Clean Reads for 2019

*If you are not signed up for our Clean Reads Newsletter, you can do so on this page… All we can say is WOW. And THANK YOU! We’ve been overwhelmed by the response to the new clean YA segment of the website, and we couldn’t be happier about it. In the ever-changing book market and…

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What happened in Restore Me? (Shatter Me #4)

Read a full summary of Restore Me by Tahereh Mafi now!  This page is full of spoilers so beware. If you are wondering what happened in Restore Me, then you are in the right place! Recap Contributor This recap was awesomely submitted by Ruth from The Cat and the Kindle.  Thanks Ruth! Check out thecatandthekindle.tumblr.com and find them…

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Rapid Review of Mortal Engines

No spoilers in this review of Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve. I give it three stars. If you’re looking for something unique and really out there, this may be just the ticket. Here’s the premise: In a dystopian future where living on the bare earth was impossible, cities became mobile — even the big cities….

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What happened in City of Ghosts (Cassidy Blake #1)

Read a full summary of City of Ghosts, book #1 of Victoria Schwab’s Cassidy Blake series, right here!  This page is full of spoilers so beware.  If you are wondering what happened in City of Ghosts, you are in the right place! Author Victoria Schwab Ratings 4.8 stars on Amazon 4.53 stars on Goodreads Add City…

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What happened in Girls of Paper and Fire?

Read a full summary of Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan now!  This page is full of spoilers so beware. If you are wondering what happened in Girls of Paper and Fire, then you are in the right place! Recap Contributor This recap was awesomely submitted by Ophélie Mélodie. Thanks! Find on twitter at @ArchaeOphelie….

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We are writing! A brief glimpse at our current projects

We’re writing! That’s right, both bloggers here at BSR have been hard at work on our first novels for a couple of years now. Oh, how we wish we could work on them full time instead of an hour here and an hour there! But we’ve made progress slowly but surely and are both in…

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What happened in Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1)

Read a full summary of Children of Blood and Bone, book #1 of Tomi Adeyemi’s Legacy of Orïsha series, right here!  This page is full of spoilers so beware.  If you are wondering what happened in Children of Blood and Bone, you are in the right place! Author Tomi Adeyemi Ratings 4.8 stars on Amazon 4.53 stars…

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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 young 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…

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