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What will I review?
- I will accept physical copies of books as well as e-books with a format compatible with Kindle.
- I review middle grade books and young adult books as well as select new adult and adult books.
- I cannot promise that every book will receive a review on my blog.
- Every review will be my honest opinion and will follow the rating system below.
My Rating Scale
★ ★ ★ ★ ★: I love this book! While reading this book, my experience was extremely positive. I had an emotional connection to the story or characters. The book was well-paced with an interesting plot or unique take on standard tropes. I had fun reading this book and couldn’t put it down. I thought about this book for days after reading it and will definitely reading it again.
★ ★ ★ ★: I really like it! While reading this book, my experience was mostly positive. This book was mostly well-paced with an interesting plot and some unique elements. This book may have some cliches, but it still stands apart from other similar books. I enjoyed reading this book and could see myself rereading it in the future.
★ ★ ★: It was okay! While reading this book, my experience was mostly positive. However, there were a few aspects that I did not enjoy. This book was well-paced in some sections, but dragged in other areas. Some aspects of the plot were generic or too similar to other books that I’ve read. I enjoyed reading this book, but I would put it down and focus on other activities. I may read this book again in the future for a light and quick read.
★ ★: I didn’t like this book. While reading this book, my experience was mostly negative. However, there were a few elements that I somewhat liked. The pacing of this book was inconsistent and I took large breaks when reading this book. There were many cliches, with little or no differentiation from other similar stories, with irrelevant characters and scenes.
★: I really didn’t like this book. While reading this book, my experience was mostly negative, with maybe only one element that I liked. The pacing was extremely inconsistent and I took lengthy breaks while reading this book. I did not like most of the characters or the plot in this book and found them either too unlikeable or too similar to other books.
*Occasionally, I will use a half star if a book almost achieves a higher star rating. On Goodreads, the rating will be rounded up to the nearest star.