This is a good guide on writing a review and some good points are made. Slamming a book or author just to be rude is offensive and selfish. Words hurt and the ones who use them just for that reason should be ashamed. Great post and well said!
Writing a book review sounds simple, right? You read a book, then you write about whether you enjoyed it or not and what you did or didn’t enjoy about it.
Not for me.
I have a terrible memory. I can finish a book and not remember what I loved about it or if anything bothered me. So my solution is to take notes. Either on paper or by making notes and highlights on my Kindle. Either way is fine since I can go back to either of them and type up those notes when I’m finished the book. It’s usually in the typing up of the notes, in sequence, that I remember other things I might have liked or disliked about the book.
The note taking is the vital part. Without those notes, I can’t remember anything else. So I start with them and if anything else crops up I…
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