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.
Hugo, Nebula, and so much more. Each one of these books is one of the best award-winning sci-fi books and well worth your reading time, like Ancient, Ancient: Short Fiction by Kiini Ibura Salaam.
If you couldn't get enough of Wednesday and Enid in Netflix's WEDNESDAY, you're going to love these grumpy / sunshine duo books.
Read your way into these 10 retellings and stories inspired by LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD, including picture books like Lon Po Po, adult fiction, and more.
Here are some of the worst and best ways to get around our favorite fantasy worlds, from cannonball bubbles to flying castles.
Books (and words) are magic, but we knew that. The word and book-based magic systems in these stories only further prove our point.
The trope is common and effective, showing up time and again in many fantasy settings. But why are magic users oppressed in fantasy settings?
Take a look at 9 of the classic types of science fiction plots, including dystopia, space travel, alien invaders, and more.
There are so many incredible SFF books being written around the world. Here are some of the best SFF in translation books to pick up!
Want to play Dungeons & Dragons, but struggling to create the perfect character? Find approaches, resources, and other D&D character ideas!
Here are 42 of the best fantasy novels of the last 10 years, which include everything from witches to dragons, goblins to(d)jinn, like The Unbroken by C.L. Clark.