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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 […]

July 2015 Carabas New Book Recommends

* Having just worked through the next 6 months of fantastical output we’re finding it as hard as ever to restrain our top picks; just so much great stuff! But there really is something about July this year where we’ve straightforwardly had to say ‘whatever – all this must go in’… And these aren’t even […]

Author Profile: Simon Ings

www.simonings.com On Orion On Wikipedia On Gollancz @simonings On The Guardian “He succeeds in getting you to care about what happens to these people and then he beats the living shit out of them” – Martin McGrath   About Simon Ings debuted in 1992 with the widely acclaimed HOT HEAD and has since written a […]

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 […]

URBAN FANTASY (and choice associated fictions) publishing Jan-Jun 15!

The Urban Fantasy sub-genre is a personal favourite of mine, not to mention very apt for this here site and having great general / mainstream appeal and potential. I’d always planned, along with our Steampunk page, to put up a seasons listing here. And, having just last night had the pleasure and fortune of interviewing the […]

April 2015 Carabas New Book Recommends

April brings us another great package of debuts, latest in series, hardbacks and new in paperbacks of the science fictional and fantastical – here’s our top recommends of the month! As ever our special pick is rather arbitrary and just a little something we wanted to wave a slightly larger flag for after reading an […]

April 2015 Carabas New Book Recommends (WS)

April brings us another great package of debuts, latest in series, hardbacks and new in paperbacks of the science fictional and fantastical – here’s our top recommends of the month! As ever our special pick is rather arbitrary and just a little something we wanted to wave a slightly larger flag for after reading an […]

Orbit – Publishing Jan-Jun 15!

Here’s an (edited) look at what Orbit have coming for you over the period January to June 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 […]

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.

January 2015 Carabas New Book Recommends

The first month of 2015 brings readers a superb list from which to pick their next read, and anyone attempting to recommend an unenviable task in trying to pick the best – one we couldn’t quite achieve without allowing ourselves a joint award.

DISCOVER…

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! […]

The Hugo Awards 2014!

Media update from LonCon3 – The winners of this years Hugo Awards! Best Novel: Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie (Orbit US / Orbit UK) Best Novella: “Equoid” by Charles Stross (Tor.com, 09-2013) Best Novelette: “The Lady Astronaut of Mars” by Mary Robinette Kowal (maryrobinettekowal.com / Tor.com, 09-2013) Best Short Story: “The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere” by John Chu […]

The Greatest Creations of Fantastical Fiction Part 1

(In which we talk of Gentlemen, Mandalorian combat fashion, Otherworldly maternal figures, far-future deities, and the young lady you get to meet at the end…) The tinterwebs are full of Top 10’s, 20’s, and more of spaceships, weapons, monsters, and guys good and bad – this isn’t one of those – and it’s not ‘as […]

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!