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Words of Radiance

Happy Publication Day: 5 March 2015

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week’s new titles feature epic adventure, kick ass heriones and unforgettable locations. Fantasy fans, we’ve got three fantastic new books to pick up or downloand from your local  bookshop, library or from your preferred e-tailer.  Dark […]

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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 […]

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Announcing an Exciting Give Away and the Words of Radiance Blog Tour!

Happy Publication Day to Brandon Sanderson’s Words of Radiance. We know many of you have been waiting anxiously for the latest installment of the Stormlight Archive. If, like us, you can’t help up share book love, we’ve got an exciting give away for you! We’re celebrating today by giving you a chance to get your […]

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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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Words of Radiance Extract: LIFT

words of radianceChristmas came early! We are so happy to be able to share with you an extract from Brandon Sanderson’s hotly anticipated  second book in the Stormlight ArchiveWords of Radiance (in bookshops and available to download from the 6th March 2014). We have some really exciting (top secret) Stormlight Archive things coming your way in 2014, but until then enjoy this standalone extract.

 

Lift

Lift had never robbed a palace before. Seemed like a dangerous thing to try. Not because she might get caught, but because once you robbed a starvin’ palace, where did you go next?

She climbed up onto the outer wall and looked in at the grounds. Everything inside—trees, rocks, buildings—reflected the starlight in an odd way. A bulbous-looking building stuck up in the middle of it all, like a bubble on a pond. In fact, most of the buildings were that same round shape, often with small protrusions sprouting out of the top. There wasn’t a straight line in the whole starvin’ place. Just lots and lots of curves.

Lift’s companions climbed up to peek over the top of the wall. A scuffling, scrambling, rowdy mess they were. Six men, supposedly master thieves. They couldn’t even climb a wall properly.

“The Bronze Palace itself,” Huqin breathed.

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Title Reveal: Words of Radiance

Gollancz is excited to announce the title for Brandon Sanderson’s forthcoming follow-up to The Way of Kings, the first book in The Stormlight Archive. Words of Radiance is book two in The Stormlight Archive and is scheduled for release November 2013. Having met the challenge of a posthumous collaboration with the great Robert Jordan to […]

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