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11 Enchanting Fairy Tales for Adults 

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11 Enchanting Fairy Tales for Adults 

Between 'once upon a time' and 'happily ever after,' these fairy tale-like stories will cast a spell on adult readers. 

by Carolyn Cox

April Genevieve Tucholke on Female-Driven Stories and Finding Fantasy in Nature

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April Genevieve Tucholke on Female-Driven Stories and Finding Fantasy in Nature

The author of The Boneless Mercies discusses her favorite genres, female friendship, and more.

by Sarah Mangiola

The Best Monthly Science Fiction and Fantasy Ebook Deals 

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The Best Monthly Science Fiction and Fantasy Ebook Deals 

Page through a selection of out-of-this-world discounted books from your favorite sci-fi and fantasy authors.

by The Portalist Staff

16 Must-Read Neil Gaiman Books

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16 Must-Read Neil Gaiman Books

From fantasy to nonfiction and everything in-between, these books by Neil Gaiman will bewitch you. 

by Hezra Martinez

10 New Books We Can't Wait to Read This October 

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10 New Books We Can't Wait to Read This October 

We're dying to get our hands on these sci-fi and fantasy reads! 

by Carolyn Cox

8 Fantasy Romance Books That Are Sure to Satisfy

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8 Fantasy Romance Books That Are Sure to Satisfy

Fantasy stories with a side—or full serving—of romance.

by The Portalist Staff

How <em>Game of Thrones</em> Became the TV Juggernaut It Is Today

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How Game of Thrones Became the TV Juggernaut It Is Today

Take a crash course in the page-to-screen history of George R.R. Martin's hit series. 

by Stephen Lovely

The Best Opening Lines in Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

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The Best Opening Lines in Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

These words hooked readers from the very beginning. 

by Stephen Lovely

The 9 Most Magical Sci-Fi and Fantasy Schools 

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9 Enchanting Books Like <em>The Magicians</em>

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8 Fantasy Books for Teens That You Haven't Read

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8 Fantasy Books for Teens That You Haven't Read

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

by Feliza Casano

<em>Lady of Sherwood </em>Reimagines the Legend of Robin Hood and Maid Marian

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Lady of Sherwood Reimagines the Legend of Robin Hood and Maid Marian

Jennifer Roberson's novel sees the iconic outlaw and his lady lover fight their enemies side by side.

by Allison Wild

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

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

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

by Chris Mahon

12 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book to Movie Adaptations That Are Worth Watching

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12 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book to Movie Adaptations That Are Worth Watching

Watch some of your favorite stories come alive on the big screen.

by Allison Wild

9 Influential LGBTQ Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 

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9 Influential LGBTQ Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 

Celebrate these authors throughout Pride Month (and every month!) as we take a look at their diverse body of work.

by Sarah Mangiola

A Gifted Scholar Fights for His Kingdom in Katherine Kurtz's Medieval Fantasy

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A Gifted Scholar Fights for His Kingdom in Katherine Kurtz's Medieval Fantasy

As Gwynedd's usurper king grows more barbaric, the gifted Camber MacRorie tries to restore the throne to its rightful heir in Camber of Culdi. 

by Olivia Mason

29 Must-Read Fantasy Book Series

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29 Must-Read Fantasy Book Series

Travel to far away places with these exceptional fantasy series.

by Sarah Mangiola

The History of the Nebula Awards

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The History of the Nebula Awards

Celebrating the best and the brightest in the SF/F community.

by Olivia Mason

7 Genre-Bending Books that Blur the Line Between Fantasy and Sci-Fi

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7 Genre-Bending Books that Blur the Line Between Fantasy and Sci-Fi

These unique speculative fiction stories transcend genre. 

by Stephen Lovely

From Xanth and Beyond: 9 Piers Anthony Books

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From Xanth and Beyond: 9 Piers Anthony Books

The author of the long-running Xanth series isn't afraid to be quirky, dark—or a little controversial.

by The Portalist Staff

10 Must-Read Jane Yolen Books

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10 Must-Read Jane Yolen Books

For over fifty years, the award-winning author has been using fairy tales and real history to create compelling fantasies.

by G.G. Andrew

Urban Fantasy 101: 10 Books to Get You Started

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Urban Fantasy 101: 10 Books to Get You Started

Vampires and werewolves and faes, oh my!

by Chelsea Mueller

10 Classic Fantasy Books No Reader Should Miss

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10 Classic Fantasy Books No Reader Should Miss

Revisit the books that started it all.

by Stephen Lovely

10 Witch Books That Will Hold You Spellbound

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10 Witch Books That Will Hold You Spellbound

By the pricking of our thumbs, something badass this way comes...

by Olivia Mason

5 Things Every Fantasy Writer Can Learn from Earthsea

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5 Things Every Fantasy Writer Can Learn from Earthsea

We're looking back at some of the lessons to be learned from Ursula K. Le Guin's brilliant Earthsea series. 

by Chris Mahon

Tamora Pierce Talks Writing and Reading About Female Warriors

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Tamora Pierce Talks Writing and Reading About Female Warriors

"I wrote what I wanted to read, which was sensible, intelligent girl swordfighters."

by Carolyn Cox

SNEAK PEEK: <em>Children of Blood and Bone </em>Is Your Next YA Fantasy Obsession

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SNEAK PEEK: Children of Blood and Bone Is Your Next YA Fantasy Obsession

Debut author Tomi Adeyemi’s West African-inspired fantasy novel takes readers to a place where magic has died ... and a young girl has one chance to bring it back.

by Sarah Mangiola

Before <em>The Shape of Water</em>, There Was <em>Mrs. Caliban</em>

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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.

by Olivia Mason

You Need to Read Sarah J. Maas' <em>A Court of Thorns and Roses</em>

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You Need to Read Sarah J. Maas' A Court of Thorns and Roses

Or "How I Fell in Love with Faeries—and Why You Will Too."

by Olivia Mason

Black Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors You Need to Read

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Black Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors You Need to Read

It may be Black History Month, but these authors deserve to be read all year round.

by Olivia Mason

Does Realism Matter When Creating a Fictional Magic System?

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Does Realism Matter When Creating a Fictional Magic System?

In writing his own magical world, David Mack looked to two very different examples from fantasy fiction.

by David Mack

10 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books That Need Adaptations

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10 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books That Need Adaptations

Are you there, Hollywood? It's us, sci-fi and fantasy fans.

by Olivia Mason

[CLOSED] Win 10 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books!

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[CLOSED] Win 10 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books!

We're offering our readers another chance to win a 10-book bundle.

by The Portalist Staff

12 Portal Fiction Books That Will Transport You

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[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Bundle!

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[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Bundle!

Ring in the new year with a chance to win ten out-of-this-world books.

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8 Fantasy Families We’d Love to Join

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8 Fantasy Families We’d Love to Join

We want these families seated around our dinner table.

by Jessica Ferri

8 Epic Fantasy Book Series That Deserve to Be Discovered

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8 Epic Fantasy Book Series That Deserve to Be Discovered

Look beyond the classics for your next great read.

by Sarah Mangiola

Leigh Bardugo’s <em>The Language of Thorns</em> Explores the Dark Side of Fairy Tales

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Leigh Bardugo’s The Language of Thorns Explores the Dark Side of Fairy Tales

The beautifully designed short story collection is laced with shadows.

by Sarah Mangiola

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: <em>The Language of Thorns, </em>by Leigh Bardugo

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[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: The Language of Thorns, by Leigh Bardugo

Enter for a chance to win this stunning story collection.

by The Portalist Staff

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