Book Review Questions

  1. Explain the title.
  2. What category or genre do you think it fits into?
  3. What do you think the author’s purpose was?
  4. Something you liked about it.
  5. Something you disliked about it.
  6. Describe the setting.
  7. Which character did you like most?
  8. Which character did you like least?
  9. Describe one of the main characters.
  10. What changes does a main character go through?
  11. Describe one significant episode.
  12. What techniques does the author use to tell the story?
  13. How did reading it change you, or your views?
  14. What would you say to persuade a friend to read it or not to read it?
  15. Summarise it in one written sentence or a one minute speech.
  16. What feedback would you give the author?
  17. How might you have written it differently?
  18. What do you think of the ending?
  19. What happens, or should happen, after the ending?
  20. What would you want to read about in a sequel or prequel?

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20 questions to ask about a book you’ve read


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