how to review a novel

how to review a novel

How do you feel about the book?
Look at what the author intended to do and whether (s)he did it

How to review a novel
Non-fiction summary tip: The primary goal of a non-fiction summary is to provide context: what problems or issues has the book spotted, and how does it go about addressing them? Be sure to mention the authors of the title and what experience or expertise they bring to the title. Check Stefan Kløvning’s review of Creativity Cycling for an example of a summary that establishes the framework of the book within the context of its field.
You don’t need to write, “I recommend this book” — you can make it clear by highlighting your favorable opinion:

Is the author’s concluding chapter, the summary, convincing?
Points to ponder as you read the entire book:

How to review a novel
How to write a book review step-by-step
Refer to Templates: a book review template can help a student get a clearer understanding of the required writing style.

How to review a novel
A great way to wrap up a review is to find similar books to the one you’re reviewing. So you can say, “if you were a fan of X book, I think you’ll definitely like this one!”
Dedicate a paragraph to each of these important aspects, discussing how well the author dealt with it, along with what you enjoyed and what you didn’t enjoy.