My Rating System

As you may have gathered from the name of this blog and my introduction, this is a place for me to ramble about books. Which means there are going to be quite a few book reviews posted here. With that in mind, I thought I’d use today’s post to talk about my rating system.

I use a 5 star system, mostly because I post my reviews to Goodreads, a social media site that is all about books. You can only choose one to five stars on that site and I’ve been using it for so long that I’ve adopted that as my personal system. I will occasionally give half stars (which you can’t do on Goodreads for… reasons) to a book if it doesn’t neatly fit into any star rating, but that is rare.

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