Book Review Ratings

Five Bookmarks:

Top of its class. This book covers every major aspect of its subject. It includes something for every targeted level of skill (usually from beginner to expert). It includes a lot of information for at least two skill levels. It has no major sub-topics missing in its subject, and no more than a few minor shortcomings in coverage of its subject.

Four Bookmarks:

Near top of its class. This book covers almost every major aspect of its subject. It includes something for most targeted levels of skill (often from beginner to expert), and includes a comprehensive writeup for at least one skill level. It has no more than one or two major sub-topics with less than complete coverage, and has few minor shortcomings in the sub-topics it does cover.

Three Bookmarks:

Adequate for its class. This book covers most major aspects of its subject. It includes fairly complete coverage for at least one skill level, and at least some information of interest to other skill levels. It may not fully cover all sub-topics and may have some shortcomings in the sub-topics it does cover.

Two Bookmarks:

Below par in its class. This book covers one or more major aspects of its subject adequately. It includes fairly complete coverage for one skill level, but may not be useful for other skill levels. It has some obvious shortcomings in its coverage of its topic.

One Bookmark:

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