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WORKSHEET: Review existing books in your field

Use this worksheet to organize your thoughts as you analyze and write about competing books

Use this worksheet as a framework for analyzing and writing about existing books in your field. Describe how effectively the book satisfies each of the 12 most important criteria.

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Review sheet for published books

Title
Author
Today's date
Describe how effectively the title describes the book and targets its intended readers.
Describe the book's relevance.
Describe how effectively the book delivers the promised contents.
Describe how the contents are organized.
Describe how effectively examples are used to reinforce important points.
Describe how effectively the book uses graphics and visuals.
Describe reader aids, like checklists and worksheets.
Describe the level of knowledge readers need to profit from this book.
Describe resources offered for readers to explore online or offline.
What kind of 'voice' does the author use in this book?
Describe whether the title can, or has, been expanded into a series.
Describe the techniques used to encourage readers to visit the book's website.
What's the most important idea you gained from this book?
How could this book be improved?
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