Seventeen-year-old Bonnie™ Baker has grown up on TV—she and her twelve siblings are the stars of one-time hit reality show Baker's Dozen. Since the show's cancellation, Bonnie™ has tried to live a normal life, under the radar and out of the spotlight. But it's about to fall apart . . . because Baker's Dozen is going back on the air. Bonnie™'s mom and the show's producers won't let her quit and soon the life that she has so carefully built for herself, with real friends (and maybe even a real boyfriend), is in danger of being destroyed by the show. Bonnie™ needs to do something drastic if her life is ever going to be her own—even if it means being more exposed than ever before.
Heather Demetrios' Something Real is the winner of the Susan P. Bloom PEN New England Discovery Award.
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This is the first book I read by Heather Demetrios and I cant wait to read another. I cant help but relate this book to Kate Plus 8. We are so quick to judge them. But after reading this book, it really put things in perspective. We forget the kids on these reality shows didnt choose to have their live filmed 24/7. The parents chose it. And in the book, we see Bonnie's struggle to have a normal life as much as possible. This book deals with the dark side of reality television, social media, romance, friendship, family, and self discovery. I highly reccomend it!
I just finished this, and it was one of the best books I've ever read. Definitely worth reading.😍😍😍😍