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.
Tags: Black Opera, Graham Joyce, Horns, Joe Haldeman, Joe Hill, Mary Gentle, Richard Morgan, The Cold Commands, The Forever War, The Silent Land, Unlikely Romance, Valenteine's Day, Valentines
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It’s that time of year again! International Star Wars Day!
To celebrate we’ve rounded up a collection of our favourite Star Wars gifs and images from across the Dagobah Galaxy . . .
1. Carrie Fisher discovers that Jar-Jar Binks will be in the new films.
3. It turned out the ‘Max Headroom’ sign wasn’t another film’s guerrilla marketing effort, after all . . .
4. Obi-wan Kenobi is the king of the Dagobah Galaxy
5. Samuel … More
We’re still celebrating the new year at Gollancz, and all the glorious books we have coming in 2014. Today we’re talking about some favourite Gollancz series that are concluding, in fabulous, gripping and sometimes heart-breaking style this year.
Ultima, by the wonderful Stephen Baxter, concludes the space-exploration dulogy he began with Proxima. Our galaxy is dying and humanity has taken on the unforgiving task of colonising a new planet: Proxima IV. Addressing real issues and challenges of such colonisation, More
Tags: 2014 series, A J Dalton, concluding, Elspeth Cooper, Hannu Ranjaniemi, last part, Miles Cameron, Richard Morgan, Stephen Baxtewr
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Well, that’s pretty much it for Team Gollancz – the last few mince pies are being eaten, the robot has passed out in the corner after one too many glasses of prosecco, and the elves are shooting arrows at anyone who thinks they’re helping Father Christmas. Many thanks to all of you who’ve supported us over the year, be you author, agent, publisher or (our favourite) reader. We’ve published some pretty great books, although we say so ourselves, and next … More
Ho ho ho! The Gollancz elves have been busy making awesome books all year, and here they are to share with you some gift ideas for Christmas, for those of you who have left their shopping until the last moment, or feel like it’s time to treat yourself…
THE QUANTUM THIEF by Hannu Rajaniemi
The first Gollancz book I read after joining three years ago, this is a stunning debut that grips from the very first line: “As always, before the … More