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Classic Fantasy Books Stories

Explore the sci-fi and fantasy universe with The Portalist.

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GIVEAWAY: Set Off on a Grand Journey with the Green Rider Series

We're giving away the whole series to one lucky reader, and the first entry to 10 winners!

How The Inklings Shaped the Fantasy Genre

An unscheduled, unruled group of university men would go on to create beloved works of the fantasy world.

30 Enthralling Epic Fantasy Books

Let these stories take you to another world.

15 Must-Read Books by SFWA Damon Knight Grand Masters

These books are truly the best of the best.

Why The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury Is the Classic You Need to Read This October

Nearly 50 years after its publication, Bradbury's eerie fable is more powerful than ever.

10 Devilishly Fun Books Like Good Omens

Like Gaiman and Pratchett's novel, these fantasies are hellaciously hilarious.

Quotes from Sci-Fi & Fantasy to Provide Courage and Comfort During Coronavirus

These inspirational quotes are a reminder that even alone, we're #TogetherinStories.

10 Adventure-Filled Books Like Lord of the Rings to Explore

Travel beyond Middle-earth with these epic reads for fans of Tolkien.

The Wheel of Time Turns: Robert Jordan's Influences and Enduring Legacy

2020 marks 30 years since the first Wheel of Time book hit shelves, but the series continues to influence epic fantasy.

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.

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

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

11 of the Most Important The Lord of the Rings Quotes

On Tolkien's birthday, we're looking back at the greatest words of wisdom from the classic fantasy trilogy.

5 Things 'Serious' Fantasy Writers Can Learn from Terry Pratchett

Even at his silliest, the late Terry Pratchett had something worthwhile to say.

Before The Shape of Water, There Was Mrs. Caliban

A grieving housewife finds hope in the unlikeliest of places—a sea monster's arms—in Rachel Ingalls' 80s cult favorite.

Journey Through Tolkien's Artwork at the Morgan Library & Museum

This exhibition of original Tolkien works offers an inside glimpse of the author's process and will delight devotees of Middle-earth.

Mrs. Caliban Author Rachel Ingalls Passes Away at 78

Remembering the gifted writer of female-focused and surreal tales.