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This Week Through the Gateway

Gollancz Team: - November 30th, 2012
Connie Willis, SF Gateway

Welcome to your weekly round-up of what’s been happening over at the SF Gateway, our sister site devoted to classic science fiction.

This week’s spotlights are . . .

Author of the Week: the architect of Darkover, and author of the bestselling The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley

New Book of the Week: out of print for way too long, it’s the first volume in Michael Scott Rohan‘s epic The Winter of the World series, … More

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TURTLE RECALL: The Discworld Companion . . . So Far | The Hogfather

Gollancz Team: - November 30th, 2012
Terry Pratchett

As it’s almost Hogswatch, and as we’re feeling seasonally generous, today we’re giving you the chance to win one of ten copies of Turtle Recall: The Discworld Companion . . . so far! If you’d like the Hogfather to bring you a copy, all you need to do is answer this question:

Name one of the Hogfather’s boars.

OK, not so much a question as a directive, but hey, there’s still loot at the end.

Send your answer in an email with … More

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Friday Reads: Crown of Embers

Gollancz Team: - November 30th, 2012
Fantasy, Friday Reads, Rae Carson


This week I’m winding my way through The Crown of Embers by Rae Carson. It’s no secret how much I adored Fire and Thorns. I wrote about it here

I couldn’t wait to get my hands on a copy of The Crown of Embers. Rae Carson does not disappoint! I love Elisa’s journey as a character. I am so freaking Team Hector it’s not even funny. But I have to say the … More

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Thirsty for Thursday – Hollow Pike

Gollancz Team: - November 29th, 2012
Competition, Fiction, James Dawson, Young Adult

Hollow pike

We have something a little different for this week’s Thirsty for Thursday. Every Thursday we introduce you to a book or series we at Gollancz Dark Fantasy think you’ll be Thirsty for, and this week we have James Dawson‘s HOLLOW PIKE from our sister imprint, Indigo. HOLLOW PIKE is a dark and twisted tale of murder, romance and something a little more sinister. Something wicked this way comes…

We have 10 copies of HOLLOW PIKE to giveaway. … More

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TURTLE RECALL: The Discworld Companion . . . So Far | Count Giamo Casanunda

Gollancz Team: - November 29th, 2012
Terry Pratchett

As everyone knows, the Discworld is a flat world balanced on the backs of four elephants* which, in turn, stand on the back of a giant turtle**. And like any world, the Discworld is not always predictable – in fact, it’s distinctly UNpredictable, what with rivers you could skateboard across *** (if they weren’t so knobbly) and points of raw magic that’d turn a body inside out soon as look at it . . .

Dangerous place. Naturally … More

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