Read an exclusive extract from Ed McDonald’s BLACKWING!

We are thrilled to share with you an exclusive extract from Ed McDonald’s debut novel, Blackwing. Out in bookshops on the 27th July, Blackwing will be the book everyone is talking about this summer. The republic faces annihilation, despite the vigilance of Galharrow’s Blackwings. When a raven tattoo rips itself from his arm to deliver a desperate message, Galharrow and a mysterious noblewoman must investigate a long dead sorcerer’s legacy. But there is a conspiracy within the citadel: traitors, flesh-eaters and the ghosts of the wastelands seek to destroy them, but if they cannot solve the ancient wizard’s paradox, the…

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Cover Reveal: THE LAST NAMSARA!

The Last Namsara cover

We are ridiculously delighted to reveal the truly gorgeous cover 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 I…

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Gollancz pre-empts debut YA fantasy THE GIRL KING

Rachel Winterbottom, Senior Editor at Gollancz, has bought UK and Commonwealth (ex. Canada) rights in a two-book pre-empt for THE GIRL KING by Mimi Yu from Molly Ker Hawn at The Bent Agency, to be published in Spring 2019 in trade paperback. This YA debut was inspired by East and North Asian histories and follows an exiled princess fighting to reclaim the throne from her cruel cousin, with the reluctant help of a shapeshifting boy whose family was killed by the empire. Rachel Winterbottom said: ‘When I read the first page of THE GIRL KING, I knew this book was something…

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Happy Publication Day to Aliette de Bodard’s The House of Binding Thorns!

It’s publication day, and we’re fantastically excited to be bringing you the next tale of fallen angels in Paris from Aliette de Bodard! Aliette is one of the most exciting new voices writing today and is the winner of Writers of the Future, two Nebula Awards, a Locus Award and a BSFA Award. The House of Binding Thorns by Aliette de Bodard The multi-award-winning author of The House of Shattered Wings continues her Dominion of the Fallen saga as Paris endures the aftermath of a devastating arcane war . . . As the city rebuilds from the onslaught of sorcery…

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Announcing a stunning new epic fantasy series from Gollancz

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of The Ember Blade, and two further titles in an epic fantasy trilogy, by award-winning author Chris Wooding. A land under occupation. A legendary sword. A young man’s journey to find his destiny. Aren has lived by the rules all his life. He’s never questioned it; that’s just the way things are. But then his father is executed for treason, and he and his best friend Cade are thrown into a prison mine, doomed to work until they drop. Unless they can somehow break free . . . But what lies beyond the…

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