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How to Write a Critical Book Review

How to Write a Critical Book Review

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Key Points

Key Points

  1. Make your opinion clear
  2. Explain your critiques
  3. Don’t go negative
  4. Talk about the positives
  5. Make a sandwich: Fit a critique between 2 praises
  6. Imagine the alternatives: What in your opinion would have made the book better?
  7. Steer clear of spoilers
  8. Consider your audience
  9. Recommend to the right readers: It might not be for you but someone out there might enjoy it.
  10. Have a rating system
  11. Critical reviews are valuable... when written right
  12. Proofread
  13. Share thoughtfully: Don't tag the author and/or publisher
  14. Don't stress: If you need a break from reading to comeback, then do so.

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