The official Tinder book trailer

Our friends over at Fierce Fiction have come up trumps this autumn; when Gollancz saw the beautiful Tinder hardback editions, they went a little nuts for them, as did a few of their followers on Twitter. Tinder is the gorgeous new book from Sally Gardner, and illustrated by David Roberts. Inspired by the fairy tale The Tinderbox, it is the story of Otto Hundebiss, who is tired of war, and the beautiful Safire – pure of heart and spirit. When Otto defies Death, he walks a dangerous path. A half beast half man gives him shoes and dice which will lead him deep into a…

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Geeks Friday Reads: Poison

To celebrate the publication of Beauty last week, we thought we’d share with you one of our brilliant Gollancz Geeks reviews for Poison, Sarah Pinborough’s first book in the fairy tale trilogy. Poison is a retelling of Snow White, with an adult twist, and has been a real winner with the Geeks. This Friday’s ace review comes from Mel S, who runs a great review blog here, and you can follow her on Twitter.  Gollancz has recently joined the Good Reads community, and there will soon be a chance to win a copy of Beauty, so keep your eyes on our page!…

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Friday Reads: Charm

It’s the True [Sexy] Story of Cinderella I always adored fairy tales when I was little. They’re among the first stories we ever read or have read to us, they’re formative in the way we understand our world and there’s something timeless and enduring about them. Everyone knows the tale of Cinderella. Whether it’s Disney’s animated singing mice:   or Enchanted’s happy housework:     The story is so well known it becomes almost invisible . . . so it’s rather wonderful when an author picks up the bare bones of the tale and puts them together in a way…

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Poison: Chapter Two

From the looks of it, you guys can’t get enough of the steamy forthcoming novel from Sarah Pinborough. Poison, a sexy retelling of the Snow White classic, has been getting a few of you hot under the collar from the 1st chapter we shared last week. Never the kind of blog to leave you high and dry, we’ll also be sharing chapter two with you today – just click on the link. There’s still time to enter our photo competition to win one of five signed copies of Poison. We’d like to see what Poison means to you, so we’re asking you send in your photos of your modern-day interpretation…

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Poison: Chapter One

We’re very excited to be sharing a steamy chapter from Sarah Pinborough‘s forthcoming Poison, a modern day fairy tale with a sexy edge. Poison tells the story of Snow White, but not as you know her. In this contemporary re-imagining of the classic fairy tale, Snow White behaves slightly differently than you might expect – drinking beer with the dwarves being at top of the list. This modern take on the classic puts the characters you know and love in a whole new light, and of course, the passion and romance are very much still alive. Here at Gollancz Towers we…

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