Some of the most powerful reading experiences are the ones that refuse to fit into just one pigeonhole. They defy categorization, because they’re both life-changing and label-breaking. Don’t believe me? Here are 11 books that are so incredibly good, they can’t be constrained to just one genre.
We're imagining a nighttime beach ceremony to celebrate what was clearly a match of two people deeply in love(craft) with each other, based on this engagement ring made by Denver jeweler Drew Rummell.
It's okay to disagree with your friends or loved ones about certain things. But still, some things are sacred. Which science fiction or fantasy book is so essential, you'd refuse to be friends with (or to date) someone who didn't like it?
These days, it seems like every other literary novel has speculative fiction ideas buried in it. This isn't a trend that suddenly burst out of nowhere — "literary" writers have been playing with fantastical notions forever. Here are 10 great literary books you didn't know were science fiction or fantasy.
For every movie that makes it to your local cineplex, there are dozens that never come into existence. In another universe, Mel Gibson directed Fahrenheit 451, Terry Gilliam directed Watchmen, and Batman fought Godzilla. The history of movies is crammed full of weird almost-weres and could-have-beens. A lot of people…
One Con Glory isn't your typical romcom novel. It stars a geek culture writer who's more interested in chasing down action figures than men. But she finds love at a comic book convention — whether she likes it or not.
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In what is possibly the cutest "geek meets geek - geek finds love" video that we have ever seen, a guy explains how "Cthulhu kisses" made his wife fall in love with him.
There's only one thing Hollywood loves than a movie based on a toy: remakes. Dozens of science-fiction classics are slated for do-overs. But instead of remaking films that were fine the first time, here are 20 books Hollywood should film.