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Friday, August 27, 2010

Following on Friday

Happy Friday, everyone! Welcome to another hop-tastic Friday.
The awesome Jennifer from Crazy-for-Books hosts this one. And she's got another question for us this week:
Do you use a rating system for your reviews and if so, what is it and why?

I don't use a rating system. I've honestly thought about giving it a try though. Perhaps I'll use ninja throwing stars or something to be my stars :). But I go back and forth on the use of a rating system. Sometimes I worry that if someone scans a review and all they see are the three stars I gave a book, then they may write it off all together. And this could easily happen with a book that they would have loved otherwise.

And, of course, there is the issue of boiling the whole book down into a teeny tiny category. I think I'd just be really bad at the whole rating system. Maybe I'll give it a go sometime soon and see how it goes. I used to rate things on Amazon or wherever, but that seemed so easy, ya know? What are your thoughts on the issue?
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To join the fun and make now book blogger friends, just follow these simple rules:
  1. Follow the Follow My Book Blog Friday Host { Parajunkee.com } and any one else you want to follow on the list
  2. Follow our Featured Bloggers - http://bookge3k.blogspot.com/
  3. Put your Blog name & URL in the Linky thing.
  4. Grab the button up there and place it in a post, this post is for people to find a place to say hi in your comments
  5. Follow Follow Follow as many as you can
  6. If someone comments and says they are following you, be a dear and follow back. Spread the Love...and the followers
  7. If you want to show the link list, just follow the link below the entries and copy and paste it within your post!
  8. If your new to the follow friday hop, comment and let me know, so I can stop by and check out your blog!

    I hope you all have a wonderful Friday!

9 comments:

Brooke said...

Just hoppin' by!!! I'm interested in hearing what you think of The Replacement!

~Brooke, Brooke's Box of Books

Melissa Gill said...

Great blog. I'm just hopping by on Friday and look forward to seeing more.

Kathy H. said...

I'm a new follower. Great blog!
Kathy
I Am A Reader, Not a Writer

A Book Adventure said...

Found you from the hop and I'm your newest follower.
I love your blog, literally spent the last 20 minutes reading through it :)

Lesa said...

New follower. Saying Hi and be sure to check out my weekly meme of book review of the week-->
http://endofstorynextbook.blogspot.com/p/brotw_01.html

Rummanah Aasi said...

Found your fun, great blog through the blog hop! I'm also a librarian. I've read your reviews on some of the books I look forward to reading. Can't wait to read what you thought of The Replacement!

Now a new follower. Take a look at what I'm reading at: www.booksinthespotlight.blogspot.com

anjohnston said...

I'm your newest follower, hopping by via the blog hop. I'm really excited to see your review on The Replacements. It's one of those novels I just can't wait to get my hands on!

Have an awesome weekend!
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Deepali said...

Hi! This is my first hop :) Really liking your blog, the design is unique! Where do you get that?

http://readseverything.blogspot.com/

Erika said...

old follower and fan!! How is the replacement!! Have a hoppin weekend!!

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