Review Rating Scale

I review and rate books using the five star rating system, taking into account full and half stars.

However, these half stars only come into force from the 3 star mark as I don’t tend to rate anything lower than that.


Rating: 1 out of 5.

I hated it and I’m never reading it again.

Rating: 2 out of 5.

I don’t like it but there is a little potential

Rating: 3 out of 5.

I like it. It’s good enough for me to finish it but it’s maybe a one-time only read.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

It has something going for it and I’m likely to re-read it at a later date.

Rating: 4 out of 5.

I really enjoyed it but there was something missing.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

It is close to being a favourite.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

I LOVE it, and it’s one of my favourites.