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Angry Robot at FantasyCon 2015

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This weekend the now sold out FantasyCon2015 comes to Nottingham, and as it’s on Angry Robot’s home turf we don’t even have to fire up our teleportation devices to attend!

We have a vast array of UK-based Angry Robot authors coming along to the convention all cleaned, oiled and ready to mingle – we’ve ordered them to be on their best behaviour. If you’d like to say hi then make sure to pop along to one

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Angry Robot at Nine Worlds

After the joy of GenCon over in the States, it’s finally time for the UK to get a bite of the convention apple, as Nine Worlds is happening this weekend in London!

We’ll be sending down a crack team of Robots to take over attend the con, set on chatting with you and reigning triumphant over every board game going.

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances

Emma Newman in Forbidden Planet, Bristol

From Forbidden Planet’s website:

PETER NEWMAN and EMMA NEWMAN will be signing at the Forbidden Planet Bristol Megastore on Thursday 30th April from 6 – 7pm!

In Peter’s debut novel, THE VAGRANT, years have passed since humanities destruction emerged from the Breach. The world and its inhabitants have been changed from what they once were. Friendless and alone he walks across a desolate, war-torn landscape. As each day passes the world tumbles further into depravity, bent and twisted by the new order, corrupted by the Usurper, the enemy, and his infernal horde.

Emma’s BETWEEN TWO THORNS was shortlisted for

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Between Two Thorns in Locus Best Fantasy Novel Poll

Congratulations to everyone who was voted onto the recent Best Of lists from Locus, but a special celebration belongs to our very own Emma Newman as Between Two Thorns was included in the Best Fantasy Novel category! The first book in the Split WorldsBetween Two Thorns, has received widespread attention – including a shout-out from The Guardian as “JK Rowling meets Georgette Heyer” – and it certainly belongs in the Top 25 of Best Fantasy Novels. If you have yet to read Between Two Thorns, get yourself to this book page for all the info and read an excerpt.

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Angry Robot 5: Caroline’s Top 5 Characters

Yesterday, Tuesday 1 July, marked 5 years from Angry Robot’s first books – Lauren Beukes‘ Moxyland and Kaaron Warren‘s Slights – and throughout this week we are celebrating with daily staff blog posts and giveaways! Author guest posts and other cool giveaways will be popping up on various sites so keep an eye out on Twitter’s #AngryRobot5 for new posts.

If you’ve missed the earlier posts, here’s links to Lee Harris with his Top 5 Reasons Angry Robot Rules and Marc Gascoigne with 5 lessons learned. Next up is Caroline Lambe, Publicity Manager, as always hating writing about herself in the

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Angry Robot Live! #2 – Recap

Today we hosted our second Angry Robot Live hangout, “Crossing the Streams,” focused on cross-genre storytelling and storytelling across multiple media.

Our guests were Rod Duncan, Emma Newman, and Marianne de Pierres.

 

If you missed the panel, you can watch it in its entirety here:

 

 

I’ve also re-posted some questions we didn’t get to to continue the conversation, and if you have questions inspired by the panel, add them in the comments below!

Thank you all for joining us, and stay tuned to the Angry Robot blog for future

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Angry Robot, Books, Robot Round-Up

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, 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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Angry Robot, Conventions, Out and About, Robots at large

A Newbie’s View of World Fantasy Con 2013

As most of you know, I don’t come from a scifi or fantasy publishing world; my previous role was in publicity for Irish non-fiction titles as well as crime fiction, and that oft-controversial term, literary fiction. I wasn’t utterly new to the terms SF / F / WTF (maybe I was to WTF!) as through my own personal reading, I’ve read – and loved –  Scott Lynch, Philip Pullman, and Eoin Colfer, and had the usual childhood favourites such as Narnia and Harry Potter. I love True Blood, Buffy, and Star Trek, amongst others but can’t quote you lines or tell

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Robot Round-up: Celebrating Trilogies!

Today’s Robot Round-Up is a celebration of a few of our authors trilogies which are coming to a close. Featuring Anne Lyle’s Night’s Masque, Emma Newman’s Split Worlds, David Tallerman’s Easie Damasco, and Chris F. Holm’s Collector series we’re going to share with you the wonderful praise that these trilogies have received!

Night’s Masque Trilogy by Anne Lyle

Reviews for The Prince of Lies, Anne’s final instalment:

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A bit of reminiscing with NetGalley!

Hi guys! We’ve decided to do something a little different for this month on NetGalley. We’re going to be celebrating our favourite books that we’ve read from across the imprints and to give you guys a chance to join us in our gushing! We feel so strongly about these books (everyone should read them!) that we just had to give you guys a chance to get to reading them too.

The first book was chosen by Amanda. Here’s a little about the book and why she decided to showcase it:

The Corpse-Rat King by 

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Angry Robot, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up 01.10.13

Hey, it’s Leah here, Angry Robot’s new intern. Today’s Robot Round-Up is a celebration of October’s upcoming titles, and we have some brilliant ones to show you. First of all, keep your eyes peeled for our Special Edition post coming soon on Ramez Naam’s amazing second novel, Crux.  Cory Doctorow, author of Little Brother and Pirate Cinema has described Crux as “A blisteringly paced technothriller that dives deeper and even better into the chunky questions raised by Nexus. This is a fabulous book, and it ends in a way that promises at least one more. Count me in.” If this has whet your appetite, both

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