#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), YA sci-fi, science fiction books for kids, cozy sci-fi (also a thing!), and more. Grab your sword and hop in the spaceship: let’s get reading.

10 of the Best Asexual and Aromantic Fantasy Books

These fantasy books have asexual and aromantic heroes saving dragons, solving magical medical mysteries, and so much more.

A Room of One’s Pwn: 10 Fun Books Like World of Warcraft

Goblins, dragons, and thieves, oh my! Enjoy this list of books like the game World of Warcraft, for noobs and experts alike.

20 of the Most Thought-Provoking, Philosophical Science Fiction Books of All Time

Looking for a work of science fiction that will make you really think? Welcome to these philosophical sci-fi books!

The Fantastical Sub-Genre of Mythpunk Books

If you like Percy Jackson, if you loved Deathless by Valente, then you are definitely going to love these mythpunk books.

10 Incredible Character Arcs in Fantasy Series

What makes a great character arc? In fantasy, there are many factors. Here are 10 of the best character arcs in fantasy book series history.

8 Magical Libraries in Fiction

Get away from it all with a journey to the most magical libraries in fiction from the Library of Zosma to the Great Libraries of Austmeer.

Mulder, It’s 30: 8 Great Books for the Anniversary of The X-Files

The X-Files is turning 30, and we have a fun list of books about monsters and aliens to help Mulder and Scully celebrate!

Seeing Double: Quirky New Takes on the Multiverse

What would happen if you did one small thing differently? Welcome to the world of books about the multiverse.

8 New SFF Books Out in September to Add to Your TBR Right Now

From a sci-fi rendering of Hamlet to a heart-pounding story set in darkness, you don't want to miss these September SFF releases.

Short, Snacky Fantasy for Busy Readers

These short, snacky fantasy novellas are perfect for when you just want a quick bite of story, not an epic. Get to nibbling with The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo.