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Extract: Dark Age by Pierce Brown (Red Rising 5)

He broke the chains. Then broke the world… There’s less than two weeks to go before Pierce Brown’s explosive fifth novel in the Red Rising series is published. We can’t wait to read the next thrilling adventure, and we’re bloodydamn delighted to have a sneak-peek extract for all the Howlers out there… Click here to […]

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Friday Reads: The Lost Fleet

I picked up the first of THE LOST FLEET series at Eastercon in 2012. I’d seen the books around for a bit, but for some reason I wanted to read something that was pulpy and fun and my good friend Sam Enthoven recommended it to me. So I bought the first one from, I think, the […]

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All’s well that ends Wells by Jon Wallace

We’re very excited to be publishing Jon Wallace next year; a brand new, thrilling voice in British sci-fi. We’ll be telling you lots more about his exciting new trilogy in the months to come, but for now, here’s a brief snippet into his world, on the subject of H.G.Wells. You can find out more about […]

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The new Doctor Who

So I had a lovely day on Sunday, as it was my daughter’s 2nd birthday party. When I say lovely, I mean tiring. But we managed to detach the last child from someone else’s present, and the last adult from their glass of wine, and even got halfway to tidying up before seven. Then bottle […]

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Evening’s Empires – Chapter 1 and a signed copy competition

Paul McAuley’s brilliant new SF novel, Evening’s Empires, published earlier this month. We see this as an opportunity to share the first wonderful chapter with you and run a competition! There’s still time to take advantage of our offer on The Quiet War eBook – the first book in the sequence – which is £1.99 for […]

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Films and books – exploring parallel universes

We interrupt your normal Friday Reads with a special post.

Today Gollancz says farewell (for now) to Mark Stay who is off to have adventures in film making and become our future Robot Overlord! Mark is an integral part to the Gollancz Team and we’re going to miss him terribly. We also couldn’t be happier for him. Good luck, Mark!

Now, we’ll let Mark tell you a little but more books, films and robots! 

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Star Trek into Darkness – talking points (no spoilers)

Last week saw the release of Star Trek ‘we couldn’t come up with a decent title for this film’. I went to see it on the weekend and here’s some brief thoughts (with no spoilers for those who haven’t seen it yet). – I thought it was very good. Not Avengers-good, but still highly enjoyable. […]

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Compelling new SF from the pen of Jaine Fenn

This month we’re delighted to be publishing a superb story from Jaine Fenn, who is the absolute queen of character driven SF. She was described by SFX as ‘a major new talent’ – and Queen of Nowhere is brilliant demonstration of why. If you like your SF pacey, suspense-driven and scientifically convincing, this really is […]

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