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Writing Book Reviews


It is important to know how to write a book review. Many bloggers read books and write a review of the book for their readers and the author. So learning how to write in a correct format is vital.


Writing a book review — or any evaluation of a piece of content, including live or recorded music or a film — is simply a matter of sharing your thoughts after you have engaged in the content, but there is a standard template for producing it. Here’s one outline of the format.

The two primary types of book reviews are those written as an academic assignment (also called a book report) and those written as an informational service to readers of a print periodical or a website. The structure of each is essentially the same as the other, although an academic exercise tends to be more formal and analytical, while a journalistic book review is often more casual and geared more toward helping the review’s reader decide whether to buy the book. Click here to read the entire article.




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