Read the first chapter of Joanne M. Harris’ THE BLUE SALT ROAD
We are delighted to share with you the prologue and opening chapter to Joanne M. Harris’ beauitful modern fairy tale, The Blue Salt Road. The Blue Salt Road is a stunning tale of love, loss and revenge, against a powerful backdrop of adventure on the high seas, and drama on the land. The Blue Salt […]Read More
Read the first chapter of The Testament of Loki
It’s one week until Loki, the trickster god, returns for a brand new adventure. We can’t wait to share The Testament of Loki with you on the 17th May. Today, we’re giving you a sneak peek at the first chapter of The Testament of Loki. Ragnarok was the End of Worlds. Asgard fell, centuries ago, […]Read More
Meet the Characters in THE TESTAMENT OF LOKI
Everyone’s favourite trickster god is back for a brand new adventure. We can’t wait to share The Testament of Loki with you on the 17th May 2018. Over the next few days we’ll be giving you a sneak peek at The Testament of Loki. Ragnarok was the End of Worlds. Asgard fell, centuries ago, and […]Read More
Happy Publication Day: 5th April 2018!
It’s paperback publication day over here near the sunny Thames, and we’re delighted to announce the release of these wonderful novels! Runelight – Joanne Harris The next gripping tale of magic, adventure and Norse mythology from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Chocolat and The Gospel of Loki. A chilling prophecy from the […]Read More
Happy Publication Day 19th October!
It’s publication day! And we’ve got something for everyone: fast-paced, action-packed military SF, a lyrical modern fairy tale, a scarily prescient take on climate change, the epic conclusion to a long-running fantasy series and a new addition to the seminal SF Masterworks collection. The Bastard Legion: Friendly Fire by Gavin Smith A ‘Dirty Dozen’ or […]Read More
Meet Our Authors this Autumn
This autumn many of our wonderful authors will be on the road appearing at bookshops and festivals throughout the UK. Don’t miss your chance to meet our authors on tour. To help you find out more about where our authors will be this autumn we’ve created this handy page. Joanne M. Harris Don’t miss […]Read More
Cover reveal: THE TESTAMENT OF LOKI
The Gospel of Loki, Joanne Harris’ modern and brilliant take on Norse mythology, took the bestseller lists by storm, and now that tempest is back. The Testament of Loki tells the tale of what happened after the fall of Asgard, and it’s a stunning adventure in which the trickster god needs all his stunts, and […]Read More
Cover Reveal: Joanne M. Harris’s Runelight
We are delighted to finally share with you the cover of RUNELIGHT, the brilliant new book from the incredible bestselling author Joanne M. Harris. We are thrilled with this beautiful cover design from Andreas Preis who also worked on RUNEMARKS. Be ready to dive back into the world of Norse gods and mythology… The squabbling Norse gods and goddesses […]Read More
Gollancz to publish new Joanne M Harris!
Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of A Pocketful of Crows, the first of two stunning novellas by award-winning and bestselling author Joanne M. Harris. Gillian Redfearn, Publishing Director of Gollancz, acquired world rights (excluding Italy) from Peter Robinson of the Rogers, Coleridge & White Literary Agency. A Pocketful of Crows is a dark […]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
THE GOSPEL OF LOKI (a reader’s guide): A Guest Post by Joanne M. Harris
We are thrilled to welcome Joanne M. Harris to the Gollancz Blog. To celebrate the paperback publication of The Gospel of Loki we asked Joanne for a reader’s guide to the world of Loki, the Norse gods and how Loki found himself playing such a pivotal role in Ragnarók. Who is Loki? Loki is by far the […]Read More
Happy Publication Day 4th June 2015
We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week we have three truly epic fantasy releases perfect for fans unforgettable adventure, incredible mythology or unmissible romance. Wishlists at the ready, we’ve got three epic reasons to visit your local bookshop, library, favourite eTailer […]Read More
Listen to The Gospel of Loki
This week to celebrate the paperback publication of The Gospel of Loki, we wanted the share an excerpt from the brilliant audio book. The Gospel of Loki is the epic story of the rise and fall of the Norse gods – retold from the point of view of the world’s ultimate trickster, Loki. In this […]Read More
Team Gollancz Friday Reads
Check out what Team Gollancz are reading this bank holiday weekend (against the setting of our very shiny new offices).. Amy – Robot Overlords by Mark Stay Sophie – The Gospel of Loki by Joanne M. Harris Gillian – Lavondyss by Robert Holdstock Simon – Things That Never Happen by M. John Harrison Marcus – Luna by Ian McDonald […]Read More
In case of Ragnarok . . .
Apparently Ragnarok is scheduled to happen on Saturday. Yep, we’re not making this up. According to experts at Jorvik Viking Centre, Ragnarok is due to happen this weekend. On the off chance that the world does end tomorrow we’ve got some rather helpful lessons from the Trickster God himself. 1. Never trust a relative 2. […]Read More