Christmas Reads for Horror Fans
It’s Christmas and that means its time for a good ghost story, or zombie story, or scary tale of revenge from beyond the grave. Searching for the perfect read for the horror fans in your life? Look no further, we’ve got 10 books guaranteed to send shivers up their spines. NOS4R2 by Joe Hill […]Read More
Gollancz Friday Reads
This week we have a particularly bountiful pile of Friday reads from Team Gollancz . . . Sophie – The Ship by Antonia Honeywell Emily – When It’s A Jar by Tom Holt Darren – The Unreal & the Real by Ursula K. Le Guin Marcus – Proxima by Stephen Baxter Gillian – NOS4R2 by Joe Hill […]Read More
On the first day of Geekmas Gollancz gave to me . . .
Hark! What’s that we hear? Could it be the sound of our readers sighing as we announce our 12 Days of Geekmas (#12daysofGeekmas) here on the Gollancz blog? Over the next two and a half weeks we’ll be running an epic countdown to Christmas (or, at least, of our last days in the office before Christmas).
Check back here every day, as we reveal which book we’re adding our fabulous office book tree, and fill in the form below for you chance to win ALL of the featured books in one stunning Christmas bundle.
But, that’s not all! Because this is the season of giving, we’ll be giving you a chance to win a copy of our book of the day on twitter as well! Visit @Gollancz for details on the daily giveaway; today we have two unsigned copies of the special Christmas edition of Joe Hill’s NOS4R2 to be won.
On the first day of Geekmas Gollancz gave to me . . .Read More
Friday Reads: Digital Deals
We’ve taken a different tack with our Friday Reads this week, and instead of telling you what we’ve been reading, we thought you might like to know what you could read for a super bargain price. This month, Gollancz have some brilliant Kindle deals which we thought only fair to let you know about. All […]Read More
Congratulations to our Goodreads Choice Awards shortlisted authors
Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of this year’s Goodreads Choice Awards shortlist, which you can find here. The Gollancz nominees are as follows: The Republic of Thieves (Scott Lynch) – Best Fantasy Novel House Rules (Chloe Neill) – Best Paranormal Fantasy Novel NOS4R2 (Joe Hill) – Best Horror Novel Steelheart (Brandon Sanderson) – […]Read More
Gingerbread will never taste the same again.
If you’ve signed up for the Gollancz Geeks you’ll know that recently we sent out a call for NOS4R2 reviewers. Successful applicants will be notified on Friday. Andy James, Gollancz Geek and book seller extraordinaire, responded with not only a review of NOS4R2 but an update on the fantastic event last week at Waterstones Deansgate. […]Read More
Joe Hill reads from NOS4R2
Gollancz is delighted to be able to bring you an exclusive video of Joe Hill reading from the prologue of NOS4R2 our book of the month.
We advise watching this video before dark. We advise being prepared to lose sleep over this extract. Well, I did! I’d like to believe I don’t scare too easily.
If you are feeling brave enough to watch the entire trailer then we’ve got another treat for you! We have 10 copies of NOS4R2 to give away to 10 lucky people. To enter to win a copy watch the video below and email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: NOS4R2 and the answer to this question:
What is the name of Ellen’s son?
Competition closes on the 28th May 2013 at 11.59pm.
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Read this book with the lights on: NOS4R2
Our May book of the month is NOS4R2. This book is terrifying. Don’t believe us. . . let Gillian Redfearn tell you a little more about it.
Some books are too scary to read even with the lights on. Some are too scary to read even when you’re surrounded by people in the middle of the day.
This book gave me nightmares.
This book still makes me shiver when I see a Rolls Royce.
This book will under your skin, into your mind, and once it’s there it will never leave.
Don’t say I didn’t warn you.
And whatever you do, don’t get in the car . . .
We did warn you. It’s a very good thing that the days are getting longer, because you’ll need all the daylight you can get to read this book. Next week we’ll be bringing you a very special extract read by Joe Hill himself.
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Announcing Joe Hill’s UK Tour for NOS4R2!
We’re extremely excited to be welcoming best-selling author Joe Hill back to the UK where he’ll be meeting fans at several events to talk about and sign his terrifying new novel, NOS4R2. Here’s where you can meet Joe when he’s over in the UK. Tuesday 28th May, 2013 6.30pm An evening with Joe Hill The […]Read More
Christmas reads: part two
Christmas is almost upon us! And while it’s cold indoors, it’s a perfect opportunity for a bit of reading. For me, that means cracking on with some of my most anticipated reads of 2013… DEAD EVER AFTER by Charlaine Harris has to come first. It’s the conclusion to the utterly phenomenal Sookie Stackhouse series, and […]Read More
Neil Gaiman, talking about Joe Hill
Today’s blog post needs no further introduction! Press play to find out why Neil Gaiman thinks Heart-Shaped Box and Horns, are so special, and watch out for updates on the blog about Joe’s Hill’s forthcoming novel NOS4R2. . . . and if that’s got you in the mood for something spine-tingling, give this a try: […]Read More
Announcing IN THE TALL GRASS
Hachette sister companies The Orion Publishing Group and Hodder & Stoughton are thrilled to be jointly publishing a brand new, and terrifying, story written by bestselling authors Stephen King and Joe Hill. In The Tall Grass begins with a sister and brother who pull off to the side of the road after hearing a young […]Read More