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Friday Reads: Halloween Reads Edition

Gollancz Team: - October 30th, 2015
Friday Reads, Joe Hill, Sarah Pinborough, Terry Pratchett

Halloween is very nearly here. To celebrate, we asked Team Gollancz to share their favourite Halloween Reads. Did your favourite read make our list?

Gillian: My perfect Halloween read is Sarah Pinborough’s award-winning novella Beauty. A little dark, a little sexy and a lot of fun, it’s a superb retelling of the Sleeping Beauty story – and about revealing the monster hiding inside us all!

Simon: It’s always Something Wicked This Ways Comes by Ray Bradbury for … More

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Dinner is coming . . . be prepared with Game of Scones

Gollancz Team: - October 30th, 2015
Book Trailer, Events, Extract

With Halloween upon us we thought we’d share a special teaser from Game of Scones, out now from our sister imprint Orion Books. Looking to impress your guests this Halloween with a Game of Thrones themed treat? Create your own Weirwood Tree-eats with this step-by-step recipe.

Not one for baking? You can watch authors Sarah Pinborough, A.K. Benedict and Edward Cox compete in the first ever Iron Scone Challenge by creating … More

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THE TROUBLE WITH HIRING SKIPS a Short Story by Edward Cox

Gollancz Team: - October 29th, 2015
Edward Cox, Short Stories, Short Story

We’ve got a special treat for you this afternoon. Just in time for Halloween we’ve got a for a dark and creepy exclusive short story from Edward Cox. Make sure you read this story with all the lights on.

 

The Trouble with Hiring Skips

Norman knew that hiring skips was a risky business. It was said that once the lease forms were signed, and a container was placed outside one’s home, a curious and ancient lore of nature was invoked. … More

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Happy Publication Day 29th October 2015!

Gollancz Team: - October 29th, 2015
Book Birthday

We’d like to wish a very happy publication day to some of the incredible books we’ve published over the last few weeks. From epic action-adventure, to page-turning fantasy and apocalyptic classics we’ve got something for every reader this October.

The Cathedral of Known Things by Edward Cox– Return to the world of the award-nominated The Relic Guild with this remarkable fantasy novel . . . Divided, hunted and short on resources, the surviving members of the Relic Guild are in … More

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Blood Music

Gollancz Team: - October 22nd, 2015
Author Post, Film Reviews, Films

By Gareth Powell

The other night, I watched Lucy, the 2014 film written and directed by Luc Besson. It starred Scarlett Johansson as the titular character: an American student coerced into becoming a drug mule, only to become something much stranger when her body starts absorbing the experimental substance carried in her stomach. In this way, the film bears a superficial similarity to the 2011 movie, Limitless, starring Bradley Cooper as a deadbeat writer whose life gets turned around … More

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