Category Archives: Realistic fiction

The Swish of the Curtain/Maddy Alone – Pamela Brown

                  The Swish of the Curtain (The Blue Door, #1 (9781782691853)/ Maddy Alone (The Blue Door, #2 9781782691877) – Pamela Brown, Pushkin Children’s, c1941, 2018 Format: Paperback, 333 pages, 154 pages Rating:  1-5 … Continue reading

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The Friendship War by Andrew Clements

   The Friendship War by Andrew Clements, Random House, 9780399557590, 2019 Format: Hardcover, 168 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book? Another school-based novel by Clements!  This one centering … Continue reading

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One Third Nerd by Gennifer Choldenko, illustrated by Eglantine Ceulemans

       One Third Nerd by Gennifer Choldenko, illustrated by Eglantine Ceulemans, Published by Wendy Lamb Books, 9781524718886, 2019 Format: Hardcover, 221 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Realistic Fiction What did you like about … Continue reading

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“Bloody Seoul” by Sonia Patel

 “Bloody Seoul” by Sonia Patel, Cinco Puntos Press, 2019. (9781947627215) Format: Paperback, 276 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  3 Genre:  Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book? The author took an unlikeable character, … Continue reading

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The Carnival of Wishes and Dreams by Jenny Lundquist

 The Carnival of Wishes and Dreams by Jenny Lundquist, Aladdin, 9781534416925, 2019 Format: Hardcover, 304 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book? Audrey, Grace and … Continue reading

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Your Own Worst Enemy – Gordon Jack

   Your Own Worst Enemy – Gordon Jack, HarperTeen, (9780062399427), 2018 Format: Hardcover, 436 pages Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Realistic fiction  What did you like about the book? There are four main … Continue reading

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When Spring Comes to the DMZ – Uk-Bae Lee

     When Spring Comes to the DMZ – Uk-Bae Lee, (translated by Chungyon Won and Aileen Won), Plough Publishing House, (9780874869729), 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Realistic fiction/ Historical … Continue reading

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