Introduction State the basic bibliographic information about the book: author, title, publishing corporation, year of publication and other relevant information. (The title of the book should be underlined and italicized) Short historical insights about the book as well as the author. State the reasons for choosing the book Additional information (optional) - Is the book a best seller? - No. of copies sold - Awards Genre of the book, what makes it belong to that particular genre? What could be the message of the book/novel? (the book’s central theme.)
Characters This should include the major and minor characters, their characterization. (Are they round or flat characters) the progress on each character in the story as well as their relevance to one another. Point out one character in the story who somehow represents your personality.
Evaluation and Conclusion Brief explanation on the things that you liked and disliked about the story and state your reasons why? Was the ending satisfactory? Point out the weak and strong points of the story. Important insights and lessons that you’ve gained from the story. State whether you will recommend the book to thers and why?
Note: The final statement should offer a one-sentence summary with your over-all opinion as in the example below: *The author provided an intriguing and entertaining glimpse into the mind of the girl who learned about life through the words, real or imagined, of her wayward yet wise friends from the forest.”