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 have celebrated with daily staff blog posts and giveaways! Author guest posts and other cool giveaways have popped up on various sites – and continue to – so do keep an eye out for our #AngryRobot5 on Twitter for new posts.
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
As some of you may know, the Wood Green Literary Festival is running this weekend: 11th – 13th of October. Saturday the 12th has a wonderful treat for you guys: some of our wonderful authors will be there to talk about their books! With appearances from our authors across our three imprints, it certainly isn’t an event to miss.
Got the best Dad and live in a land where it’s Father’s Day next weekend? Gift him a “balls to the walls” story, “laugh-out-loud funny” characters, and secret war-torn London with our Angry Robot Father’s Day Present Suggestions! For your paternal figures who prefer their book pages to contain crime-filled mystery, we’ve also some choice offerings from Exhibit A!
With eBooks available for all our titles on the Robot Trading Companywhy not stock up his Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader of choice, with some smashing Angry Robot titles, or indeed from our friends at Angry Robot. If you’d rather
The Courts of the Feyre follows the adventures of Niall Petersen as he uncovers a hidden world of fey magic, strange history and uncanny creatures, and The Eighth Court is the culmination of Mike’s hard work throughout this series. Mike has written a lovely piece about finishing the series over on his site, do check it
Here’s the cover for The Eighth Court, the fourth book in Mike Shevdon‘s utterly fantastical Courts of the Feyre series, which we’re publishing in June 2013.
This one has been packed with gorgeous, twiddly detail by the one and only, World Fantasy Award Winning artist, John Coulthart. Regular readers of The Qwillery will have seen this one already, but everyone else should immediately click the pic for a larger version, in order to see it in all its glory. Go on, you know you want to…
Got any plans for the weekend yet? If not, here’s a great way to spend your Saturday afternoon, Angry Robot style:
Anne Lyle, Mike Shevdon, David Tallerman and Gav Thorpe will be appearing in a Science Fiction and Fantasy Readers Day, from 1 – 4 p.m. on Saturday November 17th, as part of Sheffield Central Library’s Meet the Author programme. They’ll be reading from their work, answering questions, signing stuff… all the usual shenanigans.
There will also be a session of ‘how to get published’ advice from Angry Robot’s Editor Lee Harris and Marketing
The fabulous people at Sheffield Libraries have very kindly invited no fewer than five four (Update: 06.11.12 Unfortunately, Adam Christopher won’t be able to make it to this event after all) of our fantastic authors along to a Science Fiction and Fantasy Readers Day, from 1 – 4 p.m. on Saturday November 17th, as part of their rolling Meet the Author programme.
Hello, hello and welcome to a bumper, double-sized Robot Round-Up. Most of the AR crew was down at Fantasycon in Brighton last weekend, so we were a tad on the busy side – schmoozing, drinking, pontificating on panels, drinking, selling books, drinking and… well, drinking – so we’ve been saved everything up for a full fortnight’s worth (and then some) of AR linkage action. And here it is!
Hello, hello and welcome to another round-up of Angry Robot Author Activity from around the Interwebs. Here’s what we’ve got for you this week:
We’ve seen a fresh batch of reviews this week for the second outing of the wonderful, irrepressible, un-putdownable Miriam Black in Chuck Wendig‘s Mockingbird: • Bane of Kings at The Founding Fields said: “A dark and gritty page-turner. Wendig’s second Miriam Black novel is a
Who wants to know what we’re publishing in the first six months of next year? You sir, the discerning fellow at the back of the room? And you madam, the lady of impeccable taste in the front row? And how about you, eager young whippersnapper? Want to know what you’ll be spending your pocket money on next year? You do? Well, of course you do!
Here’s the low-down. Click the links or the book covers (where we’ve got ’em already) for full publication details, plus links to assorted online retailers so you can get those pre-orders in good and early,
Hello, hello and welcome to this week’s Robot Round-Up. Lots to tell you about this week, so on with the link-show:
We’ve seen lots more review-love for Madeline Ashby‘s rather wonderful debut novel vN: • Tsana at Tsana’s Reads & Reviews “I definitely recommend this read for science fiction fans. I would also recommend it to most fantasy fans