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.


October 15, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 20

Featuring 433 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Joe Cottonwood gets to the heart of it in his work and in his writing; not paying attention to trends has allowed kids' author/illustrator Oliver Jeffers to set them, including in his new picture book, Once Upon an Alphabet; and more

October 01, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 19

Featuring 321 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: comic legend Carl Reiner favors the random; in Newbery Medal winner Christopher Paul Curtis' new kids' book 'The Madman of Piney Woods', a gentle monster teaches a scary grandmother about the meaning of reconciliation; and more

September 15, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 18

Featuring 332 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: for her latest novel, 'The Paying Guests', Sarah Waters delved into the 1920s—and the science of blood spatter; and more

September 01, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 17

Featuring 359 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: the conclusion of the Southern Reach trilogy leaves behind a cloud of mystery; David Mitchell follows no one's rules but his own, and many, many readers are happy with that; and more

August 15, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 16

Spies, lies and time travel: a look at this fall's biggest trends in the Fall Preview special issue; plus our full August 15th edition; and more

August 01, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 15

Featuring 399 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Hampton Sides resurrects a story that once riveted people around the world with 'In the Kingdom of Ice'; Indie authors Alexandra Koumoundouros and Valerie Aiello try to keep it real; and more

July 15, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 14

Featuring 365 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Tiphanie Yanique's bewitching debut novel, 'Land of Love and Drowning', will make you believe in magic; Elizabeth Spann Craig, the busiest writer in publishing; and more

July 01, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 13

Featuring 349 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: the tragedy that happened while Mira Jacob wrote her debut novel, 'The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing', helped her breathe new life into it; artist Matt Adrian moves from hipster crafts fairs to big-time publishing; and more