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.
Dive into shadowy worlds of magic and celebrate the 10-year anniversary of a dark fantasy series with this Reading Pathway into Laini Taylor books.
All adventuring parties should be able to double as a book club! Here are even more reads to dive into based on your D&D class.
This fun fairy tale quiz will assign you a tale and tell you a little bit about your strengths and weaknesses in the process.
If you love your books strange, uncanny, and downright bizarre, you’re going to want to read these books of the new weird genre, including Lakewood by Megan Giddings.
If you're disappointed that you spent a chunk of cash on the new cyberpunk game, turn to these books like Cyberpunk 77 but better!
Here are some under the radar Black indie SFF writers that deserve way more attention than they're getting. Give their books a look!
High fantasy is any fantasy set in another world which features a hero. Here are 12 new high fantasies coming out in summer and fall.
Get into some dark and darkly funny sci-fi and fantasy with this reading pathway to Jay Kristoff books.
From talking tigers to automaton dragons and UFOs, find some of the best 2020 under the radar SFF books you may have missed, including Ghost Wood Song by Erica Waters.
10 space books to read so the Galactic Federation will call us back and maybe help fluff our application to the Universe’s bureaucracy, including Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente.
In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read an SFF anthology edited by a person of color.
Check out the cover of FOLKLORN, a genre-defying, continent-spanning saga of Korean myth and scientific discovery, by Angela Mi Young Hur.
These ghost stories are so cinematic and haunting that this reader thinks they deserve adaptations (or newer spins on current adaptations), including The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson.
Catch up on the 2020 Elgin Award winners and some of the nominees, and find new speculative poetry to consume in small doses.