Spreading Roots Presents: To Read or Not to Read, That Is My Question: Genre Analysis of Book Reviews
A big reader from an early age, Klungseth uses book reviews frequently. She looks at book reviews almost every time before buying a book. The more-than-you-thought complex genre known as the book review is used by many, and people use it frequently in the book buying process. Book reviews have a huge impact not only on readers, but also new and existing authors. As Klungseth analyzes the genre, she realizes that eighth graders use it less than she thought. Using research and surveys, Klungseth investigates the genre of book reviews.