in book

in (one's) book

According to one's opinion, judgment, or code of personal ethics. In my book, it's worse to run away from a fight than to start one. You kissed a girl, even though you have a girlfriend. That's cheating in my book, dude.
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in my book

In my opinion; from my perspective. In my book, playing with character is more important than winning. You're OK in my book, kid.
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in one's book

Fig. according to one's own opinion. He's okay in my book. In my book, this is the best that money can buy.
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in my book

in my opinion; to me.
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in (one's) book

In one's opinion: In my book they both are wrong.
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The early books appeared before the widespread availability of the domestic video recorder, and novelisations were regarded by many enthusiasts of the programme as surrogates of the serials themselves--they afforded fans an opportunity to relive their favourite adventures in book form.
There is truth in this, both in the rise of genre fantasy in books (now plagued with a numbing sameness and endless trilogies) and in the ascendance of Joseph Campbell (savant of the mythic archetype theory of storytelling, as used by George Lucas in Star Wars) over John W.