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The 26 most underrated science-fiction books

Looking for hidden sci-fi gems?<p>When looking for a good sci-fi book, most of us don't need to be told the classics. <i>Dune</i>, <i>Foundation</i>, <i>Neuromancer</i>--you …

Science Fiction

Now You Can Feel Even Worse About Avengers: Infinity War's Ending

The ending of <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> is pretty emotionally brutal, but we didn't behold the full scope of the unspeakable horror. Marvel film head Kevin Feige recently confirmed that it's actually even worse than what was depicted on-screen. <b>Spoilers follow.</b><p>The Marvel blockbuster ends with the …

Read 'The Cabin At The End Of The World' And You Won't Sleep For A Week

The worst kind of horror plays for shock — for extremes of blood and gore and screaming nonsense. It is instantly recognizable for existing in a universe too far gone from our own to truly haunt anyone still tethered to the everyday.<p>The best kind of horror is soft. Quiet. Almost gentle in its …

Stephen King

Beyond Harry Potter—10 of the Best Fantasy Book Series

When I was in the third grade, my teacher began reading the <i>Harry Potter</i> series to us out loud in class every day. I was enthralled by the story of …

Harry Potter

Resident Evil 2 Remake Gets Gameplay-Filled Alternate Trailer

Yesterday we saw an <b>amazing debut trailer</b> for <i>Resident Evil 2 Remake</i>, getting us excited for the horror madness that will be coming our way early next …

If You Think Horror Movies Are Scary, Wait Until You Read These Novels

If you've ever wondered whether or not your love of horror movies and scary stories is creepy, this should give you some peace of mind: There's …

Stephen King

The 12 gripping science fiction and fantasy novels you need to check out this May

This month’s picks include stories about AI, interstellar warfare, and a world without prisons<p>A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about Slate’s podcast <i>Slow Burn</i>, an engrossing dive into the Watergate scandal that eventually prompted President Richard Nixon to resign. The series prompted me to pick up a …

Penguin Random House

12 Dystopian Books to Read If You Couldn't Put Down The Hunger Games

There's a soft spot in our hearts for Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer Lawrence in Lionsgate's adaptation of <b>The Hunger Games</b>, but we definitely shouldn't forget about Suzanne Collins's dystopian novel that started the entire franchise. It's a page-turner of a book about the society of Panem, where …

The best recent science fiction and fantasy novels – reviews roundup

Autonomous by Annalee Newitz; Blackfish City by Sam J Miller; The Wolf by Leo Carew; The Silenced by Stephen Lloyd Jones and The Tangled Lands by Paolo Bacigalupi and Tobias S Buckell<p><b>Autonomous</b> (Orbit, £8.99) is the debut novel from Annalee Newitz, a science journalist and co-founder of the SF …

Science Fiction

If you liked the 'Annihilation' movie, you absolutely NEED to read the book

There is frequently a disclaimer that accompanies Alex Garland's new movie <i>Annihilation:</i> it's nothing like the book.<p>At first glance, based on the …

Books

10 Hot New Books for Your 2018 #TBR Pile

With new books being released every day, finding your next read can sometimes be overwhelming. Whether you’re a fan of dystopian fiction, captivating memoirs, or uncommon love stories, there’s an exciting read for every book lover for 2018. If you’re looking to stock your #TBR pile with new …

Books

17 Children's Fantasy Series You May Have Missed As A Kid — But Should Read Now

I've spent a lifetime reading fantasy novels, but there are <i>so many</i> novels and series that I didn't have the chance to read when I was younger and …

Check out our new Apocalypse Survival RPG Show – We’re Alive: Frontier

Ivan van Norman is back in the Game Master chair, bringing a new kind of horror RPG to Geek & Sundry. This time, he’s pulling out <i>Outbreak: Undead</i> to …

Board Games

6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. However, after reading the books on this list and …

‘The Adventure Zone’ Is a Dungeons & Dragons RPG Podcast That Breaks All the Rules

It was supposed to be a goof.<p>In 2014, brothers Justin, Travis, and Griffin McElroy needed to bank a filler episode for their popular …

Love Escape Rooms? These Five Games Bring Them Right To Your Tabletop

The Escape Room craze has really taken off (especially here in Los Angeles) and I couldn’t be happier about it. Getting a group of my friends …

Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Documentaries

These Post-Apocalyptic Books Will Freak You Out

Armageddon. The apocalypse. Judgement Day. For every word there is to describe the end of days, there are five different ways authors have envisioned …

Add These 5 Skills to Your LinkedIn Profile to Land a High-Paying Job

Searching for a new job can be a daunting task, but if you've been toying with the prospect of switching roles, there's a simple place to start: …

Mike Brooks’ Keiko trilogy is the perfect read for fans who miss Firefly and Dark Matter

Crime and spaceships<p>If you’re a fan of TV shows about wayward starship crews taking on whatever job will keep them flying, you might be suffering though a dry spell right now, since shows like <i>Firefly</i>, <i>Farscape</i>, and <i>Dark Matter</i> are no longer running. But Mike Brooks’ <i>Keiko</i> novels could help fill the …

The best science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels of 2017

Not a good year for humanity, but a great year for books<p>2017 was a hard year for a lot of people. With climate change, haywire politics, and tech companies running amok, there are lots of reasons to put the year in the rearview mirror. But through it all, a run of great books shined a light in the …

'Stargate Origins' Trailer, Premiere Date Revealed For Prequel Series

The "Stargate" saga is going all the back to the beginning.<p>MGM released the first trailer for the digital prequel series to the movies and television franchise. Set in the 1930s, "Stargate Origins" centers on Catherine Langford (Ellie Gall), the daughter of Professor Paul Langford (Connor …

23 Spine Chilling Documentaries To Watch In October That'll Make This The Scariest Halloween Ever

October is nearly here, which means colder weather, pumpkin spice lattes, and the spookiest day of the year: Halloween. Many people like to celebrate …

13 creepy AF books to get you in the Halloween spirit

As we get into September, the weather cools, the leaves turn, and we’re <i>really</i> start getting excited for fall. In fact, we basically can’t wait for …

Horror

The story of 'Patton's Panthers,' the black WWII tank unit that crushed Nazi forces on the Western front

"Patton's Panthers" was one of the most effective tank battalions in World War II, fighting a continuous 183 days at the front and inflicting heavy casualties on the Germans while crews racked up accolades from their peers, including three Medal of Honor nominations in their first month of …

Feast Your Eyes on All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming Out in April

Feast your eyes on this huge list of April releases, and maybe consider dabbling in weird science to grow an extra pair of peepers. There are tons of …

'Beware the Slenderman' is a chilling look at a crime inspired by the Internet

In simpler times, anxious parents worried about what might happen to their children at the park or on the walk home from school. These days, parents fret about the dangers that might lurk behind a closed door in their own home.<p>"Beware the Slenderman," airing Monday on HBO, will do little to quell …

21 Easter eggs hidden within your Google search bar

It's also pretty nerdy. Or at least, that's the impression it gives off whenever it adds to the enormous collection of Easter eggs snuck within its services.<p>Google's search engine, in particular, holds many of these in-jokes. If you're not familiar with them, though, we've rounded up a handful of …