Book Review: Once Upon an Alphabet: Short Stories For All the Letters by Oliver JeffersONCE UPON AN ALPHABET by Oliver Jeffers is technically a picture book, but it could be enjoyed by many ages.
Book Review: Althea & Oliver by Cristina MorachoALTHEA & OLIVER is fiction recommended for ages 21+.
Book Review: Sabotaged by Dani PettreySABOTAGED by Dani Pettrey is inspirational suspense romance recommended for ages 18+.
Book Review: Inhuman by Kat FallsINHUMAN by Kat Falls is young adult dystopian fiction recommended for ages 14+.
Book Review: Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives by Gretchen RubinBETTER THAN BEFORE: MASTERING THE HABITS OF OUR EVERYDAY LIVES by Gretchen Rubin is non-fiction recommended for ages 18+.
Compass Book Ratings Celebrates Its 3rd BirthdayIt is true! Compass Book Ratings went live on March 19, 2012 with 228 reviews. We have come so far! By the numbers: 3 – Number of years we have been posting free content reviews 1700 – The approximate number…
Book Review: If You Come Softly by Jacqueline WoodsonIF YOU COME SOFTLY by Jacqueline Woodson is young adult fiction/romance recommended for ages 14+.
Book Review: Urban Outlaws by Peter Jay BlackURBAN OUTLAWS by Peter Jay Black is middle grade action/adventure recommended for ages 12+.
Book Review: The Look of Love: A Novel by Sarah JioTHE LOOK OF LOVE by Sarah Jio is fiction recommended for ages 21+.
Book Review: The Fairy-Tale Matchmaker by E. D. BakerTHE FAIRY-TALE MATCHMAKER by E.D. Baker is middle grade fantasy recommended for ages 9+.
Book Review: Firefight by Brandon SandersonFIREFIGHT by Brandon Sanderson is young adult fantasy/action recommended for ages 12+. A New York Times Best Seller.
Book Review: The World Before Us by Aislinn HunterTHE WORLD BEFORE US by Aislinn Hunter is fiction recommended for ages 21+.
Book Review: Pieces and Players by Blue BalliettPIECES AND PLAYERS by Blue Balliett is a middle grade mystery recommended for ages 9+.
Book Review: Becoming Ben Franklin: How a Candle-Maker’s Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty by Russell FreedmanBECOMING BEN FRANKLIN by Russell Freedman is young adult nonfiction recommended for ages 12+.
Book Review: Washington’s Circle: The Creation of the President by David S Heidler & Jeanne T HeidlerWASHINGTON’S CIRCLE by David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler is non-fiction recommended for ages 18+
Book Reviews and Content Ratings
So many books, so little time…
With thousands of books published each year, it can be mind-boggling to select a book. Compass Book Ratings’ mission is to provide readers with the ability to target in on the right book for them by age, genre, starred literary review, and especially by content. We do the background work so you can customize your reading choices. By providing a standardized rating system and book review, parents, teachers, librarians, and readers can easily evaluate reading options. Movies have ratings…Television Shows have ratings…Games have ratings…and now, books have ratings, too!
Also noted in our content analysis: Mature Themes and Drug/Alcohol use