Book Spotlight: THE SLIPPERY ART OF BOOK REVIEWING by Mayra Calvani

The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing
Mayra Calvani, Anne K. Edwards
Nonfiction
Twilight Times Books
186 pages

Are you passionate about books? Do you have the desire to share your thoughts about a book with readers, yet are unsure about what makes a good review? Are you curious about the influence reviews have on readers, booksellers, and librarians?

If you’re an experienced reviewer, The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing will serve as an excellent reference tool and amalgam of resources. If you’re a beginner, this book will show you how to write a well-written, honest, objective and professional book review. It will also teach you:
How to read critically.
How to differentiate the various types of reviews.
How to rate books.
How to prevent amateurish mistakes.
How to deal with the ethics and legalities of reviewing.
How to tell the difference between a review, a book report, and a critique.
How to start your own review site.
How to publish your reviews on dozens of sites and even make money while you’re at it, and much more.

If you’re an author, publisher, publicist, bookseller, librarian, or reader, this book will also bring to light the importance and influence of book reviews within a wider spectrum.

Purchase at Amazon!

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3 responses to “Book Spotlight: THE SLIPPERY ART OF BOOK REVIEWING by Mayra Calvani

  1. Pingback: November 2008 Virtual Book Tour « The Slippery Book Review Blog

  2. I so very much need this book. I’m going to let several people know I want this for christmas… maybe one of them will get it for me. =)

  3. Ann

    I have this one on my wish list. I’ll have to track down a copy. (I dropped by as I was adding your blog to Here Be Reviews; I’ll have to come back and look around).

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