5-Macaron Rating System

Screen shot 2016-04-01 at 11.04.23 PMI loved it, loved it, loved it.
I love me a drop-everything-and-read, unputdownable type of book that demands my undivided attention and has me reading late into the night if needed because I just have to know how it all ends. More often than not, I reach the last page wanting more and will shove this into strangers’ hands at the bookstore and babble about it incoherently when I see someone lucky enough to be enjoying it for the first time. This is my way of shouting it from the rooftops.
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Nearly worth the five macaron experience.
My attention never wavered and I still devoured this book and craved its story, but there was just something missing, like finding a hollow bite in the last piece of your macaron.
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Great read!
Mind-blowing it was not but still worth the time, still enjoyable for the most part; something I’d still be recommending.
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Good read.
There were parts that took my breath away but not enough for a higher rating. Not a bad reading experience but not an extremely amazing one either. If this is one in a series, I’ll still be moving on to the next installment.
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I finished it.
I cared enough about the characters and/or the plot to complete it. There were moments, sparks of greatness but it was just an okay read.
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After reaching a certain point, I was only interested enough to skim the rest of the read.
I had lost interest and was probably confused enough to flip through in hopes that something would jump at me that would cause me to pause, rewind, and tell myself I needed to give it a second chance – but that chance never presented itself.
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Stopped reading but did check the last few pages.
I couldn’t relate, couldn’t get attached, probably came across something that offended me in some odd way. Flipped to the final chapter in search of redemption.
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Did not finish.
I’m sorry, this just wasn’t the type of read that appealed to me.
BUT – someone else may come across it and find it to be the best thing they’ve ever read.
No playlist.