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Angry Robot, Awards, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round Up 31/01/14

Hi everyone,

It’s round up time again and this week we’re taking a look at all the fantastic awards and nominations our authors have been getting lately!

 

The Mad Scientist’s Daughter by Cassandra Rose Clarke

The Mad Scientist's Daughter by Cassandra Rose Clarke - Feb 2013First up, we’re so excited that The Mad Scientist’s Daughter by Cassandra Rose Clarke has been nominated for the Philip K. Dick award! What is it about this book that readers

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New NetGalley ARC – Last God Standing

Hi folks,

Very excited today to introduce you to our latest NetGalley ARC – Last God Standing by American actor Michael Boatman! You may know Michael from his roles on Spin City, Anger Management, Gossip Girl, The Good Wife, and Instant Mom, and now you can find out what his debut fantasy is like!

This book is serious fun, and we cannot wait to hear what you think. So what are you waiting for? Get requesting!

 

Last God Standing by Michael Boatman

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Author Appearances

The Book of the Crowman Launch Event

The Book of the Crowman by Joseph D’Lacey, the much anticipated sequel to the popular Black Feathers, is launching on Wednesday 5th March at Blackwell’s, Edinburgh.

The Book Of The Crowman by Joseph D'LaceyCome along on the 5th at 6.30pm to get your copy signed and chat with Joseph! Tickets are free, and are available from the front desk at Blackwell’s Bookshop or by phoning 0131 622 8218.

BLACKWELL’S EDINBURGH PRESENTS JOSEPH D’LACEY: THE BOOK OF THE

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100th Book, Angry Robot, Competitions, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round Up 24/01/14

Hey everyone,

Round up time again, and this week we’re taking a look at our 100th book(!), Adam Christopher’s Hang Wire. We’ve been getting some great reviews, and there are also some cool competitions running to celebrate 100 Angry Robot books!

 

Hang Wire by Adam Christopher

We’ve had such a great response to Hang Wire, but before we dive into what you guys have been saying about it, let’s take a look at some of things Adam has been up to.

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Robot Round Up 17/01/14

Hi folks,

It’s round up time again and this week we’re taking a look at all the fabulous reviews we’ve been seeing for Chuck Wendig’s new Miriam Black book, The Cormorant. This is the third in the Miriam Black series, beginning with Blackbirds and Mockingbird. You’ve been loving this book! Here’s why:

 

The Cormorant by Chuck Wendig

The Cormorant by Chuck Wendig - Artwork by Joey Hi-Fi“Miriam’s story remains an undeniably addictive one, and

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Adam Christopher Signing Hang Wire

Get your copies of Adam Christopher’s Hang Wire signed at a Forbidden Planet event!

On Thursday 6th March, from 6 – 7 pm, Adam Christopher will be signing copies of Hang Wire and The Burning Dark at Forbidden Planet Megastore (179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London SE1 0UP). Find out more about the event on Forbidden Planet’s site.

It’s sure to be a fantastic evening, so order your copy now or pick up your special Limited Edition Hardcover from Forbidden Planet at the event! And watch out for cool competitions on the night!

Hope we’ll see you there!

 

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Robot Round Up: Most Anticipated 2014

Today we thought we’d take a look at some of the books that you’re most excited about.

 

Your Most Anticipated of 2014!

 

Peacemaker by Marianne de PierresFirst off, EVERYONE is talking about Peacemaker, the highly anticipated first book in a new science fiction series from Marianne de Pierres. Buzzfeed listed it in their 19 Most Anticipated Science Fiction and Fantasy Books For 2014, and it’s been mentioned in Anticipated Books of 2014 posts from Book Plank and Shadowhawk’s Shade and, of course, in our own choices for Fantasy Faction.

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Robot Round Up: Best of 2013

Happy New Year everyone!

It’s our first round up of 2014, so we thought we’d take a look at your favourites from last year. What got everyone talking in 2013?

 

Your Best of 2013

 

The Lives of Tao by Wesley ChuFirst off, The Lives of Tao by Wesley Chu has made it into a few of your favourites piles, and was even voted into the top ten science fiction books in the Goodreads Choice Awards! Badass Book Reviews included it on their Best Science Fiction of 2013 list. My Bookish

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Competitions

Adam Christopher’s Awesome Pre-Order Contest

 

To celebrate his starred review from Booklist for Hang Wire, Adam Christopher, author of Empire State, Seven Wonders, The Age Atomic and upcoming Hang Wire, is running an amazing contest over on his site. Simply pre-order (or buy when it’s released) a copy of Hang Wire or The Burning Dark to be in with a chance of winning this truly fantastic pile of loot:

Hang Wire by Adam Christopher– The Shining Girls by

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January Book Birthdays!

Hi everyone, I’m excited to announce the first book birthdays of the year! 2014 has some fantastic books coming out, and here are the first releases… Happy Book Birthday, guys!

The Iron Wolves by Andy Remic

The Iron Wolves by Andy Remic

Thirty years ago, the Iron Wolves held back mud-orc hordes at the Pass of Splintered Bones, and led a brutal charge that saw the sorcerer Morkagoth slain.

Now, a new terror

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Cover Reveal! Night Terrors by Tim Waggoner

 

Supernatural meets Men in Black in a darkly humorous urban fantasy from the author of Nekropolis.

We’re really excited about this cover reveal today and can’t wait to see what you think! From Tim Waggoner, author of the brilliant Nekropolis series, Night Terrors is the first in the Shadow Watch series, where nightmares are all too real…

So, on to the cover, which is by the fantastic Amazing15:

Night Terrors by Tim Waggoner

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Robot Round Up 13/12/13

Hi everyone,

It’s Round Up time again, and this time we’ve got a selection of our recent titles that we really feel you should take a look at.

 

Heartwood by Freya Robertson

 

Heartwood by Freya RobertsonFirst up, Heartwood by Freya Robertson, the first in an exciting new epic fantasy series: The Elemental Wars! You can read interviews with Freya on SF Signal, Civilian Reader, Terribleminds and My Bookish Ways. On

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Competitions

Smell Like an Elizabethan – Anne Lyle’s Fragrant Giveaway

Want to smell like an Elizabethan? Have you seen the fabulous giveaway running over on author Anne Lyle’s blog?

Anne’s friend Naomi Clarke has created two scents based on the characters in the Night’s Masque series, one for Mal and one for Coby! To celebrate the launch of the two new fragrances, Anne is running a competition to win two sampler sets of a 1ml vial of each fragrance to try.

Head on over to enter and to find out more about the scents, and check out the fragrances on Naomi’s Etsy page here. More →

Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Reviews

Between Two Thorns In NetGalley’s Books of the Year

In December, NetGalley looks back over the year’s titles and picks out its Top Ten that it thinks we should all be paying attention to. This year they chose Between Two Thorns by Emma Newman as one of their Top Ten Books of the Year! This is such a fantastic book, and I’m really pleased that NetGalley has chosen to share their love for it. (more…)

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Robot Round-Up 06/12/13

Hey folks, today’s Robot Round-Up is a celebration of January 2014’s coming titles, and we have two exciting books to share with you! First up, the much anticipated The Cormorant, the third in Chuck Wendig’s fantastic Miriam Black series. Readers of the first two books loved the dark, punchy style (“fast, ferocious, sharp as a switchblade and fucking fantastic” – Lauren Beukes, author of Zoo City and The Shining Girls) and I can’t wait to see what you all think of the third book. (more…)

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