<![CDATA[The Book Nooks - Ratings & Index]]>Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:17:24 +1100Weebly<![CDATA[Ash's Book Ratings]]>Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:31:40 GMThttp://thebooknooks.weebly.com/ratings--index/ashs-book-ratings
My rating system goes as such - the .5's are a mixture of the two first numbers, like a 7.5
  1. The worst book I could have possibly read. This rating is saved for the true demon spawns of book hell, and makes me contemplate why I even read books in the first place. If I don't finish a book, it's normally a 1 or 2 on the rating scales of Judgement.
  2. Comparatively against a book rated as a one, it's not a 10 but I still wouldn't recommend this book to anyone. I may have or may not have finished this book, but if I did, it was only from a feeling of obligation as a bookworm, and not because this book was any bit good. I would most likely try to gift this book off to someone, or donate it to a charity store. 
  3. It was bearable, but leaves me wanting more and often ranting about all the things wrong with it. Only would have read this out of curiosity, then hated myself for putting myself through that type of mental torture. Makes me question if the writer should maybe quit their day job and seek something else. 
  4. It was okay. I wouldn't recommend it to others, but it wasn't a COMPLETE waste of my time. Bits and pieces of it were good, and I'd cling to that because nothing else redeems it. I probably wouldn't think twice about this book, but would use it in conversations with other Bookworms. 
  5. I'm half loving it, and half in hate with it. There are wonderfully good points, but there are points that are so horrendous it's hard to over look them. I'd probably keep this book in my bookshelf, but hidden somewhere deep so that my other better books could shine. 
  6. This book was admirable, and kept me interested until the end of it. It's a high rating enough that it would get a recommendation, but it wouldn't be my FIRST recommendation. 
  7. This book is something that would get me talking. It'd stay with me a few weeks after reading it, and it'd made me think while randomly making my bed or something. While not tagged as a favourite, it still resonated with me, and has a place on my bookshelf. 
  8. Adoration. This book is adored, loved, cherished. It receives recommendations and reviews about it, and it often circulates my group of friends. It has all these redeeming features that make it desirable to be favoured, and is well written enough to continue being in discussion a long time after you finish.
  9. Tears. Snot. Feelings. This book destroys me emotionally, makes me feel things that I wouldn't have otherwise felt, and makes me aware of humanity's ugly and weaknesses, but also it's beauty and strengths. It's the highest on the recommendation list, and will forcibly be brought up in conversation. All the features are loved, resonate for years after, and are placed in the best shelf on the bookshelf. 
  10. I have not read a 10 book yet. This book would probably be the ultimate. The Alpha against all the Omegas. It would probably replace any love interest that I may have at that current time. It would bring me Peace, in a world full of Chaos. It's the Light in the Dark. It's everything you ever wanted, and more! 

My Reviews in order of Ratings and Recommendations
Books Marked With * Are Pending Reviews
Click on the Title for the Review
(A series that is more than a trilogy will be reviewed together, otherwise they will be reviewed separately) 

  1. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak  ~ 9 out of 10 
  2. The Great and Terrible Series by Chris Stewart ~ 8.5 out of 10*
  3. Animal Farm by George Orwell ~ 8.5 out of 10
  4. Lord of the Flies by William Golding ~ 8.5 out of 10 
  5. Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler ~ 8.5 out of 10 
  6. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher ~ 8.5 out of 10
  7. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman ~ 8.5 out of 10 
  8. The Girl With All The Gifts by M.R Carey ~ 8.5 out of 10
  9. A Little Something Different by Sandy Hall ~ 8.5 out of 10
  10. The Giver by Louis Lowry ~ 8.5 out of 10
  11. All The Truth That's In Me by Julie Berry ~ 8 out of 10
  12. The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton ~ 8 out of 10 
  13. My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult ~ 8 out of 10*
  14. Harry Potter Series by J.K Rowling ~ 8 out of 10*
  15. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell ~ 8 out of 10
  16. Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky ~ 8 out of 10 *
  17. Wonder by RJ Palacio ~ 8 out of 10
  18. Love, Rosie by Cecelia Ahern ~ 8 out of 10
  19. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell ~ 8 out of 10
  20. The Fault in our Stars by John Green ~ 8 out of 10*
  21. The Hunger Games #1 by Suzanne Collins ~ 8 out of 10 *
  22. The Knife of Never Letting Go #1 Chaos Walking by Patrick Ness ~ 8 out of 10 *
  23. Monsters of Men #2 Chaos Walking by Patrick Ness ~ 7.5 out of 10 *
  24. The Ask and the Answer #3 Chaos Walking by Patrick Ness ~ 7.5 out of 10 *
  25. Room by Emma Donoghue ~ 7.5 out of 10
  26. Dead Meat by Patrick Williams and Chris Williams ~ 7.5 out of 10 
  27. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury ~ 7.5 out of 10
  28. More Than This by Patrick Ness ~ 7.5 out of 10
  29. Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion ~ 7 out of 10
  30. Percy Jackson & The Olympians Series by Rick Riordan ~ 7 out of 10
  31. The Year of the Rat by Clare Furniss ~ 6.5 out of 10
  32. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger ~ 6 out of 10
  33. One Day by David Nicholls ~ 6 out of 10
  34. Attachments by Rainbow Rowell ~ 6 out of 10
  35. If I Stay by Gayle Forman ~ 6 out of 10
  36. Divergent #1 by Veronica Roth ~ 6 out of 10 *
  37. Catching Fire #2 by Suzanne Collins ~ 6 out of 10 *
  38. Insurgent #2 by Veronica Roth ~ 6 out of 10 *
  39. Matched by Ally Condie ~ 5.5 out of 10
  40. Darius Bell and the Glitter Pool by Odo Hirsch ~ 5.5 out of 10
  41. The Wish List by Eion Colfer ~ 5.5 out of 10
  42. The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker ~ 5 out of 10
  43. Messenger by Markus Zusak ~ 5 out of 10
  44. The Mortal Instruments Series by Cassandra Clare ~ 5 out of 10 *
  45. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl ~ 5 out of 10 *
  46. Falling Into Place by Amy Zhang ~ 5 out of 10
  47. Restoring Harmony by Joelle Anthony ~ 4.5 out of 10
  48. The Road by Cormac McCarthy ~ 4.5 out of 10
  49. The Story of My Life by Anne Cassidy ~ 4.5 out of 10
  50. Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger *Classic* ~ 4 out of 10
  51. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey ~ 4 out of 10
  52. Darius Bell and the Glitter Pool by Odo Hirsch ~ 4 out of 10
  53. Allegiant #3 by Veronica Roth ~ 3.5 out of 10 *
  54. Mockingjay #3 by Suzanne Collins ~ 3.5 out of 10 *
  55. The Infernal Devices Trilogy  by Cassandra Clare ~ 3 out of 10 *
  56. The Uglies Series by Scott Westerfeld ~ 3 out of 10*
  57. The Maze Runner Series by James Dashner ~ 3 out of 10*
  58. Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs ~ 3 out of 10
  59. The 100 by Kass Morgan ~ 3 out of 10
  60. Crossed by Ally Condie ~ 3 out of 10
  61. The End Game by T. Michael Martin *DNF* ~ 2 out of 10
  62. Fallen by Lauren Kate *DNF* ~  2 out of 10
  63. Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby ~ 1.5 out of 10
  64. Prey by Michael Crichton *DNF* ~ 1.5 out of 10

