Dragons Come to Space in This Timothy Zahn Sci-Fi Thriller

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    Dragons Come to Space in This Timothy Zahn Sci-Fi Thriller

    A 14-year-old con becomes the host of an endangered dragon—and embarks on his most perilous undertaking yet.

    by Shannon Raphael

    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.

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    10 Must-Read Philip K. Dick Books

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    10 Must-Read Philip K. Dick Books

    Explore shocking dystopian universes in Dick’s powerful novels.

    by Allison Wild

    Humanity Is Reborn in <em>Lilith's Brood</em> by Octavia Butler

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    Humanity Is Reborn in Lilith's Brood by Octavia Butler

    Discover this stunning vision for humanity's future — and take advantage of out-of-this-world savings when you download the first book today. 

    by Carolyn Cox

    <em>Midworld</em>: The Alan Dean Foster Novel That May Have Inspired <em>Avatar</em>

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    Midworld: The Alan Dean Foster Novel That May Have Inspired Avatar

    When humans arrive on the planet Midworld, they convince an unsuspecting native to help them find a depleting natural resource.

    by Shannon Raphael

    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

    Fun Facts About 9 Great Science Fiction Authors

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    Fun Facts About 9 Great Science Fiction Authors

    Which seminal author supported themselves with a job as a potato chip inspector? 

    by Shannon Raphael

    Author Harlan Ellison Passes Away at 84

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    Author Harlan Ellison Passes Away at 84

    Remembering the award-winning author—from his prolific work to his personal controversies. 

    by Allison Wild

    Interview: Sci-Fi Great Robert Silverberg Talks Time Travel

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    Interview: Sci-Fi Great Robert Silverberg Talks Time Travel

    The author shares why he's fascinated by time travel, and talks the upcoming adaptation of "Needle in a Timestack." 

    by The Portalist Staff

    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

    13 Classic Science Fiction Books Everyone Should Read

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    13 Classic Science Fiction Books Everyone Should Read

    Travel far beyond your basic English class curriculum…

    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

    Exploring Classism in the Far Future and Today

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    Exploring Classism in the Far Future and Today

    Author Emily Devenport looks at classism in America through the lens of her upcoming sci-fi novel Medusa Uploaded.

    by Emily Devenport

    Michael Crichton: Fun Facts About the <em>Jurassic Park </em>Author

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    Michael Crichton: Fun Facts About the Jurassic Park Author

    Learn more about the blockbuster writer-director behind Westworld and the Jurassic Park series. 

    by Carolyn Cox

    14 Heart-Pounding Books Like Jeff Vandermeer's <em>Annihilation </em>

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    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

    6 Unforgettable Books for <em>Star Wars </em>Fans

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    6 Unforgettable Books for Star Wars Fans

    These spellbinding reads are one with the Force.

    by Michael Moreci

    [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.

    by The Portalist Staff

    10 Brilliant Hard Science Fiction Novels

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    10 Brilliant Hard Science Fiction Novels

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

    by Stephen Lovely

    [EXPIRED] Day 3: Books About Time Travel

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    [EXPIRED] Day 3: Books About Time Travel

    Unlike the TARDIS, these deals are big on the inside and the outside.

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    Great Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books for Fans of <em>Justice League</em>

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    Great Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books for Fans of Justice League

    You can't save the world alone. Luckily, these books can help.

    by Feliza Casano

    9 Space Opera Books Featuring Powerful Heroines

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    9 Space Opera Books Featuring Powerful Heroines

    Double the X chromosomes, double the badassery.

    by Olivia Mason

    Legendary Author Joe Haldeman Shares the Story Behind <em>The Forever War</em>

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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.

    by Chris Mahon

    [CLOSED] Giveaway: Win a Copy of the New Sci-Fi Book, <em>Retrograde</em>, by Peter Cawdron

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    [CLOSED] Giveaway: Win a Copy of the New Sci-Fi Book, Retrograde, by Peter Cawdron

    Enter for your chance to win a hard science fiction book that takes place on Mars.

    by The Portalist Staff

    10 Dystopian Series You Haven't Read But Should

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    10 Dystopian Series You Haven't Read But Should

    These under-the-radar books will get under your skin.

    by Olivia Mason

    The Patterns Around Octavia Butler

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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.

    by Alexandra Pierce

    The Best of the Best: 10 Must-Read Works by Harlan Ellison

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    The Best of the Best: 10 Must-Read Works by Harlan Ellison

    A celebration of the prolific writer, Grand Master, and “most contentious man on Earth.”

    by Olivia Mason

    What If Wars Were Fought by Traveling Through Time? 

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    What If Wars Were Fought by Traveling Through Time? 

    In Andre Norton’s “The Time Traders,” tensions between the United States and Russia are heightened when time travel is introduced into the equation.

    by Sarah Mangiola

    What If You Woke Up to Find Earth Destroyed?

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    What If You Woke Up to Find Earth Destroyed?

    Philip Wylie’s 1971 classic science fiction novel predicted a dark future for the year 2017…

    by Sara Barry

    10 Octavia Butler Quotes to Live By

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    10 Octavia Butler Quotes to Live By

    On what would have been her 71st birthday, we look back at some of the brilliant author's most timeless words of wisdom.

    by Carolyn Cox

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

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    [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

    10 Space-tacular Books Like <em>The Martian</em>

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    10 Space-tacular Books Like The Martian

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

    by Aliza Polkes

    8 Brilliant Books for Fans of <em>Orphan Black</em>

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    8 Brilliant Books for Fans of Orphan Black

    Celebrate the final season of the sci-fi masterpiece with these eight clonetastic books.

    by Annie Locke

    7 Books That Warn Us About Technology Taking Over

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    7 Books That Warn Us About Technology Taking Over

    You may regret saving everything to the Cloud after reading these books…

    by Stephen Lovely

    8 Sci-Fi Thrillers for Fans of <em>Gravity</em>

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    8 Sci-Fi Thrillers for Fans of Gravity

    Space and suspense combine to create thrilling adventures.

    by Sarah Mangiola

    15 Unique Steampunk Books from the Past 35 Years

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    15 Unique Steampunk Books from the Past 35 Years

    By our watch, these steampunk-filled tales are sure to make time fly.

    by Carolyn Cox

    Alien Sex: James Tiptree Jr.'s Cautionary Tale of Otherworldly Lust

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    Alien Sex: James Tiptree Jr.'s Cautionary Tale of Otherworldly Lust

    Not all interspecies relationships go according to plan...

    by Sarah Mangiola

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