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.


December 01, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 23

Featuring 330 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: the Best 100 Nonfiction and Best 50 Teen Books of the year, plus our full December 1 issue; and more

November 15, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 22

Featuring 290 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: the Best 100 Fiction & Best 110 Children's books of the year plus our full November 15 issue; and more

November 01, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 21

Featuring 281 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: What's so funny to YA writer Nicola Yoon? With a film being adapted from her debut novel and amazing buzz for her second, being on top of the world might have something to do with it; and more

October 15, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 20

Featuring 244 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Congratulations to the 2016 Kirkus Prize finalists!; and more

October 01, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 19

Featuring 242 industy-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: bestseller Maria Semple's new novel is so packed with interesting characters and situations, it could've been three times as long. Semple, our critic writes, is "on her way to becoming a national treasure."; and more

September 15, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 18

Featuring 256 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Anuk Arudpragasam's buzzworthy debut novel is an incisive glimpse into the human urge to connect amid the brutality of war; and more

September 01, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 17

Featuring 350 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: when children’s writer Jason Reynolds visits schools, “there’s always one or two kids who say, ‘I didn’t think you were gonna look like this. I didn’t think a writer could look like you.’ ”; and more

August 15, 2016: Volume LXXXIV, No 16

Featuring 379 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: moving, funny, and grave, Zadie Smith's November novel 'Swing Time' is one of the anticipated books reviewed in our 2016 Fall Preview; and more