Book reviewers and bibliophiles around the world remain divided on two complex questions that fuel and relate to their work and love of literature.

1. Why do we review books?
2. What is the best way to rate a book?

These two questions, apart from a pure love of literature and reading, drive the industry today.

Book Review Purpose

Initially, people will assume that as a book reviewer it is the duty and responsibility of the reviewer to take the book they receive. While true, it is only one approach. What greater loss to the public, not writing negative reviews …