Our May book of the month is NOS4R2. This book is terrifying. Don’t believe us. . . let Gillian Redfearn tell you a little more about it.
Some books are too scary to read even with the lights on. Some are too scary to read even when you’re surrounded by people in the middle of the day.
This book gave me nightmares.
This book still makes me shiver when I see a Rolls Royce.
This book will under your skin, into your mind, and once it’s there it will never leave.
Don’t say I didn’t warn you.
And whatever you do, don’t get in the car . . .
We did warn you. It’s a very good thing that the days are getting longer, because you’ll need all the daylight you can get to read this book. Next week we’ll be bringing you a very special extract read by Joe Hill himself.
See you then!
Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day. This evening you’re supposed to take your loved one out for a romantic meal, lavish them with flowers and chocolate and whisper sweet nothings into their ear. It’s a day of love and cards with big red velvet hearts and teddy bears on the front.
Of course, at Gollancz we advise you to do no such thing. At Gollancz, we advise you and your loved one to curl up on the sofa with a supernatural killer and … More
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This was originally posted on the SFGateway blog, but we thought it was too good not to cross-post here.
Last November, we exhorted you all to vote in the Locus Poll of the best SFF of the 20th and 21st centuries. The results of the poll are now in, and, rather gratifyingly, SF Gateway and sister imprint Gollancz do quite well out of them. The top ten lists make for interesting reading and, no … More
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Today’s blog post needs no further introduction! Press play to find out why Neil Gaiman thinks Heart-Shaped Box and Horns, are so special, and watch out for updates on the blog about Joe’s Hill’s forthcoming novel NOS4R2.