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The Falconer Read Along (Chapters 1-11)

Gollancz Author: - November 13th, 2015
Elizabeth May, Fantasy, Read Along, Young Adult

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We are delighted to welcome Daphne of Winged Reviews back to the blog for the second of our The Falconer Readalong posts. In today’s blog post Daphne recaps Chapters 1-11 The Falconer

Hi guys, how was your week of reading? How did everyone enjoy the first 11 chapters of The Falconer? I love the start of this book – it’s exciting and unashamed.

Aileana is gossiped about as her mother’s murderess at a … More

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Happy Publication Day 12th November 2015

Gollancz Author: - November 12th, 2015
Book Birthday

Pub Day 12th November

We’d like to wish a very happy publication day to the incredible books we’ve published over this week. From epic action-adventure, to page-turning fantasy, heart-breaking tales of first love and thrilling SF&F classics we’ve got something for every reader. Wishlists at the ready. We’ve got loads of reasons for you to visit your local bookshop, library or favourite eTailer.


Firefight by Brandon Sanderson– Sunday Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson is back in Firefight, the sequel to the New York Times … More

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Cover Reveal: Waking Hell

Gollancz Author: - November 11th, 2015
Al Robertson, Cover Art, Cover Reveal, Science Fiction


We’re thrilled to be able to show you the cover for Waking Hell; Al Robertson’s awesome follow-up to his acclaimed debut Crashing Heaven.

Crashing Heaven was diamond-hard cyberpunk for the 21st century and Waking Hell is set in the same world, Station: a hollowed-out asteroid that is mankind’s last home.

Waking Hell concerns itself with the Fetches, the digital ghosts of the dead who exist alongside the living in Station, and a sinister plot that aims to bring … More

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Read An Exclusive Extract from The Promise Of The Child

Gollancz Author: - November 10th, 2015
Extract, Science Fiction

promise of the child

We’re delighted to be able to present an exclusive extract from Tom Toner’s fantastic debut novel; the wild and wonderful space opera that is The Promise of the Child.

Scott Lynch meets Gene Wolfe anyone?

Or how about Tom’s own description? “It’s a blend of space opera and fantasy, set in the 147th century, with tin spaceships and singing sea monsters and horrible giants.”

Or Gareth Powell’s? “An amazing debut. Intriguing, disorientating. Like Hannu Rajaniemi’s The Quantum Thief or Moorcock’s Dancers At … More

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Author of the Week: Ursula K. Le Guin!

Gollancz Author: - November 9th, 2015
Fantasy, SF Gateway, Ursula K Le Guin

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Readers of the Gollancz 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, over a long and distinguished career, she has won a staggering five Hugos, six Nebulas, two World Fantasy Awards, three James Tiptree Jr Memorial … More

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