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book′ review`

1. a critical analysis of a book.
2. a section of a newspaper or magazine devoted to such analysis, esp. of new books.
book′ review`er, n.
book′ review`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: review - a critical review of a book (usually a recently published book)book review - a critical review of a book (usually a recently published book)
critical review, critique, review article, review - an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
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A book review should tell the reader why the book is 'good' and why it is 'bad.
As Suzanne SooHoo suggested in 2006 when the Issues in Teacher Education book review section was inaugurated, such reviews become the stimulation for dialogue, discussion, and intellectual conversation that "allow educators to maintain currency.
Our Winter issue concludes with a book review of the International Handbook of Maritime Business edited by Kevin Cullinane and reviewed by Richard Young.
stepped down from the position of Book Review Editor, which he held with distinction since the fall of 2005.
Payne, who has served admirably as Book Review Editor since December 2008, has indicated his desire to step down as soon as a replacement can be found.
According to press release issued here on Tuesday, the President's memory of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed as a great lover of books has been shared in an article "Kitab Dost Sadar" (Book-friendly President) written by Shakir Hussain Shakir which appeared in the second issue of the Book Review (Kitab Rissala) launched by National Book Foundation recently.
PUPILS from St John Bosco Primary School, West Bromwich, have created an attractive book review display at their local library.
Hooper, Adult Books Editor at Booklist, offers librarians detailed advice on writing good reviews of both fiction and nonfiction books--as a marketing tool for the library as well as for book review media.
Karen Hult is stepping down after 11 years as book review editor.
NEWSPAPERS ARE CRASHING all around us, and one of the things they are doing, in a desperate bid to save money, is cutting back their Sunday book review sections: the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and Hartford Courant have all reduced their book sections.