Don’t miss out on our February Digital Deals!

If, like us, you can’t quite believe that tomorrow is March (it is!) we thought we’d take this chance to remind you of our February Digital Deals. This weekend only you can purchase six fantastic books at bargain prices. From epic fantasy, to incredible action, adventure and outstanding YA crossover novels we’ve got something for everyone. Our digital deals start at just £.99 and are available from your favourite UK online retailers until the 3rd March 2014. BUY NOW » BUY NOW » BUY NOW »  Graceling–   In a world where people born with an exceptional skill, known as a…

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Words of Radiance Extract: LIFT

words of radianceChristmas came early! We are so happy to be able to share with you an extract from Brandon Sanderson’s hotly anticipated  second book in the Stormlight ArchiveWords of Radiance (in bookshops and available to download from the 6th March 2014). We have some really exciting (top secret) Stormlight Archive things coming your way in 2014, but until then enjoy this standalone extract.

 

Lift

Lift had never robbed a palace before. Seemed like a dangerous thing to try. Not because she might get caught, but because once you robbed a starvin’ palace, where did you go next?

She climbed up onto the outer wall and looked in at the grounds. Everything inside—trees, rocks, buildings—reflected the starlight in an odd way. A bulbous-looking building stuck up in the middle of it all, like a bubble on a pond. In fact, most of the buildings were that same round shape, often with small protrusions sprouting out of the top. There wasn’t a straight line in the whole starvin’ place. Just lots and lots of curves.

Lift’s companions climbed up to peek over the top of the wall. A scuffling, scrambling, rowdy mess they were. Six men, supposedly master thieves. They couldn’t even climb a wall properly.

“The Bronze Palace itself,” Huqin breathed.

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Title Reveal: Words of Radiance

Gollancz is excited to announce the title for Brandon Sanderson’s forthcoming follow-up to The Way of Kings, the first book in The Stormlight Archive. Words of Radiance is book two in The Stormlight Archive and is scheduled for release November 2013. Having met the challenge of a posthumous collaboration with the great Robert Jordan to complete his classic, bestselling fantasy series The Wheel of Time with three #1 New York Times bestsellers in a row, Brandon Sanderson is at last free to return to the decade-spanning task of creating his own multi-volume epic, one that he hopes will make a…

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Gollancz acquires new Brandon Sanderson series – STEELHEART is coming!

Gollancz, the SFF imprint of Orion Publishing, has acquired the first YA series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, it was announced today by Simon Spanton, Deputy Publishing Director. UK & Commonwealth rights were bought from John Richard Parker of the Zeno Literary Agency. Gollancz will publish the first novel, STEELHEART, in Autumn 2013 in a simultaneous publication programme with the American publishers, Delacorte Press. Simon Spanton said “Brandon Sanderson has already proved himself to be one of our best-loved fantasy authors. We are hugely delighted to be able to join him on this new adventure.…

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Brilliant books; brilliant readers; brilliant audiobooks!

Audio publishing is, without doubt, the most fun you can have in the book world without a free bar – I mean, where else can you sit and listen to a former member of the Rocky Horror band give voice to a squirrel that sounds like it’s been taking coke (or at least overdosing on red bull)? We’re slowly recording more and more Gollancz titles for release as unabridged downloads, so we’re really pleased to have this chance to tell you a little more about some of our favourite recordings, and to give you a sense of what we have…

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