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

Dearest Rogue

Kiss & Tell: Scoundrels and Rogues Who Will Steal Your Heart

Elizabeth Hoyt and Julia London deliver a pair of memorable rough-around-the-edges heroes in their enticing new historical romances, Dearest Rogue and The Scoundrel and the Debutante.

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Snatch This Charcoal From My Hand, Grillmaster...

This weekend the smell of outdoor cooking will fill the air as grills, smokers, and Big Green Eggs are lit in backyards across America...

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Neal Stephenson Speaks about His Latest Epic: "Seveneves"

In a one-on-one conversation with David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas, Neal Stephenson reveals his thoughts on genetic predestination, the survival instinct, and building a sprawling fictional universe.

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Dietland

Sara Says: I’m Binging on "Dietland"

My New Favorite Book of the Moment is this wonderful, oddball, sly-if-not-downright-subversive novel called Dietland...

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Draw Your Own Maps: Jeremy Collins and the Art of Adventure

Following the death of a close friend in an avalanche, Jeremy Collins set out on a series of adventures radiating out from his Kansas City home in the four cardinal directions. Drawn: The Art of Ascent is the result: a one-of-a-kind adventure book that's equal parts art, inspiration, and personal exploration.

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War of the Encyclopaedists

The Kids AREN’T All Right: Phil Klay Talks With the Authors of "War of the Encyclopaedists"

A poet and a soldier collaborate on an exciting debut novel called War of the Encyclopaedists, a story that takes us into the lives of a group of millennials who find themselves in Seattle hipsterville and also in Baghdad...

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Get Ready for the Scorch

If you haven't read James Dashner's Maze Runner series, a. why not? and b. there's still time before the second movie releases...

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Lost at Sea: A Survivor's Tale

What do you get when you combine The Perfect Storm with Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage? Last Man Off, Matt Lewis's tense, first-person account about surviving a shipwreck in the Antarctic seas.

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Our Dragon Doesn't Eat the Girls He Takes: Novik's "Uprooted"

We've chosen Uprooted as one of our Best Books of the Month picks for May. Here, author Naomi Novik, well-known for her popular fantasy Temeraire series, delves into the creative genesis of her first stand-alone novel.

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Back in Play

Kiss & Tell: Beyond the Letter Jacket

Game on! Whether their sport is football, baseball, hockey, or mixed martial arts, athletes will win your heart in these gutsy romances.

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Recipe Road Test: "A Bird in the Hand" Chicken with Thyme and Lemon and Smashed Garlic Potatoes

Chicken is always a go-to for dinner at home (though I rarely order it out) so I got pretty excited about a cookbook that is all chicken recipes, and good looking ones at that. The cover photo for A Bird in the Hand has that rustic, comfort food feel and I went looking for the recipe it came from...

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