#RebelliousWriting Reading List


Looking for something clean to read? Try one of these!  Or visit the official #RebelliousWriting website for more recommendations.

All of these books are clean. No racy content, minimal violence, and little or no bad language. If a book has a mild amount of bad or questionable language, I have marked it with an asterisk.

This isn't a comprehensive list of every clean book I've ever read, but just a place to recommend some things.  All of these titles are linked to my own reviews if you want more information about the story, content, etc. 

I will continue to add to this page, so check back now and then if you're looking for a new clean book to read!

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by A. Conan Doyle
Ain't We Got Fun by Emily Chapman and Emily Ann Putzke
And Be a Villain* by Rex Stout
Anne of Avonlea by L. M. Montgomery
Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery
Anne of Ingleside by L. M. Montgomery
Anne of the Island by L. M. Montgomery
Anne of Windy Poplars by L. M. Montgomery
Anne's House of Dreams by L. M. Montgomery
April Twilights and Other Poems by Willa Cather
Archie Meets Nero Wolfe* by Robert Goldsborough
As You Wish* by Cary Elwes, with Joe Layden 
The Austen Escape by Katherine Reay

The Bachelor Girl's Guide to Murder by Rachel McMillan
The Beekeeper's Apprentice* by Laurie R. King
The Black Arrow by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Black Shrike* by Alistair MacLean
Black, White, Other* by Joan Steinau Lester
The Blue Castle by L. M. Montgomery
The Bronte Plot by Katherine Reay

Captain Wentworth's Diary by Amanda Grange
The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes by A. Conan Doyle
The Case of the Missing Marquess by Nancy Springer
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Colonel Brandon's Diary by Amanda Grange
Conspiracy of Silence by Ronie Kendig
Corral Nocturne by Elisabeth Grace Foley

Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster
Dani Noir by Nova Ren Suma
Dear Enemy by Jean Webster
Dear Mr. Knightley by Katherine Reay
Destry Rides Again* by Max Brand
A Distant Melody by Sarah Sundin
Dragons at Crumbling Castle and Other Stories by Terry Pratchett
Dressed for Death by Julianna Deering

Edmund Bertram's Diary by Amanda Grange
Emma by Jane Austen
Eragon by Christopher Paolini

A Family Affair* by Rex Stout 
Finding God in the Lord of the Rings by Kurt Bruner and Jim Ware
Five Enchanted Roses by Kaycee Browning, Savannah Jezowski, Jenelle Schmidt, Dorian Tsukioka, and Hayden Wand
Five Magic Spindles by Rachel Kovaciny, Kat Medill, Grace Mullins, Michelle Pennington, and Ashley Stangl
A Flame Shall Spring from the Embers by Heidi Pekarek
Flappers and Philosophers by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Flashes of Splashes* by Elizabeth McCleary
Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman
The Further Adventures of Zorro by Johnston McCulley

Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
Greenwillow by B. J. Chute

Henry Tilney's Diary by Amanda Grange
His Last Bow by A. Conan Doyle
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Hondo by Louis L'Amour
The Hound of the Baskervilles by A. Conan Doyle
House of Living Stones by Katie Schuermann

If I Run by Terri Blackstock
Inkheart by Cornelia Funke I, Robot* by Isaac Asimov

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

The Key to Extraordinary by Natalie Lloyd
King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard
Kon-Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl

Lady Cop Makes Trouble by Amy Stewart
A Lantern in Her Hand by Bess Streeter Aldrich
The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde
Laura* by Vera Caspary
Left-Hand Kelly by Elisabeth Grace Foley
Letters from Father Christmas by J. R. R. Tolkien
Letters from Pemberley: The First Year by Jane Dawkins
Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
Letters on an Elk Hunt by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
The Light in the Forest by Conrad Richter
The Light of Western Stars by Zane Grey
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings: The Mythology of Power by Jane Chance
Lost Lake House by Elisabeth Grace Foley
Luther: Biography of a Reformer by Frederick Nohl

The Man in the Box by Marylois Dunn
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
The Mark of Zorro by Johnston McCulley
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by A. Conan Doyle
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle
The Mountain of the Wolf by Elisabeth Grace Foley
Middlemarch by George Eliot
The Mistletoe Promise by Richard Paul Evans
Montana Rides!* by Evan Evans (Max Brand)
The Mother-Daughter Book Club by Heather Vogel Frederick
Mr. Darcy's Diary by Amanda Grange
Mr. Knightley's Diary by Amanda Grange
Much Ado About Anne by Heather Vogel Frederick

Nimona by Noelle Stevenson
North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
Nothing Daunted by Dorothy Wickenden
And Now Tomorrow* by Rachel Field

The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
Once* by Elisabeth Grace Foley, Rachel Heffington, J. Grace Pennington, Suzannah Rowntree, Emily Ann Putzke, and Hayden Wand
The Outsiders* by S. E. Hinton

Paper Hearts by Courtney Walsh
Peace Like a River* by Leif Enger
Persuasion by Jane Austen
The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
Pies and Prejudice by Heather Vogel Frederick
A Portrait of Emily Price by Katherine Reay
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
The Princess Bride* by William Goldman
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes by Vincent Starrett

The Quiet Little Woman by Louisa May Alcott

Rainbow Valley by L. M. Montgomery
The Ranch Next Door and Other Stories by Elizabeth Grace Foley
Random Harvest* by James Hilton
The Ranger and Other Stories by Zane Grey
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin
The Return of Sherlock Holmes by A. Conan Doyle
Riders of the Purple Sage* by Zane Grey
Rilla of Ingleside by L. M. Montgomery
Rogue One* by Alexander Freed
A Room with a View by E. M. Forster
Rules of Murder by Julianna Deering

Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen
The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution by Nicholas Meyer
Shane by Jack Schaefer
A Sidekick's Tale by Elisabeth Grace Foley
The Sign of the Four by A. Conan Doyle
The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien
Sixteen Brides by Stephanie Grace Whitson
A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd
Snow White by Matt Phelan
Song of the Ëan by Emily Nordberg
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
A Study in Scarlet by A. Conan Doyle

Tales of the Jazz Age* by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Too Many Cooks* by Rex Stout
The Trials of Sherlock Holmes by James Moffett
The Trouble with Poetry by Billy Collins
True Grit* by Charles Portis
Two Guys Read Jane Austen by Steve Chandler and Terence N. Hill

The Valley of Fear by A. Conan Doyle
Vanished by Irene Hannon

Wanderlust Creek and Other Stories by Elisabeth Grace Foley
Where Treetops Glisten by Tricia Goyer, Cara Putman, and Sarah Sundin
The White Company by A. Conan Doyle
With Blossoms Gold by Hayden Wand
Wizards, Hobbits, and Harry Potter edited by Mark Whitlock
A Wreath of Snow by Liz Curtis Higgs

*Has some mild bad language

10 comments:

  1. WOW.
    Hamlette, this is wonderful! This is a great list to jump-start our book suggestion lists!

    Catherine
    catherinesrebellingmuse.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks, Catherine, and you're welcome :-)

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  2. Wow! It's so helpful to have these all in one place. Thanks so much!

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    1. You're welcome, Fawnabelle! I hoped it would be helpful :-)

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  3. Sharing to my Pinterest booklist board. Thanks!

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  4. This is a great list, I am working on putting them on my to-read list!

    Right now I'm reading The Lord of the Rings and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes!

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    1. MC, those are two of my favorite books :-) Good choices!

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  5. This is great! Very helpful.
    My favorite books are the Lord of the Rings :)
    -Lydia

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  6. Thanks, Lydia!

    That's a good choice for a favorite ;-)

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