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I Am A Genius Of Unspeakable Evil And I Want To Be Your Class President by Josh Lieb

Seventh grader Oliver Watson is so smart the world thinks he’s a dummy. In fact, he is the evil genius behind a multi-billion dollar, multi-national empire. He’s good at his manipulation as his parents think he is dummy, his classmates … Continue reading

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My Life in Pink and Green by Lisa Greenwald

Lucy Desberg lives with her mom and grandmother in Old Mill, Connecticut and works in the family pharmacy.  It’s Lucy’s job to stock shelves and open the mail, which is how she found out that the pharmacy is in danger … Continue reading

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SLOB by Ellen Potter

Who stole Owen’s Oreos?  Owen is really smart and really fat, 57% fat; and the three Oreos his mom puts in his lunch sack are the one good thing about his day.   The day the Oreos are stolen gets worse when … Continue reading

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The Beef Princess of Practical County by Michelle Houts

Libby Ryan lives 14-1/2 miles from Nowhere–Nowhere, IN. Her family owns Ryansmeade, a cattle farm. Libby is getting ready for her FFA (Future Farmers of America) project–raising a calf to show in the next Practical County Fair. Libby takes this … Continue reading

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Jane in Bloom by Deborah Lytton

On Jane Holden’s twelfth birthday, she is expecting to get a digital camera and to finally get her ears pierced; instead Lizzie, her sister, is admitted to the hospital suffering from anorexia.  Breathe in, breathe out.  Breathe in love, breathe … Continue reading

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The Teashop Girls by Laura Schaefer

Genna, Zoe and Annie have been best friends since third grade when they created the Tea Shop Girls. Annie’s grandmother, Louisa owns the Steeping Leaf in Madison Wisconsin but a Starbucks-like coffee shop opened up across the street. It’s hard … Continue reading

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The Last Invisible Boy by Evan Kuhlman

I’ve been thinking a lot about this blog and what I want it to be. Is it a little about me or just about what I read?  Realistic Fiction is all about learning about life vicariously through try-on roles.  So maybe, … Continue reading

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