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.
Readathon Ideas: How To Make the Most of Your Reading Time
Akwaeke Emezi, JY Yang, and more nonbinary and genderqueer authors and poets.
Thought-Provoking Quotes From GEEK LOVE
Katherine Dunn's GEEK LOVE is both divisive and thought-provoking. Discover or remember the cult classic through these GEEK LOVE quotes.
4 Books to Read After Watching the SENSE8 Series Finale
For those of us still mourning the loss of SENSE8 and in need of a place to go after watching the series finale, here are books for fans of SENSE8.
25 Must-Read Dystopian Short Stories
Sure, we're living in a dystopia right now, but these 25 must-read dystopian short stories should inspire anyone to rebellion. And many of them are free.
5 Reasons to Start a Dungeons & Dragons Club in Your Library
On why starting a Dungeons & Dragons club in your library is a great way to bring in new faces and have a lot of fun in the process.
10 Great Science Fiction Trope Tees on Etsy
Take these t-shirts to your leader. Science fiction trope tees for every reader.
7 Fairy Tale Retellings to Read If You Miss ONCE UPON A TIME
Has the end of the fantasy series ONCE UPON A TIME left a hole in your heart? Fill that hole with these seven fairy tale retellings.
Neal Shusterman on World Building
NYT Best-selling author Neal Shusterman offers his advice on world building to budding authors.
21 Memorable A WRINKLE IN TIME Quotes
21 of the best A Wrinkle in Time Quotes
When Your Favorite Fantasy Book Series Comes to an End
A reader on discovering the works of N.K. Jemisin and Myke Cole, and following their fantasy book series all the way to the end.
5 Books About the End of the World
Apocalypse and post-apocalypse novels about the end of the world.
9 Sci-Fi Books to Read If You Miss Doctor Who
New and recent sci-fi books to get you through the Doctor Who hiatus.
Fantasy, Folklore, and Sentient Animals: The Perfect Recipe for Winter Reading
Deep, introspective fantasy with hints of folklore and myth with sentient animals as either the main character or as a significant supporting character.
Fictional Magical Objects We Wish We’d Gotten for the Holidays
We'll just be over here, waiting for our Time Turner.