Kirkus Reviews: Digital Edition

Kirkus Reviews magazine is published on the 1st and 15th of each month in both digital and print formats. For a list of books in each issue view the print index. Not a subscriber? Join today.


January 15, 2020: Volume LXXXVIII, No 2

Featuring 367 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction, children's and YA books; also in this issue: Jeanine Cummins, author of 'American Dirt,' on her urgent new novel about a Mexican migrant and her 8-year-old son; Garth Greenwell, Peggy Orenstein, Anna-Marie McLemore; and more

January 01, 2020: Volume LXXXVIII, No 1

Featuring 327 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children’s & teen; also in this issue: Bernardine Evaristo, the author of "Girl, Woman, Other," reflects on her historic Booker Prize win and black women’s lives in literature.

December 15, 2019: Volume LXXXVII, No 24

Featuring 324 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction, children's and YA books; also in this issue: the best 100 indie books of the year, plus our full December 15 issue.

December 01, 2019: Volume LXXXVII, No 23

Featuring 310 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction, children's and YA books; also in this issue: the best 100 nonfiction and best 75 young adult books of the year, plus our full December 1 issue

November 15, 2019: Volume LXXXVII, No 22

Featuring 320 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction, children's and YA books; also in this issue: the best 100 fiction and best 150 children's books of the year plus our full November 15 issue

November 01, 2019: Volume LXXXVII, No 21

Featuring 275 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction, children's and YA books; also in this issue: Erin Morgenstern, the author of 'The Night Circus', is back with 'The Starless Sea'—a sprawling, fantastical novel about the power of stories; André Aciman, Jeanine Basinger, Ken Follett, Oge Mora; and more

October 15, 2019: Volume LXXXVII, No 20

Featuring 288 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction, children's and YA books; also in this issue: read about all 18 finalists for the 2019 Kirkus Prizes; interviews with Jami Attenberg, Ashley Bryan, Kekla Magoon, and more

October 01, 2019: Volume LXXXVII, No 19

Featuring 262 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction, children's and YA books; also in this issue: Edward Snowden on mass surveillance, life in exile, and his new memoir, 'Permanent Record'; Jeanette Winterson, Joe Hill, Maulik Pancholy; and more