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Gollancz Friday Reads: 2014 Debuts

Gollancz Team: - August 29th, 2014

This year we have had a truly magnificent selection of debuts here at Gollancz, and what better way to spend a weekend than reading books from the cutting edge of fantasy and science fiction?

We have kindly provided links to the first few chapters of each of these fantastic books below (you’re welcome) so you can see what all the fuss is about . . .


The Seventh Miss Hatfield by Anna Caltabiano

A wonderful tale of time travel, endless love and immortality.


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The Incorruptibles by John Hornor Jacobs: Chapters 1& 2

Gollancz Team: - August 28th, 2014
Extract, Fantasy, Fiction, John Hornor Jacobs, Uncategorized

Our book of the month for August has been The Incorruptibles, the fantastic genre-busting debut from John Hornor Jacobs. We’ve been harping on about how much we love this book for the whole of August, but don’t take our word for it, check out the rave reviews from some of the best in the business:


And as we come to the end of the month, we want to share with you the first two chapters of this gritty … More

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Gollancz Team: - August 22nd, 2014
Friday Reads

Has the sudden onslaught of Autumn forced you to cancel an optimistic barbeque/picnic/any kind of trip outside the house this Bank Holiday weekend? Never fear, because we have some great suggestions of what to read (indoors) in the form of Gollancz’s Friday Reads.

Harriet  – The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black
Jen– The Ship by Antonia Honeywell
Emily – Arcanum by Simon Morden
Marcus– The Twelve-Fingered Boy by John Hornor Jacobs
Simon– … More

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Discover the book everyone is talking about: The Incorruptibles!

Gollancz Team: - August 21st, 2014
Fantasy, John Hornor Jacobs

Last week we published THE INCORRUPTIBLES, the first fantasy novel from Bram Stoker Award nominated John Hornor Jacobs. Our subscriber copies of SFX Magazine arrived yesterday and brought a nice surprise – a rare 5 Star review by David Bradley, the editor of SFX himself!

SFX said (among other nice things): “The Incorruptibles is a rare thing: a clever story and an action-packed one” and put a big ‘SFX Recommends’ badge by … More

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Announcing Charlaine Harris’ UK Tour!

Gollancz Team: - August 20th, 2014
Charlaine Harris, Dark Fantasy, Uncategorized

Feeling down in the dumps now that the excitement of Loncon3 is officially over? Well, don’t be. There’s much more to look forward to in the next fortnight…

The queen of dark fantasy herself, Ms. Charlaine Harris, will be landing in London on the 30th of August 2014.

Charlaine Harris will be embarking on a UK tour (31st August – 5th September) to discuss and sign copies of the first book of her brand new series MIDNIGHT CROSSROAD (published in … More

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