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Clean Reads


Below you will find a list of authors who write fiction works following the definition of clean reads. This is by no means an exhaustive list, rather a list of popular authors by whom our library owns works, covering a variety of fiction genres. The list is in alphabetical order by the author's last name, which is also how you will find them on the library shelves.


  Author List


    - Bess Streeter Aldrich

    - Terri Blackstock

    - JoAnna Carl

    - Laura Childs

    - Ralph Compton

    - Catherine Cookson

    - Richard Paul Evans

    - Monica Ferris

    - Joanne Fluke

    - Dorothy Gilman

    - Georgette Heyer

    - Grace Livingston Hill

    - Jan Karon (Mitford series)

    - Karen Kingsbury

    - Tim Lahaye (Left Behind series)

    - Louis L'Amour

    - Beverly Lewis

    - Alexander McCall Smith
         (#1 Ladies Detective Agency series)

    - Debbie Macomber

    - Janette Oke

    - Bodie & Brock Thoene

    - Lori Wick

    - Lisa Wingate



For more information and assistance finding clean reads, visit the following websites:



Ardmore Public Library Catalog - This will take you into our library catalog for a list of all items we own labeled "clean reads."


Clean Reads Group - An online discussion group that you can join to discuss "clean reads" with others of similar interests.


Compass Book Ratings - A website that offers a "rating" system for books, providing a variety of information including indications about the book's level of profanity, sex/nudity, and violence.


Library of Clean Reads - A blog of book reviews that covers children, teen and adult books, and which rates the degree to which they are "clean."





Clean Reads


These are stories without
graphic violence,
explicit sexuality, or
strong profanity.
They may or may not also
have religious content.