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RomBkLoveDay21Small#RomBkLove Day 21 is all about those trends in erotic or sexy romance that you think should die a fiery death - never to be seen again. Do you have any trends that you think should die? Bad birth control usage? No birth control usage? Those 5 second conversations that are all “I’m clean. You clean? Good. Let’s go bare!”?

 

What about the overabundance of bodily fluids? Honey flowing everywhere? Maybe it is the use of honey as euphemism? There are so many options. I can’t help but raise my eyebrows at romance heroes that can have sex five or six times in a row in one night. Sex marathons that last for hours and hours without even a pee break.

 

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RomBkLoveDay20SmallToday, Day 20 of #RomBkLove, we are exploring non-human characters in romance that readers find sexy. Who are the sexiest shifters, vampires, and/or aliens? And if there are other non-human species that I have forgotten, please add them as well.

 

I don’t have too many to mention as I don’t read much in the paranormal realm. But I do have to mention Lora Leigh’s Breeds because these non-human heroes have barbed penises that lock into the vaginal channel of their mates to ensure maximum pleasure and maximum procreative proximity.

 

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RomBkLoveDay19SmallDay 19 of #RomBkLove is all about euphemisms, whether for sex itself or sex organs. There are some good, some bad and some very, very ugly ones. What words do you like? What words do you hate? Feel free to share some examples from books if you have them - or just share the words that make you cringe.

 

What do you think of the word cum? I admit that I am okay with it in erotic romance novels as a noun, but it drives me batty when used as a verb. You know I’d prefer the word spurt. Which of course brings up the word spurt. I have a fondness for it, but only because of the fact that Lora Leigh used it 30 times in Stygian’s Honor, prompting me to study her use of the word (GOOD TIMES!).

 

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RomBkLove18SmallIt seems like giving heroes in romance novels overly endowed organs is a must these days. Often times, the descriptions are over the top, cringe-worthy and/or enough to make my legs cross is protest. What you think about penises in romance? Is there such a thing as too big? Do you like your fictional penises gargantuan? Share your thoughts and any examples of penises that stand out.

 

One of my most cringe-worthy penises is that of Devin from Samantha Cruise’s Devil’s Pact. Devin has a foot-long appendage and is known far and wide for it. Here are some description of Devin’s penis (which in my opinion is WAY TOO BIG):

 

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RomBkLoveDay17SmallI had to make a change to today’s (day 17) #RomBkLove prompt from hottest unfulfilled sexual tension (because I feel like we covered it already) to sexiest characters in romance. Which characters have stood out to you as the sexiest? Again the definition of sexiest is in the eye of the beholder.

 

So for my picks for this are characters that I love and exude sex to me.

 

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RomBkLoveDay16SmallFor Day 16, the #RomBkLove prompt is all about sex positivity in romance. Have you read books which seemed sex positive to you? And by this, I mean that the characters were empowered by their sexuality. This is obviously a very difficult prompt to actually define, but the idea being that sex is not portrayed as shameful or dark or disturbed. Basically, this is the opposite of slut shaming. To read more on slut shaming in romance, check out this post over at Smart Bitches, Trashy Books. The companion article is one recommending some sex positive romances.

 

Maybe some examples will help too . . . . .

 

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Saturday, 15 July 2017 06:15

#RomBkLove Day 15 Most Awkward Sex Scenes

RomBkLoveDay15SmallIt seems like the overwhelming number of sex scenes in romance are transcendental with simultaneous orgasms. I am all for that, but sometimes it is nice to read about things don’t quite go the way one might expect. So this is why today’s prompt for #RomBkLove (on Day 15) is all about awkward sex scenes. So, do any stand out to you? Any odd interruptions? Any weird things happen? Share them with us!

 

Eloisa James’ Once Upon a Tower has two virgin main characters and the sex is not good for the heroine. This is something the two have to overcome together. Eloisa James is no stranger to writing awkward sex for her characters.

 

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Thursday, 13 July 2017 18:49

#RomBkLove Day 13 Best Kisses

RomBkLoveDay14SmallSo, the Day 14 prompt for #RomBkLove is Best Kiss. I admittedly have nothing to offer for this one. So, I guess I feel the need to expand this prompt to anything to do with kisses. Are there any kisses that you remember from a book? Feel free to be as liberal with this prompt as you’d like.

 

Because I don’t have any great kisses to share, I’m going to link some articles with some.

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Thursday, 13 July 2017 07:35

#RomBkLove Day 13 Favorite Kinky Books

RomBkLoveDay13SmallOn the 13th day of #RomBkLove, the prompt is favorite kinky book. As always, the definition of kinky is up to the reader; there are no hard and fast rules. Whatever works for you, qualifies.

 

Now for my favorite kinky books:

 

I always start with Lauren Gallagher’s Light Switch and its sequel Reconstructing Meredith. Not only do these books feature BDSM, they feature polyamorous couples. I highly recommend both of these.

 

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Wednesday, 12 July 2017 07:00

#RomBkLove Day 12 Favorite Kinky Characters

RomBkLoveDay12SmallDay 12 of #RomBkLove is all about favorite kinky characters whether they are #RomDoms, submissives, riggers etc. Do you have favorite kinky characters? Any ones that stand out? That you can’t forget. Share them with us.

 

I have many favorites . . . .

 

Master Z from the first book in Cherise Sinclair’s Master of Shadowlands series, Club Shadowlands. Master Z meets his lady love Jessica after her car breaks down and she ends up knocking on the door of a private bondage club.

 

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