Cover Reveal: The Caged Queen

Hello everyone, On this blissfully sunny day in the UK, we have a gleaming, shiny, fantastic new cover for you all to feast upon. See below for the cover to Kristen Ciccarelli’s next novel, The Caged Queen, based on an original design by DAS ILLUSTRAT with a photograph by Ervin Usman.   Lavish, romantic and magical, The Caged Queen is a new story in the world of The  Last Namsara – one that fans of the first book will flock to Once there were two sisters born with a bond so strong that it forged them together forever. When they were angry, mirrors shattered,…

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Proof Cover Reveal: THE LAST NAMSARA!

We are ridiculously delighted to reveal the truly gorgeous proof coverr for Kristen Ciccarelli’s mind-blowing amazing YA fantasy debut, THE LAST NAMSARA, which has been designed by the incredibly talented Dan Smith at Bionic graphics. This is a novel that will squeeze your heart into pieces while simultaneously making it grow three times as big. Badass characters? Check. Incredible romance? Check. Heart-stopping battles? CHECK! Early reviews on GoodReads have put all of our heart feelings into words: ‘Meet your new fantasy obsession! Magical, enchanting, gut-wrenching, amazing, badass, inventive, dragon-y… 🙂 This book will destroy you. Enjoy.’ ‘The most simple thing…

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YA or not YA . . . That is the question.

We welcome Sarah Pinborough, author of THE DEATH HOUSE, to the blog to explain why “YA” isn’t just for teenagers. It’s a funny thing with some books. They sit in a middle ground under the storm cloud of a question hanging menacingly over them . . . is this a Young Adult book or isn’t it? Right from the start we’ve had a lot of debate about that where The Death House is concerned. I understand the need for the discussion – it’s a marketing thing. It’s a business thing. What it isn’t is a book thing. And what it…

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The Falconer Cover Reveal (A special guest post from Elizabeth May)

A very special thank you to Elizabeth May for sharing this blog post with us on the making of the cover for her debut novel The Falconer.    THE FALCONER’s cover is here! :dances: :tosses confetti: :dances more: And if I may say so, it is… I couldn’t be more pleased with the level of input I had on the cover. If you were never aware: authors often have very little say over their cover. Sometimes, they don’t have any input at all. And, sometimes, they’re literally the last to see it (because it shows up on Amazon). So when…

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Cover Reveal: THE FALCONER

Gollancz is delighted to be able to reveal the cover for Elizabeth May’s debut novel, The Falconer. We can’t tell you too much about this book just yet, except that it’s going to be epic. And we don’t use that world lightly.     So, what do you think of the cover? Leave us a comment or tweet us @Gollancz  

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