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.


June 15, 2011: Volume LXXIX, No 12

Fabio Geda delivers an authentic, marvelous novel that borrows from oral history; Jim Dent pens a heartfelt bio of a Texas football star whose life was cut short by cancer; Monica Brown and John Parra celebrate a Colombian librarian’s burro-back delivery; and more

June 01, 2011: Volume LXXIX, No 11

A shrewd, spirited historical romance from Daisy Goodwin charts a bumpy marriage; Erica Jong partners with 28 collaborators for a frank book celebrating female desire; Joseph Bruchac explores his Slovakian side for a fresh, funny fantasy—with dragons; and more

May 15, 2011: Volume LXXIX, No 10

Laura Harrington finds bliss; Donald Ray Pollock entertains the devil; J.M. Hayes shares a lesson; Darien Gee bakes bread; Caprice Crane gets lucky; DBC Pierre searches for wonderland; Carol Higgins Clark has murder on her mind; and much, much more

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May 01, 2011: Volume LXXIX, No 9

Chevy Stevens gets close to a serial killer; Tamar Cohen plots revenge; Maggie Sefton is unraveled; Beth McMullen sins; Clyde Edgerton boards the night train; Talia Carner travels to Jerusalem; Darynda Jones walks among graves; and much, much more

April 15, 2011: Volume LXXIX, No 8

Richard Paul Evans hits the road; Graham Masterton conjures up a nightmare; Sally Goldenbaum attends a wedding; Susan McDuffie takes to the hills; Cassandra Clark finds herself among the angels; Cathy Holton spends a summer in the South; and much more

April 01, 2011: Volume LXXIX, No 7

R.T. Raichev plots murder; Gary Braver gets tunnel vision; Cricket McRae shares some wine; Cynthia Riggs heads to Martha’s Vineyard; Fred Lichtenberg pens his first novel; Sarah Gardner Borden plays games; Steven Pressfield looks into the future; and more

March 15, 2011: Volume LXXIX, No 6

Adam Mitzner has a conflict of interest; Helon Habila mixes oil and water; Bobbie Ann Mason tells the tale of a World War II pilot; Douglas Kennedy unwraps a mysterious package; Ellis Cose takes on race; and more

March 01, 2011: Volume LXXIX, No 5

Margaret Drabble smiles; E.L. Doctorow has all the time in the world; Sara Gran visits the dead; Margaret George takes on Elizabeth I; Christopher Farnsworth reintroduces a vampire; Brenda Cullerton plots murder; Pete Hamill goes to the tabloids; and more