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


Marlon James Wins 2015 Man Booker

Congratulations to the Jamaican writer Marlon James for winning the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. Like a champion prize fighter A Brief History of Seven Killings won by unanimous decision. Here's what Michael Wood, Chair of the judges, had to say

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See Me

Nicholas Sparks Talks to Tess Gerritsen about His Surprising New Book, “See Me”

With See Me, Nicholas Sparks moves into new, suspenseful territory. Bestselling author Tess Gerritsen talks to Sparks about his characters, mixed martial arts, and the challenges of incorporating thriller aspects into his writing.

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Exclusive: Bob Woodward on Richard Nixon and the "Other Side of Watergate"

In this interview with Amazon Book Review Editorial Director Sara Nelson, longtime Washington Post editor and reporter Bob Woodward speaks about The Last of the President's Men, his latest (and final) foray into Nixon's White House, and why Watergate still matters.

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Crazy for Coloring Books? A List of 10 Favorites

Forget those flimsy old school coloring books for kids--the grown-ups who color trend is going strong and there are choices galore. Here are ten new adult coloring books we think stand out...

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Huygens at Titan

Enough about Mars - Greg Bear Talks about the Mysteries of Saturn

Author Greg Bear is no stranger to Mars. His novel Moving Mars won the Nebula Award in 1994, and much of the action of his 2014 novel War Dogs takes place on the red planet. But with his new book,...

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From IndieReader: If You Liked “Rising Strong”, You’ll LOVE…

Many authors who specialize in self-improvement choose to go the indie publishing route. Here are some great examples...

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Hell Hath Some Fury: 10 Minutes with a Punk Rock Icon

When I learned that Richard Hell would be signing samples of the new book at Book Expo America last June, I finagled a few minutes with him on the loud-and-crowded trade show floor, ostensibly to chat about the book, his musical past, and writing in general, but really to indulge some vicarious impulses, starstruck jabbering hopefully in check.

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Graphic Novel Friday: If You Steal by Jason

The flight from Seattle to London is almost 10 hours long, and I packed a variety of comics to keep me awake, entertained, and removed from potential seatmates. Sorry, 24-D! I caught up with quite a few comics that had...

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Christmas romance roundup

Christmas Romance Roundup – Part One

It’s never too early to start kissing under the mistletoe. We select the best holiday romances hitting shelves this month.

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Best Books of October

Amazon's Best Books of October: Part Two

Nonfiction fans rejoice! Part Two of the Best Books of October features books about Nixon (yes, there's actually a fascinating, and cringe-worthy, thing or two that you didn’t know about the 37th president), a CIA director, one of George Washington’s...

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YA Wednesday: Best Books of October

Once again we are looking at a wealth of fantastic new YA fiction this month and our Best Books of October list is a who's who of favorite authors including Leigh Bardugo, Patrick Ness, and Rainbow Rowell...

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