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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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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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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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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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Cover Reveal & Announcement: TERMINUS

First came Quietus but as these things go it had to be followed by Terminus.

That’s right, we loved Tristan Palmgren‘s inter-dimensional space opera Quietus so much that we had to have a second book! That book is Terminus and it will be available for your eyeholes this November!

Below is a sneak peek, but head over to the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog for the full synopsis and a look at the beautiful new cover by Dominic Harman!


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New Author Announcement: Jaine Fenn

AR Author Jaine Fenn, photo by James Cooke
AR Author Jaine Fenn, photo by James Cooke

WHOOT!!! Break out the champagne and get ready to get down with a great book, because we’ve just signed Jaine Fenn!

You might recognise the name of Jaine, and that’s probably because she has previous works under her belt, namely the acclaimed Gollancz series, Hidden Empire.

And now, this September we’ll be publishing Jaine’s science-fantasy novel Hidden Sun,

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Women Recommend Women in Sci-Fi

Happy Women in Sci-Fi Day, y’all (we heard a rumour it’s today, but if not we’re making it so -fight us). Today we’re celebrating women who write science fiction, so we decided to ask some of our women science fiction authors to recommend to us the female authors who bring them joy, inspire them and stand as role models for aspiring women authors everywhere.

So without further ado, here they are!

Wendy N Wagner on Suzy McKee Charnas

For me, science fiction doesn’t get much better than Suzy McKee Charnas’ the Holdfast Chronicles. The first

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Angry Robot

Author Appearance: Alex Wells

Angry Robot author Alex WellsAlex Wells, author of Hunger Makes the Wolf and recently released sequel Blood Binds the Pack will be making an appearance at Old Firehouse Books in Colorado on March 10. Come along and hear Alex talk about being a badass writer with a penchant for applying SCIENCE to SFF, get your books signed and have a mingle!

If you want a taste of what Alex’s books are like, or how they navigate the field of geology within

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S A Sidor at StokerCon

Angry Robot Author, SA Sidor
Photo by Jamie Howard

It’s all go this weekend! Not only are a mega-bunch of Robots hanging out at Emerald City Comic Con, our S A Sidor, author of the frankly bonkers Fury From the Tomb will be at StokerCon in Providence, RI.

S A (or Steven, should you meet him) will be taking part in the Pulp Horror in 2018 panel at 10AM on Saturday in State Suite

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We’re at ECCC!

THE ROBOTS ARE INVADING! 

You heard us, we’re swarming in on Emerald City Comic Con with a whole orbital-death-platform-load of authors, and we’re going to be bringing the FIRE!!!*

You can catch the Robot team at booth #1816 throughout the whole shebang. However, we’ve individual authors at panels all weekend. Below is a list of who’s going to be in attendance, with links to their schedules, where possible:

Adam Rakunas (Windswept

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Cover Reveal: Dragon Road

Joseph Brassey is BACK and he’s brought the crew of the Elysium with him in Dragon Road, hitting your ocular units this May.

Our friends over at the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog agreed to help us show off the fantastic cover, which features our kick ass heroine Aimee (who can also be seen on the cover of first installment in the Drifting Lands series, Skyfarer) and a cool looking Elias with epic sword.

Here’s the official synopsis:

When portal-mage Harkon Bright and his apprentice are asked to help select a new captain for the immense skyship Iseult, they quickly find

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A Hunka-Hunka Robot Love

Robot Legion, hail yourselves!

We have good news for you: Angry Robot will be starring in its very own ebook Humble Bundle! *squees*

And, just because we want to show you all how much we love you we’re doing it on Valentine’s Day – and for the two weeks thereafter – because nothing says love like the warm embrace of a book.

If you’re not au fait on what Humble Bundle is let

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Make Angry Robot Your Cheap Date This Valentine’s

Hate Valentine’s Day? Not in the mood to go out and watch couples snogging in a corner? Fancy staying in with an excellent book instead?  Well, let Angry Robot be your cheap date!

For just £1 (or the equivalent) we’ll send you a surprise book to curl up with on the 14th.

It might not be able to draw you a hot bath and cover you in chocolate but we can promise you’ll traverse universes,

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Pre-order Smoke Eaters, Help Firefighters

Smoke Eaters by Sean Grigsby

We do like a good charity and finding a way to support one through book sales is one of our favourite things to do. After last year’s campaign to support Freedom Service Dogs of America with a pre-order campaign for Wendy N Wagner’s An Oath of Dogs we’re going to do another pre-order campaign, this time for Sean Grigsby‘s Smoke Eaters!

It seems apt, seeing as when

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Author Appearance: Sean Grigsby

Smoke Eaters by Sean GrigsbySean Grigsby will be appearing at not one, but two events in March — just after his debut novel Smoke Eaters has been released! Be sure to catch him at the following venues to hear all about dragon-fighting and the world Cole, his protagonist, lives in! Get your books signed, meet the man, and mingle with other F/SF fans!
Details:
1) March 16th @ Books-A-Million
    5pm-8pm CST
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