How to Write a Good Book Review: Revisions and Wrapping it up.

Writers who publish books will soon find their books subjected to reviews. Although good book reviews are enormously helpful for keeping up with what’s happening in one’s field, for individual authors they can be frustrating, perplexing, and even paralyzing. Negative reviews can send writers into chasms of bitterness and personal resentment against the reviewer, or depression about being deemed inadequate by peers. As someone who has received his share of just about every kind of book review, let me offer a few thoughts on how to write, and how to receive, (nonfiction) book reviews.

So what do you think? Am I on the money? Are these good book review sites?

The downside is the books aren’t always complete so you are left hanging at the end. You can always ask the author to keep you informed for when it is ready to come out. Also, it is a popularity contest. Authors beg, steal, and cheat to get their books onto people’s book shelves. This affects how good the book actually is and if it is worth your time to read. I don’t think this is one of the best good book review sites.

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A good sample book review would pertain to writing your personal feelings about a book that you’ve read.

I was trying to think of great places to read a book online. I realized that there are so many that it may be hard for many people to choose the best places to read. I guess it really depends on why you are reading. So what are some good book review sites?