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The Best Opening Lines in Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

These words hooked readers from the very beginning.

Counting Down: The 10 Greatest Sci-Fi TV Series Ever

Which of these best sci-fi shows are your favorites?

Mirage: Somaiya Daud’s Diverse Debut Fantasy Novel

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

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. 

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.

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.

Announcing the 2018 Hugo Award Winners!

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

EXCERPT: Dawn, by Octavia Butler

Read the excerpt below, then download the book! 

Midworld: The Alan Dean Foster Novel That May Have Inspired Avatar

When humans arrive on the planet Midworld, they convince an unsuspecting native to help them find a depleting natural resource.

How Isaac Asimov's I, Robot Prepares Us for a Future Controlled By AI

The short stories in Isaac Asimov's I, Robot may prove useful when it comes time to welcome our robot overlords.

If You're a Fan of Ursula K. Le Guin, Read Eleanor Arnason's A Woman of the Iron People

When an anthropologist investigates an alien society on a foreign planet, she begins to question the benefits of human intervention.

Fun Facts About 9 Great Science Fiction Authors

Which seminal author supported themselves with a job as a potato chip inspector?

High School Heroes: 7 Sci-Fi Books for Teens

It's teens to the rescue in these wild adventures through time, space, and high school.

Game of Thrones Producer May Bring Great Sci-Fi to the Small Screen

A new Amazon deal may lead to adaptations of work by Robert Heinlein, Greg Bear, and other acclaimed authors.

Author Harlan Ellison Passes Away at 84

Remembering the award-winning author—from his prolific work to his personal controversies.