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.
Discover three Western YA fantasy books that combine fantasy elements with Weird West settings.
These aren't your average knights in shining armor--these are some of the best fictional knights, featured in these thrilling stories.
Explore castles, embark on adventuresome quests, and save the day with the characters in these magical medieval fantasy books.
Things are bad right now, but this list of dystopian books might offer some relief by reminding us that things could be worse.
Similar to cyberpunk with an 80s flair, this guide will help you learn more about this genre and find books in the bitpunk genre.
Answer eleven questions about the Harry Potter books and the wizarding world to discover which of the Hogwarts Professors you are most like.
These high fantasy novels by women offer stories that challenge the notion of the damsel in distress, wise woman, and lover with complex women characters.
Check out the cover for E. Lily Yu's debut novel of magic and migration, ON FRAGILE WAVES.
These 20 feel-good science fiction books will suit different tastes and moods, but they’re all comfort food of some variety.
THE BLOODY CHAMBER is worth deep analysis. Despite their fantasy elements, Angela Carter’s erotic feminist fairy tales are far from escapist.
The horror-tinged reading one Rioter has found to be calming during the pandemic.
Find some solace in these lovely fantasy books that'll transport you to wholly new worlds.
Escape this world and enter a different one with these great portal fantasies for YA readers.
The 2020 Hugo Award finalists have been announced.
Add some of the best fantastic, ambiguous, twisting, mysterious, and world-bending SFF short story collections out there right now to your TBR.