The Importance Of A Kirkus Review

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A Review Service that Improves the Standards of Publishing
When a Kirkus reviewer wrote about my book Graveyard Grapevine:“Death comes in many guises and registers—tragic, comic, ironic—in these mordantly entertaining stories,”I glowed at the thought that the ...
Nothing Risked, Nothing Gained
The Visitor’s Choice: A Search to Make Things Right is my first published novel. After a year of rejection letters and emails from publishers and literary agents, a small press ...
A Risk I'll Take Again and Again
I remember my Kirkus review of Death Never Sleeps. I was filled with the natural doubts of any debut author. The book was on Amazon already, but no one had ...
Kirkus, The Book Propeller
I had just finished my first novel, a biblical thriller, Judas the Apostle, in 2011. Set in modern times, the story revolves around an ancient oil jar, what’s in it ...
Kirkus Was the Ultimate Validation
Anyone who has published a book can tell you how nerve-racking it is to release a body of work that has more or less become an extension of yourself. Writers ...