Review: I See Reality by Kristin Elizabeth Clark

Review: I See Reality by Kristin Elizabeth ClarkTitle:  I See Reality: Twelve Stories About Real Life
Author: Kristin Elizabeth Clark
Publisher: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux
Publication Date: January 26, 2016

Summary (from Goodreads):

Twelve original stories by top MCPG authors explore real issues for real teens.

Through prose and comics alike, these heart-pounding short stories ask hard questions about a range of topics from sexuality and addiction to violence and immigration. Here is the perfect tool for starting tough discussions or simply as an introduction to realistic literary fiction. In turns funny, thought-provoking, and heartbreaking, I See Reality will resonate with today's teens long after the last page has been turned.

Contributing authors include Jay Clark, Kristin Clark, Heather Demetrios, Stephen Emond, Patrick Flores-Scott, Faith Hicks, Trisha Leaver, Kekla Magoon, Marcella Pixley, James Preller, Jason Schmidt, and Jordan Sonnenblick.

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❃ I received this book for free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. ❃


I See Reality is a book filled with a set of very realistic short stories written by a variety of YA authors. This book tackles issues such as addiction and AIDS and addresses them in a way that is believable. While many of these stories may not have been my cup of tea, there were quite a few that are absolutely fantastic. Continue reading