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Beauty

How to use Light for Health and Happiness

It should be our goal to be outdoors as much as possible, but for many of us, particularly those of us who live in northern climes, it is understood that we will spend a lot of time indoors in the winter – which is why there is so much attention in my native Sweden to […]

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Why skincare is my short cut to happiness

If, like me, you search daily for the latest skincare products, get a rush of excitement every time you try the new ‘it’ serum and love the prospect of having a healthy, scientifically enhanced complexion for the rest of your days, you might be interested in the rest of this article. Skincare makes me happy […]

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The Fantasy Masterworks

Following on from the well-received list of SF Masterworks, we’re delighted to present – for your fantastical reading pleasure – a similar list of the recently-restyled Fantasy Masterworks. 10/10/2013 Aegypt John Crowley PB 10/10/2013 The Dragon Griaule Lucius Shepard PB 10/10/2013 Last Call Tim Powers PB 14/11/2013 The Falling Woman Pat Murphy PB 12/12/2013 The […]

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Beauty by Sarah Pinborough Wins Best Novella of 2014!

We are absolutely delighted to announce that Beauty, Sarah Pinborough’s novella retelling the story of Sleeping Beauty, has been recognised as the Best Novella of 2014 by the prestigious British Fantasy Society Awards . Part of a linked trio of novellas (Poison, retelling the story of Snow White, Charm, retelling Cinderella’s story, and Beauty, focusing […]

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Check out Team Gollancz’s stack of Friday Reads for this week… Blood Music by Greg Bear The House of War and Witness by Mike Carey, Linda Carey and Louise Carey Beauty by Sarah Pinborough The Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage by Tim Robinson Terra’s World by Mitch Benn How to […]

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Geeks Friday Reads: Poison

To celebrate the publication of Beauty last week, we thought we’d share with you one of our brilliant Gollancz Geeks reviews for Poison, Sarah Pinborough’s first book in the fairy tale trilogy. Poison is a retelling of Snow White, with an adult twist, and has been a real winner with the Geeks. This Friday’s ace review comes […]

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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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Writing Charm by Sarah Pinborough

We know you guys loved Poison by Sarah Pinborough, and this week we are proud to be publishing the second of Sarah’s brilliant fairy tales for adults. Charm is the story of Cinderella, and here Sarah explains how she got to grips with the character and her story, to reanimate them. Don’t forget you can read the first […]

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Friday Reads: Poison

‘Fairy Tales’ have always been something for children. Now that I’m 35 I think I’ve well and truly outgrown ‘fairy tales’. The sort of books I read are normally far darker and nastier than anything you get in a ‘fairy tale’ but as I now have two children it’s not going to be very long […]

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Continuing our POISONous week . . .

Yesterday we posted details of a brilliant event happening to celebrate the publication of Poison by Sarah Pinborough. Today we’re delighted to be bringing you a few words from other people who, it seems love the book as much as we do . . . David Barnett, writing for The Independent, was kind enough to […]

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Poison: Chapter Two

From the looks of it, you guys can’t get enough of the steamy forthcoming novel from Sarah Pinborough. Poison, a sexy retelling of the Snow White classic, has been getting a few of you hot under the collar from the 1st chapter we shared last week. Never the kind of blog to leave you high and dry, […]

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Once Upon a Time… (A Valentine’s Day Post from Sarah Pinborough)

Let’s be honest – I’m not exactly the first writer you think of when you think of romance and fairy tale happy endings (well, I shouldn’t be – unless your idea of romance is even more twisted than mine). To be fair, the darkness of my normal writing aside, I’m fiercely independent and over the […]

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A Poisonous Friday Read (AND COMPETITION)

My Friday Reads today is Poison.  Yes, this is fortuitous timing, you know, almost like I planned it this way (oh, wait, I did). But, really I’ve been sitting on my hands waiting to write about this book for MONTHS. What can I possibly tell you about Poison? It’s brilliant. Genius really. You think you know […]

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Triple Threat! Cover Reveals for POISON, CHARM and BEAUTY!

We’ve teased you about these, we’ve been telling you that Poison is coming, along with Charm and Beauty later in the year . . . and at long last we can reveal the covers!   This is Poison, the true tale of Snow White:   To see the full Poison cover click here.     Charm, […]

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