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Robin Hobb news and updates

US Book Launch TODAY!

    Tonight at 7 PM, I’ll be launching the US editions of Assassin’s Fate at University Book Store. I’m going to get a little sentimental here. Years ago, when I was first trying to be a writer, Duane Wilkins at University Book Store befriended Megan Lindholm.He invited me to come to the store and launch… Continue Reading

4 AM in Tacoma Pssst? You Awake?

  I am. I adjusted to the English time zone.  So my body thinks it’s 8 hours later than it is.  I woke at 2 AM  but forced myself to stay in bed until 4. And now I’m up, trying to catch up with myself. But everyone else is asleep.  So I’m doing the quiet… Continue Reading

Signing my Way across the UK

Well, I think I’m about midway through my visit. Earlier today, we were at Birmingham.  Tonight I have a sold out event at Oxford.  Tomorrow is Reading, and then Bath.  I’m looking forward to some time with artist Jackie Morris tomorrow; some books will be signed by both of us!   Saturday will find me at… Continue Reading

Dates and Place for UK Book Tour AND SWEDEN

This is the most up to date information!  It includes the signings in Sweden. April 29th 7.00PM   Fantasy Faction event at Waterstones Kensington, 193 Kensington High St, Kensington, London W8 6SH with Peter Newman, chaired by Marc Aplin April 30th. Scotland!  Edinburgh:  12.30PM   Signing: Waterstones, 128 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4AD. Then Glasgow… Continue Reading

Getting a Signed Book The Quick Answer!

Chase just updated the Appearances Tab! So if you click there, you can see my stops in both the UK and the US, and if I’ll be coming soon to a venue near you. But for most of you, I won’t be anywhere near you!  Still, there are two ways to get signed books. For… Continue Reading

Schedule for UK Book Tour

HarperVoyagerBooks  has published the schedule for the UK book tour that starts at the end of April and continues into May.  I have stops in Scotland as well as England.  Here’s the link: There may be a couple of stops in Sweden at the very end of the book tour, but that isn’t finalized… Continue Reading

Can’t wait for Assassin’s Fate? Win a Galley on Goodreads (Bookplate news, too)

Here’s the LINK  This is the US edition for US readers. Now, of course, you all know that it would be much better and show much more self discipline if you waited for the REAL book to come out.  But if you absolutely must have it now, go to Goodreads and enter the giveaway.… Continue Reading


Thanks to everyone who has been querying about dates and places. This is what we know as of March 22!  I will update as we get more information. FIrst, in late April and eary May, I will be visiting bookstores in the UK, to read from Assassin’s Fate and to sign books. In mid May, I’ve got… Continue Reading