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Archive for February, 2013

Title Reveal: Words of Radiance

Gollancz Team: - February 28th, 2013
Brandon Sanderson, Fantasy, News

Gollancz is excited to announce the title for Brandon Sanderson’s forthcoming follow-up to The Way of Kings, the first book in The Stormlight Archive. Words of Radiance is book two in The Stormlight Archive and is scheduled for release November 2013.

Having met the challenge of a posthumous collaboration with the great Robert Jordan to complete his classic, bestselling fantasy series The Wheel of Time with three #1 New York Times bestsellers in a row, Brandon Sanderson is at … More

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Thirsty for Thursday: The Lady is a Vamp

Gollancz Team: - February 28th, 2013
Dark Fantasy, Fantasy, Lynsay Sands

Sometimes there’s just nothing better than settling down with a really great romance novel . . . and if it’s a grey February day and you’re in the mood to add a bit of sparkle to your evening, this is the book for it!

The Lady is a Vamp is the latest Argeneau vampire novel from the pen of Lynsay Sands. It’s a New York Times series beloved of authors like Katie MacAlister and Angela Knight, it’s tremendous fun … More

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The SF Masterworks

Gollancz Team: - February 27th, 2013
Masterworks, Michael Moorcock

Launched in 1999 and described by none other than Iain M. Banks as ‘An amazing list, genuinely the best novels from sixty years of SF’, the Masterworks have grown to be a keynote collection for anyone with even the faintest interest in the genre. In the intervening years the list has changed its look, a few titles have gone, many, many have been added. Latterly there has been a concerted effort to introduce more female writers to the list as … More

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What We’re Watching Wednesday: Luther

Gollancz Team: - February 27th, 2013
TV shows

As is usual in the on-going, slow-motion, train wreck of my cultural appreciation I missed the first series of Luther when it was broadcast in 2010 and caught up with it at the end of last year on DVD.

So this will be old news to many of you, but series three is on the horizon and quality never goes out of fashion, so here goes.

Series one of Luther was ludicrous. It started off unrealistic and then roller-coastered onwards through ridiculous, … More

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What I’ve Been Playing: FTL

Gollancz Team: - February 27th, 2013
Editorial Posts, Science Fiction

I’m not that much of a gamer. At least, that’s what I like to tell myself. And my family and friends. But I’ve come to realise that actually, I play more computer games than I think. I was given an xbox for Christmas last year, and I shudder to think how many hours I’ve spent playing Skyrim. And The Witcher 2. And Portal 2. And Lego Lord of the Rings. And I’ve got Angry Birds on my iPhone, of course, … More

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