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Chicago Manual of Style (17th ed.)

Book Review

(Chicago Manual of Style 14.202)



Author, review of Book Title, by Author of Book, Publication, Date of publication, DOI/URL(if online).


1. Christine M. Kreiser, review of Six Women of Salem: The Untold Story of the Accused and Their Accusers in the Salem Witch Trials, by Marilynne K. Roach, American History, April 2014, http://navigator-ship.passhe.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ahl&AN=94092898&site=ehost-live&scope=site.

Helpful Hints

When citing a book review, first include the author, then the book title with its authors or editors. Then continue to cite following the guidelines for the specific type of periodical it is in. For example, this review is from a magazine, so there is no bibliographic entry.

I using an electronic version of an article a DOI is preferred to a URL, but if using a URL, you must use the address that appears when you are viewing the article, unless there is a shorter more stable one available. (See 14.6-14.8 for more).

Note that there is a space following the colon before the page numbers.

See 14.18 for more information on where to put line breaks for URLs or DOIs.