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Geeks Friday Reads: The Lies of Locke Lamora

Happy Friday Gollancz Blog readers! We are excited to bring you a Gollancz Geeks review of The Lies of Locke Lamora from Alex Bradshaw at The Tempered Pen.  Let us know your thoughts about the Gentlemen Bastard Sequence in the comments below. Haven’t read the book yet? For this month only you can purchase The Lies […]

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Steelheart: Chapter four and an early Geeks review

It’s only one week until Brandon Sanderson’s brilliant new series hits the shelves, kicking off with Steelheart, and we could not be more excited. Especially because we’re already getting rave reviews from the Gollancz Geeks, and we only sent it to them last week! Our first review is from Elizabeth, who has an awesome vlog […]

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Announcing THE LIES OF LOCKE LAMORA Read Along!

Gollancz is delighted to team up with Fantasy-Faction for our Gentleman Bastard series read along. We know many of you are as excited as we are for the upcoming publication of The Republic of Thieves and thought now was the perfect time to have a look back at the series so far. Without further ado, we […]

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Related Categories: Fantasy, Gollancz Geeks, Read Along, Scott Lynch

Geeks Friday Read: Poison

Last month we published the second of Sarah Pinborough’s fairy tales for adults, Charm, so we thought it was high time you needed reminding just how brilliant these books are from one of our Gollancz Geeks. Kris Meic sent us this great review of Poison, the first of Sarah’s fairy tales, as part of our Geeks mailing […]

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Terra: What the Geeks make of it

We were absolutely overwhelmed with responses when we asked our Gollancz Geeks if they would like to review Terra by Mitch Benn. A lucky few were picked at random to receive a copy and let us know their thoughts – and they are already coming in thick and fast! We thought we’d share parts of our first […]

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Related Categories: Gollancz Geeks, Mitch Benn, Reviews

Geeks Friday Read: Terra

Our most recent Gollancz Geeks mailing is Mitch Benn’s debut, Terra, and we were thrilled to see the reviews are coming in already. This week, Lisa McCurrach  has sent in her fantastic review of Terra. You can follow Lisa on Twitter and Facebook and check our her brilliant blog for more sci-fi and fantasy reviews. Terra is out […]

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Geeks Friday Reads: Bitterblue

It’s time to go over to our Gollancz Geeks! This month we’ve been getting some fantastic reviews of Kristin Cashore’s Bitterblue, the third in her enormously popular trilogy featuring Princess Bitterblue. This week’s review comes from Lipsy, and is also available to view on her fantastic blog along with lots of exciting news and reviews for […]

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Gollancz Geeks Friday Review: Poison

It’s Friday, which means only one thing: Gollancz Geeks Friday Reads! Every Friday we’ll be sharing a Gollancz Geeks reviews with you. Today’s brilliant Poison review was written by Max Edwards. You can tweet Max @onechaptermore, leave a comment for him on our blog or visit his genre fiction blog, One Chapter More. Have you read Poison? Let us know in the comment […]

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Shadow and Bone: Chapter 2

Leigh Bardugo’s Shadow and Bone is our brilliant Gollancz Book of the Month, and today we’re sharing chapter two with you. If you’re a Gollancz Geek, some of you will have been quick off the mark today to get your hands on a review copy. We can’t wait to hear what you think! If you missed […]

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Gollancz Geeks Friday Review: Wolfhound Century

9780575130548Happy Friday! 

We’re back with a brand new Gollancz Geeks Friday Reads! Every Friday we’ll be sharing a Gollancz Geeks reviews with you. Today’s brilliant Wolfhound Century review was written by Patrick Mahon. You can tweet Patrick @PJMahon or leave a comment for him on our blog. Have you read Wolfhound Century? Let us know in the comment or by tweeting us @Gollancz.

Check back next week for another Gollancz Geeks Friday Reads review! 

Wolfhound Century is Peter Higgins’ debut novel, although you wouldn’t know it from the assured storytelling and confident style. This book reads like the output of a seasoned professional, rather than a man with a handful of published short stories to his name.

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Related Categories: Fiction, Friday Reads, Gollancz Geeks

‘Colourful but Grey’: A Review of Dream and Shadows’ by C. Robert Cargill

Happy Friday!   We are very excited to be able to kick off our brand new feature here on the blog- Gollancz Geeks Friday Reads! Every Friday we’ll be sharing a Gollancz Geeks reviews with you. Today’s Dreams and Shadows review was written by Richard Webb. You can tweet Richard @RaW_writing or leave a comment for him on our […]

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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. […]

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Gollancz Geeks: the ‘Here comes your free badge and T-shirt if you’ve sent us a review’ update!

We wanted to give you a little update about all things Geeks! We’ve been up and running now for three months. We hope that many (if not all) of you have heard from either Hannah or myself (Jen) to let you know about some of our upcoming titles that we have for you to review. […]

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Related Categories: Gollancz Geeks, Gollancz News

Joe Hill reads from NOS4R2

9780575130678 (1)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 competitions@orionbooks.co.uk 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.

Good luck!

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Join Us and WIN a Book!

We’re beyond excited about Gollancz Geeks; your chance to join us in all the fun of genre publishing (we’ll keep the ooky bits to ourselves, promise) – get cool books ahead of everyone else, talk about them, share the joy, even tell us the bad news – we just want you to be a part […]

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Related Categories: Competition, Gollancz Geeks

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