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 readalong. Warning for spoilers for everything in the first five chapters of The Passage. Over to Marc Aplin from Fantasy Faction . . . Hello everyone, Ah… What a week! If this is your first time reading The Passage, then I hope you are enjoying…

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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 thousands of years, humanity at the brink, bloodthirsty vampires, and a young girl who may hold the key to survival… If you haven’t read The Passage by Justin Cronin then you’ve so far missed out on one of the very best examples of SFF released…

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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? – but, of course, my relatives didn’t consider this readalong when booking it, did they!? So, I must apologise ON THEIR BEHALF that this week’s post, Chapters 21-28, are coming to you a week later than billed! However, there was a fair amount of reading, so I…

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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 chapters is that being a Lighteyes isn’t as easy as it’s cracked-up to be. OK, sure, I’d probably still rather be a Highprince than a Bridgeman, but at least as a Bridgeman you know and accept that no one likes you; no one cares whether…

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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 the first seven chapters of Words of Radiance  Words of Radiance is out where all good books are sold tomorrow. Now we turn you over to Marc Aplin from Fantasy Faction for our weekly Way of Kings Read Along. Greetings Readalongees, Wow, what an incredible…

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