Reading a book with the intention of composing a review demands certain skills on the part of the reader that may differ when the goal of the read is for pleasure or scholarship. To help these reviewing readers to produce creative and useful review, the employment of qualitative research perspectives and procedures is suggested for reading books in a systematic matter leading to reviews that not only share the contents of the texts, but also transform the meaning of the texts producing new insights for the texts' authors and readers alike.
Qualitative Research, Book Reviews, Reading
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Chenail, R. J. (2010). How to Read and Review a Book like a Qualitative Researcher. The Qualitative Report, 15(6), 1643-1650. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol15/iss6/20