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Marc Aplin

The Passage Readalong: Chapters 44-54

We’re back with a bumper update in our worldwide The Passage readalong with Fantasy Faction. The past few weeks we’ve been busy reading (or re-reading) The Passage and things have gotten very dark. Today we join Peter, Amy and the rest of the First Colony as they begin their journey across the US. Warning for […]

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The Passage Readalong: Chapters 35-43

Apologies for the absence, but we’re back with a bumper update in our worldwide The Passage readalong with Fantasy Faction. The past few weeks we’ve been busy reading (or re-reading) The Passage in the spring sunshine because things have gotten very dark. Everything has started to unravel and the stakes couldn’t be higher for The […]

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The Passage Readalong: Chapters 21-25

Welcome back to our worldwide The Passage readalong with Fantasy Faction. This week we’ve been busy reading (or re-reading) The Passage in the bright spring sunshine because things have gotten very dark. Virals are on the rise and its the end of the world as we know it . . .  Warning for spoilers for […]

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The Passage Readalong: Chapters 11- 15

Welcome back to our worldwide The Passage readalong with Fantasy Faction. This week we’ve been busy reading (or re-reading) The Passage in the sunshine because things are about to get very dark. Are you ready for the rise of the viral? Warning for spoilers for everything in the first fifteen chapters of The Passage. Don’t […]

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The Passage Readalong: Chapters 6-10

Welcome back to our worldwide The Passage readalong with Fantasy Faction of The Passage. This week we’ve been busy reading (or re-reading) The Passage. This week we’re celebrating with a special hand drawn Ferris wheel.  Don’t forget to join us on our Goodreads group for all the discussion as we continue our readalong. Warning for […]

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The Passage Readalong: Chapters 1-5

Welcome back to our worldwide The Passage readalong with Fantasy Faction of The Passage. This week we’ve been busy reading (or re-reading) The Passage. We even managed to catch our very own Marketing Assistant, Amy, reading The Passage. Don’t forget to join us on our Goodreads group for all the discussion as we continue our […]

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Join Us for the Worldwide Readalong of The Passage!

We are delighted to welcome Marc Aplin from Fantasy Faction back to the Gollancz Blog. Marc is working with us and our sister imprint Orion Books for the Worldwide Readalong of The Passage. We’ll turn this over to Marc to explain how you can get involved in the readalong on Goodreads. A plot that extends […]

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Way of Kings Read Along Chapters 20-28 (plus intervals 4-6)

Hello my Readalong Friends, Turns out that my birthday was last week and that, as a surprise, I was taken to Scotland to celebrate it. Firstly, I must say: what an incredible country! As a fantasy fan I found it particularly enjoyable – Castles, Harry Potter, monsters in lakes: what more do you need? – […]

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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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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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Happy Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Thursday!

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone who celebrates, whether Americans, expats or people who love to join in on the 4th Thursday in November. Thanksgiving is the one day of the year when I’m truly homesick. Living in London for seven years, I’ve learned to do without fireworks on Independence Day, but making due without pumpkin pie […]

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The Final Red Seas Under Red Skies Read Along Post!

We’re back for our final Red Seas Under Red Skies Read Along post and just in time as The Republic of Thieves is out in bookshops today!  Greetings, Fellow Locke Lamora Fans! So, I guess I should start this blog post with a huge ‘SORRY, PLEASE FORGIVE ME’, for many of you who were expecting to […]

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