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

Best romances of 2016 so far

The Best Romances of 2016 So Far

Looking back at the first half of the year, a few things stand out for me: The small-town romance is still going strong, like a brawny contractor determined to get the job done right. Billionaires and dukes remain on top...

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Under the Udala Trees

"What Lambda Means to Me": Chinelo Okparanta, author of "Under the Udala Trees"

The winner of the Lambda Award in fiction reflects on the Orlando shooting, and offers a bit of much needed light to combat this dark time...

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Smoke 'Em If You Got 'Em: 4th of July Barbecuing

Ten titles to make you the star of this year's Independence Day barbecue...

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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2016 So Far

It's been a darn good year so far for science fiction and fantasy, and selecting the best titles was tough. The last cuts I made to cull the list to only 20 titles were especially brutal. Whether you like space...

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The Trees

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, ill-tempered trees, a desperate mother, and our very own Jon Foro seeks closure...

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Michael Herr (1940 - 2016)

Michael Herr, war correspondent and author of Dispatches--widely considered to be the definitive history of the Vietnam War--has died at the age of 76.

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Hot Dog Taste Test

Graphic Novel Friday: Hot Dog Taste Test

Hot Dog Taste Test by Lisa Hanawalt is a book to take home, understanding that everyone will read it before you and laugh at all the funny parts, teasing, “O.K., but you have to look at this page for one...

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Totes-Awesome Beach Bags for Books and Kindles

Readers, the lake is calling. A beach is beckoning. Your backyard deck is requesting your presence. Pack up one of these cool tote bags with your book(s) of choice and give yourself a well-deserved holiday.

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"You Can't Write S*** on Cough Syrup": Mishka Shubaly on Drinking, Running, and Writing

Bestselling Kindle Singles author and musician Mishka Shubaly stopped by our offices to talk about his new book, his struggles with addiction, and the inherent advantages of physical books when you need to hit your best friend on his head.

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Best Children's Books of 2016 So Far

What new and wonderful children's books have you discovered this year? We looked back at our favorites and chose the ones we think are 2016's best (so far):

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Best of the Year So Far

Best of the Year...So Far

It’s always a thrill to look back over the past six months and share which books have stood out...

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