Amazing Days of Abby Hayes – Read It and Rate It

The Amazing Days of Abby Hayes series by Anne Mazer Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) This series is about a girl named Abby Hayes. She is a fifth grade girl who loves to write in her journal and play soccer. Throughout the series there are tons of goals she wants to achieve, from becoming a soccer star to getting a part in a play. Read these books to find out … Read more

Izzy, Willy-Nilly – Read It and Rate It

Izzy, Willy-Nilly by Cynthia Voigt Realistic Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) This book is about a nice highschooler named Isobel. She got asked out by a guy named Marco. He was drunk when he was driving her home and they got in an accident. She had to get her leg amputated. She’s very sad and can’t stand life like this. A random girl from school comes to cheer her up and they start … Read more

That Was Then, This Is Now – Read It and Rate It

That Was Then, This Is Now by S.E. Hinton Adventure Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Bryon and Mark are really close – almost like brothers. Now things change. Bryon hangs out with girls more and their family is short on money. So Bryon just suddenly starts to get money out of nowhere. Find out what Bad thing he’s doing and what happens. Review #2 * * * * * … Read more

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules – Read It and Rate It

Rodrick Rules Diary of a Wimpy Kid #2 by Jeff Kinney Funny Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) As Greg enters the new school year, he is eager to put the past 3 months behind him…And one event in particular. Review #2 * * * Stars (Pretty good) This book is about a kid that has an older brother and is really mean, also I really liked the book because … Read more

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw – Read It and Rate It

The Last Straw Diary of a Wimpy Kid series #3 by Jeff Kinney Funny Illustrated Fiction Realistic Fiction Review # 1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Greg’s dad wants his sons to toughen up. But they don’t of course. He wants them to “man up.” He does everything, but nothing happens.

Ellie McDoodle: New Kid in School – Read It and Rate It

Ellie McDoodle: New Kid in School by Ruth McNally Barshaw Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) In this book a girl named Ellie McDougall moves into a new house and feels lost. She hates her new life and misses her old one more than ever. This book is about all the challenges she faces being the new kid and just wanting to fit in. I liked this book because it describes … Read more

Summer Promise – Read It and Rate It

Summer Promise Christy Miller series #1 by Robin Jones Gunn Realistic Fiction Romance Review # 1 * * * * Stars (Great!) In this book a girl named Christy Miller is sent to her aunt’s house during vacation and gets a makeover by her aunt. She then meets a surfer named Todd and falls madly in love with him. She and Todd go many places together but Todd does not show any signs of liking … Read more

Things Fall Apart – Read It and Rate It

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe Historical Fiction Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This book was one of the best I’ve read in awhile. It’s about a man, Okonwo, living in tribal Africa. It may sound boring, but the book was very relatable. It just goes through how his need for power and control make him weak and basically a bad person. It also has some very interesting turns … Read more

It’s Kind of a Funny Story – Read It and Rate It

It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) I think that anybody would enjoy this book. It’s about a boy who gets sent to a mental hospital. I mainly liked it because it was funny while still having some good lessons in it. I also thought it was easy to relate to, because everyone has those situations where it’s not positive, but the … Read more

Outsiders – Read It and Rate It

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton Historical Fiction Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) This was a really great book. It was awesome because it was so realistic. It is about a boy who is living in a bad neighborhood with his brothers and his “gang.” He has a hard life, but he has his brother, Sodapop, to help him through. When he meets a girl at the drive-in it will lead … Read more