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UK Release: The Stars Are Legion

Small-size-coverWe were really, really excited to read an early draft of Kameron Hurley‘s forthcoming The Stars Are Legion, so much so that when we heard it didn’t yet have a publisher in the UK/Commonwealth we knew just had to have it for ourselves.

Luckily, Kameron and her agent Hannah Bowman were happy to comply and we’ll be bringing The Stars Are Legion to you in January 2017.

The novel is being published in the US/Can by Saga Press,

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ConFusion Schedule

ConFusion is this weekend and a whole swarm of robots will be around and about taking part in panels, readings, cookie making classes and of course, parties.

Take a look below for the most up-to-date list of author appearances. As always, programmes are subject to change.

We hope to see you there!

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Friday
6:00 PM – Ballroom A&B
SFF Debates 2016!
Six of your favorite SFF personalities debate the

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Nook ‘First in Series’ Sale

Heads up, drones! The lovely folk over at Nook are running a ‘first in series’ promotion and are featuring eight Angry Robot titles! Please check below for titles and prices.

Each will be on sale from January 12 (today) until January 18.

Stolen SongbirdStolen Songbird by Danielle L. Jensen

For five centuries, a witch’s curse has bound the trolls to their city beneath the mountain. When Cécile de Troyes is kidnapped and taken beneath the mountain, she realises that the

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Angry Robot in Best of 2015 Lists

There’s nothing more exciting for a publisher as the year comes to an end than reading Best Of lists and scouring for our titles. 2015 has been a particularly kind year with a hefty crop Angry Robot titles appearing in lists all over the internet. We’ve decided to collect some of them here for your pleasure – post in the comments if there are any other titles you’d add to your favourites of 2015 list!

Firstly Buzzfeed featured both The Rebirths of Tao by Wesley Chu and Apex by Ramez Naam in their 24 Best Science Fiction Books of 2015.

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Empire Ascendant Exclusive Excerpt

Empire Ascendant by Kameron Hurley

Following on from the highly acclaimed The Mirror Empire, Kameron Hurley‘s brilliant Empire Ascendant will be hitting all good bookstores 1st Oct (UK/R.o.W)/6th Oct (US:Can).

We know, we know, it’s a long wait for something that you know will be amazing. But don’t worry, we’ve been kind and spoken to those fabulous folk over at Tor.com, who were happy to host an exclusive excerpt of the prologue and first chapter of

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Angry Robot at Sasquan

SasquanContinuing our global quest to attend as many conventions as possible, Angry Robot is at Sasquan this week *waves*

If you’d like to come and see us and get your hands on our September titles before they hit the stores then pop over to the Angry Robot Deathstar Booth, D15 in the Dealer’s Hall. There will be signings, too! See below:

Friday:

14:00 – Carrie Patel

Saturday:

13:00 – Adam Rakunas
16:00 – Alyc

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Which The Mirror Empire Character Are You?

The Mirror Empire by Kameron HurleyThere’s nothing better to do on a dreary Friday at work than a little quiz. So grab yourself a coffee, settle in and take five minutes to answer seven quick questions to find our which character from Kameron Hurley‘s The Mirror Empire you most resemble.

Take the quiz here.

Here are the results from the Angry Robot Team:

Robot Overlord Marc/Publicity Manager Penny: Zezili Hasaria

Penny: “It’s like this quiz *knows* me! I love

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Robot Round-Up 31/7/15

Hail Robots,

It’s GenCon weekend, which we’re all very excited for. If you’re there then make sure to catch a few Angry Robot panels and signings; you can find all the details here.

If you’re not at GenCon and are in the UK, it’s just one week until the beginning of Nine Worlds. We’ll be there, will you? If you spot us come and say hi, we just love to chat with you guys!

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Angry Robot, Conventions, Out and About

Angry Robot at GenCon

Dear Robot Legions, let me tell you a story about a young cyborg.

Years ago, before I was assimilated into the Angry Robot collective and fitted with the Sales-and-Marketing-o-Tron-9000 system, I was a mere gamer, spending evenings and weekends at my local game store, first as a regular, then as a cashwrap monkey.

Each summer, one thing loomed on the horizon and came to dominate every conversation:

GenCon

For those that don’t know, GenCon is the largest gaming convention in the USA, and is the height of the gaming world’s season. But even if you know about GenCon, you might

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Kameron Hurley takes over Gen Con!

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Kameron Hurley, author of The Mirror Empire, and the soon-to-be-published Empire Ascendant is making her presence known at Gen Con, held 30 July – 2 Aug, by simply ATTENDING ALL OF THE PANELS.

As you can see below, Kameron will be here, there and everywhere during the three days she’s at the event, so make sure to catch her speaking in at least one panel. As always, schedules are subject to change, so

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Empire Ascendant by Kameron Hurley: Cover Reveal

You may have seen it on the Barnes & Noble sci-fi blog, but the long-awaited cover for Kameron Hurley‘s Empire Ascendant – the second in the Worldbreaker Saga – is here.

The artwork, by Richard Anderson is so gorgeous that we didn’t only want to reveal the front cover but the entire wrap, too.

Click on the image to be taken through to the reveal article, complete with quotes from Kameron and Richard and the full image.

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Robot Round-Up 04/06/15

Howdy Roboteers,

We have lots to tell you about this week, including a movie deal, award shortlist and tour! 

Rod Duncan Mini-Tour

Rod Duncan is not one to sit on his laurels after the publication of Unseemly Science last month. Over the next couple of months he has a plethora of appearances around the midlands, of which you can see here:

Tuesday 16 June: ChesterfieldUnseemly Science by Rod Duncan
Rod will be holding a workshop for local group, the Open Book Writers.

Thursday

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Kameron Hurley shortlisted for a Gemmell Award!

We’re proud, overjoyed, excited and delighted to announce that Kameron Hurley’s The Mirror Empire has been shortlisted in the Gemmell Awards.

TheMirrorEmpire-144dpi (1)The award, named Morningstar after one of David Gemmell’s bestselling novels, is awarded for the best debut in fantasy fiction.

Kameron: “I was incredibly pleased to find The Mirror Empire on the Gemmell Morningstar shortlist with some amazing company. Thanks so much to all the passionate fans who voted for it! It’s fabulous news to get here with
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More Kameron Hurley from Angry Robot Books

Hot on the heels of the news that Kameron Hurley is short-listed for this year’s Locus Fantasy Novel award with The Mirror Empire (see here for full details), we are delighted to announce Book 3 in the Worldbreaker SagaThe Broken Heavens. 

In a World English deal, including translation, with Hannah Bowman of Liza Dawson Agency, The Broken Heavens is the epic conclusion to the Worldbreaker Saga which began with The Mirror Empire and continues with Empire Ascendant, out this October. 

Kameron Hurley: “I’m thrilled to bring readers the third and final volume of the Worldbreaker Saga with Angry Robot Books. They’ve been eternal champions

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