When I rate the books, I judge two things; how good the book was from an entertainment perspective, and how well-written it was.
When I judge how good it was, I judge these four things:
- The characters (were they fun, nice or just annoying?)
- The plot (was it good or boring?)
- Was it engaging?
- The ending (was it too obvious or was it surprising?)
- Was the plot coherent and easy to follow?
- The narrative voice
- Word choices
5 hearts: A must read. Go buy it now!
4 hearts: A great read, I would definitely recommend.
3 hearts: A good read, but I found some things lacking.
2 hearts: An okay read, but not my taste.
1 heart: A bad read, can't recommend this book.
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