★☆☆☆☆ : I loathed the book, but I’m not likely to waste precious time ranting about it.
★★☆☆☆ : I didn’t like the book, but it did have a few redeeming qualities, so it wasn’t a complete waste of my time and effort.
★★★☆☆ up to ★★★☆☆ and 1/4 stars : I liked the book well enough to be entertained and I learned something, but it’s probably either forgettable or all over the place.
★★★☆☆ and 1/2 stars up to ★★★☆☆ and 3/4 stars : I liked the book and I had more emotional investment and/or appreciation for the author’s efforts in character development and world-building.
★★★★☆ up to ★★★★☆ and 3/4 stars : I had minor issues, but this book’s a favorite.
★★★★★: This book is perfect! I loved it! *slams fist like Thor* Another!
My reviews are all subjective. If you consider me a reliable book reviewer, you have my heartfelt thanks. ❤ If I disagree with your reviews, please don’t take it personally. Even if I don’t share your opinions, I would fight for your right to express them. The bottom line is, whether or not you agree with what I have to say, my reviews are just personal opinions, NOT facts set in stone.