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Karen Sandler: On the 1st Day of Christmas, it was Hanukkah

As part of our 12 Days of Christmas, we’re bringing you some of your favourite authors talking about what Christmas is to them. We’re also bringing you their books at only £1! First up is Karen Sandler, author of Clean Burn.

Here’s how to take advantage of our seasonal special offer:

1. Visit the Robot Trading Company at www.robottradingcompany.com
2. Add the book(s) you’d like to buy to your shopping basket
3. Add the magic word ‘tinsel’ to the ‘coupon/voucher’ box
4. Click
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The Best Christmas Film Ever

As part of our authors’ 12 Days of Christmas, which will start on Friday 13, the AR/SC/EA team have been given space to blather on about what Christmas means to them.

Today is the turn of Rights Executive Extraordinaire, Suzannah Brooksbank!

Remember to check out each day’s post to discover whose books are reduced to £1 in our Pre-Christmas Sale of Madness!

Now, the subject of “The Best Christmas Film Ever” is a hotly contested matter, debated fervently in homes and offices alike. In fact, as soon as I mentioned I was

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Lee’s Best of the Year

As part of our authors’ 12 Days of Christmas, which will start on Friday 13, the AR/SC/EA team have been given space to blather on about what Christmas means to them.

Here’s Angry Robot’s Senior Editor, Lee Harris, and later today will be Wanda from our New York office!

Over to you, Lee…

OK. This is going to be one of those annoying Best Of lists that crop up everywhere at this time of the year. I’ve read more novels for pleasure than I did last year (I didn’t get close to

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Abi’s Secret Santa Christmas

As part of our authors’ 12 Days of Christmas, which will start on Friday 13, the AR/SC/EA team have been given space to blather on about what Christmas means to them. Earlier today we had our intern, Vicky, and now it’s the turn of Abi Pukaniuk, our Production Controller!

Remember to check out each day’s post to discover whose books are reduced to £1 in our Pre-Christmas Sale of Madness!

I regard myself as one of those Christmas Geeks: I get excited when it hits December; I rally the troops to get everywhere decorated; and am

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Vicky’s Christmas Advent Calendar

As part of our authors’ 12 Days of Christmas, which will start on Friday 13, the AR/SC/EA team have been given space to blather on about what Christmas means to them. Bonus day for you with Vicky Hooper, our fantastic intern, and Abi Pukaniak, our Production Controller! First up is Vicky, and remember to check out each day’s post to discover whose books are reduced to £1 in our Pre-Christmas Sale of Madness!

I adore Christmas. I love everything about this season, from the first leaf fall to the day itself. This time of

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12 Days of Christmas

It wouldn’t be Christmas without an Angry Robot 12 Days of Christmas Advent Blog, and this year we’ve decided to not only bring you some of your favourite authors writing about Christmas, but also, whopping great big savings on their books! Here’s the deal:

Every day from Friday 13 December until Christmas Eve, authors from Angry Robot, Strange Chemistry, and Exhibit A will be posting their thoughts, memories, festive favourites, across all three sites. Each day, we will then release that author’s ebooks on the Robot Trading Company for sale – FOR ONLY £1 – using a

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What every Dad wants for Father’s Day: Books!

Got the best Dad and live in a land where it’s Father’s Day next weekend? Gift him a “balls to the walls” story, “laugh-out-loud funny” characters, and secret war-torn London with our Angry Robot Father’s Day Present Suggestions! For your paternal figures who prefer their book pages to contain crime-filled mystery, we’ve also some choice offerings from Exhibit A!

With eBooks available for all our titles on the Robot Trading Company why not stock up his Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader of choice, with some smashing Angry Robot titles, or indeed from our friends at Angry Robot. If you’d rather

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Special Offer from Ramez Naam: Pre-Order Nexus, get More Than Human ebook, Free!

Ramez Naam‘s debut science fiction novel, Nexus is one of the books that we’re publishing in January 2013 (although it will be available in US/CAN and ebook editions from December 18th 2012) and he’s making the following pre-order special offer to encourage you to put in an early order with your favourite bookseller or online retailer:

More Than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement by Ramez NaamBuy Nexus before December 31st January 31st (offer extended!), and get

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Interesting Stuff, On Sale, Out and About

Supporting Independent Booksellers

Here in the UK this week it’s Independent Booksellers’ Week. Indie booksellers are the lifeblood of the community, and as an independent publisher, we’re committed to supporting our friends on the high street.

Welcome to the Angry Robot Clonefiles initiative.

We sometimes feel our customers are having to choose between a physical book and an e-format, when what probably suits them best is to have both in the same package, and so we are going to start giving away the digital version of each of our novels free with the physical paperback, in selected indie bookstores.

We’re partnering with Mostly

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Robot Trading Company: Ebooks from Anarchy and Infinity Plus Now On Sale

Today we have some rather exciting news about our Robot Trading Company Ebookstore.

Behold! The Robot Trading Company

For a while now, we’ve been looking at the way the ebook market seems to be shaping up and – particularly in the UK – it looks like there’s plenty to choose from, if what you’re interested in is cookie-cutter bestsellers, celebrity biogs or gimmicky crap about insurance-selling meerkats.

If it’s the really big

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Angry Robot signs Emma Newman

We’ve just concluded a deal with Emma Newman (via her fabulous agent, Jennifer Udden at the Donald Maass Literary Agency in New York) for three books in Emma’s Split Worlds urban fantasy series, and the first one – Between Two Thorns – will be published in March next year, and we couldn’t be more delighted. The series is fabulous, but you probably already guessed that.

Emma’s reaction to the deal was “I still can’t believe this is happening –

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Free Samples of Every Angry Robot Book

We don’t always blow our own trumpet, so having spent a few, slightly tedious hours on a very hot day assembling the latest batch of samplers of some upcoming Angry Robot titles, we thought it worth reminding all you deeply lovely AR readers that we do, as standard, offer a free excerpt from every single one of our books.

Ebooks, Arrrrrrr!There’s a lot of talk about eBook piracy at the moment. And there are all sorts of reasons. Some of them

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Day Against DRM: 50% off All Angry Robot eBooks at RobotTradingCompany.com

International Day Against DRMToday is the International Day Against DRM.

Here at Angry Robot we’ve never inflicted DRM on our eBooks, preferring to trust our customers and readers instead – and we must say it’s most gratifying to see folks like Tor / Forge and co. catching up at long last… 😉

Anyhow, to mark the occasion, here’s a bit of a special offer for you: if you buy any of our DRM-free ePub-format eBooks from the Robot Trading Company in the next 24 hours

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