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Gollancz pre-empts debut YA fantasy THE GIRL KING

Gollancz Team: - May 12th, 2017
Acquisitions, News

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 … More

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Happy Publication Day: The House of Shattered Wings

Gollancz Team: - July 28th, 2016
Uncategorized

Today we are thrilled to publish the paperback of The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard; a superb murder mystery, on an epic scale, set against the fall out – literally – of a war in heaven.

Paris in the aftermath of the Great Magicians War. Its streets are lined with haunted ruins, Notre-Dame is a burnt-out shell, and the Seine runs black, thick with ashes and rubble. Yet life continues among the wreckage. The citizens retain their irrepressible appetite for novelty … More

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The Falconer Read Along (Chapters 23 – 29)

Gollancz Team: - November 27th, 2015
Elizabeth May, Fantasy, Read Along, Young Adult

 

We are delighted to welcome Daphne of Winged Reviews back to the blog for the fourth of our The Falconer Read Along posts. In today’s blog post Daphne recaps Chapters 23-29 of the The Falconer.

Welcome back to The Falconer recap and our weekly recap of the progress! This section of the book is a bit slower, but no less entertaining, as we finally get to know more about shady Kiaran and … More

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The Falconer Read Along (Chapters 12-22)

Gollancz Team: - November 20th, 2015
Elizabeth May, Fantasy, Read Along, Young Adult

We are delighted to welcome Daphne of Winged Reviews back to the blog for the third of our The Falconer Read Along posts. In today’s blog post Daphne recaps Chapters 12-22 The Falconer

Welcome back to The Falconer readalong! I’m thrilled to be recapping this week, as this is probably my favourite section of the book (you’ll see why down below).

We last left Aileana in an awkward place as she was approached by … More

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The Origins of The Death House . . .

Gollancz Team: - March 5th, 2015
Author Post, Sarah Pinborough

We are delighted to welcome Sarah Pinborough back to the Gollancz Blog with a guest post on the origins of her brand new novel, The Death House

Back in 2009 I wrote a short story – a rare occurrence these days – for the British Fantasy Society anthology edited by Guy Adams. It was called Snow Angels and it was set in a future dystopia where any children with … More

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