W&N Fiction

Happy Publication Day to Broken Homes!

Gollancz Author: - July 25th, 2013
Author Tour, Ben Aaronovitch, Extract

Broken Homes

Broken Homes is out in bookshops today and we couldn’t be more excited to share this fantastic new PC Peter Grant adventure with you. To celebrate we returned to the bookshop where the adventure began. Some of you may not know this, but Ben Aaronovitch, a former Waterstones bookseller, came up for the idea for the Peter Grant series while stacking books in Waterstones Garrick Street (Covent Garden).

Today, Team Gollancz, Team Waterstones Garrick Street and Ben himself … More

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Terra: What the Geeks make of it

Gollancz Author: - July 24th, 2013
Gollancz Geeks, Mitch Benn, Reviews

We were absolutely overwhelmed with responses when we asked our Gollancz Geeks if they would like to review Terra by Mitch Benn. A lucky few were picked at random to receive a copy and let us know their thoughts – and they are already coming in thick and fast! We thought we’d share parts of our first few reviews with you, as it’s been so positive and delightful to have them flooding into the inbox.

You can still read … More

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Re-Watching Star Trek: The Next Generation

Gollancz Author: - July 24th, 2013
TV shows

Space: the final frontier . . .
These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise . . .
Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds . . .
To seek out new life and new civilisations . . .
To boldly go where no man has gone before.

It was with these words, first heard almost four dozen years ago, that one of the greatest SF television series of all time announced itself to … More

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Book of the Month: Terra, Chapter 2

Gollancz Author: - July 23rd, 2013
Extract, Mitch Benn

Here we have chapter two of Mitch Benn’s debut sci-fi novel, Terra. If you missed chapter one, you can find it here, and you can also listen to audio clips of both chapters over on Soundcloud. You can also buy the whole book in shops or online now. Imagine that!

Chapter Two

Someone else who didn’t have many friends was on the same road as the Bradburys that night. … More

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Illustrating Charm

Gollancz Author: - July 23rd, 2013
Competition, Cover Art, Dark Fantasy, Sarah Pinborough

Charm

A sexy package for a sexy story!

We’ve been talking about Sarah Pinborough’s brilliant take on Cinderella, in her novel Charm, over the last week. And while we’ve given you a few hints and teasers about the content, today we want to take a moment to talk about how lovely the book itself is.

It looks absolutely stunning in real life, and it also looks beautiful inside. This is a real, illustrated, old-fashioned fairy story (with a twist…) The multi-talented … More

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