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10 Clean Summer Romance Novels for Teens

Updated: Jul 5, 2023

These ten clean summer romance novels for teens are perfect books to read while laying out at the beach or chilling by the pool! It is hard to find clean and wholesome romance novels that are appropriate for teens to read, but finding clean Summer Romance books during the summer is beyond difficult. I finally came up with my list, and I love each of these books! My favorites are Catch A Falling Star by Kim Culbertson and Love, Life, and the List and On The Fence by Kasie West.

As I find more Summer Romance novels, I will be adding them to this list, but if any of you have read any books like these, please let me know in the comments below or in the blue let's chat box at the bottom right-hand corner of this page. Let me know how you guys like this list!


1. Catch A Falling Star


Age Range: 12 and up

Carter Moon has her life set up precisely the way she wants it. She lives in a small town called Little, CA, and she works in a small coffee/sandwich shop until Hollywood moves in. Former movie child star Adam Jakes comes to make a cute family Christmas movie after wrecking his reputation.


2. Love, Life, and the List


Age Range: 13 and up

Seventeen year old Abby Turner has her whole summer planned out. She will enter an art show, and help her mom with her anxiety issues. then she is rejected from the art show because her art has no heart and two of her best friends leave for the whole summer and she's left alone with only one, Cooper.


3. 18 Hours To Us


Age Range: 14 and up

18 Hours to Us is a Christian book about a girl, Natalie Rhodes, who struggles with her past and a boy, Colton Daynes, who has his whole future ahead of him but doesn't know what to do. Natalie left her house early one morning to go on a senior class trip, but she got in a car accident with Colton and missed their bus.


4. On The Fence


Age Range: 13/14 and up

Charlotte Reynolds is a tomboy with three older brothers, and she would instead be playing basketball than dating. After getting another speeding ticket, her dad demands that she get a summer job to pay for it, and she's surprised to find herself working at a Boutique and going out with a boy who thinks she is a girly girl.


5. A Song for the Stars


Age Range: 12/13 and up

On the Hawaiian Islands in 1779, Maile, the second daughter of the royal chief, had a perfect life laid out and waiting for her. Maile was allowed to marry for love, so she was ready to marry her best friend in a month, and he was teaching her how to navigate the waters when the white men from England came bearing dangerous weapons.


6. Love, Lucas


Age Range: 13 and up

When Oakley Nelson's brother and best friend, Lucas, dies from cancer, Oakley decides there is nothing more to life. She is so depressed, so when her mom suggests going to California to live with her aunt for a while, Oakley accepts. In California, Oakley finds a little relief, but then she gets a notebook with letters from Lucas to her.


7. Seeking Mansfield


Age Range: 14 and up

Based on Jane Austen's Mansfield Park, Seeking Mansfield is a delightful book about 16-year-old Finley Price. The only two things that Finley knows how to do is how to direct a world-class production and how to fly way under the radar. The only person who really notices her is her best friend and godparents' son, Oliver Bertram.


8. It Started With Goodbye


Age Range: 13 and up

16-year-old Tatum (Tate) Elsea is about to begin the worst summer of her life. It starts with being falsely accused and arrested for something her best friend's awful boyfriend did, following by being put on house arrest by her stepmother, then her father leaving for the whole summer, and basically everyone she knows mad at her.


9. Waterfall


Age Range: 13 and up

Gabi and Lia Betarrini go to Italy every summer, but it's not fun sightseeing and trying new things; the two sisters are stuck every summer with their parents, who are archaeologists, and dig up old tombs. One day they sneak into the tombs and are transported to 14th century Italy, but when they get there, they find themselves separated.


10. Sunkissed


Age Range: 13/14 and up

Avery has always used music as an escape. But after her best friend betrays her, even her perfectly curated playlists can't help her forget what happened. To make matters worse, her parents have dragged her and her social-media-obsessed sister to a remote family camp for two months of "fun."


If you have read these summer book, let me know in the comments below. I'd love to hear your thoughts! What was the best book or books you read this summer or are planing to read? Let me know, and I'll add it to my list to read! Thanks for stopping by. I'm glad you're here!





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