Friday Reads

Friday Reads: The Year of the Ladybird

A bit of a cheat today, a bit of a tease… Because I can’t really say too much about this book. It’s only just been delivered. I’m only a third of the way through. We […]

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Friday Reads: Crown of Embers

This week I’m winding my way through The Crown of Embers by Rae Carson. It’s no secret how much I adored Fire and Thorns. I wrote about it here.  I couldn’t wait to get my hands on a copy […]

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Friday Reads: The Language of the Dying

This isn’t so much a Friday Read as a Friday ReRead. A little while ago Ian Rankin was talking about novels and authors he’s recently discovered and mentioned Sarah Pinborough and The Language of the Dying, […]

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Friday Reads: Ketchup Clouds

This week I’m reading Ketchup Clouds by our sister imprint Indigo, partially because the trailer intrigued me so much. Annabel Pitcher’s first book My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece broke my heart. A novel of […]

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Friday Reads: Meet the The Almighty Johnsons

Not a Friday Read so much as a Must-See Weekend Watch, The Almighty Johnsons has become my guilty TV pleasure. And it is *wonderful*. Created by James Griffin and Rachel Lang, produced by South Pacific […]

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Friday Reads: Among Others

It’s taken me a long time to get to Among Others by Jo Walton. It’s being published this month by Corsair in the UK, but it was originally published in the US almost a year […]

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Friday Reads: Halloween Edition

This week for our #FridayReads Team Gollancz are going to share with you some of the books we’ll be reading this Halloween. All next week we’ll also be running a series of Halloween Reads. So, […]

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Friday Reads: Riddley Walker

In the next couple of weeks Gollancz will publish, in the SF Masterworks series, Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban. Although I’ve had little to do with the process, my small involvement will count as one […]

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Exclusive Short Story: The Thief-Taker's Blade, by Stephen Deas

We’ve  got something a little bit different for you this Friday as our #Friday Reads! Gollancz are very proud to share with you an exclusive short-story (well, more of a novella, really) by the incredibly talented […]

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Friday Reads: The City's Son

This week I’m delighted that my Friday read is The City’s Son by Tom Pollock. I’ve read the novel before, but at Fantasycon last weekend I was lucky enough to pick up a copy of […]

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Friday Reads: 72 HOURS

It’s cold. And dark. The oxygen is running out. All around you men and vomiting, freezing, drifting between fitful consciousness and sleep. Somewhere above you a team of strangers, delayed and restricted by your own […]

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Friday Reads: STEALING THE WAVE

It’s coming to that time of year – summer is ending, the temperature weather keeps changing from boiling hot to bitterly cold, everyone’s miserable, you have to start saving for Christmas shopping and new jumpers. […]

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