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Month: September 2016

Winner of the Discworld Colouring book competition!

To celebrate the publication of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book we ran a competition and asked you to channel your inner artist and get out your octarine pencils. We asked you to colour in a page and […]

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Scott Lynch in conversation at FantasyCon 2016 (Scarborough, UK)

For those of you who weren’t able to make it to FantasyCon last weekend we are thrilled to be able to share with you a summary of the brilliant in conversation between between Marcus Gipps […]

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Related Categories: AJ Dalton, Author Post, Events, Fantasy, Scott Lynch

Meet Trey Riordan…

Will sexy Trey Riordan, from Beth Kery’s Looking Inside, be your #EternalBookBoyfriend?   Name: Trey Riordan Location: Chicago Profession:  Entrepreneur, creator of BandBook and TalentNet Age: Thirty-three Height: Six foot three Body type: A big, […]

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Join Becky Chambers on her UK tour!

Becky will be hopping across the country to talk about her new book A Closed and Common Orbit, which is available to pre-order now (along with some very snazzy prints!). See if she’s coming to a […]

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Friday Favourites: things we read and watched in September

Parks & Recreation Yes, I’ve seen Parks & Recreation before. I’ve seen it a lot. It’s my comfort-watch – when I’m home sick or have had a long day at work, 22 minutes with Leslie […]

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Related Categories: Books, Friday Favourites, Hodderscape Posts

Adventures in Aviles

You know when someone says ‘the hotel is in a converted ducal palace’?  Of course you laugh.  This very funny.  Hahaha. Well don’t you feel stupid when it turns out they weren’t lying? Earlier this […]

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Happy Birthday, Nicola Griffith!

Today we wish a very Happy Birthday to Nebula and James Tiptree Jr Award-winner – and friend of SF Gateway – the wonderful Nicola Griffith! Nicola has won the World Fantasy Award, two Lambdas and […]

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Related Categories: Anniversaries, Authors, Masterworks

My Perfect Weekend – Kathryn Hughes

Long lie in or up with the lark?  Neither!  A short lie in until about 8.30am Full English or super-food smoothie?  A nearly-full English, but no bread, sausages or black pudding. City break or escape […]

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Related Categories: Bookends News

Celebrate British Roast Dinner week with Mary Berry

It’s not a proper Sunday afternoon without a delicious roast dinner and all the trimmings. Mary Berry, Queen of Sunday lunches, has some gorgeous recipes in her latest cookbook ‘Mary Berry’s Family Sunday Lunches’. From traditional […]

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On the trail of the Second Battle of Copenhagen

My latest book in the Kydd Series is Inferno, published October 6. Mention of the Battle of Copenhagen brings to mind Horatio Nelson famously disobeying Sir Hyde Parker’s order to withdraw by holding a telescope […]

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Related Categories: H for History Posts

Happy Publication Day to Lysany Sands’ Immortal Nights!

It’s publication day. And it’s one perfectly dark and stormy cocktail of paranormal delight of a day! Today we’re celebrating the publication of Lynsay Sands’ Immortal Nights. Immortal Nights by Lynsay Sands is the sizzling […]

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Related Categories: Book Birthday, Lynsay Sands

A Wedding in Carlisle: free short story by Daniel Polansky

  M came back from the bathroom wearing an American flag cap, and an American flag fanny-pack, and a t-shirt with an American flag on it. Stockdale had spent the better part of the flight […]

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