NEW AND UPCOMING BOOKS

Angry Robot, AR Authors, Author Appearance

Author Appearance: Rod Duncan

Angry Robot author Rod DuncanRod Duncan, author of The Queen of All Crows and The Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire series, will be giving two talks next week in Leicester! So clear your calendars, here’s where you’ll find him:

Monday 23rd April
13:00 – 14:00
Rod will be giving a talk about The Queen of All Crows and his wider writing, including short novel Tricks of the Light. The event will take place at De Montfort University

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Extracts, Free Excerpt

Live in the City of Dreams & Nightmare with Two Free Chapters!

Happy Friday! If you haven’t explored the City of 100 Rows, now is an excellent time. The first in Ian Whates’ amazing fantasy series, City of Dreams & Nightmare is the new Gormenghast – “brilliantly executed novel, perfectly paced, beautifully described and a true joy to read.” (ScienceFictionandFantasy.co.uk)

They call it the City of a Hundred Rows.

The ancient city of Thaiburley is a vast, multi-tiered metropolis, where the poor live in the City Below and demons are said to

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Cover Art, Fan stuff, General skiffy bollocks

Announcing the Jeff Noon’s Nyquist Mysteries LEGO sets!

Lego Nyquist MysteriesOK, fine, maybe not official LEGO sets, but they’re made with Lego bricks…

Last year our editorial assistant, Nick, had too much free time (an error swiftly corrected) and built a scale model of the incredible Will Staehle designed cover of A Man of Shadows. Somehow he’s found time to re-create Amazing 15‘s mindblowing The Body Library cover!

The Body Library - LEGO

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Lose Yourself in a Free Excerpt of Lost Gods

Lost Gods by Micah YongoTime for a freebie! Get started on Lost Gods by Micah Yongo for free – check out the first three chapters of Micah’s lush action-packed fantasy novel right here.

Neythan is one of five young warriors trained and raised together by a mysterious brotherhood of assassins known as the Shedaím. When Neythan is framed for the murder of his closest friend, he pursues his betrayer – and in so doing learns there’s far

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Awards, Hell Yes, Interesting Stuff, News, Price Promotion

Hunger Makes the Wolf, Winner of The Kitschies Golden Tentacle Award!

Hunger Makes the Wolf by Alex WellsWE BRING GOOD NEWS, MEATSACKS!!

Alex Wells (or Acks, as you might know them) took home The Kitschies Golden Tentacle for Best Debut award last night!!

The Red Tentacle was awarded to Nina Allan for The Rift and the Inky to Jack Smyth for his cover illustration for The History of Bees.

The Kitschies, sponsored by Blackwell’s, is one of the UK’s finest literary awards, with previous winners such as

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Angry Robot, Books, Cover Art

Cover Reveal: Free Chocolate

For everyone who has run out of Easter chocolate we’re bringing you a brand new chocolatey treat! Our tastiest upcoming book, Free Chocolate, from debut author Amber Royer now has a cover, shown off by our friends at Unbound Worlds.

Free Chocolate follows Latina culinary arts student, Bo Benitez, as she tries to steal precious cocoa from planet Earth to sell to the rest of the chocoholic universe. Bo ends up on the run, living out her very own space opera telenovela complete with people eating aliens, culinary capers and hot alien boyfriends.

Below is the sneak peak of

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Angry Robot, AR Authors, Awards, Hell Yes, Interesting Stuff, News, WorldCon

Hugo(ish) Nominations!

Robots!! Join with us and celebrate the wonders that are Jeannette Ng and Foz Meadows!

Angry Robot Author Jeannette NgWhy, do you ask? Well, in case you’ve missed it, both authors have been shortlisted in this year’s Hugo Awards!

The brilliant Jeannette has been nominated for a John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer for her debut novel Under the Pendulum Sun. Though the Campbell Award isn’t technically a Hugo it does come with a

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Angry Robot, Book Announcement, Cover Art, General skiffy bollocks

Big news – Angry Robot’s books are going 3D!

Why should moviegoers have all the fun? The worlds of SF and fantasy on the big screen have long benefitted from the extra dimension that being shown in 3D has brought, and it’s high time we book people did the same. For too long, it’s only been the stories that have taken readers to new dimensions, but now the same is happening to the books themselves!

