Tag: John Scalzi

Angry Robot

Robot Round-Up 04/09/15

Hi there,

It’s been a busy couple of weeks on the orbiting death engine, with September titles being published and blog tours in full flow.

Santa Monica-based Adam Rakunas spoke with the Santa Monica Mirror about his debut novel, Windswept and the length of time he took to write his first novel. He then popped over to chat with the lovely John Scalzi about his Big Idea for Windswept – apparently pineapple juice and  a vacation in Hawaii provided the inspiration for Santee Anchorage, where the novel is based. Food and drink are apparently close to Adam’s heart, as he

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Angry Robot

Time Salvager: Rocket Novel

Time Salvager by Wesley ChuIn good time for its release in the UK on 9 July, Wesley Chu‘s Time Salvager has been getting some well-deserved attention.

Firstly, check out io9’s top books in July, which – as you’ve probably guessed – features Time Salvager. There’s an excerpt from the first chapter here, if you’d like to see a hint of what io9 are talking about.

At the Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog, we are told

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Author Appearances, Awards, Fan stuff, General skiffy bollocks

Atwood, Hamilton, Scalzi AND WESLEY CHU: Goodreads Choice Awards Nominees

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Well, well, post-WFC slump, we laugh in your face! Because we came back to work to the wonderful news that Wesley Chu‘s The Lives of Tao has been nominated for the Goodreads Choice Awards 2013 for Best SciFi! Wes is amongst some of the finest writers including Margaret Atwood, Peter F. Hamilton, John Scalzi, and Orson Scott Card, and damn, does he deserve to be there.

Here’s how Goodreads select their nominees:

“We

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