Gollancz acquires Dhonielle Clayton’s The Belles

We’ve got some very exciting news. We are thrilled to announce that we will be publishing Dhonielle Clayton’s The Belles this February! Rachel Winterbottom, Commissioning Editor at Gollancz, has bought The Belles plus one sequel by Dhonielle Clayton, to be published in February 2018 in trade paperback. This crossover YA fantasy is about beauty and power, set in a lush world where beauty is a complete mirage. Rachel Winterbottom said: ‘I was instantly entranced by this opulent world that manages to be both decadent and terrifying. Dhonielle’s The Belles opens up terribly important conversations about the commodification of women’s bodies,…

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Proof Cover Reveal: THE LAST NAMSARA!

The Last Namsara cover

We are ridiculously delighted to reveal the truly gorgeous proof coverr for Kristen Ciccarelli’s mind-blowing amazing YA fantasy debut, THE LAST NAMSARA, which has been designed by the incredibly talented Dan Smith at Bionic graphics. This is a novel that will squeeze your heart into pieces while simultaneously making it grow three times as big. Badass characters? Check. Incredible romance? Check. Heart-stopping battles? CHECK! Early reviews on GoodReads have put all of our heart feelings into words: ‘Meet your new fantasy obsession! Magical, enchanting, gut-wrenching, amazing, badass, inventive, dragon-y… 🙂 This book will destroy you. Enjoy.’ ‘The most simple thing…

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The Falconer Read Along (Chapters 23 – 29)

  We are delighted to welcome Daphne of Winged Reviews back to the blog for the fourth of our The Falconer Read Along posts. In today’s blog post Daphne recaps Chapters 23-29 of the The Falconer. Welcome back to The Falconer recap and our weekly recap of the progress! This section of the book is a bit slower, but no less entertaining, as we finally get to know more about shady Kiaran and get to meet the big bad. When we last left off, Gavin had just walked into an uncomfortable situation with Kiaran and a somewhat undressed Aileana. Kiaran…

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The Falconer Read Along (Chapters 12-22)

We are delighted to welcome Daphne of Winged Reviews back to the blog for the third of our The Falconer Read Along posts. In today’s blog post Daphne recaps Chapters 12-22 The Falconer.  Welcome back to The Falconer readalong! I’m thrilled to be recapping this week, as this is probably my favourite section of the book (you’ll see why down below). We last left Aileana in an awkward place as she was approached by Kiaran while taking a walk with Catherine and her maid Dora. After Catherine gets a dose of fae sickness and gropes Kiaran, he glamours them away and…

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The Falconer Read Along (Chapters 1-11)

  We are delighted to welcome Daphne of Winged Reviews back to the blog for the second of our The Falconer Readalong posts. In today’s blog post Daphne recaps Chapters 1-11 The Falconer.  Hi guys, how was your week of reading? How did everyone enjoy the first 11 chapters of The Falconer? I love the start of this book – it’s exciting and unashamed. Aileana is gossiped about as her mother’s murderess at a society ball, and her only saving grace is her good friend Catherine. Soon after, she smells a faery in the mansion, hunts it down, and kills…

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