Rating System

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!

Rating: 5 out of 5.

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.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Excellent read!

Great story / characters / writing

I would totally recommend it.

Rating: 4 out of 5.

I loved it!

I had a fantastic time reading this book.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Good read

I had a good time reading the book but a few niggles with the plot, protagonists, or writing.

Rating: 3 out of 5.

I enjoyed this book

I mostly enjoyed reading this book but the characters/plot/twists won’t stay with me.

Rating: 2 out of 5.

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.

Rating: 1 out of 5.

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.