Now though, I'm not so sure. I mean, there are pros and cons to both sides, both for the author and the reader.
(If you're me) Helps you collect your thoughts about a book.
Makes it a bit easier to express your opinion on a book in a short, easy way.
Sometimes, it's hard.
Different genres are difficult to compare.
For the reader:
An easy way to tell if someone liked a book if you don't have much time to read the review in its entirety.
Sums their thoughts up nicely.
It can get confusing sometimes. Like when you see someone who had a few issues with a book but rated it five stars, when just the other day they raved about a book and gave it four.
So, what do you think? What are your favorite and least favorite things about ratings? Is there a certain rating scale you prefer? Sound off in the comments!