Hey!! Welcome back to my blog on the Clean Fiction Blog Tour!
This week I am going to share my top 10 recommendations for Clean Fiction!
The Category: Middle – Grade Fantasy & Sci-Fi with a dash of steampunk!
I love Middle-Grade Books! I love that they are usually clean, humorous, and light-hearted! I love that you can use words that would be silly in an older-age book like Splendification or Fantasticalness! I love that characters can be larger than life or speak with ridiculous speech patterns. I love that I can read them to my kid (Ages 8,9,11,&14) and not be bored!
Here is my 1-liner description of each of my faves!
Starting with the most recent I have read:
1. The Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness! – Andrew Peterson
Three kids named Janner, Tink, and Leeli get into more trouble than you could shake a toothy cow at!
2.Keeper of the Lost Cities Series – Shannon Messenger
A girl named Sophie isn’t exactly human or Elf, but she has to save both races and finish elven highschool.
3.The Green Ember – S.D. Smith
Two Rabbits with swords, Pickett and Heather, are the key to bring peace back to the wood if they don’t get eaten by hawks or wolves first.
4.The Phantom Tollbooth – Norton Juster
A boy named Milo drives his toy car through a Phantom toll booth and the rest is what happens when you mix Alice in Wonderland with a Thesaurus!
5.The Secret World of Og – Pierre Burton
Five Children follow their brother under their playfort into a land with little green people who only say “Og” and I’ll write the rest in their Language so Og og og og-og OG Og og og -og-og-og…OG!
6.The Girl who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making Series – Cathryn M. Valente
Have you ever wanted to leave our world behind and spend some time with a Wyvern that is part library while not having a clue what was going on and trying to remember the advice the wind told you?
7.Airborn Series-Kenneth Oppel
An Alt-history where a Boy named Matt and a Girl named Kate have WAY too many discoveries and mischief aboard an air balloon!!
8.Leviathan Series- Scott Westerfeld
Also an Alt-history with an Airship, but this one is about a girl disguised as a boy and is set in WW1 where the Germans have steam-powered mechs and the Brits have bizarre genetic-engineered mechs like an airship that is part whale!
9.The Chronicles of Narnia- you should have already read this!!
A Lion, A Witch, and a Wardrobe walk into a book.
10. Charlie Thorne & The Last Equation – Stewart Gibbs
If you are already as smart and sarcastic as Charlie, then you don’t need this book to tell you how to stop baddies from getting Einstein’s formula called Pandora and saving the world.
March 5th Liz Delton – The Alchemyst’s Mirror
March 6th Mark Hansen – Why We Love Fantasy
March 11th Mark Hansen – Excerpt from A Tale Of Heroes
March 15th Steven Guglich – Why I Write Clean Fiction
March 17th Julie Gilbert – Clean Fiction Audiobooks
March 18th Meg Dendler – Middle Grade and YA Clean Fiction
March 19th Nicholas Kotar
March 20th Courtenay Kasper – Clean Fiction Books I Love
March 22nd Molly Casperson
March 23rd D.J. Edwardson – The Last Motley
March 24th Marty C Lee – YA fantasy with dragons, princesses, or magic
March 25th Molly Casperson
March 26th Mark Hansen
March 29th Debbie Schreffler – Clean Fiction Books I Love
March 30th Nicholas Kotar
March 31st Molly Casperson