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Our Top Five #UnlikelyRomances in SFF

Gollancz Team: - February 13th, 2015
Fantasy, Fiction, Friday Reads, Graham Joyce, Joe Hill, Mary Gentle, Masterworks, News, Science Fiction, Seasonal Posts

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. Love it or hate it, it’s a holiday all about love. This Valentine’s Day we thought we’d mark the occasion by sharing  some of our favourite unlikely romances in SFF. What do we mean by unlikely romances? We mean romantic plots/relationships in books not known for their romances. Here are our Top Five #UnlikelyRomances in SFF. 

The Cold Commands by Richard Morgan - Ringil is an aristocrat, he has it all. But he is also gay in … More

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Gateway Expands!

Gollancz Team: - February 11th, 2015
News, SF Gateway

We are delighted to announce the addition of some of the world’s finest SF & Fantasy authors to Gateway!

As some of you may know, Gateway’s parent company is the Orion Publishing Group. Orion is, in turn, owned by the Hachette UK Group, which also owns Little, Brown, Hodder & Stoughton and Headline publishers, among others. Little, Brown is home to one of the UK’s major SFF … More

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Announcing the publication date of Mistborn: Shadows of Self!

Gollancz Team: - December 19th, 2014
Brandon Sanderson, Fantasy, News

We’re so excited! You wait not very long at all for a new Brandon Sanderson release date and then two turn up at once! We launched Brandon in the UK with the Mistborn trilogy (The Final Empire, The Well of Ascension and Hero of Ages) so it’s always been a series that’s very close to our hearts. Following on from that trilogy, Brandon then did that rare thing and moved … More

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Happy Publication Day: 27th November 2014

Gollancz Team: - November 27th, 2014
Charlaine Harris, Fantasy, News, Stephen Baxter

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week we’re celebrating the 30th anniversary of a ground-breaking fantasy classic, an out of this world adventure and a return to Bon Temps. You’ve got so many reasons to visit your bookshop, library or feed your e-reader. 

Dead But Not Forgotten by Charlaine Harris: Charlaine Harris’ smash-hit Sookie Stackhouse series may have reached its conclusion, but … More

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Ursula K. Le Guin Accepts the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters

Gollancz Team: - November 21st, 2014
Awards, News, Ursula K Le Guin

Readers of this blog should need no introduction to Ursula K. Le Guin. Nor should they need us to tell them how important she is to modern literature – both within genre and without. They certainly shouldn’t need us to tell them that she has won a staggering five Hugos, six Nebulas, two World Fantasy Awards, three James Tiptree Jr Memorial Awards, a Theodore Sturgeon Memorial … More

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