Ah, the book review. The bane of authors everywhere. Unknown authors want more of them, well-known authors want reviewers to be nicer.
There is a formula for writing book reviews—ones that help readers make a decision and, positive or negative, help authors know what works in the work and what doesn’t.
Check out this post at AIW Press to learn the four-step process to writing a substantive review, and read through to the end for some helpful tips.