Kirkus Reviews: Digital Edition

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August 15, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 16

Featuring 318 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Sergio de la Pava: The talented writer has made a career thriving in both indie and traditional publishing; no longer anonymous, no longer an amateur, best-seller Marisha Pessl returns with a dark, entrancing second novel; and more

2013 Fall Preview

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Kirkus Reviews special supplement; a sneak peek at the hottest books coming out this fall; inside you'll find: critics' picks of the best new releases from legendary authors plus up-and-coming writers to watch; and more

August 01, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 15

Featuring 349 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue; Mario Alberto Zambrano: The debut writer reimagines and augments Mexican-American culture in his novel 'Loteria'; Polly Courtney: The indie writer who became a trailblazing symbol of how to do self-publishing right; and more

July 15, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 14

Featuring 355 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Curtis Sittenfeld: The knotty relationship between twin psychic sisters is the heart of the best-seller's new novel; 'The Infatuations' by Javier Marias; 'The Atlantis Gene' by A.G. Riddle; 'What a Mighty Hand' by Amy Ehrlich; 'Levels of Life' by Julian Barnes; and more

July 01, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 13

Featuring 320 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Neil Gaiman: his new novel for adults isn't a fairy tale—it harbors the weightier injustice of myth; our semiannual Board-Book Roundup; 'The Daylight Gate' by Jeanette Winterson; 'Bugs in My Hair!' by David Shannon; 'Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 2' by Mark Twain; 'I Know Very Well How I Got My Name' by Elliott DeLine; and more

June 15, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 12

Featuring 339 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Jeannette Walls: the best-seller mines her own history for her new novel and unearths striking emotional truths; 'Ten Things I've Learnt About Love' by Sarah Butler; 'Monster on the Hill' by Rob Harrell; 'Thinking in Numbers' by Daniel Tammet; Rachel Van Dyken: The author of numerous runaway hits reveals her magic formula; and more

June 01, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 11

Featuring 287 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Kate Christensen and the other stars of 2013's reading bounty; 'The Long, Long Line' by Tomoko Ohmura; 'The Way of the Knife' by Mark Mazzetti; 'The Truth' by Michael Palin; Amanda Hocking: How the Self-Publishing Superstar Found Success; and more

May 15, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 10

Featuring 301 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and chidlren’s & teen; also in this issue: Rick Yancey’s YA thriller has no agenda but to entertain—and it succeeds; ‘The Counterfeit Family Tree of Vee Crawford-Wong' by L. Tam Holland; 'The Telling Room' by Michael Paterniti; 'Until She Comes Home' by Lori Roy; and more

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May 01, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 9

Featuring 302 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: The bold literary feat behind Claire Messud's new novel 'The Woman Upstairs'; 'Golden Girl' by Sarah Zettel; 'Do You Believe in Magic?' by Paul Offit; 'The Blind Man's Garden' by Nadeem Aslam; and more