Category Archives: Realistic fiction

Love from Scratch by Kaitlyn Hill

Love from Scratch by Kaitlyn Hill. Delacorte Press, Random House, 2022. 9780593379165 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Romance, realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Reese has finally landed … Continue reading

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Hello, Goodbye by Kate Stollenwerck

Hello, Goodbye by Kate Stollenwerck. Spark Press, BookSparks, 2022. 9781684631452 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback (ARC) Genre: Realistic Fiction  What did you like about the book? Fifteen-year-old Hailey  is expecting to have … Continue reading

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Meant to Be by Jo Knowles

Meant to Be by Jo Knowles. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536210323 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Ivy and her family have recently moved … Continue reading

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Does My Body Offend You? by Mayra Cuevas and Narie Marquardt

Does My Body Offend You? by Mayra Cuevas and Narie Marquardt. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593425855 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  After … Continue reading

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Loveboat Reunion by Abigail Hing Wen

Loveboat Reunion by Abigail Hing Wen. HarperCollins, 2022. 9780062957320  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? The story picks up right after the events … Continue reading

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The Christmas Clash by Suzanne Park

The Christmas Clash by Suzanne Park. Sourcebooks Fire, 2022. 9781728248011 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: ARC (publication October 4, 2022) Genre: Realistic fiction, romance What did you like about the book?  Chloe Kwon’s … Continue reading

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The Night Bus Hero by Onjali Q. Raúf

The Night Bus Hero by Onjali Q. Raúf. Delacorte Press, 2022. 9780593382028 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? Hector is a troublemaker and a … Continue reading

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Dear Student by Elly Swartz

Dear Student by Elly Swartz. Delacorte Press, 2022. 9780593374122 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? 12-year-old Autumn is starting middle school and has … Continue reading

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The Turtle of Michigan by Naomi Shihab Nye

The Turtle of Michigan by Naomi Shihab Nye. Greenwillow, an imprint of HarperCollins, 2022. 9780063014183 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: ARC (3/22 pub date) Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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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 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? On the verge of her senior year of high … Continue reading

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