Kirkus Reviews: Digital Edition

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November 15, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 22

The best 100 fiction and best 110 children's books of 2014; plus the full November 15 issue

November 01, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 21

Featuring 296 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: the secrets of Leighann Dobbs' success; Meline Toumani has grand ambitions for her book about the Armenian genocide. Then she arrived in Turkey and no one would talk to her. 'There Was and There Was Not' is there remarkable, moving result; and more

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