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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Bringing Back The Classics

There have been many attempts to define what constitutes a Classic…..Whilst some hold the Western Canon as the last word in this matter, others—like Charles Augustin Saint-Beuve in the 1850s up to Italo Calvino in the 1980s—have attempted to define this wide and ever-fluid genre. Everyone has interpretations, but no one dare approach a concrete…

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Clean Sci-fi Fantasy Romance Books for Teens or Anyone

Are you looking for fun and exciting sci-fi and fantasy romance books without adult content? Here’s a list of fabulous and clean fantasy romance books for teens or anyone. **This page is in progress. Please help us build our list! Please make your clean science fiction or fantasy romance suggestions in the comments! This list…

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BookTok: The Best Place to Find Your Next Read

By guest contributor, Jen Baker BookTok is revolutionizing how book nerds are interacting on the internet, but if your TBR pile is already out of control, you should probably steer clear. The internet has brought readers together since the first Harry Potter fansites created a place to talk about theories and complain about what the…

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