Last week, a new review of If You Were the Moon showed up in my Google Alerts. All I could see on the notification was that it was a review from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (yay!) and that it had ** by it. Oh, no. I figured no matter what the rating scale was (1-10, 1-5, or even 1-3), 2 stars was not stellar. With some trepidation, I clicked on the link. My worst fear is an expert organization panning the content and finding errors in one of my books!
Luckily, I had it all wrong. “Appraisal Codes:
++ Highly Recommended: The material contains no serious errors or deficiencies, and the reviewer thought the content and presentation were excellent. “
Whew. I could breathe again!
Here’s the review, in case it’s no longer on the featured page when you click above. (You can still access reviews by getting a free account with this excellent organization.)
That last sentence is my favorite, because awakening wonder in readers pretty much sums up the goal of most of my poetry and nonfiction writing! Thanks, AAAS!