Q. How do I cite and reference a book review?



Author(s) last name, Initial. (Year, Month Day). Title of review [Review of the book Book title by A. Author]. Journal title, volume number(issue number), first page-last page. https://doi.org/xxxx...


Birns, N. (2008). The children of Húrin, narn i chîn Húrin: The tale of the children of Húrin [Review of the book The children of Húrin by J. Tolkien]. Tolkien Studies 5, 189-200. https://doi.org/10.1353/tks.0.0022

In-text citation (direct quote):

(Author, Year, para. #)

In-text citation (paraphrase):

(Author, Year)


(Birns, 2008, para. 5)


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  • Last Updated Apr 23, 2020
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  • Answered By Ethan Allard

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