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See the 2019 Hugo Awards Finalists 

Mary Robinette Kowal, Martha Wells, and John Krasinski are among this year's nominees. 

by Xavier Piedra

Free Science Fiction & Fantasy Ebooks to Download This Month

Explore new worlds with these classic science fiction and fantasy novels—free, this month only.

by The Portalist Staff

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

10 Brilliant Hard Science Fiction Novels

For those who take their science fiction with a side of accuracy...

by Stephen Lovely

13 Alarming Books About Apocalyptic Plagues

These terrifyingly realistic books will make you want to live in a bubble—permanently. 

by Stephen Lovely

Read the True Story Behind One of the Best Star Trek Episodes Ever

In a 1988 essay, Harlan Ellison revealed the story behind “The City on the Edge of Forever,” one of the most acclaimed episodes of Star Trek.

by MacKenzie Stuart

SNEAK PEEK: Read a Preview from Leigh Bardugo’s King of Scars 

In the first chapter from Leigh Bardugo’s new novel set in the Grishaverse, a young boy faces his worst nightmare on a stormy night.

by Carolyn Cox

[CLOSED] Enter to Win an Epic Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Bundle 

Complete your home library with eight incredible books — plus, the perfect accessory to complement your new collection. 

by The Portalist Staff

13 Sci-Fi Short Stories You Can Read Over Your Lunch Break

There’s something so satisfying about absorbing an entire narrative in one sitting. That's why we love these incredible tales. 

by Grazia Rutherford-Swan

8 Scary Creatures from Sci-Fi Books

In space, no one can hear you scream—and if you're picking up one of these books, that might be for the better.

by Carolyn Cox

14 Heart-Pounding Books Like Jeff VanderMeer's Annihilation 

If entering Area X sounds like your kind of adventure, here are 14 other stories you’ll want to explore.

by Audrey Webster

10 Riveting Facts About Stanislaw Lem

The late writer Stanislaw Lem lived a fascinating life, and left behind an influential legacy. 

by Hezra Martinez

Terry Brooks Talks Moving from Fantasy to the Future for His Novel Street Freaks

The author of the Shannara saga explains why he took a break from epic fantasy with a futuristic thriller set in dystopian L.A.

by Betsy Mitchell

10 Exceptional David Gerrold Books

Action-packed & thought-provoking, these works represent the best of the Star Trek writer.

by MacKenzie Stuart

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

Mirage: Somaiya Daud’s Diverse Debut Fantasy Novel

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

by Sarah Mangiola

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.

by Olivia Mason

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