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Happy Red, White and BITTERBLUE Monday!

Gollancz Team: - April 30th, 2012
Competition, Fantasy, Kristin Cashore, Young Adult

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We’re sad to be bringing you our last Red, White and Bitterblue Monday, but so excited that Bitterblue will be out where all good books are sold from tomorrow!

Recently, the lovely Kristin Cashore wrote on her blog about the process of letting Bitterblue go out into the wild and we wanted to share her brilliant post with you here on the Gollancz Blog:

 A book release can be overwhelming. A lot of factors converge at … More

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Friday Reads: Something Wicked This Way Comes

Gollancz Team: - April 27th, 2012
Friday Reads, Ray Bradbury

something wicked this way comes

Happy Friday Gollancz Blog readers and welcome back to our weekly #FridayReads wherein a member of Team Gollancz shares with you a book we can’t stop talking about. Whether its an upcoming new release, an old favorite or a hot genre title this is the place for to find your perfect weekend reading selection. This week Simon tells you why you should read Something Wicked This Way Comes

Something Wicked This Way Comes was my first More

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Triggers, FlashForward, and Me- A Guest Post by Robert J. Sawyer

Gollancz Team: - April 26th, 2012
Author Post, Robert J. Sawyer, Science Fiction

triggers

Thanks to the good people at Gollancz, I was recently interviewed in SFX, the world’s top-selling English-language magazine devoted to science fiction. I spoke in that interview about how my new novel Triggers was the first new writing project I’d started since FlashForward—the TV series based on my novel of the same name—went off the air, and so I’d set out to create a novel that would appeal to fans of that TV … More

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The Elder Scrolls vs The Witcher: a Guest Post by Chris Wooding

Gollancz Team: - April 25th, 2012
Andrzej Sapkowski, Author Post, Chris Wooding, Fantasy, Guest Post

The Elder Scrolls or The Witcher series? Where do you stand? Are you the kind of player who likes to stand on a snowy mountainside at night and stare at a distant dragon silhouetted against the moons for an hour? Or do you want gritty moral choices and a story that reacts to them?

Skyrim is the latest in a line of wonderfully detailed sandbox games that allow you to wander to your heart’s content, roaming beautiful … More

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Competitions and the countdown to DEADLOCKED!

Gollancz Team: - April 24th, 2012
Charlaine Harris, Competition, Dark Fantasy, Fantasy

Happy Penultimate True Blood Tuesday! We’re very excited as copies of DEADLOCKED have been spotted around the office.

And to celebrate the penultimate True Blood Tuesday we’ve got an exciting new competition to announce! We’ve got 5 copies of DEADLOCKED as well as 5 copies of True Blood Season 1 to giveaway. To enter read the first chapter extract of DEADLOCKED  here and send the answer this question: What is the name of Sookie’s … More

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