Although many book reviews are written by scholars, book reviews are generally not considered scholarly sources. This is because they are often brief discussions or overviews of a work and not in-depth analysis.
Books are generally reviewed near the date of publication or within the first two years after publication. To locate a book review, you'll need to know the author and title of the book, and sometimes the year of publication.
Keep in mind that the database MLA Bibliography does not include book reviews. Use these databases instead: