Tag: Empire State

5th Birthday, Angry Robot

Angry Robot 5: Mike’s Top 5 Favorite Angry Robot Covers

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 for our #AngryRobot5 on Twitter for new posts.

We’ve already had our Senior Editor, Lee Harris, with his Top 5 Reasons Angry Robot Rules, MD Marc Gascoigne with 5 lessons learned, and Publicity Manager Caroline Lambe with her 5 Favourite Angry Robot Characters. Next up is Mike Underwood,

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100th Book, Author Appearances, General skiffy bollocks

SFX: Get Your Free AR ebooks!

SFX247_cover_digi-610x783The lovely folks over at SFX have teamed up with us angrier people and together we’re delighted to bring you TWO free ebooks!

In case you didn’t notice with all our earlier celebrations, we’re pretty proud of reaching our 100th book release – Adam Christopher‘s Hang Wire, and we’re rounding this out with an exclusive offer for all SFX readers.

To get your free copy of Empire State by Adam Christopher and/or (hey, why not get both

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Books, Fan stuff, Guest Posts, Interviews, Podcast, Reviews, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up 28.06.13

What a busy few weeks it’s been here at Robot HQ; so busy in fact, that I’ve been shamefully slow since my last Round-Up! But what better to cheer up a rainy Friday (in Nottingham, at least) than a good look back over our recent highlights:

© 2013 Drake Photography HD, New York
© 2013 Drake Photography HD, New York

Let’s start with yesterday’s exciting news that Michael Boatman has

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up 17.05.13

Gather round drones, and check out what has been amazing couple of weeks for all things robotic and brilliant…actually makes us a little bit less angry, but don’t worry as it won’t last. Prepare yourselves…it’s a long ‘un.

vN by Madeline Ashby, cover Martin Bland/Spyroteknik

I think it’s only right that we start off with the great news from the US, that Angry Robot has been shortlisted at the Locus Awards for Best Publisher. Not only

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Books, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up, 28.03.13

Hello and welcome to a double-bank-holiday Easter special Robot Round-Up. No choccie eggs or anything, just lots and lots of luvverly links to some Red Hot Angry Robot Action. Without further ado:

Black Feathers by Joseph D'Lacey, April 2013It’s US/Ebook release week for Black Feathers, the first part of Joseph D’Lacey‘s post-eco-apocalyptic dark fantasy duology, The Black Dawn and it’s fantastic to see a whole gang of reviewers (of clearly impeccable taste, we might add) getting right behind the

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Books, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up, 01.03.13

Hello and welcome to our regular Robot Round-Up of links out to Stuff About Angry Robot and our Awesome Authors that we’ve spotted out on the intertubes in the past week or so. Heck, you know the drill. Let’s just get on with the linkage action, shall we?

Between Two Thorns by Emma Newman, March 2013Out Now and flying off the shelves (we should really stop greasing our book covers), Emma Newman‘s Between Two Thorns has been reviewed

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Books, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up, 15.02.13

Hello and welcome to this week’s Robot Round-Up. Having put our email woes behind us, our compiler-bot has been able to gather up another bountiful harvest of Angrily Robotic links.

The reviews of Cassandra Rose Clarke‘s astonishing and heart-breaking novel The Mad Scientist’s Daughter continue to pour in:

The Mad Scientist's Daughter by Cassandra Rose Clarke - Feb 2013• Kristin at My Bookish Ways: “Think you can’t get invested in a romance between a

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Awards, Books, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up 04.01.13

Hello and welcome to the first Robot Round-Up of 2013! It’s been three weeks since our last, pre-holiday-season Round-Up, which means there’s absolutely loads to tell you about. So, without further ado or faff, strap yourselves in and off we’ll go.

Nexus by Ramez NaamIt’s been a titanic few weeks for Ramez Naam, whose debut sf thriller Nexus was officially published on January 3rd, but actually came out in the US and ebook editions in

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Angry Robot, Competitions, Other people's business

Win Everything! All 50 Angry Robot Titles Up For Grabs with SciFiNow

Adam Christopher‘s Empire State is the 50th Angry Robot title to see the light of meat-space reality. To mark the occasion we’ve teamed up with top-notch UK sci-fi ‘zine SciFiNow to give away one of everything we’ve published so far – yes, all 50 titles – to one insanely fortunate UK or Ireland based competition entrant.

Here’s what you could win:

All 50 Angry Robot titles to January 2012

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Angry Robot, Other people's business, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up, 06.01.12

Hello, hello and welcome to the first Robot Round-Up of 2012. And what a lot of rounded-up stuff we’ve got to tell you about this week.

First things first: a reminder that the Angry Robot January eBooks Sale is still very much in effect. Between now and the end of January you’ll be able to pick up more than half our range of titles at half price or less, either direct from the Angry Robot Store (DRM-free ePub) or from your favourite online retailer of electronic literature, in the US, UK and beyond. Grab yourself a bargain while

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Angry Robot, Other people's business, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up, 23.12.11

Hello and welcome to the final Robot Round-up of 2011. We’ve unchained ourselves from our desks and will be recharging our circuits for the next ten days or so, which means no round-up next week. But keep those links coming and we’ll be back in January with a fresh batch. In the meantime, here’s what’s been happing in Angry Robot world since the last round-up went live:

Empire State by Adam ChristopherIn the run-up to the official January 5th publication date, the online buzz for

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances

Adam Christopher’s Empire State US Launch – Manhattan, January 10th 2012

Empire State event flier - click for detailAdam Christopher will be visiting New York in the New Year to launch his debut novel – the oh, so nearly-upon-us superhero noir thriller Empire State – at the Mid-Manhattan Library. Adam will be there on Tuesday, January 10 from 6.30 – 7.30 p.m. and will be reading from the book as well as autographing copies for anyone who asks nicely.

The library people,

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Angry Robot, Exclusive Excerpts, Freebies

A New Batch of Angry Robot Sample Chapters

Here’s a fresh selection of Angry Robot sample chapters for you to read, download, fall in love with, share with your friends and rave about every time you hear the word ‘book’. Think of them as an early holiday season gift of free fiction-y goodness from your friendly Robot Overlords Chums.

This time out we’re previewing our first five 2012 titles: Adam Christopher‘s Empire State (Jan), Ian Whates‘s City of Light and Shadow (Jan), Dan Abnett‘s Embedded (Jan, b-format UK re-issue), David Tallerman‘s Giant Thief (Feb) and Lavie Tidhar‘s The

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