Dystopia

Empire State by Adam Christopher

Empire State is the genre-bending debut novel of New Zealand-born author Adam Christopher, one of Angry Robot’s exciting new acquisitions. Empire State successfully combines science fiction, Prohibition-era detective noir, comic book superheroes, and nearly endless plot twists to create a …

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Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Shatter Me is the much anticipated debut novel of US author Tahereh Mafi. The first book in a projected trilogy, it provides an intense mix of dystopian fantasy and young adult romance with a superhuman twist. While it may seem a mean …

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Worldshaker by Richard Harland

Richard Harland’s Worldshaker is a dystopian steampunk adventure aimed at young adult readers. Although it is targeted at a younger audience, I found this novel to be an entertaining and worthwhile read that I finished in one sitting. A steampunk coming …

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A Matter of Blood by Sarah Pinborough

A Matter of Blood is the first installment in Sarah Pinborough’s Dog-Faced Gods trilogy, a heart-pounding mix of horror and crime fiction, with a dash of good old speculative fiction thrown in. Cass Jones is a bitter Detective Investigator for the …

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The Alloy of Law, a Mistborn novel

We’ve previously reported about Death by Pizza, Brandon Sanderson’s side project during his three month break from writing, or well, from writing anything serious. Before finishing that project however, Sanderson moved on to another: a Mistborn short story. The short …

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