Joe Hill

On the first day of Geekmas Gollancz gave to me . . .

NOS4R2- Day 1Hark! What’s that we hear? Could it be the sound of our readers sighing as we announce our 12 Days of Geekmas (#12daysofGeekmas) here on the Gollancz blog? Over the next two and a half weeks we’ll be running an epic countdown to Christmas (or, at least, of our last days in the office before Christmas).

Check back here every day, as we reveal which book we’re adding our fabulous office book tree, and fill in the form below for you chance to win ALL  of the featured books in one stunning Christmas bundle.

But, that’s not all!  Because this is the season of giving, we’ll be giving you a chance to win a copy of our book of the day on twitter as well! Visit @Gollancz for details on the daily giveaway; today we have two unsigned copies of the special Christmas edition of Joe Hill’s NOS4R2 to be won.

On the first day of Geekmas Gollancz gave to me . . .

Related Categories: Events, Extract, Horror, Joe Hill, Other, Seasonal Posts

Friday Reads: Digital Deals

We’ve taken a different tack with our Friday Reads this week, and instead of telling you what we’ve been reading, we thought you might like to know what you could read for a super bargain price. This month, Gollancz  have some brilliant Kindle deals which we thought only fair to let you know about. All […]

Congratulations to our Goodreads Choice Awards shortlisted authors

Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of this year’s Goodreads Choice Awards shortlist, which you can find here. The Gollancz nominees are as follows: The Republic of Thieves (Scott Lynch) – Best Fantasy Novel House Rules (Chloe Neill) – Best Paranormal Fantasy Novel NOS4R2 (Joe Hill) – Best Horror Novel Steelheart (Brandon Sanderson) – […]

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 – […]

Related Categories: Extract, Films, Horror, Joe Hill

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 . . . […]

Related Categories: Fiction, Joe Hill, Other

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 […]

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