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ABOUT MY STARS

         

 

1 STAR  -- Disliked it pretty thoroughly but it may still be worth a read; if so, I'll state why.

 

2 STARS -- Disliked it but making an allowance (of one star) on account of the author's good standing or some other caveat.

 

3 STARS -- Liked it enough to finish it but with noted reservations.

 

4 STARS -- Thoroughly enjoyed it for whatever reason (literary or otherwise) despite any shortcomings.

 

5 STARS -- An outstanding and literary read that ranks among the best of its kind, whatever the kind may be. No shortcomings that amount to more than quibbles.

 

No stars means I didn't read enough of it to justify any, or, to put it another way, the book didn't interest me enough to warrant any stars.

 

Most of the books I post have high ratings because I seldom bother to review books I just don't like or can't finish.