Reviews of books, movies, and more
I really like this breakdown because I think I use a similar approach in my ratings. Rating a book 3 stars is the norm for me unless I either loved or loathed it!
I see a lot of things about reviewers on Goodreads who give reviews that are either 1 star or 5 stars, with little in-between, and whenever I read about reviewers like that, I always feel a little confused.
This is the exact opposite of how I rate books.
I like a nice bell curve. Most of my reviews are 3 stars, because that’s an “average” rating. Three stars means I liked the book… because, surprise! I like to read, and I like books. I like most things I read. That’s normal right? If I hated 50% of the things I read, I probably wouldn’t like to read so much.
It’s very rare that I absolutely HATE a book, and usually I can’t even say that I hated it. Most of my 1-star reviews are for books that I couldn’t finish. And sometimes even a favorite author will make that list (Stephen…
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