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.

What If It's Us
Bridge of Clay
Broken Things
A Very Large Expanse of Sea
Dear Evan Hansen
This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story
When We Caught Fire
Odd One Out
Louisiana's Way Home
Jack of Hearts (and Other Parts)
That Night
The Geography of Lost Things
Imagine Us Happy
Crush (Awkward, #3)
What Have You Done
This is How It Always Is
Whisper Me This
The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell
One of Us Is Lying
Beartown (Beartown, #1)
Checking Out
There There
Dear Evan Hansen
It Ends with Us
One Indian Girl
Bridge of Clay
Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff KinneyThe Beast of Cretacea by Todd StrasserThe Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanThe Ability by M.M. VaughanHatchet by Gary Paulsen
4th-7th Grade Reluctant Boy Readers
229 books — 183 voters
Wonder by R.J. PalacioOut of My Mind by Sharon M. DraperNumber the Stars by Lois LowryBrainwashed by Paul AertkerStargirl by Jerry Spinelli
Realistic Fiction For Middle Schoolers
103 books — 117 voters

Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuireFifty Shades of Grey by E.L. JamesEasy by Tammara WebberThoughtless by S.C. StephensSlammed by Colleen Hoover
3,317 books — 5,636 voters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
Best YA Books for the Adult Reader
662 books — 637 voters

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen ChboskyThe Outsiders by S.E. HintonDr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets by Evan RoskosMe and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse AndrewsThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
YA Contemporary Male Point of View
255 books — 130 voters
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. MaasMermen by Mimi Jean PamfiloffRed Queen by Victoria AveyardAn Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa TahirSix of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
New Series (2015)
434 books — 1,311 voters

The Fault in Our Stars
Wonder (Wonder, #1)
Thirteen Reasons Why
Looking for Alaska
Eleanor & Park
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Paper Towns
The Hate U Give
Out of My Mind
Holes (Holes, #1)
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Stargirl (Stargirl, #1)
The Outsiders

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