Category Archives: Realistic/Contemporary

Sophie Someone – Haley Long

   Sophie Someone – Haley Long, Candlewick, (9780763689957), 2017 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Contemporary / Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Four-year-old Sophie is whisked away from … Continue reading

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 The Worm Whisperer by Betty Hicks, illustrated by Ben Hatke

        The Worm Whisperer by Betty Hicks, illustrated by Ben Hatke, Roaring Brook Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-250-14820-9 Format:  paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a starred review) 5 Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about … Continue reading

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The Worm Whisperer – Betty Hicks, illustrated by Ben Hatke

         The Worm Whisperer – Betty Hicks, illustrated by Ben Hatke, Roaring Brook Press, (9781250148209), 2017 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Contemporary realistic fiction What did you like … Continue reading

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They Both Die at the End – Adam Silvera

 They Both Die at the End – Adam Silvera, HarperTeen, (9780062457790), 2017 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Contemporary/Realistic with a dash of dystopian What did you like about the book? Mateo … Continue reading

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Far From the Tree by Robin Benway

  Far From the Tree by Robin Benway, Harper Collins, 2017 ISBN: 978-0-06-233062-8 Format:  hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a starred review) 5 Genre: young adult realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  I liked everything … Continue reading

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Now is Everything – Amy Giles

   Now is Everything – Amy Giles, Harper Teen, (9780062495730), 2017 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: realistic What did you like about the book? Hadley’s life looks perfect on the outside; she’s a star student, captain … Continue reading

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Dress Codes for Small Towns – Courtney Stevens

    Dress Codes for Small Towns – Courtney Stevens, Harper Teen, 9780062398512, 2017 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 6! Genre:  YA Realistic Fiction + Romance What did you like about the book?  Everything! … Continue reading

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