Cover Reveal: Ravencry

We are thrilled to share with you the incredible cover for Ed McDonald’s RAVENCRY. RAVENCRY is the second book in the Raven’s Mark series, continuing the story that began with the award-winning epic fantasy BLACKWING. The stunning cover was designed by Dan Smith (@bionicgraphics). For Ryhalt Galharrow, working for Crowfoot as a Blackwing captain is about as bad as it gets – especially when his orders are garbled, or incoherent, or impossible to carry out. The Deep Kings are hurling fire from the sky, a ghost in the light known only as the Bright Lady had begun to manifest in…

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Cover reveal: THE TESTAMENT OF LOKI

The Testament of Loki

The Gospel of Loki, Joanne Harris’ modern and brilliant take on Norse mythology, took the bestseller lists by storm, and now that tempest is back. The Testament of Loki  tells the tale of what happened after the fall of Asgard, and it’s a stunning adventure in which the trickster god needs all his stunts, and more . . . Ahead of publication in 2018, we’re thrilled to reveal this superb cover by Andreas Preas.   If you’d love to know more then check out Gospel of Loki, or follow @JoanneChocolat

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HARDBACK COVER REVEAL: THE LAST NAMSARA

Welcome to a world where stories can be as deadly as poison, and falling in love can get you killed. YA fantasy debut THE LAST NAMSARA by Kristen Ciccarelli is a heart-soaring, brilliant coming-of-age story about courage, loyalty and star-crossed love, set in a kingdom that trembles on the edge of war. It also features a dragon-slaying princess, plus dragons (naturally), heart-wrenching romance, and edge-of-your-seat battles . . . Our gorgeous hardback edition cover is a STUNNING gold-foiled beauty. This dazzling art is based on an original jacket design by the wonderful DAS ILLUSTRAT, based in Germany, and Michelle Taormina…

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Cover Reveal: THE SMOKE

The Smoke Cover

Behold this gorgeous cover! Simon Ings’ latest SF novel The Smoke is about love, loss and loneliness in the capital city. So it’s the perfect thing to read on your commute, wherever your travels might be taking you. From the acclaimed writer of Wolves, The Smoke is an incredibly beautiful piece of writing. Prepare to be emotionally and intellectually ensnared. Humanity has been split into three different species. Mutual incomprehension has fractured the globe. As humans race to be the first of their kind to reach the stars, another Great War looms. For you that means returning to Yorkshire and…

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Designing the cover for Children of Thorns, Children of Water

We are thrilled to welcome Aliette De Bodard back to the Gollancz blog for a special guest post. Aliette discusses the process of designing the cover for her novella Children of Thorns, Children of Water. a prequel to The House of Binding Thorns. Read on to see the stunning cover and find out how you can get the ebook of the novella for free.  Small confession: I’ve got all the artistic affinity of a hedgehog with a paintbrush in its mouth. When I was in high school, my teacher referred to my colouring skills as akin to Georges Braque’s, a…

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