LEOLEO: Literacy Education Online

Writing Book Reviews


Steps for Writing a Good Book Review

Introduce the subject, scope, and type of book

Briefly summarize the content

Provide your reactions to the book

Conclude by summarizing your ideas


If you're still having trouble getting started writing your review, try working through some prewriting questions for writing reviews of books, movies, or plays.


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LEO: Literacy Education Online
This handout was written by Maria Escales for LEO and the Write Place, St. Cloud State University. It may be copied for educational purposes only. If you copy this document, please include our copyright notice and the name of the writer; if you revise it, please add your name to the list of writers.

Last update: 28 September 1997

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