Joe Hill

Geeks Friday Read: N0S4R2

To celebrate not only the horror-fest that is Halloween this week, but also the Christmas edition of N0S4R2 being published, we have chosen to share one of our brilliant Gollancz Geeks reviews with you for Joe Hill’s epic horror. This week’s Geek review comes from Jan, who has given us this great review of N0S4R2 […]

Happy Halloween from Christmasland

It’s Halloween, which means it’s officially long past time to start getting ready for Christmas. Don’t believe me, the Christmas lights are already lit here in Covent Garden, just outside Gollancz Towers. If this doesn’t fill you with horror (and believe me it terrifies me!) and a little bit of dread then we’ve got the […]

A First Look at the film adaptation of Joe Hill’s Horns

It’s almost here! We’re so excited to get this sneak-peek of Daniel Radcliffe as Ig in the film adaptation of Joe Hill’s Horns (‘a stonking book’, according to Empire! Horns has been going down a storm at the Toronto Film festival this month, we loved the photos they’ve been sneaking out from the film – […]

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4th of July

At our weekly blog scheduling meeting I made a comment about something American (as I unfortunately do too much) and my colleagues jumped on the chance to get me to write a blog post for Independence Day (4th of July). I did at one point in this conversation threaten to declare Independence . . . […]

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Gingerbread will never taste the same again.

If you’ve signed up for the Gollancz Geeks you’ll know that recently we sent out a call for NOS4R2 reviewers. Successful applicants will be notified on Friday. Andy James, Gollancz Geek and book seller extraordinaire, responded with not only a review of NOS4R2 but an update on the fantastic event last week at Waterstones Deansgate. […]

Friday Reads: The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil

Simon’s Friday Read this week is The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil by Stephen Collins.

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Joe Hill reads from NOS4R2

9780575130678 (1)Gollancz is delighted to be able to bring you an exclusive video of Joe Hill reading from the prologue of NOS4R2 our book of the month.

We advise watching this video before dark. We advise being prepared to lose sleep over this extract. Well, I did! I’d like to believe I don’t scare too easily.

If you are feeling brave enough to watch the entire trailer then we’ve got another treat for you! We have 10 copies of NOS4R2 to give away to 10 lucky people. To enter to win a copy watch the video below and email us at competitions@orionbooks.co.uk with the subject line: NOS4R2 and the answer to this question:

What is the name of Ellen’s son?

Competition closes on the 28th May 2013 at 11.59pm.

Good luck!

Read this book with the lights on: NOS4R2

9780575130678 (1)Our May book of the month is NOS4R2. This book is terrifying. Don’t believe us. . . let Gillian Redfearn tell you a little more about it.

Some books are too scary to read even with the lights on. Some are too scary to read even when you’re surrounded by people in the middle of the day.

This book gave me nightmares.

This book still makes me shiver when I see a Rolls Royce.

This book will under your skin, into your mind, and once it’s there it will never leave.

Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

And whatever you do, don’t get in the car . . .

We did warn you. It’s a very good thing that the days are getting longer, because you’ll need all the daylight you can get to read this book. Next week we’ll be bringing you a very special extract read by Joe Hill himself.

See you then!

Related Categories: Books of the month, Horror, Joe Hill

Award Season

While you were off enjoying a long break, most of the Gollancz team were at Eastercon, the UK’s largest SF convention. It was a busy weekend, but the highlights were the award ceremonies. We’re delighted to announce that JACK GLASS by Adam Roberts won the BSFA (British Science Fiction Association) award for best novel, and […]

Announcing Joe Hill’s UK Tour for NOS4R2!

We’re extremely excited to be welcoming best-selling author Joe Hill back to the UK where he’ll be meeting fans at several events to talk about and sign his terrifying new novel, NOS4R2. Here’s where you  can meet Joe when he’s over in the UK. Tuesday 28th May, 2013 6.30pm An evening with Joe Hill The […]

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Christmas reads: part two

Christmas is almost upon us! And while it’s cold indoors, it’s a perfect opportunity for a bit of reading. For me, that means cracking on with some of my most anticipated reads of 2013… DEAD EVER AFTER by Charlaine Harris has to come first. It’s the conclusion to the utterly phenomenal Sookie Stackhouse series, and […]

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Neil Gaiman, talking about Joe Hill

Today’s blog post needs no further introduction! Press play to find out why Neil Gaiman thinks Heart-Shaped Box and Horns, are so special, and watch out for updates on the blog about Joe’s Hill’s forthcoming novel NOS4R2. . . . and if that’s got you in the mood for something spine-tingling, give this a try: […]

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Stephen King – The Master of Horror

It wouldn’t be a week of Halloween themed posts without a piece about the master of the horror genre, Stephen King. Just his name is enough to evoke a chill down the spine. For some of us, it’s enough to make us quicken our step when we’re walking home alone in the dark; enough to […]

Related Categories: Horror, Joe Hill

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, if you’re in the mood for some spooky and seasonal reading, this is the place to be. (We apologize for […]

Related Categories: Fantasy, Friday Reads, Horror, Joe Hill, Ray Bradbury

Announcing IN THE TALL GRASS

Hachette sister companies The Orion Publishing Group and Hodder & Stoughton are thrilled to be jointly publishing a brand new, and terrifying, story written by bestselling authors Stephen King and Joe Hill. In The Tall Grass begins with a sister and brother who pull off to the side of the road after hearing a young […]

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