Bank Holiday Reads

It’s Bank Holiday weekend here in the UK and we couldn’t be more thrilled to spend a weekend catching up on some of our favourite reads. Here’s what Team Gollancz will be reading over the long weekend. Gillian: Bank holidays are long. Really long. Really, really long. So I recommend not one book but a whole trilogy. Be prepared for a whole three days of Traditional British Bank Holiday weather with The First Law Trilogy (which comes in a box, so only counts as one). Written by award-winning, bestselling author Joe Abercrombie, it’s the story every Game of Thrones fan…

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Happy Publication Day 25th May 2016!

It’s publication day for two of our more literary science fiction authors. The first is a modern collection of short fiction from one of the most exciting new voices in science fiction, Hannu Rajaniemi. The second is a new addition to our SF Masterworks series, which collects only the absolute best science fiction ever published, so you can be sure The Man Who Fell to Earth is a definite ‘TBR’.   Invisible Planets: Collected Fiction by Hannu Rajaniemi brings together the best short stories by the modern master who brought you The Quantum Thief, The Fractal Prince and The Causal…

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The Passage Readalong: Chapters 44-54

We’re back with a bumper update in our worldwide The Passage readalong with Fantasy Faction. The past few weeks we’ve been busy reading (or re-reading) The Passage and things have gotten very dark. Today we join Peter, Amy and the rest of the First Colony as they begin their journey across the US. Warning for spoilers for everything in the first fifty-four chapters of The Passage. Don’t forget to join us in our Goodreads group for all the discussion as we continue our readalong.  Over to David Zampa from Fantasy Faction . . .   Chapter 44 – Recap Meta-data…

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Cover Reveal: 13 Minutes

We are delighted to reveal the paperback cover for Sarah Pinborough’s incredible thriller 13 Minutes. 13 Minutes is one of those books we can’t stop talking about. We know this mystery will get under your skin and stay with you long after you turn the final page. But don’t take our word for it. 13 Minutes has received some amazing praise already . . .   VOTED ONE OF THE BEST YA BOOKS OF 2016 BY THE TELEGRAPH ‘An absolute belter of a twist’ – Independent on Sunday ‘An unsettling psychological thriller,’ – Fabulous, Sun on Sunday ‘Mean Girls meets…

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Cover Reveal: Crosstalk

We are thrilled to be able to share with you the cover for Connie Willis’ stunning new book, Crosstalk. Connie Willis has won, among other accolades, ten Hugo Awards and six Nebula Awards for her writing, and was recently named an SFWA Grand Master. Crosstalk is Connie Willis’ stunning new romantic novel about making connections, privacy and family in the social media age. Briddey is about to get exactly what she thinks she wants . . . Briddey is a high-powered exec in the mobile phone industry, overseeing new products from concept (‘anything to beat the new apple phone’) to…

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