Category Archives: realistic fiction

Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe by Preston Norton

Check out Neanderthal Opens the Door by Preston Norton today at the Smith Public Library!

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Puddin’ by Julie Murphy

Puddin’ by Julie Murphy 

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Far From the Tree by Robin Benway

Far from the Tree by Robin Benway   

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The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz

  The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz About: A story set on the American border with Mexico, about family and friendship, life and death, and one teen struggling to understand what his adoption does and doesn’t … Continue reading

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Audrey’s Best of 2017

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas  This is THE YA title of 2017. If you read one YA in 2017, this should be it.        THUG is the story of 16yo Starr Carter who moves between two … Continue reading

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Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green About: It all begins with a fugitive billionaire and the promise of a cash reward. Turtles All the Way Down is about lifelong friendship, the intimacy of an unexpected reunion, Star Wars … Continue reading

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Wild Bird by Wendelin Van Draanen

Wild Bird by Wendelin Van Draanen  Wren hates her life. Her parents are constantly disappointed in her, her sister mostly ignores her, and anytime she is with her family she’s fighting with them. Her escape is drugs, they take the … Continue reading

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