5 Stars (2019 – 2021)

This is just a quick post but I was curious about how many 5 stars I’d given out at the Review Heap so far (or, at least between 2019-2021).

And it seems to be about 40!

Out of the 200+ reviews I’ve done so far it kinda makes me feel like I’ve been throwing 5-star reviews around like confetti 😀

Well, maybe not quite.. but it might show that I’ll abandon something if I’m not enjoying it, rather than slog through!

Here’s the list (with bonus hyphens and the occasional abbreviation since I was running out of room in the word cloud generator):

(Looking back, maybe I’d change some of these, but it was fun to reflect on them a moment, but on the other hand it’s not such a big deal so I doubt I’ll rush to change any scores).

Any of them 5 stars (or favs) for you?

4 thoughts on “5 Stars (2019 – 2021)

  1. I wouldn’t worry too much about having a high number of 5 star shows. You just need to remember that it’s not necessarily a comparison.

    When I started reviewing books a while back, Lord of the Rings and Hitchhiker’s Guide were my two first reviews, both 5 star. Then I started comparing every title to those as to whether they were worth 5 stars and nothing could live up to them. Made me realize it was more about how the story made me feel and not whether it was a flawless work of art.

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    • That’s true – it’s hard not to think of them as comparative!

      I feel the same – how can this 5-star thing be as good as this 5-star thing? In the end, I have to go with my response, yeah. I’ve been dithering over my next review a bit, ‘The Book of Bantorra’, since I’m not sure what the number I should settle on should be. (One day, I might well drop the numerical aspect for the reviews).

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