Category Archives: Realistic fiction

The Daredevils by Rob Buyea

The Daredevils by Rob Buyea. Delacorte Press, 2022. 9780593376140 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? It’s the summer before middle school, and twins … Continue reading

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Starlet Rivals (Bollywood Academy, #1) by Puneet Bhandal

Starlet Rivals (Bollywood Academy, #1) by Puneet Bhandal. Lantana, illustrated by Jen Khatun, 2022. 9781913747909 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Bela loves to … Continue reading

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A Disaster in Three Acts by Kelsey Rodkey

A Disaster in Three Acts by Kelsey Rodkey. HarperTeen, 2022. 9780062994493 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction/romance What did you like about the book? Saine Sinclair needs to complete a documentary … Continue reading

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Tell Me What Really Happened by Chelsea Sedoti

            Tell Me What Really Happened by Chelsea Sedoti, Sourcebooks Fire, 2022. 9781492673057  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback ARC (published 4/2023) Genre: Mystery/Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book? Five … Continue reading

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Attack of the Black Rectangles by Amy Sarig King

Attack of the Black Rectangles by Amy Sarig King. Scholastic, 2022. 9781338680522 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: ARC (9/22 pub date) Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? What do you … Continue reading

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On the Subject of Unmentionable Things by Julia Walton

On the Subject of Unmentionable Things by Julia Walton. Random House, 2022. 9780593310571 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Phoebe Townsend seems like … Continue reading

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Words With Wings by Nikki Grimes

Words With Wings by Nikki Grimes. Wordsong, c2013, 2022. 97801635924787 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback Genre: Realistic fiction, novel-in-verse What did you like about the book?  In this re-issue of Grimes’s 2013 … Continue reading

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No Accident by Laura Bates

No Accident (originally published as The Trial in 2021 in Great Britain by Simon & Schuster) by Laura Bates, Sourcebooks Fire, c2021, 2022. 9781728206769 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Paperback Arc (published 12/6, … Continue reading

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Cafe Con Lychee by Emery Lee

Cafe Con Lychee by Emery Lee. Quill Tree Books, 2022. 9780063210271  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction/romance What did you like about the book? Theo Mori: the only openly gay … Continue reading

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My Sister’s Big Fat Indian Wedding by Sajni Patel

My Sister’s Big Fat Indian Wedding by Sajni Patel. Amulet Books, 2022. 9781419754531 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? High school senior Zurika Damani … Continue reading

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