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Book Reviews in Destiny

Instructions for Writing a Book Review in Destiny Quest

Online Book Review Elements

  • The book’s title and author (This automatically shows with the review, so you can omit this for Destiny Quest reviews.)

  • A brief summary of the plot that doesn’t give away too much away- character name(s), setting, conflict

  • Comments on the book’s strengths and weaknesses

  • The reviewer’s personal opinion of the book with specific examples to support praise or criticism

  • Correct capitalization, punctuation, grammar and spelling

How To Cut and Paste Your Book Review onto Destiny Quest

  1. Write your review in Google Docs or Microsoft Word.  Check to make sure your review is 1000 characters or shorter. Reviews in Destiny may only be 1000 characters long (or about nine sentences)

  2. Highlight all the text (except NOT your name, title, date or teacher's name) in your review (Control A) and copy (Control C)

  3. Go to  and choose Meridian

  4. In the upper right hand corner, log in to Destiny. Use the same username and password you use for Gmail or a school desktop computer. 

  5. Search the Catalog for the book you want to review.

  6. Click the Review tab, then click Add Review.

  7. Rate the book with stars (1= horrible, 5 = awesome)

  8. Paste your review into the text box (Control V)

  9. Click Save

  10. You will get a notice saying that your review will be posted once it has been approved by Mrs. Cervera.