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Author Profile: Benedict Jacka

www.benedictjacka.co.uk On Little Brown (Orbit author) On Goodreads On Wikipedia @BenedictJacka About (from Orbit / Little Brown): Benedict Jacka became a writer almost by accident, when at 19 he sat in his school library and began writing in the back of an exercise book. Since then he has studied philosophy at Cambridge, lived in China and […]

October 2019 Book Highlights

* Here’s our round-up of fantastic and fantastical reading for October. We take in Adult Fiction, fantastical and general, creative and socially minded Non-Fiction, Children’s and YA and Graphic Novels. Whether you’re a general or genre reader or a bookshop looking to make sure your customers aren’t missing out we try to balance an inclusion […]

July 2018 Book Highlights

* Here’s our round-up of fantastic and fantastical reading for July. We take in Adult Fiction, fantastical and general, creative and socially minded Non-Fiction, Children’s and YA and Graphic Novels. Whether you’re a general or genre reader or a bookshop looking to make sure your customers aren’t missing out we try to balance an inclusion […]

URBAN FANTASY (and choice associated fictions) Books in 2017!

We love our Urban Fantasy here at Carabas and one of the sub-genre’s we particularly focus on, having appeal both to genre fans and mainstream readers. So here’s a round-up of the great UF books and graphic novels publishing/ed in 2017!   NB. This is pretty comprehensive round-up of the UK scene though necessarily arbitrary in […]

April 2017 Book Highlights

* Here’s our round-up of fantastic and fantastical reading for April. We take in Adult Fiction, fantastical and general, creative and socially minded Non-Fiction, Children’s and YA and Graphic Novels. Whether you’re a general or genre reader or a bookshop looking to make sure your customers aren’t missing out we try to balance an inclusion […]

Extraordinary London Books in 2016!

Just what is it about London? The number of people? A history so rich it becomes a mythos also? That it’s the capital? Well all of the above and more – including the fact they say ‘write what you know’ and there’s more than a few writing types in the Big Smoke. Somewhere between highlights […]

Extraordinary London Books Jan-Jun 2016!

Just what is it about London? The number of people? A history so rich it becomes a mythos also? That it’s the capital? Well all of the above and more – including the fact they say ‘write what you know’ and there’s more than a few writing types in the Big Smoke. Here’s our page […]

Carabas April 2016 New Book Recommends!

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Orbit – Publishing Jan-Jun 2016!

Here’s an (edited) look at what Orbit have coming for you over the period January to June 2016! We’ll be bringing you our particular recommends of all publishers together by month of publication. Note: Publication dates are liable to change and some jackets are still to come… *** Publisher Page – link / profile *** *** […]

URBAN FANTASY (and choice associated fictions) publishing Jul-Dec 15!

We love our Urban Fantasy here at Carabas and one of the sub-genre’s we particularly focus on, having appeal both to genre fans and mainstream readers. So here’s a round-up of the great UF books and graphic novels publishing from July to December 2015!

August 2015 Carabas New Book Recommends

* The two months following August are where publishers traditionally bring out their big guns ready for a certain festive season; that said August is a pretty heavyweight month as far as we’re concerned, with some cracking mass market paperbacks, not to mention trades and hardbacks of particular note. And our top picks aren’t the […]

Orbit – Publishing Jul-Dec 15!

Here’s an (edited) look at what Orbit have coming for you over the period July to December 2015! We’ll be bringing you our particular recommends of all publishers together by month of publication. Note: Publication dates are liable to change and some jackets are still to come… *** Publisher Page – link / profile *** *** See […]

Alternative Stuff to do this Week in London – 11th-17th May!

For our full months event recommendations see our London Events page and Regular Events page also – if we’re missing something (your own event or someone else’s) let us know. Enjoy!

A Pint with… JIM BUTCHER! Our inaugural interview with the Master of Urban Fantasy…

I’d had a number of publishers ask if I was looking to do author interviews; it was certainly ‘on the list’ though I’d a mind to do something a little different – a casual pint or coffee with… But where to begin or, rather, who? Sometimes the world does actually work a little magic and […]

ORBIT BOOKS

www.orbitbooks.net/ Orbit / SFF on Little Brown (to search / browse titles) On TWITTER On FACEBOOK Orbit on Carabas ORBIT – NEW BOOKS PUBLISHING JAN-JUN 15! Search Orbit Books on Carabas About Orbit is the Science Fiction and Fantasy imprint of Little, Brown Book Group.

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Here’s where you can discover the creative work of pro and up & coming London-based writers, artists, bloggers, musicians and others, and friends and co-conspirators beyond the big city. You can find publishers and other larger creative organisations on our Industry Friends page, and if you want to add yourself or suggest someone else then just get in touch! […]