Category Archives: not a review

thoughts on ‘falls chance ranch’ series

Falls Chance Ranch series by Rolf & Ranger Are you worried about your executive?  Is he burned out?  Frazzled?  Less than stellar?  Is he an excellent employee that you don’t want to lose?  If the answer to those questions is … Continue reading

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forgiveness in ratings

In the last post about how much technical quality matters, a couple of people touched on the idea of ‘forgiveness’ in relation to reading and gave a few examples of the types of things they would be willing to set … Continue reading

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quality in ratings

In their comments to my post about the whole 5-star thing, Eva and Rhi Etzweiler talked about ratings being based on reading experience and went on to outline what they meant.This really interested me because I didn’t think I’d really differentiated between my … Continue reading

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ratings ok, ratings meh

The other day Jen totally horned in on my ratings series with her post about ‘the dreaded three stars’.  This included a discussion about what 3 stars actually means to readers and authors.Besides the fact that Jen is clearly a stealer, … Continue reading

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the kris ‘n’ good books review policy: the fineprint

PS – Oh, and if you still actually approach me with a review request after all that, I will either (a) assume you’re completely fucking whacked and delete your email immediately or (b) accept it as an obvious offer to … Continue reading

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the kris ‘n’ good books review policy

The Kris ‘n’ Good Books Review Policy 1.  I don’t do reviews on request because I’m too lazy. 2.  I might change my mind if you ask me nicely (ie bribe me with pron). 3.  Highly unlikely, though. 4.  Still, … Continue reading

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things that make you go O_o

Hypothetical question 1: Say an author reads a review of one of their books and it’s all positive bar one thing – in fact, the reviewer gives it 4+ stars – how do you think they might react?  By saying … Continue reading

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