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Fact or Fantasy: All About Female Samurai Warrior Tomoe Gozen

Can you tell the difference between historical Japanese legend and creative fantasy fiction?

By Matthew Blackburn & Kaytie Norman

14 Groundbreaking Female Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors

Women did more than break their way into science fiction and fantasy—they helped define it.

By Paul Wargelin

8 Short Story Books to Celebrate Jorge Luis Borges

In honor of Jorge Luis Borges's 120th birthday, here are 8 short story books similar to Borges's works.

By Shabana Bachu

12 Engrossing Fantasy Books like The Lord of the Rings

Embark on an epic journey with one of these fantastical sagas.

By Paola Crespo & Shabana Bachu

10 Epic Fantasy Books Like Game of Thrones

Set out on a new quest with these fantasy sagas.

By Mary McAveney

16 Impactful Female Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors

These authors are just a few of the important voices in the sci-fi and fantasy community who have brought us strong, feminist characters.

By Sarah Mangiola

21 Beach Reads to Pick Up This Summer

Make the most out of your days in the sun.

By Allison Wild

7 Books by Master Storyteller John Jakes

The New York Times bestselling author is behind some of the most beloved family sagas, in addition to sword and sorcery tales.

By Olivia Mason

10 More Books to Read if You Like Game of Thrones

Because George R.R. Martin doesn't seem to be making much progress.

By Renata Sweeney

16 Steampunk Books You Have to Read

Dive into the exciting and inventive world of steampunk.

By Scott Mullins

The 10 Best Dystopian Books You Haven’t Read Yet

From post-apocalyptic trauma to corporate dictatorships, our future isn’t looking too bright.

By Renata Sweeney

13 Books Like Harry Potter for Adult Readers

Because the wizarding world doesn’t have to end at Hogwarts.

By DeAnna Janes

9 Books to Read While You Wait for the Next Season of Game of Thrones

These epic fantasy reads will help ease your Westeros withdrawal.

By Jessica Ferri

8 Novels Inspired by the Odyssey

Odysseus’ epic adventure sparked ideas in the minds of James Joyce, William Faulkner, and more.

By Jessica Ferri

10 Words We Learned From Literature

Taken from the pages of your favorite books, these made-up words are just as useful for daily conversation.

By The Reading Room

8 Amazing Characters to Fill the Stark-Shaped Hole in Your Heart

Because the producers have basically killed off half of Westeros by now.

By Paola Crespo

7 Alternate History Books

How could changes in our past affect our present?

By The Reading Room

5 Red Planet Reads for Fans of The Martian

As we await the fate of The Martian at the Oscars, enjoy these red-hot red planet reads.

By Andrew Liptak

8 Crazy Game of Thrones Fan Theories

Spoilers follow, so proceed with caution!

By The Reading Room

Holiday Challenge: 31 Days of YA Books

It's time to put your passion to the test.

By Julia Tabas

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