Gollancz Friday Reads: 2014 Debuts

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. Who is the seventh Miss Hatfield?           The Boy With The Porcelain…

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The Incorruptibles by John Hornor Jacobs: Chapters 1& 2

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 fantasy so you can start reading right now this very second . . . The Incorruptibles by John Hornor Jacobs Extract

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Team Gollancz 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– Cold Hand in Mine by Robert Aickman Charlie– Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon Darren – The Girl With All The Gifts by M.J. Carey

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Discover the book everyone is talking about: The Incorruptibles!

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 it. I thought I’d round up some of the overwhelmingly positive response we’ve had so far  – as you can see, a lot of people are falling in…

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Announcing Charlaine Harris’ UK Tour!

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 March 2014).  During her visit to the UK, she will also be attending the British Fantasy Convention, (Fantasycon 2014, 5…

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