My rating system used on Leontine's Book Realm:
1: Flawed beyond repair, there is little to nothing that could spark my interest for this novel.
2: A mediocre read, nothiong truly stands out in this novel.
3: An all around enjoyable read which kept me pleasantly occupied for a few hours.
4: Sinfully good, give me more of this author now!
5: Exceptional and outstanding, the very reason I crave to read!
I look at various things when I review a novel;
* romance development
* my level of enjoyment and emotional involvement with the story
I ARC read for Realms On Our Bookshelves. The rating we use there is the following:
1 star: Not worthy of your time.
2 stars: Average story with no surprises.
3 stars: Interesting & entertaining story.
4 stars: Oh yes!!!! This is definitely rising my bloodpressure!
5 stars: The ultimate high and very addictive!!!!