Space! Dragons! Space dragons (that’s a thing)! Welcome to the sci-fi and fantasy corner of Book Riot, where we discuss the best fantasy book series (and best fantasy books that standalone–yes, those do exist), military sci-fi, science fiction books for kids, cozy sci-fi (also a thing!), and more. Pack your lembas bread and let’s get reading.
Explore Indigenous Futurisms by reading these 25 science fiction and fantasy books by Indigenous authors with Indigenous main characters!
There's high fantasy and there's low fantasy, but what about middle fantasy? Here's a primer on the sub-genre and some recommendations to get you started.
Take the quiz to find out which magical mystery read you should curl up with this fall.
Check out these under-the-radar fairytale and folktale retellings, including little known works like This Strange Way of Dying: Stories of Magic, Desire and the Fantastic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia.
Whether you're a tried and true Trekkie or part of the next generation (get it?), you'll find something to love in this list of the best Star Trek books.
The new DUNE trailer is here! Watch for a sneak peek at this latest adaptation.
Finished reading The Dresden Files and want more like it? Look no further, we’ve got your list of books like The Dresden Files right here, including A Dead Djinn in Cairo by P. Djèlí Clark.
The power of the original FRANKENSTEIN leads to incredible recontextualizations even today, including works like Destroyer by Victor LaValle.
Clear your schedule and make time to marathon these urban fantasy series, from genre classics to modern works from fresh voices.
One Hunger Games fan returns to the series, as an adult and mother, for the prequel and realizes how much her perspective has changed.
Diana Gabaldon is in the middle of writing book 9, Go Tell The Bees That I Am Gone. What do we know so far about this new Outlander book?
You don't have to be a kid to love those those scaly, mythical fire-breathers. Enter this roundup of adult dragon books.
A list of five eco-dystopian novels that dramatize imaginative and unique near future environmental catastrophes, including titles like American War by Omar El Akkad.
Sidestep into a parallel universe and explore what is, what could be, and what’s different elsewhere with these books about the multiverse, including Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth.
Writers Ashley Poston, Melissa Bashardoust, Alix E. Harrow, and more discuss how their fairytale retellings reflect their modern values.