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Brandon Sanderson

Happy Publication Day: 5 March 2015

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week’s new titles feature epic adventure, kick ass heriones and unforgettable locations. Fantasy fans, we’ve got three fantastic new books to pick up or downloand from your local  bookshop, library or from your preferred e-tailer.  Dark […]

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Announcing the publication date of Mistborn: Shadows of Self!

We’re so excited! You wait not very long at all for a new Brandon Sanderson release date and then two turn up at once! We launched Brandon in the UK with the Mistborn trilogy (The Final Empire, The Well of Ascension and Hero of Ages) so it’s always been a series that’s very close to […]

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Happy Publication Day: November 20th 2014

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week is EPIC with epic alien invasion, EPICS to battle and the conclusion of a ground-breaking series from Richard Morgan. We’ve got so many reasons to visit the bookshops this week!  Empires Extraction and Empires: […]

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Way of Kings Read Along: Chapters 15 to 20

Welcome back to another edition of Gollancz & Fantasy-Faction‘s The Way of Kings read along. Last week we enjoyed meeting a whole cast of new characters out on the Shattered Plains and this week we got to spend a heck of a lot of time with them. What I’ve taken away from this week’s worth of […]

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Announcing an Exciting Give Away and the Words of Radiance Blog Tour!

Happy Publication Day to Brandon Sanderson’s Words of Radiance. We know many of you have been waiting anxiously for the latest installment of the Stormlight Archive. If, like us, you can’t help up share book love, we’ve got an exciting give away for you! We’re celebrating today by giving you a chance to get your […]

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Read the first seven chapters of Words of Radiance with our weekly Way of Kings Read Along!

With just one more sleep until the publication of Words of Radiance we’ve got a special treat for this week’s read along! We’re sharing an audio extract and the first seven chapters of Words of Radiance. Not bad for a Wednesday! Listen to the prologue of Words Of Radiance. Return to the Stormlight Archive with […]

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Don't miss out on our February Digital Deals!

If, like us, you can’t quite believe that tomorrow is March (it is!) we thought we’d take this chance to remind you of our February Digital Deals. This weekend only you can purchase six fantastic books at bargain prices. From epic fantasy, to incredible action, adventure and outstanding YA crossover novels we’ve got something for […]

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Way of Kings Read Along (Chapters 4- 8)

Hello once again, my fellow Readalongees. I hope that by now you have managed to secure a copy of Brandon Sanderson’s Way of Kings  (still just £1.99 as an ebook until the 3rd March) and that you’re managing to keep up with us as we move into the second week of this readalong. This first quarter of […]

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Way of Kings Read Along (Chapters 1-3)

Hey there my WOK Readalongees, Firstly, I want to thank each and every one of you who has decided to commit and join me on this journey through one of the decade’s finest fantasy books. Whether you are simply following this readalong to catch yourself up and jog your memory ready for Brandon Sanderson’s Words […]

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Announcing the Way of Kings Read Along!

Breaking news! We’re teaming up with the brilliant Marc Aplin of Fantasy Faction for a read along of Way of Kings!  We know many of you are as excited as we are for the upcoming publication Words of Radiance and thought now was the perfect time to have a look back at the series so far. […]

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Words of Radiance Extract: LIFT

words of radianceChristmas came early! We are so happy to be able to share with you an extract from Brandon Sanderson’s hotly anticipated  second book in the Stormlight ArchiveWords of Radiance (in bookshops and available to download from the 6th March 2014). We have some really exciting (top secret) Stormlight Archive things coming your way in 2014, but until then enjoy this standalone extract.

 

Lift

Lift had never robbed a palace before. Seemed like a dangerous thing to try. Not because she might get caught, but because once you robbed a starvin’ palace, where did you go next?

She climbed up onto the outer wall and looked in at the grounds. Everything inside—trees, rocks, buildings—reflected the starlight in an odd way. A bulbous-looking building stuck up in the middle of it all, like a bubble on a pond. In fact, most of the buildings were that same round shape, often with small protrusions sprouting out of the top. There wasn’t a straight line in the whole starvin’ place. Just lots and lots of curves.

Lift’s companions climbed up to peek over the top of the wall. A scuffling, scrambling, rowdy mess they were. Six men, supposedly master thieves. They couldn’t even climb a wall properly.

“The Bronze Palace itself,” Huqin breathed.

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On the fourth day of Geekmas…

It’s day four of the twelve days of Geekmas and the bundle is already beginning the get very heavy. We’ll be adding another prize into the bundle every day over the next couple of weeks here on the blog, and today we have something pretty spectacular. On the fourth day of Geekmas, Gollancz gave to […]

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Congratulations to our Goodreads Choice Awards shortlisted authors

Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of this year’s Goodreads Choice Awards shortlist, which you can find here. The Gollancz nominees are as follows: The Republic of Thieves (Scott Lynch) – Best Fantasy Novel House Rules (Chloe Neill) – Best Paranormal Fantasy Novel NOS4R2 (Joe Hill) – Best Horror Novel Steelheart (Brandon Sanderson) – […]

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Steelheart Trailer

If you missed the UK  Steelheart trailer reveal yesterday then we wanted to give you another chance to see it here on the blog.

Steelheart is out now and you can pick up a copy where all good books are sold.

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Steelheart is here!

To celebrate the UK publication of Steelheart we asked Brandon Sanderson to write us a special message to his UK fans. Steelheart started as a simple “what if?” I was on the road on book tour, driving a rental car up the East Coast. I was running late to meet my editor in Pittsburgh. My […]

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