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

    Stellar Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Sales This Month

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    Stellar Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Sales This Month

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

    by The Portalist Staff

    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.

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    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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