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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Cover Reveal- Wild Cards: High Stakes

Please take a moment to ogle with us at the cover for HIGH STAKES, the latest in the WILD CARDS series edited by George R. R. Martin and Melinda M. Snodgrass. Just LOOK at that awesome blend of Lovecraftian horror and superheroics by the very talented Richard Jones (ace illustrator) and Patrick Knowles (ace designer). This instalment delves deeper into the world of aces, jokers, and the hard-boiled men and women of the Fort Freak police precinct in a pulpy, page-turning novel . . . Since an alien virus swept through New York City, the world hasn’t been the same. Those who…

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Cover Reveal: Skitter

We’re delighted to reveal the spidery goodness that is the cover for SKITTER, the second book in Ezekiel Boone’s tale of the world overrun by flesh-eating eight-legged monstrosities. THE HATCHING was terrifying – but there are more spiders coming, and the world is not prepared… Warning – not for arachnophobes. SKITTER will be available in hardback, ebook and audio download on the 27th April 2017.

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