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The First Robot President

Robert Carlyle Taylor, Arvind Patel (Illustrator)

Paperback

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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (11/15/2021)

Description

Fourth Edition of Robert Carlyle Taylor's Award-Winning Debut Novel

The First Robot President combines science fiction with political satire, making fun of Democrats and Republicans in equal measure. The novel centers around Thomas Jenkins, a lobbyist, and his robot wife whose political ambitions land her on the Green Party's 2520 Presidential ticket.

  • Winner, Science Fiction, 2022 Independent Press Award
  • Gold Prize, Humor, 2021 Reader Views Reviewer's Choice Awards
  • Distinguished Favorite, Science Fiction, 2021 New York City Big Book Award
  • Silver Prize, Audiobook-Fiction, 2022 Independent Book Publishing Association's Benjamin Franklin Awards
  • Silver Prize, 2020-2021 Nautilus Awards
  • Finalist, 15th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards

"... an atmospheric and entertaining roller-coaster ride with high stakes. Plenty of twists and a satisfying finale make it an engrossing read." BookView Review

"... a sparkling satire ... a political comedy the reader can enjoy whatever their partisan affiliation." Cecelia Hopkins for Readers' Favorite

"A novel that makes you think and laugh ... Taylor does an amazing job at keeping the reader hooked through this political satire..." Fay Gibb, Goodreads

"... a perfect combination of science fiction and politics." Paige Loveitt for Reader Views

"...In Taylor's futuristic world, the rich, as ever, enjoy every privilege and the poor struggle to make ends meet ... The pacing is smooth and plotting tight. Esmeralda's quest rockets the plot along toward an unexpected yet satisfying conclusion. ..Taylor weaves in a political satire with much food for thought on environmental concerns, poverty, and war. Lighthearted and fun, the novel makes for a page-turning read." The Prairies Book Review

"...an entertaining science fiction satire made fascinating because of its behind-the-scenes looks at the bruising world of modern politics." Foreword Clarion Reviews

"The First Robot President's dialogue, which composes much of the text, is riveting and realistic ...Robert Carlyle Taylor's skill in writing dialogue and exploring the ethics of having a robot as president make this novel an intriguing dive into pertinent topics." IndieReader

"... From the very beginning, the story pulls you in. The world-building and character development make you feel part of the world. The plot itself was eye-opening...It's definitely a ride to a more realistic future of our society." Gisela, Goodreads

Reflection Bay Press, 9780578372426, 496pp.

Publication Date: February 7, 2022