Kirkus Reviews: Digital Edition

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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

April 15, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 8

Featuring 330 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Marie Arana: Bolivar: American Liberator, an epic new bio of Simon Bolivar; Meg Wolitzer is at the top of her game; Meg Medina names a monster; The Pyle Brothers: World Conquerers, Self-Publishers; and more

April 01, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 7

Featuring 362 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Lemony Snicket & John Klassen reveal the rules of 'The Dark'; Nia Vardalos: 'Instant Mom', Long Struggle; Writers Know You Better than You Know Yourself; Rounded up: Books for Mother's Day & Father's Day; and more

March 15, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 6

Featuring 344 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Life on the Plains: Kent Haruf's 'Benediction'; Back Story: Best-Seller Andrew E. Kaufman's Path to Success; Small Mark, Big Emotion: Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld's 'Exclamation Mark'; Bob Knight: Don't Worry, Be Pouty; and more

March 01, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 5

Featuring 321 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Rebecca Miller: director, painter and actress but writer above all else; baseball picture books; humor writer Jason Mulgrew; Gail Carriger: the Queen of Quirk; how best-seller Hugh Howey made his own luck; and more