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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

10 Must-Read Philip K. Dick Books

Explore shocking dystopian universes in Dick’s powerful novels.

By Allison Wild

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

The Female Man: The Novel That Gave Birth to Feminist Science Fiction

In Joanna Russ' Nebula Award-winning book, an alliance between four women raises questions about gender roles and identity.

By Olivia Mason

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

Time Travelers Visit 1930s Germany and Disrupt History

In Allen Steele's Time Loves a Hero, a journey to the past may change the centuries to come.

By Olivia Mason

Space Opera Meets Arrival in Samuel R. Delany's Babel-17

A famous poet must decipher a strange alien language before it becomes a weapon of mass destruction.

By Olivia Mason

11 Books Like Ready Player One

Virtual reality escapism is just the beginning...

By Stephen Lovely

Immortality Has a Steep Price in Joe Haldeman's Buying Time

From the award-winning author of "The Forever War" comes a sci-fi mystery set in a world where death is optional—as long as you can pay.

By Carolyn Cox

[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

Reborn Fugitives Fight for Their Lives on the Planet Riverworld

After escaping from prison, three people from different centuries run from the religious zealot who pursues them.

By Olivia Mason

What Happens When an Old Woman Steals Your Story?

In celebration of the re-release of "A Matter of Oaths," the author reveals how her space opera found an unexpected protagonist.

By Helen S. Wright

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