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.


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

November 15, 2012: Volume LXXX, No 22

Featuring 306 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's and teen; also in this issue: British novelist Howard Jacobson on being the Jewish Jane Austen; Q&A with Yael Kohen on We Killed: The Rise of Women in American Comedy; Olivier Tallec discussing Waterloo & Trafalgar; in the children's and teen section: 2012 pop-up book round-up; and more

Best Fiction & Children's Books of 2012

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Special issue: 100 best fiction & children's books; also in this issue: the top 25 fiction books of 2012; the top 25 children's books of 2012; utopias, dystopias and 'Arcadia'; a conversation with Lauren Groff; Gillian Flynn: the best-selling crime writer on 'Gone Girl', toxic marriages and film adaptations; and more

November 01, 2012: Volume LXXX, No 21

Featuring 243 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's and teen; also in this issue: Q&A with Victoria Bassetti on Electoral Dysfuction; Q&A with Marissa Moss on Lost in Paris; Jami Attenberg: Midwestern Jews, Obesity and Happy Endings; and more

October 15, 2012: Volume LXXX, No 20

Featuring 266 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's and teen; also in this issue: A Cornucopia of Surprises: a conversation with graphic artist Chris Ware; Gina Keating on the epic battle for America's eyeballs; Judith Viorst is NOT having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day; and more

October 01, 2012: Volume LXXX, No 19

Featuring 277 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction and children's and teen; also in this issue: wintertime picture-book roundup; Q&A with Meggan Abbott on Dare Me; former Cosmo editor and best-selling author Kate White on 'how I did it'; and more