Is it appropriate to include an author’s twitter handle when tweeting a review of said author’s book? David Duhr investigates and critics weigh in.
Browsing by topic: book reviews
For her scathing review of Rachel Cusk’s memoir, Aftermath, journalist Camilla Long wins the Hatchet Job of the Year award from The Omnivore, a book review database.
Hatchet job or merely honest? Eight finalists are in the running for the Hatchet Job of the Year Award, a prize to honor the most scathing works of literary journalism.
This month’s starred BlueInk reviews of self-published books include gripping dystopian fiction, the memoir of a medical doctor, and a ski resort thriller.
This month’s BlueInk starred reviews of self-published books include a moving literary novel about a middle-aged man who becomes obsessed with a prostitute and daily meditations for 12-steppers.
The starred BlueInk Reviews of self published books for the past 2 months include a WWI thriller set in Vienna and finely wrought YA novel about abuse.
Assuming you’re an avid reader who buys two or more books per month, how often do you buy a book because of a review? Every week, month, or less often?
New book discovery site iDreambooks.com promises to collate reviews from reputable sources, thus helping readers make the better book buying decisions.
This July’s starred self-published book reviews from BlueInk include a tense murder mystery set in Montana, the fictional bio of a 19th century Lakota boy, and more.
New online mag EnCubierta helps readers find the best Spanish e-books, taking a stab at the growing problem of discoverability in the expanding e-book market.