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Friday Reads: Bank Holiday Edition

Gollancz Author: - August 23rd, 2013
Dark Fantasy, Fantasy, Films, Friday Reads, Michael Moorcock, Young Adult

It’s the Bank Holiday weekend which means it’s the perfect time to curl up with a good book. Here’s what some of Team Gollancz will be reading this weekend.

Gillian: This long weekend I’m reading Fables by Bill Willingham. It’s a long-running graphic novel series (I’m reading the collected editions,currently volume 4 of 8) about what happens when the fairy tale realm is attacked by the Adversary and all of the familiar characters are forced to flee to our … More

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Dragon Queen by Stephen Deas – Extract

Gollancz Author: - August 21st, 2013
Extract, Stephen Deas

dragon queen

We’ve recently published DRAGON QUEEN, the start of a brand new series by Stephen Deas. Although it is set in the same world as his best-selling A MEMORY OF FLAMES series, this has been designed as a brand new starting point to Steve’s writing. It tells the story of the captured Dragon Queen Zafir – abducted to a world not her own, stripped of her standing and power, but now the only person who can … More

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The Lies of Locke Lamora Read Along Week Two: Chapters (and Interludes) 5-8

Gollancz Author: - August 19th, 2013
Fantasy, Read Along, Scott Lynch

Happy Monday Gollancz Blog readers!  Welcome back for our second post in our Locke Lamora Read Along series. The brilliant Marc from Fantasy Faction, returns to the Gollancz Blog with a insightful and in-depth look at chapters 5-8  (and interludes) of The Lies of Locke Lamora. If you missed last week’s read along you can catch up by clicking here.

Are you reading along? Have you read the books already? We’ve got a series of discussion … More

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Friday Reads: The Falconer

Gollancz Author: - August 16th, 2013
Dark Fantasy, Elizabeth May, Extract, Fantasy, Friday Reads, Young Adult

My Friday Reads this week is the truly extraordinary The Falconer. To say I loved this book would be a bit of an understatement. The Falconer is simply a kick-butt book. Imagine a sexy dark hero to rival the legendary Jericho Barrons from the Fever series and a heroine who manages to kick as much ass as Buffy in a corset! Swoon! Pretty much, this is my idea of a perfect book.

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Ten Things About The War Manuals (and me)

Gollancz Author: - August 15th, 2013
Author Post, Den Patrick, Fantasy

Happy Publication Day to Orcs War Fighting Manual! Gollancz is delighted to be publishing this series of war-fighting manauls which begins with Orcs. We asked the brilliant Den Patrick to write a special publication day blog post about the behind the scenes making of Orcs War-Fighting Manual

I wrote the elf book first. I thought the elves would be the easiest, but it stands to reason the elves would have the oldest … More

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