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 and my grandmother’s delicious secret stuffing (which she makes in the dead of night to make so that none of us can write down the recipe!) and mashed potatoes (the lumpy bits are made of love) is far more difficult. Because, really, home is what…

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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 see my Red Seas Under Red Skies  post for chapters 8-12 last week would have turned up and found it not here. Well, it’s all my fault (not Gollancz’s). You see, I decided to move house right in the middle of the Read Along and…

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Red Seas Under Red Skies Read Along (Chapters 5-7)

Welcome back to our Read Along series as we get ready for the publication of The Republic of Thieves on the 10th October 2013.The Republic of Thieveshas been spotted around Gollancz Towers. We couldn’t resist posting a photo of the book and our Locke Lamora bookmarks. The brilliant Marc from Fantasy Faction, returns to the Gollancz Blog with a insightful and in-depth look at the opening chapters of Red Seas Under Red Skies. If you missed last week’s read along you can catch up by clicking here. Welcome to the Second Week of our Red Seas Under Red Skies Read-Along. What a week it has been for us…

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Read Seas Under Red Skies Read Along (Chapters 1-4)

Happy Tuesday Gollancz Blog readers. Welcome back to our Locke Lamora Read Along series as we get ready for the publication of The Republic of Thieves on the 10th October 2013. This week we are moving on to Red Seas Under Red Skies. The brilliant Marc from Fantasy Faction, returns to the Gollancz Blog with a insightful and in-depth look at the opening chapters of Red Seas Under Red Skies. If you missed last week’s read along you can catch up by clicking here. Are you reading along? Have you read the books already? We’ve got a series of discussion questions at the…

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Introducing the Red Seas Under Red Skies Read-Along

Hey Gollancz Geeks & Fantasy Factioners, I hope you enjoyed The Lies of Locke Lamora Read-Along and share the same burning desire as me to continue on with the series by way of Red Seas Under Red Skies. I found the Read-Along dynamic very rewarding. It was awesome to be able to discuss certain, more complex, events or passages with different readers and come to a mostly agreeable conclusion and it was equally interesting to have multiple perspectives on things such as why Scott Lynch put the various interludes where he did towards the end of the book too. It’s…

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