The Art of the Rate

Maybe it’s no art.

I think some arrogance may be attached to book blogging and reviewing. We read a novel and review it, give it some numerical rating that means: I loved it or I hated it or somewhere in between. Continue reading


How Can You Compare a Rose and a Daylily?


You can’t. One is a shrub and one is a bulb and the big thing they have in common is that they’re both flowers. It’s just apples and oranges all over again.

So, if you’re wondering how I can rate all books equally in my book reviews, the answer is: I don’t. Because I read a large variety of books, I rate each according to their genre. In case you wondered . . .