Essay on Examples of Book Review

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Example of Book Review
The Ka, a novel

An example of book review writing can be found listed with most books sold on the Net and on the writer’s Web sites.

A good sample book review would pertain to writing your personal feelings about a book that you’ve read.
Writing a book review is not to be confused with writing a summary of a book. Writing a summary is a totally different matter and that will be covered eventually in my Articles section.
In my opinion, no real format exists for writing book reviews. Writing help may not be needed. An example of book review variations is shown below.
Some rules do apply, however, and you will see that they are loose and easy to apply.
On this page, you will find reviews pertaining to my
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Also, watch for an example of book review comments for my first mystery/suspense novel, River Bones, which should be released about March 2008.
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The Ka
A paranormal Egyptian fantasy
Egyptian magic interpreted from hieroglyphs by a modern-day archaeological team activates ancient spells and rituals that will haunt them for the rest of their lives.
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The following is an example of book review brevity, but it says everything the reader wished to convey.
1) Mystery, magic, intrigue, and great attention to historical detail.
~~ Sherrye Boyer Dix, London, England
Notice in the above sample of book review writing that the reader pointed out what appealed to her.
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An author is allowed to extract excerpts from total information received in a review. I get permission to do this first, but it is not necessary as long as you do not change the reviewer’s opinion.

The rule is: Once the reviewer sends an author their book review comments, they become property of the author, to do with, as they will. They may correct misspellings, change punctuation, or incorrect word usage, but should never change or distort the opinion.
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This is an example of extracting certain data from a lengthier example of book review data in order to satisfy maximum word requirements on some of my advertising:

2) Mary Deal has created word images so vivid that it is almost like…

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