What happened in The Selection? (The Selection #1)

Read a full summary of The Selection, book #1 in Kiera Cass’s Selection series. This page is full of spoilers, so beware. If you are wondering what happened in The Selection, then you are in the right place! AuthorKiera Cass Ratings4.1 stars on Amazon4.1 stars on GoodreadsAdd The Selection at Goodreads. The Selection#1 The Selection#2…

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Newsletter – Clean books for back-to-school – Fall 2022

Hello again! We’re so excited to share some of our recent clean book finds with you! We have suggestions for teens as well as adults. Take a look. ⤵️-Sara & Stacy   Clean Reads for Back-to-School A note from Sara: Good news! I’ve had the opportunity to read several clean YA books this summer, and I’m…

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Rapid Review of Stealing Embers

No spoilers in this rapid review of Stealing Embers by Julie Hall. Stealing Embers is a fun, exciting, swoony, and clean Nephilim paranormal fantasy! Great for all teens! Emberly is a scrappy, street-smart orphan trying to survive on the streets while battling the strange creatures hunting her in disturbing visions. That is until she’s dragged into…

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BSR Newsletter – YA book recs 2022 – Summer

Hi there! We hope you’ve had plenty of time to read a few fabulous books this summer. Have you found anything extraordinary we should know about? If so, please reply to this email and tell us about them!  In this newsletter, you’ll find a fun interview with authors Sara Ella and Nadine Brandes. We also want…

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Newsletter – Clean Reads for Summer 2022

Hi there! It’s been a while! Life has been crazy, but we’re excited to share some of our recent clean book finds with you! You can put them on your clean reads for spring 2022 book list! Plus, we interviewed two clean book authors, and we think you’ll enjoy what they have to say! An…

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Clean Romance Books For Adults

Want to read clean romance books without sex or profanity that are geared toward adults rather than teens? Below are a few suggestions. We (Sara and Stacy) need your help in building this sweet romance list. Readers, please make your suggestions for closed-door romance books in the comments! Authors, please click the link below to…

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Rapid Review of Within These Lines

No spoilers in this rapid review of Within These Lines by Stephanie Morrill. Within These Lines is both a heartfelt romance and a hard look into the degrading treatment of Japanese-Americans and immigrants during World War II. I highly recommend this YA historical romance. Readers will enjoy the perseverance of love in the face of adversity…

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Clean YA books for teens, tweens, or anyone

There is a particular conversation that keeps cropping up between Stacy and I (the editors of this website…who both happen to be moms of teens) and many of our readers: the face of YA is changing. There is no doubt about it. Young Adult books are becoming more and more mature, and the trend will…

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