Category Archives: Realistic fiction

The Jasmine Project by Meredith Ireland

The Jasmine Project by Meredith Ireland. Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781534477025 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction, romance What did you like about the book?  Recent high school grad Jasmine’s … Continue reading

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My Heart Underwater by Laurel Flores Fantauzzo

My Heart Underwater – Laurel Flores Fantauzzo, Harper Collins, 2020. 9780062972286 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format:  Hardcover Genre: Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book? Corazon,17, attends a posh Catholic school … Continue reading

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Sunny Makes a Splash by Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm

Sunny Makes a Splash by Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm. Scholastic Press, 2021. 9781338233186 Format: Uncorrected proof, graphic novel Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the … Continue reading

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 When the World Turned Upside Down by K. Ibura

 When the World Turned Upside Down by K. Ibura. Scholastic, 2021. 9781338746266 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: ARC (1/22 release) Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Four kids living in … Continue reading

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We Are Inevitable by Gayle Forman

We Are Inevitable by Gayle Forman. Viking, 2021. 9780425290804 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Bluebird Books in the state of Washington represents … Continue reading

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Barakah Beats by Maleeha Siddiqui

Barakah Beats by Maleeha Siddiqui. Scholastic, 2021. 9781338702064 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (10/21 pub date) Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? After being homeschooled for most of her … Continue reading

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Perfectly Parvin by Olivia Abtahi

Perfectly Parvin by Olivia Abtahi. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2021. 9780593109427 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Parvin (pronounced PAR-veen) gets dumped on the … Continue reading

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loveless – alice oseman

loveless – alice oseman, Scholastic Press, 2021. 9781338751932 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback ARC (pub 11/2021) Genre: Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book? Georgia, Pip and Jason have been … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Knew Too Much -Tiffany Brooks

            The Girl Who Knew Too Much -Tiffany Brooks, Sourcebooks Fire, (9781728222325), (originally published 2018 under the title Reality Gold), 1/2021 Format: Paperback ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Realistic Fiction/Mystery What did … Continue reading

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No One Else by R. Kikuo Johnson

No One Else by R. Kikuo Johnson. Fantagraphics, 2021. 9781683964797 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (11/21 pub date) Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Single mom Charlene is barely … Continue reading

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