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Classic Fantasy Books Stories

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

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7 Magical Versions of London in Fantasy Novels

There’s something magical about London, and these books bring the city to life.

Gritty Fantasy Books for Fans of The Blade Itself

If you love Joe Abercrombie's work, you're sure to appreciate some of these books, which are full of black humor and compelling characters.

Epic Fantasy Series to Read When You've Finished The Wheel of Time

Whether you're a fan of Robert Jordan's classic novels or the Amazon adaptation, this reading list will keep you busy and entertained.

Our Favorite Gods in Fantasy

These 12 compelling characters offer a closer look at what it means to be a deity.

Our Favorite Horses in Fantasy

These horses literally run the gamut from loyal partners to masters of their own destiny.

13 of the Most-Hated Characters in Beloved SFF

These loathsome characters can't ruin these great sci-fi/fantasy novels, but it's not for lack of trying.

8 Short SFF Books You'll Devour in a Day

Science fiction and fantasy books don't have to be long to make an impression. 

6 Challenging Novels Only Real SFF Fans Will Love

Most readers either love or hate these complex, high-concept novels of science fiction and fantasy.

7 Thrilling Tetralogies in Science Fiction and Fantasy

These quartets and tetralogies offer compelling storylines and character relationships.

9 of Our Favorite Magic Systems in SFF

From metals to tarot cards and lines drawn in chalk, almost anything can inspire a unique magic system. 

10 Great Books for New Sci-Fi/Fantasy Readers

These 10 books can help turn sci-fi/fantasy skeptics into devoted fans.

6 Kurt Vonnegut Classics That Define Speculative Fiction

Vonnegut's works might be literary marvels, but they also helped to shape science fiction as we know it.

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books You Should Read Based on Your Favorite Hobbit

We think these nine hobbits (and Harfoots) would sign off on some classic science fiction and fantasy novels.

5 Sprawling Fantasy Books That Zelda Fans Will Love

If you're playing your way through The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, you might love these books. 

9 Fantasy Adventures for Fans of Eragon by Christopher Paolini

If you fell in love with Christopher Paolini's Inheritance Cycle, there's a good chance you'll enjoy these reads, too.

The Chronicles of Prydain and Other Fantastic Children's Books by Lloyd Alexander

Newbery Award-winning author Lloyd Alexander wrote more than 50 novels in his lifetime, the majority of which were meant for children and young adults.

Sneak Peek of Phantom Chamber (Shattered Legacy Book 2) by Andrew Rowe and Kayleigh Nicol

Get a first look at Phantom Chamber’s cover and catch up with Team Guiding Star Legacy … what’s left of it, anyway.

The Creepiest Monsters and Villains From Classic Sci-Fi and Fantasy Short Stories

These bloodcurdling monsters and villains have made a huge impact on pop culture and the sci-fi/fantasy genre.