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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Cover Reveal: THE LAST NAMSARA!

The Last Namsara cover

We are ridiculously delighted to reveal the truly gorgeous cover 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 I…

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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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Cover Reveal- Wild Cards: High Stakes

Please take a moment to ogle with us at the cover for HIGH STAKES, the latest in the WILD CARDS series edited by George R. R. Martin and Melinda M. Snodgrass. Just LOOK at that awesome blend of Lovecraftian horror and superheroics by the very talented Richard Jones (ace illustrator) and Patrick Knowles (ace designer). This instalment delves deeper into the world of aces, jokers, and the hard-boiled men and women of the Fort Freak police precinct in a pulpy, page-turning novel . . . Since an alien virus swept through New York City, the world hasn’t been the same. Those who…

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Cover Reveal: Firebrand

We are delighted to reveal the stunning cover for Firebrand, the much-anticipated sixth instalment in Kristen Britain’s New York Time’s bestselling Green Rider series. As for the rest of the series, the beautiful cover artwork was drawn by the incredibly talented April Schumacher. Green Rider Karigan G’ladheon, not yet recovered in heart or mind from her unexpected trip through time, is assigned a new mission. She must seek out the legendary creatures called p’ehdrosian to renew an alliance of old in the face of dire threats from enemies who seek to destroy Sacoridia using dark magic. Each step on her…

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