Saturday, November 18, 2017


Hi guys!!

Lia and Kat here :)

Have you ever looked at the YA genre and thought

"There isn't anything clean for me to read!!!!!"

Well fear not!!! We are here to save you!! (and possibly ruin your life with these books #sorry)

Lia's Picks

 The Gallagher Girls Series

I don't think we can stress this enough!! Read this series!!!!!!!!! It's so good!! Teenage! Girl! Spies!
There is no language, the content is clean and its just such a feel good series. 

(And if you're a weirdo who likes somewhat accurate Spy details, then it works. And dark (sweet) boys...-K)

The Ascendance Trilogy

I actually didn't realize until after finished this that is is actually a children's series. But it feels just like a YA book. I love this series so much!! So clean and great for families!

(The sass. So much sass. This is the kind of book that you could read to your little brothers or sisters and still enjoy yourself.-K)

The Lunar Chronicles
Fairy-tale retellings are so amazing when they are done right and this one certainly takes the cake. (Yum, food) 
Not only is this a fairy tale retelling, it's a futuristic retelling with cyborgs, and people who live on the moon! 
It's so great, your goldfish would enjoy it!!

(I am actually re-reading Winter right now. Because I am by no means swamped with work...-K)

The Little Women Series
Louisa May Alcott writes so amazingly. These are my favorite of her books and I would recommend it to everyone! 

A Girl Of The Limberlost
This book!!! It has such an Anne of Green Gables/The Blue Castle feel to it. I felt like I was reading a book by L.M. Montgomery. But this book is by Gene Stratton-Porter. I love this book and I know you will too!

Kat's Picks 
(Three of which are by the same person.) 

Dragon Slippers by Jessica Day George

 Dragon Slippers (Dragon Slippers, #1)
DRAGONS!!!! And you know that trend...Peasant girl bumps into prince in market (and possibly his annoying fiance...) and then they fall in love blah de blah? 

Well, I thought that was where this was going. But it didn't and I am so happy! And dragons!

The Two Princess of Barmarre by Gail Carson Levine

The Two Princesses of Bamarre
When a sickness spreading across the land strikes a member of the royal family, it is the adventurous princess who is in danger of dying and the shy princess who must journey beyond the castle and face dragon, ogres and other mythical beasts to try and save her sister. To save them all.

P.S. I Like You by Kasie West

 P.S. I Like You
I have this problem with contemporary novels about teen romance. All the drama comes from the main character fighting with her friends. They end up not speaking to each other, often over a boy. 

This book is not like that. Granted, it was fairly cheesy and predictable. But if you want an adorable fluffy book to read...this is the one.

Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow by Jessica Day George

Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow

I really like fairy tale rewrites...But it is kind of annoying when they stories are ONLY the handful or really well known stories. And whether you know the two Norse fairy tales that this story is based off or not (I did) you will still love this story. 
(Seriously. Read it so that we may fangirl)

Tuesdays at The Castle by Jessica Day George 

Tuesdays at the Castle (Castle Glower, #1)

This book is really cute and amazing and IT HAS A MAGIC CASTLE!!! And the castle has this amazing personality. 
And there is almost zero romance, but lots of sibling love? And all the siblings are different and sometimes get on each others nerves/disagree? And it is really really funny? 

Hope you enjoy this!! 
Talk to us in the comments!
Will you check out any of these?

-Kat And Lia-


  1. I love a ton of these books! They're amazing!!!

    I still need to read The False Prince. :)

    1. Yes Gray!!! Go and read it!!


    2. I just picked it up from the library because I put it on hold--so excited!!!!!!!





    JUST... YES. xD

  3. anything my Gene Stratton Porter or Gail Carson Levine is awesome ;) And all the books by Jessica day George look like something I want to read :D

    1. They are all really good books, you definitely should give them a try!


  4. Wonderful list! I love so many of the books on here. :D

  5. I cried so hard for TPoB. It is so good! Jessica Day George's books are awesome! I haven't read SaMIaS yet, though.

    Little Women!!!! So good!

    Nice post, you guys!

  6. thanks for the recommendations. I enjoyed listening to Gallagher Girls books and enjoyed the Two Princes when my daughters read them. Will have to check out the others!

  7. I find it really weird that The Ascendence Triology is considered children's/middle grade. When I picked up my copy of The False Prince, Barnes and Noble had the trilogy in the Teen section.

    Oh my gosh, the Gallagher Girls are the besssssst. I knew you would stick them in, Lia :). And your last two picks are definitely classics that I've read again and again.

    In contrast, I haven't read any of Kat's picks *hides in shame*. I really should though, they look awesome!!


    1. They are awesome!!!!!! And obviously I would pick Gallaher Girls :D


  8. Oh my goodness I'm so glad a found this blog!! I have the same problem with finding clean YA books to read. I've been searching for some good clean books to read over Christmas break and I think I just found some!! Thank you! :)

  9. All of these look awesome! I'm currently reading "Cinder", and it's amazing! Thank you so much--it's so hard to find clean YA books. :)

  10. Ahhh The Two Princesses of Bamarre is one of my favourite childhood books! It's such a sweet story with beautiful messages. Thanks for mentioning it :)