WorldCon is here, y’all! And we have Robots for dayyyzzzz. Below you’ll find a list of authors who will be attending the convention and taking part in panels, signings, runnings(?) and various other fun and friendly things. As always, our lovely lot will be happy to chat to anyone who wishes to talk – some will even escort you places – so please do say hi if you see them!
Author: Penny Reeve
Listen up meaty friends, the other day we had a bit of a shuffle around at Robot Towers and decided we needed some fresh metal. In the most wonderfully Lovecraftian way, we extended our tentacles into the Eldritch void and dragged something bright and shiny back through the æther. That bright and shiny person is Lottie and she started today!
The eagle-eyed among you might recognise Lottie as our former intern. After a stint at Black
Jeannette will speaking on a variety of panels, chatting away in the bar and generally doing all the convention things. If you’d like her to sign your copy of Under the Pendulum Sun, then we’re pretty sure she’ll be happy to do that too.
Below is a
We know that sometimes it’s a tough decision to choose just a couple of brilliant books when you go on holiday, after all there’s only so much space in a suitcase! (shush you, with the e-readers… e-readers don’t give such a good visual, okay?!) In order to help you out with your decision making, we at Angry Robot have decided to make your summer reading decision easy by creating this very scientific quiz. E-readers, you’re welcome to use it, too…
We have new book news!! *Kermit flail*
You might have seen that we have a new author making their home the orbital death platform. May we introduce you to Ada Hoffmann! We’re bringing you Ada’s debut novel, The Outside – a brilliant sci-fi where hyper-intelligent AI gods react harshly to breaches in reality – in June 2019.
Here’s the full synopsis:
Yasira Shien didn’t mean for her science to tear holes in reality. Or for her
Americans, rejoice! For Angry Robot are, as we speak, piling into our titanium-armored tanks – you know – the ones with the death r… uh, fancy little radio aerials and brand new definitely-not-thermo-imaging-devices and heading to GenCon!
Over the four day event, which starts tomorrow, we’ll have an array of wonderful writers taking part in panels, seminars and signing sessions. Take a look below to see who’s going to be around and make sure to catch up with any / all of them. Fret not, us Robots are very friendly we promise! Especially if you love our books.
The epic fantasy novel, which has been called “a strong work from a very promising new author” by Publishers Weekly, and “striking and thoroughly enjoyable” by Adrian Tchaikovsky, was published on July 5 so we wanted to celebrate its birth
It’s back! EdgeLit, the Midlands’ foremost literary day festival is back at the QUAD in Derby, showcasing some of the SFFH’s finest literary talent, including Frances Hardinge, Paul Tremblay and of course, some fantastic Angry Robot authors!
Here’s where they’ll be on the day:
Imposter Syndrome: At What Point Do You Become
A couple of weeks ago we told you that we’d sold translation rights for Cameron Johnston‘s The Traitor God in both Czech and Hungarian. Now, we’re bringing you more exciting news from the world of Setharis: A SEQUEL!
God of Broken Things will be dropping in June next year and sees your favourite antihero, and ours, Edrin Walker back in the midst of all that terrible, beautiful action.
Here’s the synopsis:
This September we’re very excited to bring you a brand new science fantasy novel, Hidden Sun, and today we’re showing you the brilliant new cover!
Hidden Sun is the first in the Shadowlands series, which takes place in a fascinating and mysterious world of darkness and light. Here’s the synopsis:
Rhia Harlyn is a noble in Shen, one of the dozens of shadowlands which separate the bright, alien skyland. She has a missing brother, an unwanted marriage proposal and an interest in science considered unbecoming in her gender. Her brother’s disappearance coincided with a violent unsolved murder, and Rhia impulsively
This July Angry Robot is turning nine (NINE!!!) years old! Imagine.
To celebrate, we thought we’d do one of those reading challenges that everyone enjoys so much, with the aim that our favourite snaps from the Robot Army will win lots of fun book prizes!
Below you’ll find the challenge which, as we’re nine, we created by consulting our favourite nine year old. They came up with the suggestions and we maybe helped a little bit.
The rules are simple. Each day snap a photo along the lines of the day’s theme. Feel free to use as much artistic license
You might have already seen the news over on the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog that we have captured ourselves a brand new, shiny AI for the orbital death platform.
Amanda Bridgeman, known for her self-published Aurora series, which was finalist for an Aurealis Award over in her native Australia, is joining our ranks with new novel The Subjugate, a crime-tinged sci-fi in which a pair of dectectives race to solve a spree of
We’ve got some great news for our buddies over in Europe! Excellent grimdark novel The Traitor God by Cameron Johnston is going to be translated into both Hungarian and Czech!
In Hungary the translation rights have been acquired by Főnix Könyvműhely, with the book being published sometime within the next year. Czech folks will see the translation published by Euromedia Group sometime within the next two.
We told Cameron, and once he’d woken
Last night, at a wonderful ceremony in Leicester city centre the Leicester Book of the Year Award was bestowed upon Rod Duncan‘s fantastic novel, The Queen of All Crows.
The novel follows one of our favourite heroines of all time, Elizabeth Barnabus, from the adventures of The Fall of The Gas-Lit Empire series into this, the start of a new series, as she makes her way
Newcastle, listen up! Cameron Johnston, author of -just-this-month-released novel The Traitor God, and RJ Barker, author of Age of Assassins and sequel Blood of Assassins will be in conversation at Forbidden Planet Newcastle THIS THURSDAY from 6 – 7PM.
The pair will be chatting about their writing processes and their journey to published authors, epic fantasy, grimdark, magic, gods, fighting and anything else that takes their fancy. This will be accompanied by short readings from both parties and followed by a signing session.
For more details about the event just head on over to the Forbidden Planet
Well, looky here! It seems we have a gorgeous new cover to show you, thanks to that wizard of artistry, Andreas Rocha.
A Breach in the Heavens is the third title from N S Dolkart‘s epic Godserfs series, which is full of lush worldbuilding, diverse and well-written characters, mythical creatures and just a smattering of gods trying to mess with the lives of man. It’ll be hitting shelves this October, fantasy fans, so make sure to pick it up!