BESTSELLERS

THE SON by Jo Nesbø
Kirkus Star
by Jo Nesbø, translated by Charlotte Barslund

VERDICT: BUY IT
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: May 13, 2014
One of Nesbø's best, deepest and richest novels, even without Harry Hole. Read full book review >
THE SKIN COLLECTOR by Jeffery Deaver
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: May 13, 2014
It's reassuring to think that as the bad guys grow ever more ingenious, so does Rhyme. And indeed, so does Deaver, though not necessarily in such a good way. Read full book review >

THE KRAKEN PROJECT by Douglas Preston

VERDICT: BORROW IT
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 2014
Something like E.T. roaming the Internet to save the world, complete with an empathetic kid on a bicycle. Read full book review >
THINK LIKE A FREAK by Steven D. Levitt
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: May 13, 2014
Upbeat and optimistic, Levitt and Dubner hope that by thinking "a bit differently, a bid harder, a bit more freely," readers will be able "to go out and right some wrong, to ease some burden." Read full book review >
NO PLACE TO HIDE by Glenn Greenwald
Released: May 13, 2014
Greenwald’s polemical tone does not lessen the disturbing quality of these revelations. Read full book review >

WHERE DOES IT HURT? by Jonathan Bush
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: May 15, 2014
Likely to find its way onto the Republican platform but worthy of serious consideration on its own merits. Read full book review >
PRESIDENT ME by Adam Carolla
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 13, 2014
Carolla's sharp-edged and occasionally curmudgeonly observations will be an acquired taste for many, but initiated fans will endorse his amusing candidacy. Read full book review >
WE WERE LIARS by E. Lockhart
Kirkus Star

VERDICT: BUY IT
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 2014
Riveting, brutal and beautifully told. (Fiction. 14 & up)Read full book review >
THE TOMB OF SHADOWS by Peter Lerangis

VERDICT: BORROW IT
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: May 13, 2014
An exciting-enough excursion into a world full of wonders. (Adventure. 8-12)Read full book review >
DELICIOUS! by Ruth Reichl

VERDICT: SKIP IT
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2014
Reichl's first fictional outing is something of a curate's egg—good in parts. Read full book review >
ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE by Anthony Doerr
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2014
Doerr captures the sights and sounds of wartime and focuses, refreshingly, on the innate goodness of his major characters. Read full book review >
WALKING ON WATER by Richard Paul Evans
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2014
Readers of the first four volumes will enjoy this conclusion. Others who are interested should read these feel-good books in sequence, starting with The Walk. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Diana Gabaldon
July 21, 2014

Diana Gabaldon was crossing genres in her action-flled Outlander series long before that was considered cool. We talk to Gabaldon about her latest in the series, Written in My Own Heart's Blood, this week on Kirkus TV. View video >