CleanLit Review: ONCE AND FUTURE WITCHES by Alix Harrow

In the late 1800s, three sisters use witchcraft to change the course of history in this powerful novel of magic, family, and the suffragette movement.  In 1893, there’s no such thing as witches. There used to be, in the wild, dark days before the burnings began, but now witching is nothing but tidy charms and […]

CleanLit Review: THE NERD AND THE QUARTERBACK by M.L. Collins

I had a plan to survive my senior year. Too bad Jackson High’s star quarterback BLEW. IT. UP. Last year, I was the most hated girl at my old school. This year, my plan is to lay low, keep to myself and graduate. My plan’s working. Until the day I run into Dax DeLeon. It’s impossible […]

CleanLit Review: DISENCHANTED by Kara Pleasants

As a renowned wizard, Fitzwilliam Darcy thinks he is familiar with most of the spells, enchantments, and magic practiced in the wizarding world. When he reluctantly joins his friend Bingley in Meryton, a small town not known for its magic, he is startled to stumble upon the rare gift possessed by Miss Elizabeth Bennet. The […]

CleanLit Review: THE REDWOOD PALACE by M.K. Hutchins

Plum’s thrilled about her arranged marriage. Becoming the daughter-in-law of a great chef will let her take her magical cooking skills to new heights. Then her little sister Dami dresses up as a boy and joins the army–a crime punishable by death. Read More

CleanLit Review: MYRIKAL by Holli Anderson

In a world torn apart by massive earthquakes and an incurable, deadly virus–Myrikal could be the hero they’re waiting for. Or… she could be the perfect assassin heir to her father’s business. Can Branch, her only friend, convince her that her dad is wrong? That there really are good people left in the world? Read […]

CleanLit Review: NOT QUITE DATING by Catherine Bybee

Waitress and single mom Jessica “Jessie” Mann is practical to a fault. Even if she had time to date, which she doesn’t, she’d be determined to provide her son with a more secure upbringing than the one she had—and that would mean a husband with big bucks. When Jack Morrison—a sexy-as-sin, seemingly broke customer with […]

CleanLit Review: THE BLACK MOTH by Georgette Heyer

An earl’s son turned highwayman… A spirited young society beauty who is kidnapped… A sinister duke, known as ‘The Black Moth’… Set in the eighteenth century at Georgian England. Disgraced Jack Carstares, now rightful Earl of Wyncham, left England seven long years ago, sacrificing his honour for that of his eldest brother when he was […]

CleanLit Review: THE SHADOWS BETWEEN US by Tricia Levenseller

Alessandra is tired of being overlooked, but she has a plan to gain power: 1) Woo the Shadow King. 2) Marry him. 3) Kill him and take his kingdom for herself. No one knows the extent of the freshly crowned Shadow King’s power. Some say he can command the shadows that swirl around him to […]

CleanLit Review: HEARTSTONE by Elle Katharine White

A debut historical fantasy that recasts Jane Austen’s beloved Pride & Prejudice in an imaginative world of wyverns, dragons, and the warriors who fight alongside them against the monsters that threaten the kingdom: gryphons, direwolves, lamias, banshees, and lindworms. They say a Rider in possession of a good blade must be in want of a monster to […]

CleanLit Review: THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY by Matt Hiag

Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. To see how things would be if you had made other choices . . . Would you have done anything different, if you had the […]