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Angry Robot to Launch YA Imprint

Strange Chemistry

Those ever so Angry Robot's have unveiled their latest plans in the continued efforts for world domination with the creation of a brand new Young Adult imprint called Strange Chemistry. This new publishing arm will be run by fellow book reviewer and all round nice egg Amanda Rutter (congratulations Amanda!) and will realease 5 new YA books with a schedule of 1 book per month there-after, beginning in September 2012. There is a great interview with Amanda here, which explains somewhat the ideas behind the new imprint and some of Amanda's ideas - I love ...

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written by Ant on Friday 25th November 2011
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Happy Birthday! SFBook is 12 years old!

Happy Birthday! SFBook is 12 years old!

Happy Birthday to us,

Happy Birthday to us,

Happy Birthday SFBook,

Happy Birthday to us!

As you may have just guessed SFBook.com is now 12 years old!, almost a teenager and only a little younger than that behemoth Google.

The website and the internet itself has changed incredibly over the last 12 years, when it was first launched the website was run by the very talented TC and looked very different indeed:

Over the years we have reviewed thousands of books, interviewed authors and strived to offer an insight into the very best novels out there. We always read the full novel before a review and try to gi...

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written by Ant on Friday 4th November 2011
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Interview with David Wingrove

Interview with David Wingrove

Today marks the launch of Daylight on Iron Mountain, the 2nd volume in David Wingrove's re-imagined Chung Kuo series, an incredible future vision and one which promises to be an absolute epic, unmissable series.

I was lucky enough to be granted an interview with David Wingrove which gives a great insight into the series.

Ant: You originally started writing Chung Kuo way back in the 1980's and many of the ideas presented seem somewhat prophetic, where did you get these ideas from?

David: The original short story, "A Perfect Art" had nothing Chinese about it ...

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written by Ant on Tuesday 1st November 2011
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