Robin A. Rothman
Omnivoracious Editor
Robin "Don't forget the A." Rothman spent more than a decade as a rock critic before dabbling in TV & Radio journalism and eventually dropping the byline altogether to be an entertainment & features editor. Now turning her full attention to books, she's drawn to quirky fiction, funny Sci-Fi, big fantasy, cult classics, pop culture nonfiction, and anything that will help her survive the zombie apocalypse.

Recent posts by Robin

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Star Wars: Aftermath – Conflict Intensifies in Post-Vader Novel, with Potential Hints to “The Force Awakens”

Though the second Death Star has been destroyed, the conflict isn’t over. Author Chuck Wendig garnishes the action of Aftermath (named an Amazon Best Book of the Month in science fiction) with potential clues to the hotly anticipated Star Wars film, The Force Awakens.

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The Best Romances of September

From hackers to Highlanders and from Vegas to Virtue Falls, here are the best romances of September.

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The Girl Who Slept with God

"Uncovering the Mystery that was My Older Sister": Val Brelinski on "The Girl Who Slept with God"

The Girl Who Slept with God is Val Brelinski’s stunning debut. A highly autobiographical novel about her devout, evangelical family...

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Ferrante

Sara Says: Ferrante-mania

Here are two of the best feelings a passionate reader can have: 1. Pleasure in watching a beloved author have her moment, break out, find her time and audience. 2. Pride in having even the smallest bit to do with...

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Girl

"The How and Why of A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing" by Eimear McBride

Eimear McBride's debut novel A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing is a book you may have heard about at some point. It won several awards, receiving attention from publications like The New Yorker and The Washington Post along the way....

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Can't Quite Say Goodbye...A Conversation with Rebecca Stead

Seventh grade. Have you ever met anyone who would voluntarily return to that time in their life? No thank you. Yet this tumultuous time is the setting for "Goodbye Stranger," Rebecca Stead's latest novel and one of my favorite reads this year so I asked her, why go there?...

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Best of the Month

Amazon's Best Books of September: Part One

As the poet never said, September is the busiest month. Maybe it’s the back to school effect, but every fall we see an abundance of great books to read. Here are the first five titles in our Best of the...

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Oliver Sacks Dead at 82

Oliver Sacks died in New York today at the age of 82. The cause was melanoma that had spread to his liver. A physician, professor, and best-selling writer, Sacks was a prolific writer with a gift for making science compelling...

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Graphic Novel Friday: Fairy Tale's End

This is a fairy tale that is not bedtime reading; this is a fable without a cute moral tacked onto its ending; this is what happens when storybook characters escape from death only to find mortality is very real and...

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Best of the Month

Best Books of the Month in Literary Fiction

Throughout this month, we have featured some of our favorite fiction in pieces about...

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The Drafter

Interview with Kim Harrison on Her New Book, “The Drafter”

Bestselling author Kim Harrison reveals details about her thrilling new urban fantasy series in this video interview with the Amazon editors.

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