Kirkus Reviews: Digital Edition

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May 01, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 9

Featuring 292 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Cerebral, funny writer Rivka Galchen sharpens her considerable instincts in her new story collection, 'American Innovations'; our guide to navigating self-publishing; and more

April 15, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 8

Featuring 287 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: How Eduardo Santiago took the reins of his career; Rob Lowe applies some hard-learned lessons from acting to writing his new memoir, 'Love Life'; and more

April 01, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 7

Featuring 317 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Acclaimed novelist Kevin Powers returns with his first book of poems; Nick Katsoris is the most connected indie writer in America; and more

March 15, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 6

Featuring 346 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: In 'Boy, Snow, Bird', her modern retelling of "Snow White," novelist Helen Oyeyemi allows magic, in narrative and language alike, to happen on its own; Jeri Parker's memoir about an unexpected friendship becomes a love song to language; and more

March 01, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 5

Featuring 318 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Spies like us: After his breakout debut, 'The Ex-Pats', Chris Pavone returns with 'The Accident', another thriller about ordinary lives thrust into spectacular jeopardy; and more

February 15, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 4

Featuring 349 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Molly Antopol took her time with her debut collection, 'The UnAmericans', and that's not a bad thing; Like her protagonist, author Florence Ladd learns to go her own way; and more

February 01, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 3

Featuring 336 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Debut writer Pierce Brown's novel 'Red Rising' is set on Mars but has political echoes back on Earth; the author of 'Pay it Forward' ventures into indie territory; baseball picture-book roundup; and more

January 15, 2014: Volume LXXXII, No 2

Featuring 319 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Can a genteel, white Southern woman of the 21st century truly comprehend the life of a young, black slave in the 19th century? Sue Monk Kidd reveals what it was like writing 'The Invention of Wings'; revered writer Lawrence Block discovers he's also a merchant; and more