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8 Military Sci-Fi Books Set in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Out-of-this-world stories of destruction, bravery, and hope.

By Sarah Mangiola

From Xanth and Beyond: 13 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

7 Thought-Provoking Books by Theodore Sturgeon

The Sci-Fi and Fantasy Hall of Famer wrote genre fiction with a conscience.

By Olivia Mason

[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

10 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books That Need Adaptations

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

By Olivia Mason

10 Great Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Featuring Multidimensional Women

These sci-fi and fantasy books prove that literary women can do—and be—it all!

By Meghan Scott Molin

It's Aliens vs. Ninjas in This Rip-Roaring Space Adventure

In Timothy Zahn's Blackcollar series, a Resistance fighter teams up with space ninjas to defeat alien tyrants.

By Olivia Mason

Night Train to Rigel: Space Travel Has Never Been So Cool

When an ex-spy receives a ticket aboard a galactic train, he's tasked with preventing the outbreak of a devastating space war.

By Olivia Mason

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

Artificial Intelligence Goes Rogue in This Technothriller by Peter Riva

In a future controlled by computers, a codifier discovers a terrifying secret that places everyone at risk.

By Shannon Raphael

If You're a Fan of Ursula K. Le Guin, Read Eleanor Arnason's A Woman of the Iron People

When an anthropologist investigates an alien society on a foreign planet, she begins to question the benefits of human intervention.

By Shannon Raphael

High School Heroes: 7 Sci-Fi Books for Teens

It's teens to the rescue in these wild adventures through time, space, and high school.

By Feliza Casano

Zack Parsons’ Mind-Bending Novel Blends Sci-Fi, Horror, Noir, and Western Fiction

Liminal States is a rip-roaring epic through time in which rival immortals battle for the woman they loved and lost.

By Shannon Raphael

Bernard Beckett's Mind-Bending Genesis Isn't Like Other Dystopian Books

In the future, 17-year-old Anax takes an oral exam on 21st century history, hoping to gain acceptance into an elite government institution.

By Olivia Mason

9 Little-Known Facts About Jules Verne

How much do you really know about the “Journey to the Center of the Earth” author?

By Audrey Webster

Robert McCammon's Swan Song is Unparalleled Post-Apocalyptic Horror

In the wake of a nuclear holocaust, a professional wrestler becomes the sole protector of the world's only hope for survival—a 9-year-old psychic.

By Olivia Mason

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