Very helpful if you read, review, & rate books.
Sometimes, when you finish a book you immediately know where it lands on your rating scale. Sometimes, you have no clue, or maybe you are struggling to figure out where you feel it fits best.
Something important to remember about ratings and reviews is that they are totally dependent on the reader. All readers and reviewers have their own opinions, preferences and a way of rating and reviewing a book. Some reviewers have stricter rating systems than others.
When I’m considering a book and I’m looking at ratings and reviews, I try to avoid reading too many reviews because I don’t want potential spoilers, so that’s when I’ll look at the ratings. If a book has 3 stars and more stars and up, then I’ll be more likely to buy it than anything with 2 stars or less. 2 stars or less. I am also more likely to read more…
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