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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

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

20 Books Like The Handmaid’s Tale

Nolite te bastardes carborundorum.

By Olivia Mason

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

Bottoms Up! 10 Literary Inspired Cocktails

Toast your favorite stories with these clever cocktails.

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

Gloria Steinem on Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower

A celebration of Octavia Butler's groundbreaking science-fiction novel.

By Gloria Steinem

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 Scary Things from Dystopian Novels That Have Come True

Author Ray Bradbury anticipated the greatest dystopia of all—"Keeping Up with the Kardashians."

By Molly Reiniger

Holiday Challenge: 31 Days of YA Books

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

By Julia Tabas

10 Fantasy Books That’ll Give You Chills

These genre-bending reads are both horrifying and fantastical.

By DeAnna Janes

Short Story: “Food of the Gods,” by Simon R. Green

The British sci-fi author shares a dark delicacy with a twist you won't see coming.

By Early Bird Books Staff

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