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…
Terminus - Tristan Palmgren
The Subjugate - Amanda Bridgeman
Pulped Fiction: an Angry Robot Sampler - Sean Grigsby
Time’s Children - D B Jackson
A Breach in the Heavens - N. S. Dolkart
Hidden Sun - Jaine Fenn
The Dreaming Stars - Tim Pratt
Daughters of Forgotten Light - Sean Grigsby
Implanted - Lauren C Teffeau
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.
It’s much too warm for those fantasy clubs of yore, the ones with the real dragons breathing fire and the requirements to joust with your neighbour for the last copy of your new favourite novel. So we’re proposing ditching the old and taking some time out and ducking into an air-conditioned paradise this coming Tuesday, July 31, with a trip to see Micah Yongo the Super Relaxed Fantasy Club.
Micah – who will be joined
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:
We publish a lot of cool, interesting and WTF novels, and here’s another delightful case: Space Unicorn Blues by TJ Berry – space opera? Check. Existential threat? Check. Giant spaceships… made of stone? Yup. Um, unicorns? Oh yeah! It’s an ingenious, deeply fun read with more than a few ideas to keep you up at night, and you can read the first two chapters right here, for free!
Humanity joining the
For all you lucky humans attending CONvergence this week we have Robots taking over the con in their excitement to see and chat to you, YES YOU! Luckily we managed to restrain them from their usual deathly leanings, once we assured them you’re on our side and will be buying many books. Cos you all will be, right? RIGHT? *stares*
Over the weekend our authors will be taking part in a variety of signings, readings,
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
ReaderCon is just around the corner, humans, and have we got a treat for you. One of our robots, N.S. Dolkart, author of the Godserfs Trilogy will be attending not one, not two, but THREE events for your human eyes and ears.
Here’s where you can find N.S. Dolkart at ReaderCon:
Thursday 12th July
9pm Solo Reading (30min)
Saturday 14th July
8pm Rethinking the Dangerous Victim Panel (1
If any of you humans are looking for a tasty treat this summer then, as always, your robot overlords are happy to deliver!
Amber Royer will be at Third Planet Sci-Fi Superstore in Houston, TX on July 14th to tell you all about her debut novel Free Chocolate! Amber will be at the store from 12 noon to sign, speak, and generally spread the word about the wonders of chocolate.
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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
Latina culinary arts student, Bo Benitez, becomes a fugitive when she’s caught stealing a cacao pod from the heavily-defended plantations that keep chocolate, Earth’s sole valuable export, safe from a hungry galaxy. Forces arraying against her including her alien boyfriend and a reptilian cop. But when she escapes onto an
The much awaited sequel to The Wrong Stars, a mind blowing and thoughtful space opera which was shortlisted for this year’s Philip K Dick Award.
If you’re yet to catch up on The Wrong Stars then unless you’re busy fighting aliens in unknown space there’s no excuse not to do so before The Dreaming Stars hits shelves this September. You can even buy if for just £5.49 (or equivalent)