Reviews consider and provide a critical analysis of a work. The review could critique a text like books, an article, a set of literature (literature reviews), an event or place, like a restaurant, a work of art, like music, movies, or an art show.
The author of a Book Review typically discusses a recently released work. Book reviews provide an overview of the work; its content, context, and the methods used to present the information. It will critique the effectiveness of the work in the greater scope of a scholarly conversation and will contain overall opinions on the work.