The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon Realistic Fiction Romance Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Natasha is an illegal immigrant who doesn’t believe in love until she meets Daniel, a dreamer, who tries to convince Natasha that they were made for each other. The catch is, they meet the day before Natasha has to leave the U.S. to go back to Jamaica. I personally loved how this book was written. … Read more
Expelled by James Patterson Mystery Realistic Fiction Romance Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Theo, Jude, Sasha, and Parker are expelled for an inappropriate picture on Theo’s twitter. The thing is, he didn’t post it. Parker is the only one that is guilty. Theo tries to figure out who posted the picture. He finds that Sasha isn’t innocent, and also is crazy. Jude, his best friend, wants to pursue art since … Read more
Sea Creatures by Susanna Daniel Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) A family, Grahm (father), Frankie (son), and Georgia (mother) move to Miami. The family moved from Illinois after an accident stemming from Grahm’s sleep disorder. They make their home in a small houseboat near her father and stepmother’s house. Out of boredom and nothing to do at the house, Georgia takes a job as an “errand girl” for a hermit. … Read more
I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 I Survived series by Lauren Tarshis Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) I liked the book because it had a lot of suspenseful parts. It’s about a shark that wonders into a lake that is connected to an ocean. After a boy and a man die in the lake, the main character jumps in the lake to save his friend from the shark. In … Read more
The Mysterious Benedict Society Mysterious Benedict Society #1 by Trenton Lee Stewart Adventure Realistic Fiction Science Fiction Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) In this book 4 kids have to stop a mysterious evil, sleepy human monster from sending hidden messages into people’s heads and making them make him ruler of the world. In their schemes to trump his plans, they send Morse code with a flashlight, discover hidden traps, and get sucked … Read more
Running Out of Time by Margaret Peterson Haddix Adventure Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) This book is about a girl who escapes a historical reserve to get help for kids who are dying of disease. She meets many dangers along the way including almost getting kidnapped and almost getting killed by a con-artist.
Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This book talked about a girl named Melody. Her body is unable to move. She has a smart mind, however, she can’t speak her mind. I gave this book 5 stars because it was inspiring and the book talked about tons of important things.
Bubble by Stewart Foster Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) “Bubble” was an amazing book! It is about a boy who hasn’t left his hospital room since he was a baby. He had a lot of doctors, but most would come and go. Except for Joe had one doctor who would stay, whose name is Greg. Joe liked having Greg as a doctor. Same with Beth, Joe’s sister. Joe’s parents … Read more
A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) I loved this book because it shows that there can be hope in hard times. Lily’s blind dog, Lucky, runs away from her. Lucky is topped by a girl who is a migrant worker in the blueberry barrens, named Salma Santiago. Migrant families travel to Maine to pick berries. Lily and Salma become fast friends by painting … Read more