Happy Publication Day 8th March 2018!
It’s paperback publication day here at Gollancz Towers and we have some epic new reads for your bookshelves. Fantasy fans, rejoice, because we’ve got four incredible new adventures to share with you. Wishlists at the ready . . . The House of Binding Thorns – Aliette de Bodard The multi-award-winning author of The […]Read More
Happy Publication Day to Aliette de Bodard’s The House of Binding Thorns!
It’s publication day, and we’re fantastically excited to be bringing you the next tale of fallen angels in Paris from Aliette de Bodard! Aliette is one of the most exciting new voices writing today and is the winner of Writers of the Future, two Nebula Awards, a Locus Award and a BSFA Award. The House […]Read More
Designing the cover for Children of Thorns, Children of Water
We are thrilled to welcome Aliette De Bodard back to the Gollancz blog for a special guest post. Aliette discusses the process of designing the cover for her novella Children of Thorns, Children of Water. a prequel to The House of Binding Thorns. Read on to see the stunning cover and find out how you […]Read More
Advice for Writers from Writers- Part Four
Welcome to our final collection of amazing advice for authors, with contributions from Aliette de Bodard, Anna Caltabiano, Jon Wallace and AJ Dalton. The previous parts are here, here and here. We hope you’ve found something useful in this collection of sometimes contradictory advice, and look forward to seeing you at #gollanczfest! Aliette de […]Read More
Happy Publication Day: The House of Shattered Wings
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 […]Read More
Cover Reveal: The House of Binding Thorns
Here it is, the fantastic cover for Aliette de Bodard’s new novel, The House of Binding Thorns, which is the sequel to the award-winning, hugely popular The House of Shattered Wings. The House of Binding Thorns continues the epic story of the fallout of the war in heaven that saw the angelic Great Houses of […]Read More
Cover Reveal: The House of Shattered Wings
We are thrilled to reveal the stunning new paperback cover for Aliette de Bodard’s British Science Fiction Award winning The House of Shattered Wings. The House of Shattered Wings has had the most incredible response from critics and fans. ‘De Bodard (…) has spun a fascinating Paris of decay and cruelty. Phillippe is a marvel […]Read More
Back from Eastercon with big news!
We would like to congratulate Aliette de Bodard on her double win at the British Science Fiction Awards. Aliette won for best novel: The House of Shattered Wings and best short fiction: ‘Three Cups of Grief, by Starlight’. This is the first time a single author has won both best novel and best short fiction […]Read More
Congratulations to Aliette de Bodard, Ian McDonald and Justina Robson!
We’d like to congratulate Aliette de Bodard, Ian McDonald and Justina Robson on their shortlisting for the BSFA Best Novel Award. Luna by Ian McDonald ‘All the pleasures of a cut-throat soap opera in space’ The Guardian The moon is home to five powerful houses; huge corporations, vying to take control of the moon’s […]Read More
Christmas Reads for Urban Fantasy Fans
Does Urban Fantasy seem like a total mystery to you? Not sure what to get for your friends and family who love a good Urban Fantasy reads? Don’t worry, we’ve got 10 books that will ensure you gift them the best in the genre! Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch In the fifth of his […]Read More
The Gollancz Advent Calendar Giveaway!
We’re counting down to Christmas in style with the return of The Gollancz Advent Calendar. Join us every day as we reveal a new title in our giant Christmas giveaway. To enter our giveaway follow the directions below. 1st December: Shadows of Self by Brandon Sanderson More than 300 years after the events of […]Read More
Writing Of Books, and Earth, and Courtship
We are thrilled to welcome Aliette de Bodard back to the blog to tell us about the process of writing the prequel to The House of Shattered Wings. Of Books, and Earth, and Courtship is a prequel story set before the beginning of The House of Shattered Wings: actually, it’s set before the beginning of the war between magical […]Read More