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#Science Fiction/Fantasy

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.

2021 World Fantasy Awards Finalists Announced

The finalists for the World Fantasy Awards have been announced. Check out the finalists for the novel and novella categories.

How Rereading Lord of the Rings Helped Me Cope With My OCD

Maybe there wasn’t an answer to why I had OCD, anymore than Frodo could find an answer for why he needed to bear the ring.

Incredibly Epic Fantasy Journeys for Every Reader

From questing with dragons to Pre-Columbian Indigenous lore, this list has every kind of fantasy journey you're sure to enjoy!

I Spy With My Little Eye 9 Fantasy Books About Spies

Combining fantasy with spies makes it a very fascitnating tale, right? Get ready to enjoy and love these fantasy books about spies.

15 Magical Books Like LEGENDBORN

These are the best books like Legendborn with Arthurian themes, determined teen girl heroines, or mythical connections to dive into.

USPS to Issue Ursula K. Le Guin Stamp This Month

The stamp will be on sale from USPS on July 27, 2021.

8 Female Authors Like Sarah J. Maas

These authors like Sarah J. Maas write books with strong females leads, some romance, and engaging plots that keep you turning the pages.

On Wednesdays, We Read Tolkien: The Lord Of The Rings Fandom In 2021

Join Tolkien Fan Club card-carrying member Jenn for a tour of the Lord of the Rings fandom as it stands today.

15 Adult Fiction Books From BookFest That Go Straight to the TBR Pile

Here's a list of 15 amazing BookFest adult fiction books mentioned at the event that you should add to your TBR! You won't want to miss them!

18 of the Best Trans Fantasy and Sci-fi Books

If you're looking for some of the best trans fantasy and sci-fi books out there, this is the place to start, for both adult and YA fiction.