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MIDWINTERBLOOD – it’s amazing what you can miss…

Marcus has been published by Orion’s childrens list for many years now, and though I’ve dabbled with his vampire series (My Swordhand is Singing and Kiss of Death), and dipped a toe into his brilliant Raven Mysteries, I have only ever had a passing acquaintance with his writing. My work limited my reading to Orion’s […]

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Related Categories: Dark Fantasy, Fantasy, Young Adult

Exclusive Sneak Peek Inside the world of THE GATHERING DARK

We’re very excited to be able to bring you an exclusive film of Leigh Bardugo reading an extract from THE GATHERING DARK! To celebrate we’re giving you a chance to enter to win 1 of 5 early reading copies? Watch the film and then send the answer to this question: What is the name of the tall Heartrender mentioned in this extract? to competitions@orionbooks.co.uk with the subject line: Gathering Dark by 11.59 on the 11th May. Good luck!

 

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A Special Message from Charlaine Harris on the publication of DEADLOCKED

Gollancz is thrilled to be able to share with you a very special publication day message from Charlaine Harris! Happy Deadlocked Day! DEADLOCKED, the twelfth Sookie Stackhouse novel, was as much an adventure to write as I hope it will be to read. Sookie’s world is so complex, and the cast of characters has grown […]

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Related Categories: Author Post, Charlaine Harris, Dark Fantasy

Happy Red, White and BITTERBLUE Monday!

We’re sad to be bringing you our last Red, White and Bitterblue Monday, but so excited that Bitterblue will be out where all good books are sold from tomorrow! Recently, the lovely Kristin Cashore wrote on her blog about the process of letting Bitterblue go out into the wild and we wanted to share her […]

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Friday Reads: Something Wicked This Way Comes

Happy Friday Gollancz Blog readers and welcome back to our weekly #FridayReads wherein a member of Team Gollancz shares with you a book we can’t stop talking about. Whether its an upcoming new release, an old favorite or a hot genre title this is the place for to find your perfect weekend reading selection. This week […]

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Related Categories: Friday Reads, Ray Bradbury

Triggers, FlashForward, and Me- A Guest Post by Robert J. Sawyer

Thanks to the good people at Gollancz, I was recently interviewed in SFX, the world’s top-selling English-language magazine devoted to science fiction. I spoke in that interview about how my new novel Triggers was the first new writing project I’d started since FlashForward—the TV series based on my novel of the same name—went off the […]

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The Elder Scrolls vs The Witcher: a Guest Post by Chris Wooding

The Elder Scrolls or The Witcher series? Where do you stand? Are you the kind of player who likes to stand on a snowy mountainside at night and stare at a distant dragon silhouetted against the moons for an hour? Or do you want gritty moral choices and a story that reacts to them? Skyrim […]

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Competitions and the countdown to DEADLOCKED!

Happy Penultimate True Blood Tuesday! We’re very excited as copies of DEADLOCKED have been spotted around the office. And to celebrate the penultimate True Blood Tuesday we’ve got an exciting new competition to announce! We’ve got 5 copies of DEADLOCKED as well as 5 copies of True Blood Season 1 to giveaway. To enter read […]

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BITTERBLUE: Speak More Truths (Chapter Two)

It took me long time to figure out what I wanted to say about Bitterblue. Mostly because I didn’t know what to say. How to sum up a book that literally spoilt all other books for me (for at least two weeks—it made my commutes to work rather unbearable). I wanted to put my finger […]

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Happy Birthday Bill!

Today, April 23rd, is a day of utmost importance to the nation of England. No, not Saint George’s Day – everyone knows he was Turkish[i] – I’m talking about Shakespeare’s birthday[ii]. I think I can say, without much fear of contradiction, that William Shakespeare isEngland’s greatest literary figure. The volume and quality of plays and […]

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Related Categories: Events, Fiction

Friday Reads: Empty Space

This Friday we’re kicking off the first of our weekly Friday Reads promotions. Wherein, once a week a member of Team Gollancz will share with you a book we can’t stop talking about. Whether its an upcoming new release, an old favorite or a hot genre title this is the place for to find your […]

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The fall and rise of the vampire, by AJ Dalton

It seems you can’t keep a good monster down. The vampire simply won’t stay vanquished. Like the rest of the undead, it refuses to stay in the grave. The literary genre that spawned it, “horror”, has itself gone into something of an ironically terminal decline (in terms of book sales specifically), and yet the vampire […]

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Related Categories: AJ Dalton, Author Post, Dark Fantasy, Fantasy, Horror

Introducing REAL MURDERS (A Thirsty for Thursday exclusive!)

For those of you who follow our Gollancz Dark Fantasy page on Facebook you’ll know that every Thursday we introduce you to a new series or book that we think you’ll be Thirsty for. To celebrate the upcoming publication of Deadlocked we wanted to focus on some of Charlaine Harris’ other books, because we know […]

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Related Categories: Charlaine Harris, Competition, Extract, Fiction

Win: Dark-Hunter® series goodies!

This competition is now closed. Winners will be notified in due course via the email address provided to enter the competition. To celebrate the UK paperback publication of Retribution and The Guardian – the sensational new books in the Dark-Hunter® series – we are offering three winners the chance to get their hands on a […]

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