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Month: October 2015

Friday Reads: Halloween Reads Edition

Halloween is very nearly here. To celebrate, we asked Team Gollancz to share their favourite Halloween Reads. Did your favourite read make our list? Gillian: My perfect Halloween read is Sarah Pinborough’s award-winning novella Beauty. […]

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Films to Watch at Halloween If You’re a Big Scaredy-Cat.

Here are some films that will get you into the spirit on All Hallows’ Eve, without scaring the absolute bejesus out of you. Cheesy, fun, creepy, but not terrifying. Hocus Pocus “A virgin… lit the […]

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Related Categories: Film, Hodderscape Posts

A Halloween treat from Daphne du Maurier – read ‘The Doll’

This month we published two of Daphne du Maurier‘s best-loved and most spine-tingling short story collections as Virago Modern Classics designer hardbacks. Both The Birds and Don’t Look Now come with covers by award-winning textiles […]

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Related Categories: Author Post, Virago News

I Call Myself a Feminist – do you?

We want to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who sent us their favourite feminist quotes back in June. We loved them all, and a few even managed to make their way into the […]

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Related Categories: Upcoming Books, Virago News

Dinner is coming . . . be prepared with Game of Scones

With Halloween upon us we thought we’d share a special teaser from Game of Scones, out now from our sister imprint Orion Books. Looking to impress your guests this Halloween with a Game of Thrones […]

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Related Categories: Book Trailer, Events, Extract

How often should I blog?

The need for consistent content for your blog can be both intimidating and inspirational—and with steady planning it will be much more of the latter. The very best thing you can do to grow your […]

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Related Categories: Photography

On This Day: Orson Welles’ The War of the Worlds Broadcast

Sunday October 30th, 1938. 8:00 pm US Eastern Standard Time. The Columbia Broadcasting System and its affiliated stations present Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater on the air in ‘War of the Worlds’ by H.G. […]

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We’ve got a special treat for you this afternoon. Just in time for Halloween we’ve got a for a dark and creepy exclusive short story from Edward Cox. Make sure you read this story with […]

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Related Categories: Edward Cox, Short Stories, Short Story

Happy Publication Day 29th October 2015!

We’d like to wish a very happy publication day to some of the incredible books we’ve published over the last few weeks. From epic action-adventure, to page-turning fantasy and apocalyptic classics we’ve got something for […]

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Related Categories: Book Birthday

How to write a love triangle: Get the inside scoop from Joya Ryan, Tiffany Snow & us

Love triangles are like romance crack to me – put a good one in any story and I’m immediately, helplessly hooked. I’ll swallow any other problems in the story without complaint, buy into any world […]

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