Realistic Fiction

Realistic Fiction seems like real life, with characters dealing with real life problems. The plot often takes place in the present time. The situations are true or could be, but the main characters are fictional.

No Place to Fall
Top Ten Clues You're Clueless
Love and Other Theories
For Real
Both of Me
The Wishing Season (Chapel Springs, #3)
Diamond Boy
The Exact Location of Home
On the Edge
How We Fall
Gracefully Grayson
The Shape of My Heart  (2B Trilogy #3)
Like Water on Stone
Two of Us (The Lonely Hearts Club, #1.2)
From Me to You (The Lonely Hearts Club, #1.3)


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    No Parking at the End Times
    When her parents’ mistakes lead her family to living in their van, a teenage girl may be the only one who can hold them all together. A literary and m…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 06 - Feb 05, 2015
    20 copies available, 1078 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • When Reason Breaks by Cindy L.  Rodriguez
    When Reason Breaks
    Release date: Feb 10, 2015
    AUTOGRAPHED HARDCOVER of WHEN REASON BREAKS, my debut YA contemporary novel. International giveaway!

    Here is the description: A Goth girl with an attit…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 12 - Feb 09, 2015
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  • Finding Mr. Brightside by Jay  Clark
    Finding Mr. Brightside
    Release date: Mar 24, 2015
    ***SIGNED ARC***
    "One of my favorite YA books ever." --Jerry Spinelli, author of Stargirl

    Abram and Juliette know each other. They’ve lived down the str…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 27 - Feb 10, 2015
    1 copy available, 712 people requesting
    Countries available: US
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    Since You've Been Gone
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    Author of Before I Go To Sleep

    S J Watson was born in the UK, lives in London and worked in the NHS for a number of years.

    In 2011 Watson's debut novel, Before I Go to S...

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