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

Mischling

Weekend Reading

Here's what some of the Amazon editors are planning to read over the long weekend...

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Awad

And the First Novel Award Goes to...

An eagerly-anticipated debut meets expectations by winning first novel award.

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Graphic Novel Friday: Darwyn Cooke (1962-2016)

This month, the comics industry and fans grapple with the loss of writer, artist, and animator Darwyn Cooke, a singular talent who passed away at the age of 53. Mr. Cooke’s works, the bulk of which were produced for DC...

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It's Ok to Laugh

Life Ain't Always Instagram-Friendly: Nora McInerny Purmort on "It's Okay to Laugh: (Crying Is Cool Too)"

Life was just dandy for Nora McInerny Purmort until she turned 27. Sure, she was jumping from job to job, but she had an amazing boyfriend, who would soon become her fiancé...after he was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer...

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Binge reading

I Like Binge Books and I Cannot Lie...

Bring on the bounteous romances and fill up your beach bag or Kindle! Whether you like sizzling encounters, romantic suspense, small-town romances, or guys in uniform, you'll find a series to dive headlong into among our recommendations.

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Gene

Best Books of the Month: Nonfiction

A selection of some of our favorite nonfiction picks for May, including a "biography" of the gene, a meditation on tribal culture--across all cultures--from Sebastian Junger, and a story of modern China as told through the lens of a single Shanghai street.

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Walking-Himalayas

Not Just Another Walk in the Woods

Spectacular images from Walking the Himalayas, the latest of two epic accounts of travel and adventure on foot by Levison Wood.

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Smoke

An Addictive and Dickensian Genre-Bender: Dan Vyleta’s “Smoke”

On a sunny and unusually warm spring day in Seattle, Dan Vyleta and I sat down with iced coffees and talked about his new literary genre-breaker. Smoke is set in an alternative vision of nineteenth-century England, where a person’s morality...

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YA Wednesday: Tips from a Star-Touched Queen

From the author of one of our recent Best YA Books of the Month picks--The Star-Touched Queen--an otherworldly list of life hacks...

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A Terrible Crime Revisited: Emily Winslow's "Jane Doe January: My Twenty-Year Search for Truth and Justice"

Emily Winslow was a young drama student at Carnegie Mellon University’s elite conservatory in Pittsburgh when a man brutally attacked and raped her in January 1992. While the police's search for her rapist proved futile, Emily reclaimed her life. Over...

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Sport-of-Kings

Best Books of May: Literature & Fiction

A selection of some of our favorite novels of May, including an epic novel of lineage, legacy, and race horses, a beautiful and compelling story about fracking (!), and an apocalyptic thriller that's anything but typical.

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