Writing a Book Review

August 26th, 2013

Writing a Book ReviewWhen writing a book review, book reviewers can use a variety of different book review formats. There is no standard to follow, though many reviewers will stick to one that they find and like so that their followers know what to expect.

 

Obviously NY Times book reviews may differ from free book reviews received from online book bloggers – but the premise is still the same. The reader is writing a review of the book and giving their personal opinion or recommendation. Read the rest of this entry »

Critical Book Review

April 17th, 2013

How to deal with critical feedback

 

A critical book review can be quite disheartening for an author. So much time, effort and money goes into publishing a book that less than positive feedback can feel downright discouraging. After all, you’ve finally managed to get review copies into the hands of top book reviewers and the feedback isn’t as great as you’d hoped.

 

Not to worry.

 

Critical book reviews still generate online chatter and visibility for a book. In fact, more conversation generally happens around these types of online reviews. They may even be picked up by a book discussion group if you’re lucky!
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