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.
QUIZ: Which Harry Potter Witch Are You?
Are you more of a bookish Hermione or a headstrong Fleur? Maybe even a bold Ginny Weasley? Find out your witchy counterpart in this Harry Potter witch quiz!
Take the Quiz to Find Out Which Literary Witch You Are
We've cast a spell on you and now you have to take this literary witch quiz! Find out if you're more of a Baba Yaga or a Hermione Granger.
16 Sci-Fi Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Star Trek Character
Choose your favorite Star Trek character and find a perfectly matched sci-fi book recommendation to check out before watching PICARD.
8 Fun Facts About Mary Shelley Just in Time for the Spooky Season
In honor of the spooky season creeping closer, here are 8 fun facts about Mary Shelley, author of the classic novel Frankenstein.
Wallpaper Your Life With This Round-up of GOOD OMENS Art
The TV adaptation of Good Omens is a joy to behold and there's fanart to prove it. Enjoy this collection of Good Omens art from across the internet!
14 Space Horror Books for Those Who Dare to Believe
Buckle up, engage thrusters, and let's warp our way to some of the darkest corners of the universe with these adult and YA space horror books.
13 Reasons You Should Read HEART OF THE MOORS Before Watching MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL
Why you should pick up HEART OF THE MOORS before seeing Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.
I Opened The Door: On Portals, Fantasy, And My Disability
After reading The Ten Thousand Doors of January and Broken Places & Outer Spaces, a writer discovers the attraction of fantasy as a disabled reader.
20 Must-Reads of the Star Wars Universe
Whether you're a new Star Wars fan, or you're deep in the fandom, find some fantastically epic Star Wars books among these...
Revelo Persona! Which Harry Potter Character Are You Based on Your Enneagram Type?
Revelo persona! Find out which of nine awesome and magical Harry Potter characters you are with this Harry Potter Enneagram quiz.
AD ASTRA is an Unnecessary, Still Problematic Retelling of HEART OF DARKNESS
We're taking a look at the film AD ASTRA and its problematic parallels with the Joseph Conrad classic, HEART OF DARKNESS.
Talking With LOOKING FOR LEIA’s Annalise Ophelian
We chatted with Dr. Annalise Ophelian, the force behind LOOKING FOR LEIA, to get the deets on the forthcoming docu-series.
7 Sci-fi and Fantasy Books to Curl Up With This Fall
These new science fiction and fantasy titles will be your perfect fall companions.
Going After Voldemort Will Just Make the Death Eaters Stronger
"Surely someone will step in so that we don't have to. Death Eaters have consciences, too, we're sure..."
Cover Reveal: MAYHEM by Estelle Laure
Don't miss Estelle Laure's 2020