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.
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All The Books

Episode 217 This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss The Nickel Boys, Turbulence, Body Leaping Backward, and more great books.


Episode 27 Sometimes people refer to a book they really liked as "life-changing." But what if you read a book, and it really did change your life in a big way? In this episode, stories of people reading books and making a big change.

For Real

Episode 35 This week Alice and Kim talk assassins, night witches, and the serial killer who was almost impossible to catch.

Get Booked

Episode 188 Jenn and Kelly discuss camping reads, transhumanist SF, healthy cookbooks, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

Hey YA

Episode 47 Eric and Kelly talk about trends in YA this year they've seen, as well as offer up some cool reading for summer and hot reading for winter. 

Kidlit These Days

Episode 9 Karina and Matthew talk about the trailblazers in children's literature, including recognizing some of the first authors of color and indigenous authors to have their books traditionally published.

Read or Dead

Episode 55 Katie and Rincey talk about a seven-figure film deal, Stranger Things, and celebrate their two year anniversary by talking about Nancy Drew.

SFF Yeah!

Episode 57.5 In this first installment of Backlist to the Future, Jenn discusses books about non-gloomy futures.

The Podcast

Episode 321 Jeff and Rebecca talk about the best-selling books of the year, follow up about THE STARLESS SEA, go over the ethics of ARCs, and much more.

When In Romance

Episode 38 Jess and Trisha are joined by Sarah Wendell of Smart Bitches, Trashy Books for a mid-year check in, and they discuss all things romance in 2019 so far – big news, breakout authors, and books we’ve loved and want everyone to read.


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