Rating System

Just so you know what we're basing our ratings on, here is the form we fill out as we read a book.  We simply place a check by each thing as it happens and then count them up at the end. 

Title/Author:
Protagonist age:

Profanity:
  • ·         (D**N, H**L, Lord’s N.I.V.)
  • ·         (B***H, B*****D)
  • ·         (S**T, A*S,)
  • ·         (F**K, nasty body slang)

Intimacy:
  • ·         1st Base
  • ·         2nd Base
  • ·         3rd Base
  • ·         Home Run

Violence:
  • ·         Hitting/Slapping/Punching, etc
  • ·         Stabbing/Biting/Clawing, etc
  • ·         Murder/Torture (nondetailed)
  • ·         Murder/Torture (detailed)

Controlled Substances:
  • ·         Smoking/Drinking
  • ·         Marijuana
  • ·         Hard drugs

Special Issues:
  • ·         Homosexual Characters
  • ·         Multi-Cultural
  • ·         Non-Christian religion (what type)


Age suggestion:
Comments on specific events:

Again, our goal is not to judge but to let you make an informed decision.  If you feel we missed something important on this form, leave us a comment and let us know what you think!

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