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Kristin Cashore

Kristin Cashore is an exceptional new voice in the fantasy genre. She has an M.A. in children’s literature and has lived in Pennsylvania, Florida, Sydney, Boston, Cambridge, Austin, Italy and even London before settling, for the moment, in Massachusetts.

She is the author of Graceling, Fire and Bitterblue. Find out more about Kristin on her website, or follow her on Twitter @kristincashore.



Don’t miss out on our February Digital Deals!

If, like us, you can’t quite believe that tomorrow is March (it is!) we thought we’d take this chance to remind you of our February Digital Deals. This weekend only you can purchase six fantastic books at bargain prices. From epic fantasy, to incredible action, adventure and outstanding YA crossover novels we’ve got something for everyone. Our digital deals start at just £.99 and are available from your favourite UK online retailers until the 3rd March 2014.


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Geeks Friday Reads: Bitterblue

It’s time to go over to our Gollancz Geeks! This month we’ve been getting some fantastic reviews of Kristin Cashore’s Bitterblue, the third in her enormously popular trilogy featuring Princess Bitterblue.

This week’s review comes from Lipsy, and is also available to view on her fantastic blog along with lots of exciting news and reviews for similar books. You can also follow Lipsyy on Twitter using @lipsyy, and if you’ve … More

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Happy Red, White and BITTERBLUE Monday!

We’re sad to be bringing you our last Red, White and Bitterblue Monday, but so excited that Bitterblue will be out where all good books are sold from tomorrow!

Recently, the lovely Kristin Cashore wrote on her blog about the process of letting Bitterblue go out into the wild and we wanted to share her brilliant post with you here on the Gollancz Blog:

 A book release can be overwhelming. A lot of factors converge at … More

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BITTERBLUE: Speak More Truths (Chapter Two)

It took me long time to figure out what I wanted to say about Bitterblue. Mostly because I didn’t know what to say. How to sum up a book that literally spoilt all other books for me (for at least two weeks—it made my commutes to work rather unbearable).

I wanted to put my finger on what exactly it is about Bitterblue that captivated me. Was it the characters? No. The characters are incredible. Vividly drawn, realistic … More

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BITTERBLUE – Monsters cast long shadows… (Chapter One)

Welcome back to our Red, White and BITTERBLUE Mondays! This week Paul S has written a brilliant introduction to BITTERBLUE.  We’ve also got a first chapter extract of BITTERBLUE and an amazing competition. So read on for all the details you’ll need to participate in this week’s Red, White and Bitterblue Monday!


Kristin Cashore’s novels aren’t about Leck, but he does dominate the action. GRACELING plays out the end of his reign, with … More

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