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15 Cat Books in Sci-Fi and Fantasy for You to Read Right Meow

If you need a feline fix, we’ll help you find your purr-fect read.

By Carolyn Cox

What If You Were Trapped in Another Realm? 

In “Shawndirea: Chronicles of Aetheaon: Book One,” a faery desperately tries to get back to her realm with the help of the human who captured her.

By Sarah Mangiola

Interview: Victoria Schwab on Why Fantasy Is More Important Than Ever

The "Shades of Magic" author shares her thoughts on writing accessible fantasy in 2017.

By Carolyn Cox

The Role of Science in Fantasy Worlds 

Author Ginn Hale explains just how closely related real-life science and fantasy fiction actually are.

By Ginn Hale

[CLOSED] Win an Illustrated Edition of Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere!

Enter for your chance to take home a gorgeous new edition of this classic tale, featuring the author's preferred text and incredible illustrations by Chris Riddell.

By The Portalist Staff

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: The Rules of Magic, by Alice Hoffman

Enter for a chance to win the spellbinding prequel to "Practical Magic."

By The Portalist Staff

The Undelightened: Fantasy Told From the Dark Side

Fantasy books tend to focus on the light side of magic in the fight between good and evil…but what about the dark side?

By Sarah Mangiola

The Results Are In: 2017 Hugo Award Winners

Women swept almost every category at the ceremony held during Worldcon 75.

By Sarah Mangiola

10 Books on Tyrion Lannister's Reading List

"A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone."

By Olivia Mason

[CLOSED] Win Two Books in the Queens of Renthia Series

Enter for a chance to win "The Queen of Blood" and "The Reluctant Queen," by Sarah Beth Durst.

By The Portalist Staff

8 Fantasy Books with Heroic Women

You don’t necessarily need superpowers like Wonder Woman to be a hero—although, the Lasso of Truth can't hurt.

By Nick Sweeney

The Reluctant Hero and the Un-Chosen One: How to Subvert Tropes to Save the World

Fantasy author Sarah Beth Durst on embracing what you love when it comes to writing.

By Sarah Beth Durst

Ten Fantasy Drinking Establishments We Want to Patronize

♫ Sometimes you want to go, where everybody is a mage ♫

By Carolyn Cox

[CLOSED] The Portalist's HUGE Summer Reading Giveaway!

We're giving away 20 exciting sci-fi and fantasy books to kick off the new season.

By The Portalist Staff

Listen to Greg Bear's Fantasy Epic The Infinity Concerto

Arno Waltiri's music is literally out of this world.

By Carolyn Cox

Listen to an Audio Excerpt from Alan Dean Foster's The Deavys

Someone has stolen the truth—and these siblings will stop at nothing to get it back.

By Carolyn Cox

Grand Master Jane Yolen on Why It's Important to Just 'Write the Damn Book'

The newly-minted Grand Master discusses her prolific career in science fiction and fantasy.

By Sarah Mangiola

What If You Were Kidnapped as War Threatened Your Kingdom?

In Patricia C. Wrede's Shadow Magic, dark wizards awaken the Shadow-Born and the Lithmern kidnap Princess Alethia as they make plans to invade her home.

By Jessica Ferri

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