Review Crew: The Survival Game

The Survival Game by Nicky Singer is a searing and timely story, set in a near (and all too believable) future where resources are scarce and your only chance of survival is to risk it all and journey north. Can love and hope defy this world of checkpoints and border controls? A group of Year 8 […]

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The Chronicles of St Mary’s Series Guide

Don’t know where to start with Jodi Taylor’s CHRONICLES OF ST MARY’S series? Never fear! We know timelines are a tricky business, so we’ve created a go-to guide to help you navigate the series and make the most of your adventure with the tea-soaked disaster magnets of St Mary’s as they hurtle their way around […]

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Digital Marketing Executive, Bookouture

We’re looking for an enthusiastic digital marketer who combines creativity with analysis and innovation. You should have a proven passion for digital marketing and the mindset to constantly improve the way we connect our books with readers. The initial focus of the role will be to work on social media advertising, email marketing, website management […]

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Rights Non-Fiction Book of the Month | October 2019

  This October, the LBBG Rights team has chosen ‘Shelf Respect’ by Annie Austen as our Rights Non-Fiction Book of the Month!  

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Rights Fiction Book of the Month | October 2019

  This October, the LBBG Rights team has chosen ‘The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney’ by Okechukwu Nzelu as our Rights Fiction Book of the Month!  

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Hachette UK shortlisted for Innovation in Flexible Working Award following equalization of Shared Parental Leave

Hachette UK is delighted to share the news that we’ve been shortlisted for one of WorkingMums.co.uk’s annual Top Employer Awards, in the category of Innovation in Flexible Working. This category of their awards is for employers who demonstrate specific policies and practices related to flexible working which are truly innovative and break new ground, whether […]

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An extract from Jo Watson’s LOVE YOU, LOVE YOU NOT

Drama!   It always finds me. No matter where I go, or what I do. On some days, I can almost feel it watching me, waiting to pounce, waiting to hand me that one aerosol can that explodes so loudly that the neighbors call the police and they break down my door. Or to hand me that one bottle […]

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Mark Thompson’s 5 Tips for Astrophotography

1. Try turning your DSLR skyward – a standard DSLR fitted to a normal tripod can capture some beautiful night-time shots. Try setting the ISO to about 200, the aperture to about f/5.6 and expose for about 30 minutes to capture beautiful star trails. Be sure to use a camera remote to fire the shutter […]

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Read the first chapter of THE TESTAMENT OF LOKI

It’s one week until Loki, the trickster god, returns for a brand new adventure. We can’t wait to share The Testament of Loki with you on the 17th May. Today, we’re giving you a sneak peek at the first chapter of The Testament of Loki. Ragnarok was the End of Worlds. Asgard fell, centuries ago, […]

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Read the first chapter from THE BELLES

We are thrilled to welcome Dhonielle Clayton to the Gollancz Blog. Today, Dhonielle shares with us the inspiration behind her new novel The Belles as well as an exciting extract. The Belles will be available in shops and online on the 8th February 2018. You can pre-order your copy here. I started The Belles eight […]

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Q&A with Rebecca Griffiths

Q&A with Rebecca Griffiths author of A Place to Lie Tell us a bit about A Place to Lie. The book tells the story of two sisters, Caroline and Joanna, who, recovering from their mother’s attempted suicide spend the summer of 1990 at their great-aunt’s holiday cottage near the Forest of Dean.  What should have […]

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Q&A with Alex Marwood

Alex Marwood, author of The Poison Garden, talks exclusively to The Crime Vault about her new novel. 1) Tell us about The Poison Garden and what inspired you to write it. I think it’s been coming for a while, honestly. As an obdurate contrarian, I’ve been wondering about what makes people adhere to nonsensical rules since […]

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Read the Prologue to Leigh Bardugo’s NINTH HOUSE

We are thrilled to share the prologue to Ninth House. Enter the dark and decadent world of Leigh Bardugo’s first adult novel. Out in shops on the 8th of October, we can’t wait to publish this stunning fantasy. Ninth House is already getting rave reviews: ‘The best fantasy novel I’ve read in years . . […]

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Top 5 audio books for summer listening

Looking for an audiobook to listen to as you bask in the summer sun? Look no further, we have 5 audiobook suggestions that are perfect to help you relax and unwind!   The Flatshare – Beth O’Leary THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER ‘Funny and winning… a Richard Curtis rom-com that also has its feet […]

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Top 5 audio crime books

Crime books are one of the most popular audio book genres. This is unsurprising, after all there’s nothing worse than reaching a tense and gripping part of your book and then suddenly having to stop. Listening to crime audio books means you never have to step away the tensest moment. Here are our top 5 […]

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