How good is good?

I’ve never considered myself to be very good with words, to be honest. I’m mostly the kind of person that answers questions with the expressions on my face, or the movements of my hands. That’s why emojis have always been my great friends.

So, after I had some trouble describing my thoughts about my last read , I felt it might be time to find a better way to relate my feelings about the things I read. Of course I fell back on some cartoonish faces to help me get my message across.

So, here is the plan:

5/5

LOVED IT!

For the absolute favorites. Those that I will read, and re-read and collect and insist that everyone must read for years to come.

 

4/5

GREAT

For the ones I really enjoyed and might re-read , depending on my mood. The ones I definitely recommend, but will not be obsessing about.

 

Not apt for public consumption

DON’T TAKE IT TO WORK

For the ones full of steamy pages that you don’t wanna be caught up on while at work or when surrounded my strangers at some public place.

 

3/5

GOOD

For the ones that were quite enjoyable, but either didn’t match my expectations or were simply not my cup of tea. Other might enjoy them, but I will definitely put them away and forget about them.

 

So confusing

SO CONFUSING

For the ones that left me just wondering what the hell happened, or had to be re-read and re-read by sections to be able to keep up. They requiere your full attention.

 

2/5

NOT SO GOOD

For the one that end up being definitely disappointing. Definitely didn’t enjoy it and would most likely not recommend it, but I’m open to changing my mind by other people’s arguments.

 

Have tissues close by

GRAB THE TISSUES

For the ones that made me cry. As simple as that. Not necessarily sad dramatic stories, but that have that one chapter that had me reaching for the box of tissues.

 

1/5

WHAT THE HELL…?!

For the one I definitely hated it. It might even lower my opinion of others who say having enjoyed it. Will most likely rant about all the things and reason why  I hated them.

 

Had to put it down, couldn't stand it

COULDN’T STAND IT

For those, hopefully few and far between, that just couldn’t be endured and had to be put away and out of sight so as not to drive me crazy.

 

 

To the left, you can check out the 1-5 rating scale that I came up with, with some extras thrown in for good measure. Hopefully, it is simple enough, that I’ll have no problem using it without having to check out this post again and again for reference.

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