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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Gollancz Team: - July 25th, 2014
Competition, Friday Reads

Check out Team Gollancz’s stack of Friday Reads for this week…

Blood Music by Greg Bear

The House of War and Witness by Mike Carey, Linda Carey and Louise Carey

Beauty by Sarah Pinborough

The Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage by Tim Robinson

Terra’s World by Mitch Benn

For a bit of added Friday fun, can you guess which member of the Gollancz team is reading which book? This week we have books from Emily, Harriet, Simon, Darren, Jen, … More

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Friday Read: The Seventh Miss Hatfield

Gollancz Team: - July 11th, 2014
Anna Caltabiano, Friday Reads

We’re cheating a bit this week, as The Seventh Miss Hatfield isn’t actually out until the 31st July . . .

The Seventh Miss Hatfield  is the book everyone here at Gollancz cannot stop talking about. This spellbinding debut from the hugely talented Anna Caltabiano is a tale of time-travel, 19th-century New York, unrequited love and a mysterious portrait . . . the perfect book to devour this weekend.

Plus, the eBook of The Seventh Miss Hatfield is … More

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Review: Dreams and Shadows and Queen of the Dark Things

Gollancz Team: - June 20th, 2014
C.Robert Cargill, Friday Reads, Reviews

Whilst feverishly catching up on the Gollancz list Harriet, our new-ish Marketing Assistant, has discovered the wonder that is C. Robert Cargill. Here is her review of Dreams and Shadows and Queen of the Dark Things.


I have had two truly wonderful experiences over the past month: discovering C. Robert Cargill and seeing Justin Timberlake in concert. Both were magical, but in very different ways. But I’m not here to talk about JT . . . Cargill’s Dreams … More

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Friday Reads: Concrete Island by JG Ballard

Gollancz Team: - May 16th, 2014
Friday Reads, Science Fiction

OK I need to start this with a confession. I have dipped into many Ballard novels before. I saw Cronenburg’s film of Crash, Spielberg’s Empire of the Sun (“P51 Mustang! Cadillac of the skies!”). I have read interviews, I have read about him. Hell, I even met the great man once when he came to sign copies of The Day of Creation at the bookshop where I worked. But this is only the third book by him that I have … More

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Friday Reads: So Many Books!

Gollancz Team: - May 9th, 2014
Alastair Reynolds, Dark Fantasy, ebooks, Fantasy, Friday Reads, Sarah Pinborough

Here’s what we’ll be reading over the weekend.

Let us know what you’re reading in the comments below or by tweeting us @gollancz



friday readsHarriet: Beauty

Emily: Wyrd Sisters

Darren: A Case of Conscience

Simon: Cyberbad Days

Charlie: The Adjacent

Jen: The Queen of the Dark Things

Gillian: Secret Alastair Reynolds novel on her Kindle


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