Reviewers of origin from Latin recensio, recensere or revidere which is a home review. Reviewer is an evaluation of a work (Works that are considered can be books and works of film and drama art). Writing reviewers consists of advantages, shortcomings and information obtained from books and conveyed to the people.
Here are still some book review models, consisting of:Examples of Non-Fiction Book ReviewersWriting Brings Change
Book Title: Changing Personality Through Handwriting
Publisher: Hikmah Publisher (PT. Mizan Publika)
Prints : Print II, January 2009
Genre: Nonfiction (Graphology and Graphotherapy)
Number of Pages: XI + 215 pages
Cover Design: A striped piece of paper containing a person’s handwriting
A person’s handwriting is not just a series of words that are connected into a way to communicate only. The way we write as an indicator of what we are feeling and experiencing. Handwriting can also describe a person’s personality. When we are happy, sick, or sad, automatically handwriting will change. That fact without us knowingly referring in the new evidence that a person’s personality was able to be adjusted through his handwriting. If we deliberately update our writing, it is the same as exploring the character hidden within.
This is what Vimala Rodgers, a teacher, handwriting expert, motivator, author of best-sellers Your Handwriting Can Change Your Life (2000) and The Vimala System: Character Building Through Simplified Handwriting (2004) and director of The Institute of Integral Handwriting Studies in Sacramento, California. His writings are known to the poly people and are the ones who invented The Vimala Alphabet system.
The book is divided into three parts, equipped with unequal chapters with unequal purposes. Part 1 is titled Introduction to Handwriting Analysis which consists of 3 chapters. The first chapter reveals what handwriting is, a brief description of Graphology &Graphotherapy, the writing system, and the Vimala alphabet is displayed in this chapter. According to Vimala, the writing system was a writing system that uses hand pen scratches not only as a way of communicating, but also as a character building tool, because each letter has a certain meaning. In chapter 2 it is described about the answers based on the questions that are often asked about Graphotherapy & explained also using well what graphotherapy is. While chapter 3 invites readers to do a test of assumptions of hand pen scratches that show which personality needs to be improved and choose what Vimala letters must be learned and given more attention.
In Part 2 it is described in detail the division of the alphabet groups and the meaning of each alphabet described. Be told how to write the vimala letter correctly because each alphabet is said to change a person’s personality for the better. In this book also inserted facts about each alphabet in the Vimala alphabet that has a rich and good origin. The last section entitled Making Changes invites readers to start making changes to hand pen scratches and familiarize new ways of writing. Vimala also puts tips that will make it easier for readers to train the change of hand pen scratches and achieve the desired results of each reader.
This book also comes with a list of terms that make it easier for readers to find difficult words. There are also references from some books that we can use to check the hand pen scratch technique further. This book is also very interesting because each part is presented in detail and communicative. In addition, this book is equipped using compound examples of interesting author experiences. The material presented is also easy to apply. This book is also memorable not ‘cheap’ because each page according to this book uses white paper and the cover has a relatively interesting design.
Unfortunately, this book also has some weaknesses, including language that is less well composed and there are also some sentences that are difficult to understand. In this book also uses unfamiliar terms so it is mandatory to repeatedly open a list of terms.
But despite all that, this book is interesting to read. A book that is relatively light to be carried anywhere and can be understood quite easily by every reader. This book needs to be read by anyone, especially people who need support in their lives. In addition, symbols are the key to communication. So if you want to understand yourself and want change, read this book.Examples of Fiction Book Reviewers
Author: Achdiat K. Mihardja
Year of publication: first print in 1949
Price : Rp 45,000,00 Unveiling
Atheis is a book of novels by Achdiat Karta Mihardja in 1949 that tells about traveling the life of a person, where according to mini educated to be a godly child. But when he reached his middle age, because far according to his parents, he had a slump. As a result, he became like an atheist who forgot everything. It all started from his meeting using a girl who then produced his hard and godly heart, became weak-hearted and forgot everything.
Achdiat Karta Mihardja (born in Cibatu, Garut, West Java, March 6, 1911). Educated AMS-A Solo and Faculty of Literature and Philosophy UI. He has worked as a teacher of Taman Siswa, editor of Balai Pustaka, Head of Cultural Office of Representative of Greater Jakarta, lecturer of Faculty of Literature UI (1956-1961), and from 1961 until the retirement of Indonesian literature lecturer at the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. Achdiat has also been the editor of Bintang Timur daily & Wave Zaman magazine (Garut), Spektra, New Poet, Confrontation, and Indonesia. In addition, he has been chairman of PEN Club Indonesia, Vice Chairman of the Indonesian Author Organization, member of BMKN, member of the Indonesian Socialist Party, and representative of Indonesia at the International PEN Club Congress in Lausanne, Switzerland (1951).
His collection of short stories, Rifts and Tensions (1956) received the BMKN Literary Prize in 1957 and his novel, Atheis (1949) received the 1969 Annual Government Prize (R.J. Maguire translated the novel into English in 1972) and Sjuman Djaya also brought it up to the silver screen in 1974) using the same title. Story Theme
The story of the shock of the soul of a young man who was previously very religious, but because of his naiveness, he was influenced by materialistic thoughts or the philosophy of materiality so that he lost faith in divinity and he began to leave religious norms. Synopsis
Hasan is a devout Muslim, so using his parents is a fanatical Muslim. By his parents Hasan was sent to MULO. At that school he met a graceful girl named Rukmini. The relationship between the two grew closer until they finally fell in love with each other. Apparently their romance was not able to last long, by his parents, Rukmini was told to return to Jakarta because it would be moved by a wealthy merchant. Because Rukmini is a child who is devoted to his parents, it is appropriate to make both happy, he then obeyed the advice of his parents using receiving the rich suadagar pinangan earlier even though the marriage was not accompanied by love.
The incident destroyed Hasan’s heart. He as a hopeless, to remove the shadow of Rukmini according to his life, he followed the flow of the order for example that had long embraced his parents. Although in difficult times, Hasan did not abandon the teachings of religion, even he was more obedient to worship, but his life changed when he met his old friend, Rusli. Rusli arrives with a sweet woman named Kartini. She is the newest woman and free woman. She is also a widow. It turns out that since the encounter, Hasan gave a heart to Kartini, the reason kartini has almost the same character using Rukmini.