I utilize the Goodreads rating system for this blog, using 1-5 stars to rate the books I review. I do include half-star ratings. Assume they fall somewhere in between the following:
★★★★★ = I loved it, and it’s probably a new favorite. Expect a gush review.
★★★★☆ I really enjoyed it, but I did have a few issues with it. Would still recommend.
★★★☆☆ I liked it but had significant criticisms.
★★☆☆☆ There were things I liked about it, but overall, this book wasn’t for me.
★☆☆☆☆ I hated it, possibly didn’t finish it, and would not recommend.