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

Water

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In this edition, LOTS of books about water to quench your reading thirst, Sheryl Sandberg helps get us through the tough times, and the star of the movie Precious has penned a memoir...

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Alice

Here are the Finalists for the Audies

The Audie Awards recognize distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment. There are lots of nominees and lots of samples to listen to.

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RITA finalists

The RITA Award Finalists for the Best in Romance Are Here!

The Romance Writers in America name the finalists for the RITA Awards, one of the best-known awards given for excellence in romance writing.

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An Interview with John Freeman Gill, Author of "The Gargoyle Hunters"

Gill talks to the Amazon Book Review about his novel of a crumbling family set in the crumbling New York of the mid-1970s, when the city was dirty, dangerous, and on the verge of going bankrupt.

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March Madness Round 1 Continues: 8 New Book Duels

Today Professor Moriarty plays head games with Loki, Madame Defarge matches up against Madame Bovary, and the manipulative Napoleon from "Animal Farm" clashes with the cunning Shere Khan from "Jungle Book." See who else is battling in the second half of Round One--and cast your vote to determine who will win.

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Because He's There.

Following in your father's footsteps is one thing. It's quite another when they point up the slopes of the world's highest peak. Leif Whittaker talks about My Old Man and the Mountain and what it's like to grow up as the son of a world-class mountaineer.

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Middlemarch madness

Middlemarch Madness Begins! 32 Literary Characters Face Off

You decide who would win in battles of wit, wisdom, or physical prowess in the first round of Middlemarch Madness: Mr. Darcy vs. Mr. Rochester. Scout Finch vs. Dorothy Gale. Captain Hook vs. Long John Silver...and more!

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of March

There are some heavy hitters in our Best Mysteries & Thrillers of March. Here are some of the top books...

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9 Unique Historical Romances Picked by Courtney Milan

Courtney Milan: 9 Historical Romances "for Those Who Want Something More Than a Little Different"

Courtney Milan - who knows a little something about historical romance - assembles a list of extraordinary historical romances that break the mold.

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Aliens Among Us: The Short Stories of Eric Puchner

The best short stories take you deep into a character or a situation, without all the set up and plotting that a novel usually entails. They have a certain intensity – the equivalent of eating a dark chocolate truffle, say, rather than a thick slice of frosted cake. Eric Puchner’s...

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