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<![CDATA[Mara's Book Ratings]]>Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:08:34 GMThttp://thebooknooks.weebly.com/ratings--index/maras-book-ratings
Thanks goes to Ashleigh for making this whole rating system a thing. So on a scale of 1-10;
1 being, I could not read this book. I tried and I would rather sell my first born child than finish reading this book.
10 being, I would sell my first born child so everyone on earth could have a copy of this book to read and cherish as long as they both shall live. And everything else falling somewhere in between. Here are all the books I have reviewed/mentioned at some point on this blog. Series have been rated together as a whole even though some books in some series are better than others, I was just too lazy to rate them individually.
If it has one of these * then it made me cry real legitimate tears.

10/10
None yet. I am kind of reserving this so I have somewhere to go.
9.5/10
The Book Thief *- Markus Zusak
Bridge to Terabithia *- Katherine Paterson
9/10
Ender's Game*- Orson Scott Card
The Hobbit- J.R.R Tolkien
Tiger Eyes *- Judy Blume
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest *- Ken Kesey
13 Reasons Why *- Jay Asher
The Harry Potter Series*- J.K. Rowling
The Messenger *- Markus Zusak
All the Truth That's in Me- Julie Berry
8.5/10
The Fault in Our Stars *- John Green
The Catcher in the Rye- J.D. Salinger
Why We Broke Up- Daniel Handler
The Spectacular Now- Tim Tharp
Calvin and Hobbes Collections- Bill Watterson
We All Fall Down- Robert Cormier
The Still Point of the Turning World *- Emily Rapp
The Five People You Meet in Heaven*- Mitch Albom
8/10
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August- Claire North
Freak the Mighty *- Rodman Philbrick
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas- John Boyne
The Wish List- Eoin Colfer
World War Z- Max Brooks
Mao's Last Dancer- Li Cunxin
My Sister's Keeper *- Jodi Picoult
Eleanor and Park *- Rainbow Rowell
Heroes- Robert Cormier
Slaughterhouse 5- Kurt Vonnegut
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children- Ransom Riggs
7.5/10
The Hunger Games Trilogy- Suzanne Collins
If I Stay *- Gale Forman
The Knife of Never Letting Go- Patrick Ness
It's Kind of a Funny Story- Ned Vizzini
More Than This- Patrick Ness
For One More Day- Mitch Albom
7/10
Alice in Wonderland- Lewis Carol
The Hardy Boys series- Franklin W. Dixon
Artemis Fowl Series- Eoin Colfer
The Giver- Lois Lowry
High Fidelity- Nick Hornby
As Easy as Falling off the Face of the Earth- Lynne Rae Perkins
6.5/10
The Collector- John Fowles
Through the Tiger's Eye- Kerrie O'Connor
The Time Traveler's Wife *- Audrey Niffenegger
Gone- Lisa Gardner
Falling Into Place- Amy Zhang
6/10
How to be Good- Nick Hornby
Stormbreaker series- Anthony Horowitz
5/10
Fangirl- Rainbow Rowell
How I Live Now- Meg Rosoff
4/10
Wicked- Morris Gleitzman and Paul Jennings
Josie Smith Goes to the Beach- ???
3/10
Twilight- Stephanie Meyer
2/10
The Maze Runner- James Dashner
Silas Marner- George Eliot
1/10
Tess of the D'Urbervilles *- Thomas Hardy (tears because now I have to give away my first born child).

Disclaimer. Some of them might end up slightly higher or lower than they normally might have been because I have to compare them to the other books I've already rated. Does that make sense?]]>