Today’s post is the best of the heated debate around the Gollancz office this week on the value of Ewoks. Love them? Hate them? There’s a pretty powerful sway on both sides, but we will let you decide for yourself. Rest assured it has been meticulously edited for strong curse words and bloodstains.
At a recent Gollancz marketing meeting (yes, we plan this stuff) it was suggested that someone write … More
Our Friday Reads tribute to Iain [M] Banks.
From the looks of it, you guys can’t get enough of the steamy forthcoming novel from Sarah Pinborough. Poison, a sexy retelling of the Snow White classic, has been getting a few of you hot under the collar from the 1st chapter we shared last week. Never the kind of blog to leave you high and dry, we’ll also be sharing chapter two with you today – just click on the link.
There’s still time to enter … More
Tags: Beauty, Charm, Fairy Tales, modern fairy tales, Poison, retold fairy tales, Sarah Pinborough, Snow White, Snow White and the Huntsman, The Huntsman, The Prince
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Poison tells the story of Snow White, but not as you know her. In this contemporary re-imagining of the classic fairy tale, Snow White behaves slightly differently than you might expect – drinking beer with the dwarves being at top of the list. This modern take on the classic puts the characters … More
Today’s Friday Reads post is thematic in celebration of International Women’s Day, which has been, quite rightly, trending on Twitter all day, and has evidently got the Gollancz team thinking about all manner of female-focused things. We left the scope pretty open to the team, so here we have a collaboration celebrating everything from bloggers to books to other members of the team…
Happy International Women’s Day!
Earlier in the week, I was struck down with … More
Tags: batgirl, Bitterblue, Black Opera, Everyday Sexism. Batman, Gail Simone, Grisha, Guardian. Vagenda, International Women's Day, IWD, Kirstin Cashore, Leigh Bardugo, Mary Gentle, Shadow and Bone
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