winners!

See a list of winners from last night's historic ceremony — then download the titles and start reading!

by Carolyn Cox

8 Brian Aldiss Sci-Fi Books That Will Blow Your Mind

The Grand Master wrote experimental science fiction for the British New Wave of the 1960s and 70s.

by Olivia Mason

Love Among the Stars: Twisting Tropes Through Queer Sci-Fi 

It can be dark and gritty in space — but for writers of queer romance, sci-fi settings also bring newfound freedom. 

by Kelly Jensen

Artificial Intelligence Goes Rogue in This Technothriller by Peter Riva

In a future controlled by computers, a codifier discovers a terrifying secret that places everyone at risk.

by Shannon Raphael

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Win a Diverse Debut Fantasy Book! 

Set on another planet, this new story has Moroccan influences. 

by The Portalist Staff

Dragons Come to Space in This Timothy Zahn Sci-Fi Thriller

A 14-year-old con becomes the host of an endangered dragon—and embarks on his most perilous undertaking yet.

by Shannon Raphael

8 Fantasy Books for Teens That You Haven't Read

For these teens, high school is the least of their problems.

by Feliza Casano

10 Must-Read Philip K. Dick Books

Explore shocking dystopian universes in Dick’s powerful novels.

by Allison Wild

Humanity Is Reborn in Lilith's Brood by Octavia Butler

Discover Butler's stunning vision for humanity's future. 

by Carolyn Cox

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