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.
4 Feminist Books By Indian Writers That Are Redefining Myths
These feminist books about Indian mythology experiment with the genre to establish that the male perception is not the only truth.
7 Quirky and Whimsical Books Like GOOD OMENS
Do you need more humorous speculative fiction in your life? Check out these 7 books like GOOD OMENS by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett.
QUIZ: How Well Do You Remember the Food in Harry Potter?
Have you memorized the Three Broomsticks menu, or did you skim over those feast scenes? Test your skills in this quiz!
8 Unique Steampunk Reads
Looking for steampunk that strays from the classic works to present fresh takes on the genre? Check out these unique steampunk books.
25 Universe-Expanding Science Fiction Books for Kids
From time travel to galaxy-spanning journeys to scientific experiments gone interesting, there are so many fun science fiction books for kids to explore!
6 Short Stories for Fans of BLACK MIRROR
Keep the technology-inspired horror and thrill going with six short stories for fans of BLACK MIRROR--just don't read them on your ereader!
CIRCE Coming to Television via HBO Max
Yes to more retellings! HBO Max has ordered an eight-episode straight-to-series adaptation of Madeline Miller's Circe, a modern take of the goddess.
Too Many Star Wars Books, or Not Enough?
In response to an article opining that there are too many Star Wars books coming out this year, a fan of the...
Celebrate The Muggles: Seeking Fantasy That Celebrates the Nonmagical
Frustrated with books that attribute our world's wonders to outside sources of magic, I've found myself seeking books that celebrate the nonmagical.
50 Must-Read Fantasy Books by Women
Featuring middle grade, YA, and adult novels, these unmissable fantasy books by women authors reflect the diversity of the genre.
Where to Get Your Monster Fix After STRANGER THINGS
Can't get enough demogorgon in your life? Then we've got some books about monsters you should check out after marathoning STRANGER THINGS.
Reading Pathways: Ursula K. Le Guin
With such a large oevre, it's difficult to know which Ursula K. Le Guin books to start reading first. Here are several suggestions, and what to read next.
50+ Must-Read Portal Fantasy Books
Fall down the rabbit hole of these must-read portal fantasy books and discover new worlds with a host of eclectic characters.
15 Magically Whimsical Harry Potter Planters and Accessories for Your Windowsill
Whether you plan to grow some devil’s snare or just some garden variety tomatoes, these Harry Potter planters are sure to get you started on the right note.
Author Sophie Cameron Talks Her YA Novel LAST BUS TO EVERLAND
Sophie Cameron chats about LAST BUS TO EVERLAND, her new YA novel featuring magical realism and LGBTQ heroes, set in Scotland.