Writing a book review is a common assignment given by teachers to undergraduate and graduate students in the field of literature. This presentation gives step-by-step procedure for how to write a book review.
Writing a book review is not the same as writing a or a summary. A book review is a critical analysis of a published work that assesses the work's strengths and weaknesses. A prominent reviewer can have a major impact on a book's reception. Many authors strive to have their books reviewed by a professional because a published review (even a negative one) can be a great source of publicity. One need look no further than Oprah Winfrey's famed Book Club to see the effect that this type of publicity can have on a book's sales. There are countless , but first, let's discuss how to write a book review.
Are you a shy reviewer? Not sure how to write a book review?
Knowing how to write a book review is helpful for students and people wanting to write book reviews for a consumer market. A book review is similar to a in that the important information in a book is summarized for someone who hasn’t read it. The difference is that a book review also has qualitative judgments about a book that would not be found in a book report. Those who read book reviews want to know the opinions of the writers that read and evaluated the information contained in the book.