December 6, 2015
On December 6, 2015, Orphan #8 appeared on The New York Times Best Sellers list.
In October 2015, Orphan #8 was selected by the Women's National Book Association as a Great Group Read.
September 22, 2015
On September 22, 2015, Kim wrote a guest column “8 Rules of Writing Historical Fiction Research” for The Writer’s Dig, the online blog of Writer’s Digest.
Orphan #8 was included in the August 2015 Indie Next List from IndieBound.org.
In August 2015, Kim wrote a guest post Guest Post for the New York Academy of Medicine Blog “X-raying Orphans: Fictionalizing Medical History in Orphan #8” about what she learned about X-ray treatments on Jewish orphans in the early 20th century, the ethics involved with medical experimentation, and how she tried to deal with this subject matter in fiction.