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Something Real - Community Reviews back

by Heather Demetrios
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Kim Reads Books About Things
Kim Reads Books About Things rated it 4 years ago
Choosing to part ways with this one. It's not a bad book, it's just not for me. Can't wait to give I'll Meet You There a shot, though.
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it 4 years ago
There’s so much reality TV on these days, I don’t really watch that much of it anymore. When it first aired, I was so drawn in, I would sit and stare and wondered exactly how much was real and how much was fabricated. I then started to think that perhaps my life was pretty boring, I didn’t have as ...
Howdy YAL!
Howdy YAL! rated it 5 years ago
When done correctly, I love YA contemporaries. However, most of the time they’re epic failures. Especially if they involve reality TV. Luckily, Something Real seems to an abnormality. And I think it succeeded, in part, because it avoided other pitfalls that are commonly seen in books that tackl...
Great Imaginations
Great Imaginations rated it 5 years ago
I just finished Something Real last night and I can't stop thinking about it. Before I even start talking, I feel like I need to mention how surprised I was by this book. This is NOT a light and fluffy piece of fiction. The cover might look it, but it's really dark. It's unsettling, it's depressing,...
Jasna
Jasna rated it 5 years ago
I hate to admit this, but I am a sucker for reality TV. While I know a lot of it is staged and altered, I can get sucked into the stories so easily. This book is definitely going to be in the back of my mind while watching them in the future.I wasn't expecting much from this read from the beginning,...
Tellulah Darling
Tellulah Darling rated it 5 years ago
I used to love watching Jon and Kate Plus 8. In the beginning. See, I thought it was really sweet and they seemed like such a normal family. Then things got weird and I started to question the wisdom of allowing your kids to grow up on TV. For cash. And suddenly it didn't sit so well with me anymo...
carolesrandomlife
carolesrandomlife rated it 5 years ago
This review can also be found at Carole's Random LifeIn the interest of full disclosure, I received an advance reader edition of this book from Macmillan Children's Publishing Group and Net Galley for the purpose of providing an honest review.I may not fit into the Young Adult category myself but I ...
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