Source: Kirkus withdraws starred review after criticism.
Another instance of popular action ended in a retraction: this time not an article but a book review. When I read the review, it had already been changed so I looked for it in the Wayback Machine of the Internet Archive but it isn’t there, so all I can see is the edited review.
I did however, find a reply from the author of the book, Laura Moriarty, who quotes from the review:
“I was encouraged last week when Kirkus Reviews gave American Heart a starred review (starred as in ‘this is great!’ not one star …read more
Source: First Thus