Many factors are taken into account when rating a book, here’s an explanation on what the number of stars represents on this blog.
I am a ginger fairy, therefore I have decided to use the fairy emoji instead of the usual star! Deal with it!
Favorite Book Alert
Brilliant writing, clever plot and fascinating characters are needed to be granted 5 stars.
I absolutely adored the book! I would recommend it 100%. I won’t shut up about it and will push all friends and family members to read it. If I gave the book all my stars, you can be sure the story was flawless/had me on the edge of my seat/made me cry my heart out/burst out with joy/add mention needed.
Great story / characters / writing
I would totally recommend it.
I loved it!
I had a fantastic time reading this book.
I had a good time reading the book but a few niggles with the plot, protagonists, or writing.
I enjoyed this book
I mostly enjoyed reading this book but the characters/plot/twists won’t stay with me.
I struggled with this book
I had major issues with the subject, the plot had holes in it, the characters lacked depth, and/or the writing did not convince me. I was bored during the reading.
Did Not Finish
I probably want to burn this book.
No plot, one-dimensional characters, offensive content, holes in the story. You name it, it has it.
Half stars can be given and are usually rounded up on Goodreads.