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.


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

February 15, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 4

Featuring 330 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Hollywood Wonderworld; The Disappearing Act with Roger Hobbs; Awaiting the Longed-For Word of Freedom: Tanya Bolden's 'Emancipation Proclamation’; John Mackey: Q&A on 'Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business'; and more

February 01, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 3

Featuring 342 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Traveling to the Inventive Land of 'Hokey Pokey'; Kirkus Q&A with Jess Walter: 'We Live in Water' (and Stumble to the Ground); Nick Flynn and 'The Reenactments': Why I Wrote It; The Revolution was Self-Published; and more

January 15, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 2

Featuring 305 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; Also in this issue: Ian Rankin's Inspector Rebus returns; Vicky Smith previews the Morris Shortlist; Lawrence Right: The Pulitzer Prize winner invesigates Scientology in 'Going Clear'; and more

January 01, 2013: Volume LXXXI, No 1

Featuring 275 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Q&A with Patricia Dunn; Richard Z. Santos explores the school of life (and sex); Julie Danielson on laying the foundation, setting up house; round up: Easter books; Sue Grafton: the best-selling author takes stock; and more

December 15, 2012: Volume LXXX, No 24

Featuring 325 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; also in this issue: Q&A with Stephen May on 'Life! Death! Prizes!'; Kirkus' Children's & Teen Editor Vicky Smith on 'The Other Side of the YA Boom'; Travis Thrasher: The Prolific Iconoclast on 'How I Did It'; children's board book round-up; and more

Best Indie Books & Interactive E-Books of 2012

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Special issue: 100 best indie books & 50 best interactive e-books of 2012; also in this issue: Q&A with Leland Myrick on 'The Ten'; the top 25 indie books of 2012; the top 10 interactive e-books of 2012; and more

December 01, 2012: Volume LXXX, No 23

Featuring 267 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's & teen; Also in this issue: Black History Month picture books; Jon Ronson gets 'Lost at Sea'; and more

Best Nonfiction & Teen Books of 2012

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Special issue: the 100 best nonfiction & teen books of 2012; Also in this issue: the top 25 nonfiction books of 2012; the top 25 teen books of 2012; John Green on the "intractable injustice of the human condition"; Cheryl Strayed: Kirkus Q&A on her 'Wild' year; and more