Wolves: Chapter One

Our book of the month for January is Wolves by Simon Ings; a novel already attracting attention for the award-winning cover design, which we publish tomorrow. Associate Publisher and the man you all know as @Gollancz, Simon Spanton, will tell you a little about the book below, and there’s an extract to download if you keep scrolling. Oh, and if you’re signed up to the Gollancz Geeks, keep an eye on your inbox… Dear Reader, Wolves… I hadn’t read Simon Ings since reading his first novel (published twenty years ago) so when Wolves was submitted it was a delight to find how much he’d…

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Moon’s Artifice: Chapter Four

Tom Lloyd’s brilliant new fantasy series has kicked off with Moon’s Artifice, which published last week. We recently sent it out to our Gollancz Geeks so we’re looking forward to seeing what you guys make of it. If you’ve missed the previous chapters, fear not, you can catch up on chapter one, chapter two and chapter three still. Tom also wrote us a piece on fantasy heroes for the blog that you can read here, which also has one of our legendary giveaways for your chance to get your hands on a copy. To read Chapter Four, just click here.  

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Book of the Month: Terra, Chapter One

Our Book of the Month for July is Mitch Benn’s debut Terra, and we’re particularly excitable this week because it’s out this Thursday. It has already received a fantastic review from one of our Geeks, is being read by celebrities all over the place, and was hailed as ‘wonderfully human and close to home, with a warmth that glows like ET’s heart’ by Matt Haig in The Times at the weekend. The first chapter is shared with you below. Enjoy! Chapter One Mr and Mrs Bradbury had been married for six years, and neither of them could remember why. Some married couples…

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Geeks Friday Read: Terra

Our most recent Gollancz Geeks mailing is Mitch Benn’s debut, Terra, and we were thrilled to see the reviews are coming in already. This week, Lisa McCurrach  has sent in her fantastic review of Terra. You can follow Lisa on Twitter and Facebook and check our her brilliant blog for more sci-fi and fantasy reviews. Terra is out next week – you can hear some of his celebrity mates reading it here! When I requested a review copy of this book, it was more or less out of a moment of impulsive interest. I almost didn’t reply to that email from Gollancz, asking if…

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Shadow and Bone: Chapter 2

Leigh Bardugo’s Shadow and Bone is our brilliant Gollancz Book of the Month, and today we’re sharing chapter two with you. If you’re a Gollancz Geek, some of you will have been quick off the mark today to get your hands on a review copy. We can’t wait to hear what you think! If you missed chapter one, you can catch up here, and don’t forget to watch the brilliant trailer!   Chapter 2 The morning passed in a blur: breakfast, a brief trip to the Documents Tent to pack additional inks and paper, then the chaos of the dry dock.…

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