The reviewer proceeded to tell me that my “review” wasn’t a review but an opinion.
So I decided in true CoCo fashion to educate this person and others who think that they can harass a person or expect a justification for one's opinion. I used Webster’s Dictionary to define the following words.
Book Review: A book review is a form of literary criticism in which a book is analyzed based on content, style, and merit. A book review can be a primary source opinion piece, summary review or scholarly review.
Opinion: a view or judgment formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge.
The last time I checked book
clubs were used for book discussion. The book in question had over a 100+
reviews and the fact that this person went trolling for reviews that they found
didn’t line up with their opinion is a bit scary. To go as far as to write an elementary
paper on why I didn’t understand the book and to attack me is just beyond. But….