Monthly Archives: December 2018

November 2018 Starred Reviews

The switch to reviewing 2019 titles has really picked up, but we’re still seeing some new 2018 titles and three books move up to having received six starred reviews. We’ve also reached the point where I can’t believe some of the titles from the first quarter of 2018 were actually published this year because that seems so long ago!

November 2018 stars tally:

  • 1157 books published in 2018 have been awarded 1876 starred reviews as of the end of November.  6 books have 6 starred reviews; 21 books have 5 starred reviews, 44 books have 4 starred reviews, 121 books have 3 starred reviews, 231 books have 2 starred reviews, 734 books have 1 starred review.
  • For 2018 titles: 3 book moved up to 6 stars from 5; 3 books moved up to the 5 stars list from the 4 star list; 1 book has been added with 4 stars with 6 books moving up from 3 stars; and 12 books have been added with 3 stars
  • 81 books published in 2019 have been awarded 110 starred reviews as of the end of November. 3 books have 4 starred reviews, 4 books have 3 starred reviews, 12 books have 2 starred reviews, 62 books have 1 starred review.
  • For 2019 titles: 1 title moves up from 3 starred reviews to 4 while 2 titles with 4 starred reviews were completely new; 3 titles have been added with 3 stars

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October 2018 Starred Reviews

As of October there’s still a good chunk of 2018 titles coming in with three starred reviews or more. We’ve also got our first 2019 titles with three starred reviews which are listed down at the bottom below the 2018 information.

October 2018 stars tally:

  • 1135 books published in 2018 have been awarded 1812 starred reviews as of the end of October.  3 books have 6 starred reviews; 21 books have 5 starred reviews, 40 books have 4 starred reviews, 115 books have 3 starred reviews, 228 books have 2 starred reviews, 728 books have 1 starred review.
  • 31 books published in 2019 have been awarded 40 starred reviews as of the end of October. 2 books have 3 starred reviews, 5 books have 2 starred reviews, 24 books have 1 starred review.
  • For 2018 titles: 1 book moved up to 6 stars from 5; 2 books moved up to the 5 stars list from the 4 star lists with 1 book added to the 5 stars list; 1 book has been added with 4 stars with 3 books moving up from 3 stars; and 13 books have been added with 3 stars

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