Hachette dominates the 2019 British Book awards shortlists
The shortlists for the British Book Awards have been announced, with a fantastic showing across Hachette. We have twelve shortlists for the trade awards – the most of any publisher: Jessie Botterill (Bookouture) and Anna Valentine (Trapeze, Orion) are shortlisted for Editor of the Year Abacus, Trapeze and Two Roads are shortlisted for Imprint of […]
Happy Publication Day: 7th March 2019!
It’s a truly bumper day of titles! From classic, sweeping SF, to gritty Fantasy, there’s something for everyone in the eclectic mix of books below. Have a read and pick up whichever take your fancy. They’re all available now! Ancestral Night, Elizabeth Bear A space salvager and her partner make the discovery of a lifetime […]
Star line-up amazes at Hachette Festival Showcase
Our 2019 Showcase was held at the Hammersmith Apollo yesterday, with a star-studded lineup including Sir Bob Geldof, Graham Norton, Nadiya Hussain, Emily Eavis, Jenny Eclair, Lucy Hawking, David Nicholls and Brett Anderson, among many more. You can read all about the day at The Bookseller.
SF Gateway round-up – February!
Here are all the amazing new SF Gateway titles you might have missed in February! CHIMERA is the novel that inspired the headline-grabbing ITV series starring John Lynch, Kenneth Cranham, and Christine Kavanagh. A terrifyingly plausible journey into the disturbing nerve-centers of medical science where our secret future is formed today. In READER […]
Headline is hugely saddened by the death of Andrea Levy, the greatly respected author of SMALL ISLAND and THE LONG SONG on 14 February 2019. She had been ill for some time. When Andrea Levy began to write fiction, living in London in her thirties where she enrolled on a CityLit Creative Writing course, […]
Cover Reveal: Sanctuary by V.V. James!
We are thrilled to reveal the cover for V.V. James’s upcoming novel Sanctuary. If you’re looking for a witchy book to read this summer, look no further. We cannot wait for this to come out, and (we think you’ll agree) Patrick Knowles has done a such tremendous job on the cover to bring the book to […]
Bumper SF Gateway round-up – December and January!
We know December and January tend to be a bit chaotic, so here’s a handy round-up post of all the amazing new SF Gateway titles you might have missed! Chance, son of a genetically modified man, exposes his roots and finds them entangled in horror, deceit, vengeance and perverse scientific illumination. Peace and self […]
GOLLANCZ ACQUIRES TWO NEW FANTASY NOVELS BY INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR GARTH NIX
Gollancz, is pleased to announce the acquisition of two new fantasy novels for adults by acclaimed author Garth Nix. A high fantasy set in an alternative seventeenth century Europe with beastlings, angels, and magic, the first book, ANGEL MAGE, is the story of an ageless young woman with terrifying angelic powers, bent on being reunited […]
Read an exclusive extract from Ben Aaronovitch’s THE OCTOBER MAN
We are thrilled to share with you an exclusive extract from Ben Aaronovitch’s Rivers of London novella, The October Man. The October Man will be available in hardback, ebook and audio download novella on the 13th June 2019. In our exclusive extract join Tobias Winter, Peter Grant’s German counterpart, for a brand-new mystery. If you thought […]
Read an exclusive extract from Justin Call’s MASTER OF SORROWS
We can’t wait to bring you Justin Call’s epic adventure, Master of Sorrows in February. And because it is the season for gift giving we’re giving you an exclusive extract from Master of Sorrows. Enter the Academy of Chaenbalu . . . The Academy of Chaenbalu has stood against magic for centuries. Hidden from the […]
January Jobhunting Tips
18 Jan 2017 written by Ama Happy New Year! I hope you all had a marvellous Christmas, we certainly had lots of festive fun here at Hachette. Now that the holidays are well and truly over, you’re probably starting to think about the year ahead or setting your New Year resolutions into motion. As part […]
Cover Reveal: Mistborn Secret History
Another day, another amazing brand new cover to reveal. This one is for Brandon Sanderson’s latest book, Mistborn: Secret History, and has been designed by the supremely talented Sam Green. Mistborn: Secret History is a companion story to the original Mistborn trilogy. As such, it contains HUGE SPOILERS for the books Mistborn (The Final Empire), The Well of […]
Happy Publication Day: 25th October 2018!
Two fantastic books are released into the wild today: one from a legend of the genre and another from simply one of the best science fiction writers around. Read on for details! Thin Air – Richard Morgan An atmospheric tale of corruption and abduction set on Mars, from the author of the award-winning science fiction […]
Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin
It’s not long now until Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin, directed by Arwen Curry, hits our screens, and for those of you who just can’t wait, here’s a trailer for you to check out: Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin is a feature documentary exploring the remarkable life and legacy of the late […]
Cover Reveal: Shadow Captain
Hi all, Feast your eyes on the cover for Shadow Captain, the next in Alastair Reynolds’ fantastic series which started with Revenger. Expertly designed by Blacksheep, I think you’ll agree it’s come out looking absolutely stunning! Returning to the universe of Revenger, award-winning author Alastair Reynolds delivers another thrilling tale set among the stars. Two sisters ran away […]