The 100 Best, Pretty Clean Fiction Audiobooks

I had a few extra Audible credits to use, so I asked if anyone had any great fiction audiobooks that were worth the listen, and I was BLOWN AWAY by the response. I got so many awesome suggestions that I can’t wait to try. Of course, everyone wanted the list, so here it is!

I asked for relatively clean suggestions, but I haven’t listened to all of them, so I cannot vouch for every suggestion and everyone’s idea of clean is different, so follow your gut or turn it off the book if it gets uncomfortable for you (you can also check Common Sense Media for a content review).

I asked for engaging books with good narrators and boy did people deliver.

I am breaking them down into fiction audiobooks, informative audiobooks, and family friendly audiobooks.  Starting with fiction today!

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The 100 Best Pretty Clean Fiction Audiobooks

Historical Fiction Audiobooks

Unforgettable stories of world wars, the Great Depression, the civil rights movement and more.

The Dream Daughter

The Downstairs Girl

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek  (sexual assault)

The Nightingale (sexual assault)

A Gentleman In Moscow

The Help  (language)

All the Light We Cannot See

Last Christmas In Paris

The Rose Code  (sexual content)

If I Were You

I’ll Watch the Moon

The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir

The Four Winds

The Giver of Stars  (sexual discussion)

As Bright As Heaven

The Paris Orphan

The Book Thief

Book of Lost Names (one scene of intimacy that is not graphic)

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

A Place to Hang the Moon

The Romanov Empress

My Dear Hamilton

America’s First Daughter  (promiscuity)

The Aviator’s Wife

Sunflower Sisters

Mystery Audiobooks

Gripping audio filled with sleuths, thrills and suspense.

The Secret Keeper

Finlay Donovan Is Killing It

The Forgotten Garden

The Other Side of the Bridge

The Da Vinci Code

The Heist

Mrs. Pollifax Series

Lady Sherlock

The Mother In Law (language warning)

The Shack

A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder

The Last Thing He Told Me

Anxious People  (language)

Fiction Audiobooks from Around the World

Extraordinary tales that transcend all borders.

The Girl with the Louding Voice

American Dirt (might be on the line of clean)

The Book of Longings

This Tender Land (language)

The Stationary Shop

Meet Me In Monaco

Firekeepers Daughter (murder and drugs)

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane (medium clean)

The Art of Hearing Heartbeats

Island of Sea Women

Fiction Audiobooks about Friendship

Once you know how to be a good friend, you’ll crave these stories of honesty, trust, and compassion.

Firefly Lane (sexual assault, promiscuity, language)

A Man Called Ove  (language and topic of suicide)

Rain Reign

Miss Benson’s beetle: Quirky and cute, travel focused.

Have You Seen Luis Valez

Fiction Audiobooks about Family

Compelling stories featuring families of all shapes and sizes.

The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise

Sweet Home Alaska

The Gown

The Great Alone (domestic violence, sexual content)

Prayers for Sale

Before We Were Yours  (some heavy topics)

Saving Cee Cee Honeycutt

Father and I were Ranchers

Still Alice (some language)

Coming of Age Fiction Audiobooks

Becoming an adult isn’t always fun and games.

Ordinary Grace (some language)

To Kill A Mockingbird

Dutch House (language, depression, revenge)

Daisy Jones and the Six (some language and drugs)

Where the Crawdads Sing (medium clean, a scene or two you might need to skip)

The Seventh Most Important Thing

I Am the Messenger

Memoir Audiobooks

Captivating and inspiring stories based on real events

The Elephant Whisperer

Love Does

Everybody, Always

This is the Story of a Happy Marriage

Wild Swans

I Will Always Write Back

Fantasy Audiobooks

Magic! Science fiction! Adventure! Time Travel! It’s all right here.

The Wee Free Men

The Invisible Life of Addie Larue (suggested as not clean)


Harry Potter

Night Circus


My Lady Jane

The Bloody Jack Series  (sexual assault)

Lovely War

Selection  (mild sexual content, language)

The Midnight Library  (strong language, string of F words)

What the Wind Knows

The Bear and the Nightingale Trilogy  (sexual content)

American Royals  (promiscuity)

Station Eleven (Language)

Hunger Games

The Alchemist

Romance Audiobooks

Love stories to stand the tests of time.

Where the Lost Wander

In Another Time

Blue Castle

The Road Series

The Printed Letter Bookshop

The Language of Flowers

The Shoemaker’s Wife

Looking for More?

Fiction audiobooks not your thing? Try some of these titles from other genres.

Oregon Trail

Running with Sherman

The Joyous Body

Searching for Sunday