In my own defense, it was the only one of the five Goodreads ratings that fit. Here are the meanings, as per Goodreads, of each of their star ratings:
★ = it made me puke.
★★ = it was okay.
★★★ = liked it.
★★★★ = really liked it.
★★★★★ = it was amazing.
Since it was amazing that my book ever got published (at least, I find it so), obviously, five stars was the only honest rating I could give it.
These erudite and astute individuals are: