Anyone know a good book critic site?
Topic: Anyone know a good book critic site?
July 16, 2019 / By Regina Question:
I am looking for a site that will give a legitimate review on books, instead of relying on opinion based reviews on Amazon that could be written by anyone. Anyone know of a few good sites? Thanks.
Best Answers: Anyone know a good book critic site?
Midge | 2 days ago
A book review (or book report) is a form of literary criticism in which a book is analyzed based on content, style, and merit. It is often carried out in periodicals, as school work, or online. Its length may vary from a single paragraph to a substantial essay. Such a review often contains evaluations of the book on the basis of personal taste. Reviewers, in literary periodicals, often use the occasion of a book review for a display of learning or to promulgate their own ideas on the topic of a fiction or non-fiction work. At the other end of the spectrum, some book reviews resemble simple plot summaries.
A review is an expression of an opinion.
Look at goodreads.com, at least there is no commercial bias.
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Originally Answered: How Do You Site Sources In A Book?
First just let me say that it's cite, not site. Second, if you mean nonfiction, then you'd put your references in a bibliography. There's i think 2 different formats for you to do this, APA and MLA. I know it works if your writing a paper or essay, not sure about books though. check out this link, i hope it helps http://www.library.cornell.edu/resrch/citmanage
RE: Is there a internet web site like Rotten Tomatoes for Books? What i'm searching for is a internet site with reviews for books from actual, respected critics. some ingredient this is may be resembling Rotten Tomatoes. I already comprehend of websites that have usually happening purchasers evaluate the books, so telling me approximately any of those does not fairly help.
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What types of books?
Romantic Times has a review site, so does Coffee time Romance, and Urban Reviewers and Raw Sistahs. SorMag is a review site of Inspirational Romance and interracial Romance. Eye on Romance is Paranormal, Gothic and Sci - Fi e-book reviews. Romance Divas also has a review site.
Really depends on the genre you are looking for.
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www.kidscompass.co.uk - good site for kids reviews and I can vouch for it, I work for them myself! For adult books you can try the major newspapers, they all have pretty good review sections. I also quite like www.lovereading.com, but I find that their reviews tend to a synopsis and not much more. Still, a useful way to find out the basics on a books.
Hope that helps!
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Originally Answered: Is there a web site like "box office mojo" but for book sales?
I went fishing, and I'm not sure if this is a good catch or an old boot. LOL
I'm thinking the info you want may not be available to the general public--check this out: http://www.bookscan.com/about.html
and this: http://ask.metafilter.com/49470/Where-Can-I-Find-Sales-Figures-for-Novels