Review: Kadin. A scifi alien romance (Dragons of Riddich series, book 1)

Kadin is the one-hundred-page prequel to the Dragons of Riddich series written by Mel Teshco. It starts with sex between an operative of the Paranormal Detection Agency and her target, a wealthy alien dragon shifter who has come to Earth. It ends with the agent finding justice and the lovers realizing their dream of a […]

Review: The Castle of Earth and Embers by Stefanie Holmes

What a reverse harem! The Castle of Earth and Embers (Briarwood Reverse Harem Book 1) is probably the first paranormal reverse harem I’ve read that actually included anything close to real emotional connection. Holmes has done a great job of writing all four witchy heroes, and each one of them has something to offer Maeve […]

Are erotic romance readers turning to sweet romance fiction? Page 1

Thank you First of all, I want to start by saying a huge thank you to everyone for doing the quiz, answering my questions, and indulging my nerdiness! You’re all wonderful. Get ready for lots of pie graphs The results for the romance reader quiz are in! Share This on Twitter The results are broken […]

Are erotic romance readers turning to sweet romance fiction? Page 2

A few definitions first For the purposes of this article and the accompanying research, I used Sylvia Day’s definition of erotic romance: stories written about the development of a romantic relationship through sexual interaction. This is distinct from Erotica. I keep hearing from authors who write a type of romance they call ‘clean’. Friends pointed […]

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Results Altogether, the quiz received 139 individual responses over the period of time allocated for data collation. There have been responses since, but I didn’t have time to include them in the results. 102 readers answered all the questions that they were asked to answer. Even though some didn’t complete the quiz, I recorded the […]

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The #Metoo Movement and romance reading preferences As some readers commented in the comments section of the quiz, most readers felt that the #metoo movement played no role in their purchasing decisions.     How often do erotic romance readers read? How often do Sweet romance readers read? Skipping over sex scenes Thirty-six percent of […]

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Conclusion These conclusions are open to interpretation, and you may not agree with them, but generally, these are my thoughts about the quiz results. There is going to be individual variations in each reader’s decisions to buy and read romance, but the majority of erotic romance readers said that their preferences hadn’t changed and that they […]