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.
What BBC’s His Dark Materials Adaptation Needs to Get Right
A reader goes over the key components of Philip Pullman's HIS DARK MATERIALS in anticipation of the upcoming BBC miniseries adaptation.
Thanks, Dad, For All the Sci-Fi
A reader remembers the part his father played in the development of his love for reading and, specifically, science fiction.
Addressing The Elephant In The Room: Everyday Idioms In Fantasy Worlds
Because sometimes you accidentally stumble down the rabbit hole and start questioning the use of idioms in fantasy worlds.
Why the GAME OF THRONES Finale was Frustrating for Disabled Fans
"Especially with a cultural juggernaut like Game of Thrones, the depiction of marginalized people can impact our treatment in the real world."
8 Books for Emo Kids Who Never Totally Left the Scene
Pause your melting copy of Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge and put on your studded belt to check out these books for emo kids.
Your Guide To GAME OF THRONES Myers-Briggs Personality Types
There are 16 Myers-Briggs personality types, and there's a Game of Thrones character who fits each one. Find the types for your favorites here.
An Epic List of 29 GAME OF THRONES Games
Let's take the next two weeks off work to play all of these Game of Thrones games. The best board, computer, and mobile games for GoT fans, with reviews.
Interview with Sarah Porter, Author of NEVER-CONTENTED THINGS
A Rioter chatted about faerie, the foster care system, and more with Sarah Porter, author of YA contemporary fantasy NEVER-CONTENTED THINGS.
A Whole New World: 7 Dazzling Djinn Books You Never Knew (You Needed)
Here at Book Riot, we love the supernatural and this round-up of 7 dazzling Djinn books is guaranteed to take you on a magic carpet ride.
A Guide To Star Wars Myers-Briggs Types For Your Favorite Characters
Many people have done charts for Star Wars Myers-Briggs types, and we didn't want to be left out. Here's who your favorite character is in the MBTI profile.
Why Arya and Sansa Stark’s Sisterhood Means Everything
One Rioter reflects on how the evolving relationship of the Stark sisters in Game of Thrones mirror her own relationship with her sister.
Quiz: Which Hitchhiker’s Guide Character Are You?
Happy Towel Day, all you hoopy froods! Which Hitchhiker's Guide character are you? Grab your towel and take our quiz to find out!
A Song of White and Red: The Real History Behind A GAME OF THRONES
The real history behind Game of Thrones is full of intrigue, murder, and war. Learn about the real-life people who inspired your favorite characters.
Read-Alikes to Stephanie Garber’s Caraval Trilogy
Another epic fantasy series draws to a close this month. Here's what to read next.
Fashion at the Nebula Awards
Move over, Met Gala, the Nebula Awards served up some serious looks this year.