CleanLit Review: ADORKABLE by Cookie O’Gorman

Adorkable (ah-dor-kuh-bul): Descriptive term meaning to be equal parts dorky and adorable. For reference, see Sally Spitz. Seventeen-year-old Sally Spitz is done with dating. Or at least, she’s done with the horrible blind dates/hookups/sneak attacks … [Continue reading]

CleanLit Review: ALWAYS AND FOREVER LARA JEAN by Jenny Han

Lara Jean is having the best senior year. And there’s still so much to look forward to: a class trip to New York City, prom with her boyfriend Peter, Beach Week after graduation, and her dad’s wedding to Ms. Rothschild. Then she’ll be off to college … [Continue reading]

CleanLit Review: P.S. I STILL LOVE YOU by Jenny Han

Lara Jean didn’t expect to really fall for Peter. They were just pretending. Until they weren’t. And now Lara Jean has to learn what it’s like to be in a real relationship and not just a make-believe one. But when another boy from her past returns to … [Continue reading]

CleanLit Review: THE WELL OF ASCENSION by Brandon Sanderson

Book 2: MISTBORN The impossible has happened. The Lord Ruler is dead has been vanquished. But so too is Kelsier the man who masterminded the triumph. The awesome task of rebuilding the world has been left to his protege Vin; a one-time street urchin, … [Continue reading]

CleanLit Review: FALLING FOR MR. DARCY by Karalynn Mackrory

The simple truth is proven that sometimes a gentleman never knows his heart until a lady comes along to introduce it to him. When Mr. Darcy encounters Elizabeth Bennet injured after a fall, his concern for her welfare cracks the shell of his … [Continue reading]

CleanLit Review: LOVE ON POINTE by Tiffany Odekirk

Rhys Solario has a secret—one he plans to keep: he’s a non-Mormon attending Brigham Young University. With only two semesters left before graduation, he just wants to keep flying under the radar. Then he meets Emmy in a Book of Mormon class, and for … [Continue reading]

CleanLit Review: PERSUASION by Jane Washington and Jaymin Eve

Willa Knight: Dweller? Bad-ass? Notorious pet to five magical beings? In Blesswood, there are rules, and someone is trying to teach her how to follow them. The only problem is Willa. Which shouldn’t be anything new, since she has been a problem since … [Continue reading]

CleanLit Review: THE KISSING BOOTH by Beth Reekles

Meet Elle Evans: pretty, popular – and never been kissed. Meet Noah Flynn: badass, volatile – and a total player. When Elle decides to run a kissing booth for the school carnival, she never imagines she’ll sit in it – or that her first ever kiss … [Continue reading]

CleanLit Review: BLOOD OF THE EARTH: SOULWOOD by Faith Hunter

Nell Ingram, who wields powers as old as the earth. When Nell Ingram met skinwalker Jane Yellowrock, she was almost alone in the world, exiled by both choice and fear from the cult she was raised in, defending herself with the magic she drew from her … [Continue reading]

CleanLit Review: CATCH-22 by Joseph Heller

Set in Italy during World War II, this is the story of the incomparable, malingering bombardier, Yossarian, a hero who is furious because thousands of people he has never met are trying to kill him. But his real problem is not the enemy—it is his own … [Continue reading]