Happy Publication Day 31st March 2016!

We’d like to wish a very happy publication day to two incredible novels. Return to the town of Midnight, Texas, for another supernatural mystery or go on another epic quest with Lenk and his band of adventurers.  Mystery and fantasy lovers, these are two brilliant books not to be missed in your next bookshop, library and favourite e-tailer visit.   Day Shift by Charlaine Harris – Welcome to the most intriguing mystery you’ll read this year. Welcome to Midnight, Texas. It’s a quiet little town, perched at the junction between Davy Road and Witch Light Road, and it’s easy to…

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Cover Reveal: Beyond the Aquila Rift

We are thrilled to be able to share with you the stunning cover for Alastair Reynolds new short story collection, Beyond the Aquila Rift. This is an amazing collection of some of the best short fiction ever written in the SF genre, by an author acclaimed as ‘the mastersinger of space opera’ THE TIMES. This collection of twenty short stories, novellettes and novellas includes MINLA’S FLOWERS, SIGNAL TO NOISE, TROIKA, and seven previous uncollected stories, including TRAUMA POD, THE WATER THIEF and IN BABELSBERG. Alastair Reynolds has won the Sidewise Award and been nominated for The Hugo Awards for his…

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The Passage Readalong: Chapters 1-5

Welcome back to our worldwide The Passage readalong with Fantasy Faction of The Passage. This week we’ve been busy reading (or re-reading) The Passage. We even managed to catch our very own Marketing Assistant, Amy, reading The Passage. Don’t forget to join us on our Goodreads group for all the discussion as we continue our readalong. Warning for spoilers for everything in the first five chapters of The Passage. Over to Marc Aplin from Fantasy Faction . . . Hello everyone, Ah… What a week! If this is your first time reading The Passage, then I hope you are enjoying…

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Back from Eastercon with big news!

We would like to congratulate Aliette de Bodard on her double win at the British Science Fiction Awards. Aliette won for best novel: The House of Shattered Wings and best short fiction: ‘Three Cups of Grief, by Starlight’. This is the first time a single author has won both best novel and best short fiction in the same year. Please join us in congratulating Aliette de Bodard. We’d also like to congratulate Adam Roberts for winning the best non-fiction award for Rave and Let Die! Each year there are three author Guests of Honour in attendance. For the first time…

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Gollancz Signs Up Official Colouring Book by Acclaimed Discworld Artist

We are delighted to announce the acquisition of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book a colouring book of line drawings by Paul Kidby, Sir Terry Pratchett’s artist of choice. Gollancz Digital Publisher, Darren Nash, brought the rights to  from Rob Wilkins at Narrativia, who own and control the exclusive multimedia and merchandising rights to all of Sir Terry’s works, including his Discworld characters and creations. Gollancz published the Discworld novels in hardback from Equal Rites (1987) to Jingo (1997) – and recently republished the first twenty-one Discworld novels as cloth-bound hardbacks in its Discworld Collectors Library – and continues to publish a…

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