Kirkus Reviews: Digital Edition

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January 15, 2015: Volume LXXXIII, No 2

Featuring 356 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Country doctor Paul Carter's house calls add up to one good book; Jennifer Niven completed the first draft of her YA novel 'All the Bright Places' in six weeks, but it percolated in the back of her mind for much longer; and more

January 01, 2015: Volume LXXXIII, No 1

Featuring 336 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Kevin Morris published his own stories; now, so is Grove/Atlantic; Sharon Draper was already a major children's writer, but her new novel 'Stella by Starlight' is redefining her career all over again; and more

December 15, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 24

The best 100 indie books and best 25 book apps of 2014, plus our full December 15 issue; and more

December 01, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 23

The best 100 nonfiction and best 50 teen books of 2014, plus the full December 1 issue; and more

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