Cover reveal: THE TESTAMENT OF LOKI

The Testament of Loki

The Gospel of Loki, Joanne Harris’ modern and brilliant take on Norse mythology, took the bestseller lists by storm, and now that tempest is back. The Testament of Loki  tells the tale of what happened after the fall of Asgard, and it’s a stunning adventure in which the trickster god needs all his stunts, and more . . . Ahead of publication in 2018, we’re thrilled to reveal this superb cover by Andreas Preas.   If you’d love to know more then check out Gospel of Loki, or follow @JoanneChocolat

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Welcome to The Inspector Dreyfuss Emergencies

We’re delighted to reveal a stunning new look – and new novel! – for Alastair Reynolds. Welcome to The Inspector Dreyfuss Emergencies. Sharp-eyed readers will already have noticed that there’s something familiar about AURORA RISING – and quite rightly. This is the novel originally published as THE PREFECT, and it’s returning to the shelves of all good bookstores near you this November. If you’ve not picked it up before, this is your chance to meet Inspector Dreyfuss as he faces down a threat to the Glitter Belt . . . and has to make a terrible decision . . .…

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Cover Reveal: THE SMOKE

The Smoke Cover

Behold this gorgeous cover! Simon Ings’ latest SF novel The Smoke is about love, loss and loneliness in the capital city. So it’s the perfect thing to read on your commute, wherever your travels might be taking you. From the acclaimed writer of Wolves, The Smoke is an incredibly beautiful piece of writing. Prepare to be emotionally and intellectually ensnared. Humanity has been split into three different species. Mutual incomprehension has fractured the globe. As humans race to be the first of their kind to reach the stars, another Great War looms. For you that means returning to Yorkshire and…

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Proof Cover Reveal: THE LAST NAMSARA!

The Last Namsara cover

We are ridiculously delighted to reveal the truly gorgeous proof coverr for Kristen Ciccarelli’s mind-blowing amazing YA fantasy debut, THE LAST NAMSARA, which has been designed by the incredibly talented Dan Smith at Bionic graphics. This is a novel that will squeeze your heart into pieces while simultaneously making it grow three times as big. Badass characters? Check. Incredible romance? Check. Heart-stopping battles? CHECK! Early reviews on GoodReads have put all of our heart feelings into words: ‘Meet your new fantasy obsession! Magical, enchanting, gut-wrenching, amazing, badass, inventive, dragon-y… 🙂 This book will destroy you. Enjoy.’ ‘The most simple thing…

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Designing the cover for Children of Thorns, Children of Water

We are thrilled to welcome Aliette De Bodard back to the Gollancz blog for a special guest post. Aliette discusses the process of designing the cover for her novella Children of Thorns, Children of Water. a prequel to The House of Binding Thorns. Read on to see the stunning cover and find out how you can get the ebook of the novella for free.  Small confession: I’ve got all the artistic affinity of a hedgehog with a paintbrush in its mouth. When I was in high school, my teacher referred to my colouring skills as akin to Georges Braque’s, a…

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