Friday, August 27, 2010

Friday Blog Hop (and 1 more day to enter contest!)

Book Blogger Hop

The blog hop is hosted by Crazy-For-Books.
Welcome to Book Infinity! I'm Ava, and if it's your first time here, leave a comment!

Just some news...
I'm currently have a 100+ followers giveaway going on. IT ENDS SATURDAY AT MIDNIGHT MST. If you haven't entered yet, go here to enter! You can win either Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz or Marked by P.C. and Kristin Cast. You have today and tomorrow left to enter!

Now, about the blog hop. The question of the week:

Do you use a rating system for your reviews and if so, what is it and why?

My answer:
Yes, I use a rating system, from 1-5, with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst. I actually recently updated my sidebar with a detailed explanation of what each rating means, so head over there and check it out if you're curious. It's not the most original idea (I've seen many other bloggers use the same kind of system) but it works really well for me. It's not perfect, of course, and sometimes I just can't decide what to rate a book, because one rating can't convey everything in the book. But that's why I also write detailed reviews!


  1. Just hopping by to say, hi.
    Kelly Bookend Diaries

  2. Hopping in from the hop to say have a great Weekend!

    Already a follower :)

    When you have a moment come have a look at my new Giveaway :)


  3. Hi Ava! am now a follower :) Loving the blog and thanks for the giveaway and the hop over at my blog :D Happy Reading!


  4. Hey stopping by from The Hop! I'm a new follower!

    I've also got a giveaway going on at my blog. If you have the time please come visit!

    Have a great Friday!

  5. Thanks for hopping by my blog! I agree, ratings can't always tell all about a book, but they do help give an overall idea of how you felt after reading it :)

  6. Hi Ava! Thanks for dropping by my blog-I just had to swing on by and say hi. I love your site-so much that I'm a new follower! Have a wonderful weekend!

  7. Thanks for stopping by my blog! Just returning the favor =)


  8. Wow, I'm impressed that you give descriptions for even the in-between half-star scores in your rating system!

  9. Just hopping by to say hi!
    This week's question was my suggestion and I'm loving having a look around at everyone's answers. I like the way that you have elaborated on the half stars, great idea!

    Have a great weekend!


  10. Just noticed you stopped by my blog and dropped me a comment, thank you! xxx

  11. I'm stopping by from the Hop. I use a rating system also.

    I've been looking around your site and it seems we have really similar reading tastes. I love your post casting actors in the Hunger Games!

    I'm your newest follower!
    My Hop

  12. Stopping by from the hop! :) Can't wait to read more from you.


Thanks for the comments! I read every single one and try to reply, either on your blog or another comment! They make my day!

As of 1/17/11, Book Infinity is an awards-free blog. My schedule is busy as could be, and I don't have time to follow all the rules to pass them on. But I really do appreciate the thought, thanks so much for thinking about me!