Cover Reveal: Joanne M. Harris’s Runelight

We are delighted to finally share with you the cover of RUNELIGHT, the brilliant new book from the incredible bestselling author Joanne M. Harris. We are thrilled with this beautiful cover design from Andreas Preis who also worked on RUNEMARKS. Be ready to dive back into the world of Norse gods and mythology… The squabbling Norse gods and goddesses of Runemarks are back!  And there’s a feisty new heroine on the scene: Maggie, a girl the same  age as Maddy but brought up a world apart – literally, in World’s End,  the focus of the Order in which Maddy was raised. Now the Order is…

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THE GOSPEL OF LOKI (a reader’s guide): A Guest Post by Joanne M. Harris

We are thrilled to welcome Joanne M. Harris to the Gollancz Blog. To celebrate the paperback publication of The Gospel of Loki we asked Joanne for a reader’s guide to the world of Loki, the Norse gods and how Loki found himself playing such a pivotal role in Ragnarók.  Who is Loki? Loki is by far the most interesting and dynamic figure in the Norse pantheon. He’s also the most misunderstood. This is partly because the original Norse myths (passed down and enriched over centuries by a long and ancient oral tradition) have been almost entirely lost, existing now only as fragmentary…

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Listen to The Gospel of Loki

This week to celebrate the paperback publication of The Gospel of Loki, we wanted the share an excerpt from the brilliant audio book. The Gospel of Loki is the epic story of the rise and fall of the Norse gods – retold from the point of view of the world’s ultimate trickster, Loki. In this specially selected extract, Allan Corduner narrates the first meeting between the titular trickster, and the father of the Gods…   The Gospel of Loki is out now in audio download and eBook and will be available tomorrow in paperback. 

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Happy Loki Day!

The Gospel of Loki is here! You can pick up your copy at all good bookshops today! To celebrate Gollancz Towers enjoyed some Loki themed Ragnorak Buns this morning.   You can read the foreword here as well as the first and second chapters! Don’t miss your chance to meet Joanne M. Harris! You can find out all about her bookshop tour and blog tour here. And because we’re feeling particularly generous we’re giving 10 lucky people a chance to win a signed copy! Happy Loki Day!

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Read the second chapter of THE GOSPEL OF LOKI!

The wait is nearly over! The Gospel of Loki  is in bookshop tomorrow! But until then, we have today’s daily dose of Loki wisdom as well as an exclusive look at the second chapter.       LE S S O N 2 Aesir and Vanir Never trust a wise man. Lokabrenna   THE   WORLDS  ARE  ALWAYS CHANGING.  It’s  their  nature  to ebb and flow. That’s why, in the old days, the Middle Worlds were  smaller  than  they  are today  – later,  they  expanded  in the years of the Winter War, then receded again like pack-ice, only to expand again when Order…

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