8 Dystopian Series You Don’t Need To Finish

I feel like dystopian novels should have a BIG reason for why they are set in place/time they are set it. I don't think the authors of this genre agree with me. This is a list of Dystopian stories that as a series SUCK, in my humble opinion. That … [Continue reading]

CleanLit Review: SHADOW AND BONE by Leigh Bardugo

Soldier. Summoner. Saint. Orphaned and expendable, Alina Starkov is a soldier who knows she may not survive her first trek across the Shadow Fold―a swath of unnatural darkness crawling with monsters. But when her regiment is attacked, Alina unleashes … [Continue reading]

CleanLit Review: EDGEDANCER by Brandon Sanderson

From the STORMLIGHT ARCHIVE Three years ago, Lift asked a goddess to stop her from growing older–a wish she believed was granted. Now, in Edgedancer, the barely teenage nascent Knight Radiant finds that time stands still for no one. Although the … [Continue reading]

CleanLit Review: WALK TWO MOONS by Sharon Creech

Thirteen-year-old Salamanca Tree Hiddle, proud of her country roots and the “Indian-ness in her blood,” travels from Ohio to Idaho with her eccentric grandparents. Along the way, she tells them of the story of Phoebe Winterbottom, who received … [Continue reading]

CleanLit Review: THE AGONY AND ECSTASY by Irving Stone

His time—the turbulent Renaissance, the years of poisoning princes, warring Popes, and the all-powerful de’Medici family… His loves—the frail and lovely daughter of Lorenzo de’Medici, the ardent mistress of Marco Aldovrandi, and his last love, his … [Continue reading]

CleanLit Review: KISSING THE ENEMY by Leighann Dobbs, Harmony Williams

A debutante-turned-spy. A duke’s brother with a dark secret. Falling in love was never part of the mission… London, 1806. Fredrica “Freddie” Vale would do anything to protect her younger sister. When a dubious benefactor threatens Freddie’s family, … [Continue reading]

CleanLit Review: THE GRAND SOPHY by Georgette Heyer

Resourceful, adventurous and utterly indefatigable, Sophy is hardly the mild-mannered girl that the Rivenhalls expect when they agree to take her in. Kind-hearted Aunt Lizzy is shocked; stern Cousin Charles and his humorless fiancée Eugenia are … [Continue reading]

CleanLit Review: DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE by Laini Taylor

Errand requiring immediate attention. Come. The note was on vellum, pierced by the talons of the almost-crow that delivered it. Karou read the message. ‘He never says please’, she sighed, but she gathered up her things. When Brimstone called, she … [Continue reading]

CleanLit Review: THE YEAR I DATED THE INTERNET by Stacy Lynn Carroll

With her thirtieth birthday fast approaching, Chelsea Wilson decides she is done being single. She is going to be married by the end of the year if it kills her. And sixteen first dates might just do that. With no male companionship, other than her … [Continue reading]

CleanLit Review: THE DAYS OF ELIJAH by John Noble

Elijah’s friends are dead, and without a miracle, he’s next.   Elijah is a young prophet studying the Torah, when the soldiers of Queen Jezebel burn his school and massacre his teachers. He escapes, barely, but finds himself on the run and hunted as … [Continue reading]