Today we have a special Friday Reads from our author Den Patrick, who is doing an event with Jen Williams in March (details below). We thought it only fitting that The Copper Promise be reviewed by Den in preparation for what promises to be a great event.
The Copper Promise by Jen Williams
I first bumped into Jen at an SFX weekender years ago and recognised her as ‘that self-publishing lady from Twitter.’ It’s been fun watching … More
Happy Valentine’s Day (or Friday, if you prefer) from all of us at Gollancz Towers.
This Friday we thought we’d share with you what the team will be reading this Valentine’s Day. *Warning, most of these are not really Valentine’s Day themed*
Gillian: Today is a manuscript-submissions days for me, so it’s not so much Valentine’s Day as an evening of publishing speed-dating. I have all kinds of manuscripts to take a look at: adventure, noir, mystery and there might … More
Tags: City of Bones, Rainbow Rowell, Ruin and Rising, Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, The Fair Fight, The Spectacular Now, Valentine's Day
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Sophie: I missed my tube stop. I was reading at 4am. BARRICADE is an action-packed, unrelenting page turner. The novel follows two engineered artificial life forms– a pragmatic driver and a porn-star turned journalist – and a kidnapped ‘Real’ guide on road trip from Edinburgh to London. Jon Wallace’sMore
Tags: Barricade, Dining on Stones, Iain Sinclair, James Smythe, Jon Wallace, Leigh Bardugo, Mike Carey, Reaper Men, Shadow and Bone, Terry Pratchett, The Echo, The Girl with All the Gifts
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This week Simon Spanton looks back at the masterpiece that is Mythago Wood.
Rob Holdstock died on this day in 2009. It was, of course, far too soon and a massive loss to his family and friends. But we also lost one of this country’s finest fantasists. Our Friday Reads blog today really couldn’t be for any book other than Rob’s masterpiece, Mythago Wood.
I read this book for the first time in about 1986. Perhaps 1987. I came … More
Tags: Eleanor & Park, Golden Boy, Mark Stay, Mythago Wood, Our Robot Overlords, Robert Holdstock, Robert Silverberg, Surely You're Joking Mr. Feynmen
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