That’s why we’re very proud to announce today that, thanks to

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Angry Robot, AR Authors, Conventions, Out and About

Follycon: Eastercon 2018

IT IS ALMOST TIME. The Robot Army is mobilising and heading to FollyCon, in numbers greater than ever seen before.

That’s right, the legion will be out in force, and not only that we’ll be selling books, too! Drop by the dealer’s room Monday – Friday to pick up some wonderful novels and get yourself a pin badge! We’re also having a PAAAARTAAAYYY at 3PM on Saturday to launch Jeff Noon’s The Body Library and Patrice Sarath’s The Sisters Mederos. We’ll be giving away a free glass of wine with each book, and it cost an arm

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Angry Robot Live, AR Authors, Author Appearance, Conventions

Foz Meadows Guest of Honour at SwanCon 2018!

Angry Robot Author Foz MeadowsFoz Meadows is going to be Guest of Honour at Australia’s longest running SFF convention Swancon 2018!

Swancon, Australia’s longest running science fiction, fantasy and spec fic convention will run between 29th March and 2nd April at the Pan Pacific Perth hotel in Perth, Western Australia.

Foz is the author of wonderfully diverse and beautifully wrought An Accident of Stars and its sequel A Tyranny of Queens, and is also Hugo nominated for her fan-writing.

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Book in a Free Read of The Bookman by Lavie Tidhar

The Bookman by Lavie TidharBreak up your day with a spot of steampunk mystery: The Bookman by Lavie Tidhar. Enjoy the first three chapters on us, right here.

When his beloved is killed in a terrorist atrocity committed by the sinister Bookman, young poet Orphan becomes enmeshed in a web of secrets and lies. His quest to uncover the truth takes him from the hidden catacombs of a London on the brink of revolution, through pirate-infested seas, to

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Angry Robot, AR Authors, Book Announcement, News

NEW BOOKS! Sean Grigsby’s ON FIRE

Angry Robot author Sean GrigsbyMORE GOOD NEWS FROM ROBOT TOWERS!

*Brass band breaks into song, confetti falls from impossible heights*

Smoke Eaters by Sean Grigsby has been setting the book world alight (heh), described as “an exciting story that breathes new life into the urban fantasy genre” in a Publishers Weekly starred review and “a treat” by Jason M. Hough, as well as gaining a whole batch of other lovely words from various lovely people.

And now we’re here to tell

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AR Authors, Cover Art, New Robot Author, News, Robot Business, Writers

NEW AUTHOR: Lauren C Teffeau

AR Author Lauren C TeffeauWE have really rather exciting news, Robot pals! We’ve signed excellent human (now turned Robot) Lauren Teffeau for a novel! Implanted is a vibrant sci-fi cyberpunk adventure featuring a hopeful and compelling future in the aftermath of climate apocalypse (and a bit of romance, too).

Sounds great, right? We’re so excited for you to read it come August! Until then, here’s the synopsis:

When college student Emery Driscoll is blackmailed into being a courier for a clandestine organisation,

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Awards

Hunger Makes the Wolf Kitschies Shortlisted!

Hunger Makes the Wolf by Alex WellsOMFG, you guys!

We’re so excited to announce that Alex Wells’ splendid novel Hunger Makes the Wolf has been shortlisted for The Kitschies’ Gold Tentacle Award!

*Glitter cannons pop*

The Gold Tentacle is awarded to debut novels which best fit the criteria of progressive, intelligent and entertaining. Previous winners include Tade Thompson’s Making Wolf and Anne Leckie’s Ancillary Justice.

Hunger Makes the Wolf was released in March 2017 and

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Read Quietus by Tristan Palmgren for Free – It’s Contagious!

Quietus by Tristan PalmgrenReady for something extraordinary? Read the first two chapters of the brilliant hard SF debut Quietus by Tristan Palmgren which mashes up the black death with an awesome intergalactic conspiracy… aww hell – ya gotta read it!

In medieval Italy, Niccolucio, a young Florentine Carthusian monk, leads a devout life until the Black Death kills all of his brothers, leaving him alone and filled with doubt. Habidah, an anthropologist from an alien world

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