Category Archives: Contemporary

The Storyteller by Kathryn Williams

The Storyteller by Kathryn Williams, HarperTeen, 2022. 9780063049390  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format:  Hardcover Genre: Historical/Contemporary/Realistic/Romantic Fiction What did you like about the book? Jess has been in a relationship with super athlete … Continue reading

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We Can Be Heroes – Kyrie McCauley

We Can Be Heroes – Kyrie McCauley, Katherine Tegen Books/ Harper Collins, 2021. 9780062885050 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Contemporary realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Cassie, Vivian … Continue reading

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All the Things We Do in the Dark – Saundra Mitchell

 All the Things We Do in the Dark – Saundra Mitchell, HarperTeen, (9780062852595), 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre: Contemporary Fiction What did you like about the book? Ava was completely … Continue reading

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The Lucky Ones – Liz Lawson

  The Lucky Ones – Liz Lawson, Delacorte Press, (9780593118498), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5  Genre: Realistic contemporary fiction  What did you like about the book? May survived a school shooting … Continue reading

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 Bent Heavens – Daniel Kraus

       Bent Heavens – Daniel Kraus, read by Amara Jasper, Macmillan Audio, (9781250249081), 2020 Format: cd audiobook, 7 discs Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+  Genre: Realistic contemporary fiction/ Horror  What did you … Continue reading

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A Constellation of Roses by Miranda Asebedo

 A Constellation of Roses by Miranda Asebedo, HarperTeen, 9780062747105, 2019 Format: First Edition Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre:  Contemporary, Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? A Constellation of Roses is a … Continue reading

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Gravity – Sarah Deming

  Gravity – Sarah Deming, Make Me a World, (9780525581031), 2019pen Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre: Realistic contemporary fiction  What did you like about the book? The last time Gravity saw … Continue reading

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 The Perfect Escape by Suzanne Park

     The Perfect Escape by Suzanne Park, Sourcebooks Fire, 9781728209395, 2020 Format: ARC Rating: 1-5  (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Realistic/ Humor/ Romance/Contemporary fiction What did you like about the book? Suzanne Park has created a … Continue reading

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Jackpot – Nic Stone

 Jackpot – Nic Stone, Crown, (9781984829627), 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+  Genre: Realistic contemporary fiction/Romance  What did you like about the book?  Rico is a high school senior who pretty much … Continue reading

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Our Wayward Fate by Gloria Chao

 Our Wayward Fate by Gloria Chao, Simon Pulse (an imprint of Simon & Schuster), 9781534427617, 2019  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Real life, romance What did you like about the book?  Ali … Continue reading

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