Book List

Indie Best Books of the Month July

  • FICTION

    VALLEY OF SPIES

    MAY 12, 2019

FICTION

VALLEY OF SPIES

by Keith Yocum

A taut, thoughtful thriller; third in a series but also works as a stand-alone. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE PYONGYANG OPTION

    MARCH 29, 2019

FICTION

THE PYONGYANG OPTION

by A.C. Frieden

An exhilarating third installment of a consistently unpredictable and entertaining thriller series. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    WRONG SIDE OF THE STORM

    MARCH 25, 2019

FICTION

WRONG SIDE OF THE STORM

by Bryna Butler

An ardent supernatural tale with a bundle of appealing, electric characters. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE GIRL PUZZLE

    MARCH 6, 2019

FICTION

THE GIRL PUZZLE

by Kate Braithwaite

A story of grit and perseverance that will appeal to readers interested in the history of women in journalism. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    ATOMIC NIGHT

    APRIL 10, 2019

FICTION

ATOMIC NIGHT

by Bruce W. Perry

A diverting whodunit bolstered by a laudable, complex detective. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST

    MARCH 6, 2019

SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST

by Jacqui Murray

A lavish historical epic that balances details and emotional impact. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

More Book Lists

The Magazine: Kirkus Reviews

We continue our coverage of 2021's best books with our favorite children's and YA titles of the year plus our regular Dec. 1 issue. 

subscribe
  • The Kirkus Star

    One of the most coveted designations in the book industry, the Kirkus Star marks books of exceptional merit.

  • The Kirkus Prize

    The Kirkus Prize is among the richest literary awards in America, awarding $50,000 in three categories annually.

    See the 2020 winners.

Great Books & News Curated For You

Be the first to read books news and see reviews, news and features in Kirkus Reviews. Get awesome content delivered to your inbox every week.

Thank you!