nut free nerd

thoughts of a nut allergic book lover


  • Why I’m No Longer Rating Books | Discussion

    A book blogger who doesn’t rate books? *gasp!* What is this madness? Allow me to explain. Lately rating books has felt more and more difficult. I’ve always used the usual 5-star (or smiley, in my case) system, with 1 being horrible and 5 being fantastic. In the past, this has generally been a reflection of… Continue reading

  • adjusting my rating system.

    Lately I’ve been thinking about my current rating system for books and I’ve realized that it’s time for a bit of a change. I’ve always used the five stars (or rather, five smileys, because who doesn’t love smileys?) because it is what I feel most familiar with, and that basic set-up isn’t going to change.… Continue reading

  • on rating books.

    Most people are familiar with the standard way to rate books- 5 is the best book ever, 1 is not even worth looking at. I don’t know how or where or when this system was developed, but it’s been driving me a little crazy lately. When I rate books, my mind doesn’t really categorize them… Continue reading

About ME, Holly

former english major, current twenty-something book lover, allergic to nuts. drop me a line at or on instagram.