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
Dry
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
Words We Don't Say
What Have You Done
Less
This is How It Always Is
Whisper Me This
The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell
One of Us Is Lying
Beartown (Beartown, #1)
Sadie
There There
Checking Out
Pride
Bridge of Clay
One Indian Girl
The Poet X
Dear Evan Hansen
The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenThe Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen ChboskyAnna and the French Kiss by Stephanie PerkinsLooking for Alaska by John GreenThirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
Best Young Adult Realistic Novels
2,075 books — 11,701 voters
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay AsherSpeak by Laurie Halse AndersonLucas by Kevin BrooksTwisted by Laurie Halse AndersonCandy by Kevin Brooks
Best Realistic Fiction
117 books — 178 voters

The Mother-Daughter Book Club by Heather Vogel FrederickI'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You by Ally CarterAnna and the French Kiss by Stephanie PerkinsMuch Ado About Anne by Heather Vogel FrederickDear Pen Pal by Heather Vogel Frederick
Tween/Teen Chick-Lit & Realistic Fiction
282 books — 217 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
663 books — 637 voters

Lady Midnight by Cassandra ClareAge of Myth by Michael J. SullivanHeartless by Marissa MeyerThief of Lies by Brenda DrakeAnd I Darken by Kiersten White
New Series (2016)
198 books — 350 voters
Escaping Reality by Lisa Renee JonesThe 5th Wave by Rick YanceyReal by Katy EvansBranded by Abi KetnerThe Law of Attraction by N.M. Silber
New Series (2013)
998 books — 2,618 voters

The Fault in Our Stars
Wonder (Wonder, #1)
Thirteen Reasons Why
Looking for Alaska
Speak
Eleanor & Park
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Paper Towns
Fangirl
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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