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Book Review How-To

Updated: Oct 14, 2019

If you are new to writing book reviews, it might seem daunting. However, if you follow the tips below, which are based on an examination of hundreds of Amazon reviews, you can quickly write a helpful review in no time.


Award stars as follows:

5 Stars= I'm glad I read it, or I loved it (this doesn't mean it was your favorite book ever).

4 Stars = I liked it. It was sufficiently entertaining reading. It was really good but maybe not great.

3 Stars or less = The book had many grammatical errors. The story didn't match the description. The story made no sense. You could not follow the plot.


Write a fun and compelling title for your review.

Compelling title examples:

"Full of action and interesting characters."

"A nail-biter that kept me up all night."

"A r