YA Realistic

This is a list of realistic novels I have reviewed for ages 14+
*Indicates books I feel will work for a mature younger reader.

13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson 

Also Known As by Robin Fenway*
All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
All the Truth That's In Me by Julie Berry
Amy and Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson 
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins 
Audacity by Melanie Crowder*
Audrey Wait! by Robin Benway


Back When You Were Easier to Love by Emily Wing Smith
Being Sloane Jacobs by Lauren Morrill
Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepety*
Better Off Friends by Elizabeth Eulberg*
The Big Crunch by Pete Whitman
Black Dove White Raven by Elizabeth Wein
Bloodline by Katy  Moran*
The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds
The Boyfriend List by E. Lockhart
Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina

The Cardturner by Lois Sachar*
The Chapel Wars by Lindsey Leavitt
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
A Countess Below Stairs by Eva Ibbotson

Dash and Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Dead Ends by Erin Jade Lange
Death Cloud by Andrew Lane*
The Devil You Know by Trish Doller
The Distance Between Us by Kasie West
Don't Call Me Baby by Gwendolyn Heasley

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
Emmy & Oliver by Robin Benway
Endangered by Eliot Schrefer*
Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston

Falling Into Place by Amy Zhang
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell 
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John
Forbidden by Kimberly Griffiths Little

Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley
Going Vintage by Lindsey Leavitt*

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Here Lies Arthur by Philip Reeve

If I Stay by Gayle Forman
I'll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios
Ink is Thicker Than Water by Amy Spalding

Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
Jepp Who Defied the Stars by Katherine Marsh*
Just One Day by Gayle Forman
Just One Year by Gayle Forman

Kissing Ted Callahan (and Other Guys) by Amy Spalding

The Last Best Kiss by Claire LaZebnik
The Last Little Blue Envelope by Maureen Johnson
Let it Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle
The Lion Hunters Series by Elizabeth Wein
The List by Siobhan Vivian
A Little Wanting Song by Cath Crowley
 Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary Schmidt*
The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets by Eva Rice
Love and Other Foreign Words by Erin McCahan
Love, Lucy by April Lindner

Magnolia by Kristi Cook
Maid of Deception by Jennifer McGowan
Maid of Secrets by Jennifer McGowan
Mare's War by Tanita Davis
A Matter of Souls by Denise Lewis Patrick
Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill
My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick
The Mystery of Hollow Places by Rebecca Podos

Never Sit Down in a Hoopskirt and Other Things I Learned in Southern Belle Hell by Crickett Rumley
Newes From the Dead by Mary Hooper
No Crystal Stair by Vaunda Micheaux
Not in the Script by Amy Finnegan

On the Fence by Kasie West
Out of this Place by Emma Cameron

Past Perfect by Leila Sales
Peas and Carrots by Tanita S. Davis*
Perfect Couple by Jennifer Echols
Piecing Me Together by ReneĆ© Watson
The Piper's Son by Melina Marchetta

Rebel Bully Geek Pariah by Erin Jade Lang
The Reece Malcolm List by Amy Spalding 
Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality by Elizabeth Eulberg
Roomies by Sara Zarr and Tara Altebrando
Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein
The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen*

Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta
Scarlet by AC Vaughn
Scarlett Epstein Hates It Here by Anne Breslaw
Sean Griswold's Head by Lindsey Leavitt*
Secret Letters by Leah Scheier
Six Impossible Things by Fiona Wood
Something Like Normal by Trish Dollar
Something Real by Heather Demetrios
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith
Such a Rush by Jennifer Echols

Things I Can't Forget by Miranda Kenneally
The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth Laban
The Trouble with Flirting by Claire LaZebnik
This Side of Home by Renee Watson
Threatened by Eliot Schrefer
Top Ten Clues You're Clueless by Liz Czukas

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
When I was the Greatest by Jason Reynolds
Where She Went by Gayle Forman
The Wicked and the Just by J. Anderson Coates
Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard
Wildlife by Fiona Wood
Wrapped by Jennifer Bradbury*

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina
You Look Different in Real Life by Jennifer Castle