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    Book It Now: Introducing The Portalist’s Geek Reads Subscription Program

    Three great sci-fi and fantasy ebooks a month. One magically low price. 

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    Urban Fantasy 101: 10 Books to Get You Started

    Vampires and werewolves and faes, oh my!

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    Exclusive: The One-of-a-Kind Book Bundle Every Fan Must Own

    We partnered with award-winning science fiction author Greg Bear to create a five-book collection that deserves a home in your personal library.

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    10 Books for X-Files Fans

    Because the truth is still out there.

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    6 Unforgettable Books for Star Wars Fans

    These spellbinding reads are one with the Force.

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    [EXPIRED] Day 6: Award-Winning Books

    Take home prestigious, award-winning titles at shockingly great prices.

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    Fall for the 2017 World Fantasy Award Winners

    If you haven't dived into these great reads yet, it's officially time to add them to your list.

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    Get Out-of-This-World Reads in an Incredible Humble Bundle

    Support a worthy cause — and get a great deal — with the adventures in sci-fi Humble Bundle.

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    50 of the Best Fantasy Characters Ever

    Dragons and hobbits and heroes, oh my!

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    Legendary Author Joe Haldeman Shares the Story Behind The Forever War

    Although considered a classic today, "The Forever War" was at first deemed unpublishable—partially because it dared to include female characters.

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    The Patterns Around Octavia Butler

    Over a decade after her death, a new fan anthology reveals how Butler's work continues to connect people and communities.

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    8 Great Quotes from Sci-Fi Master Clifford D. Simak

    The award-winning author certainly left his mark on the science fiction and fantasy community.

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    The Portalist's Guide to The Dark Tower

    A spoiler-free guide to Stephen King's The Dark Tower—one of the most unique and rewarding fantasy sagas ever.

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    Humanity Is Reborn in Lilith's Brood by Octavia Butler

    Earth is ruined. Humans are nearly extinct. A mysterious race can restore and repopulate the planet—but their aid comes with a price.

    by Carolyn Cox

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    A Wrinkle in Time Trailer is a Visual Feast

    Watch the first trailer for the upcoming adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s time travel classic.

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    There's so much more of the Red Planet to discover.

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    Ian R. MacLeod Talks Exposing Fascism Through Fiction

    The award-winning author explains how writing alternate history helps him uncover modern-day woes.

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    Writer Paul Di Filippo Talks Tormenting His Protagonists

    "You always have to leave some lifeline, however slim."

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