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August 21 2013

Turn the Other Cheek: Best Spanking Scenes in Romance, Part 1

Spanking in romance seems to have gotten more attention, or page time, since the release of the Fifty Shades trilogy by E.L. James. But spanking in romance is not new at al; there are a vast number...
July 23 2013

Hotter Than July: July 2013’s Erotic Reads

In need of some sexy reading material to fill your e-reader? I’m here for you. Each month I will bring you an assortment of erotic pleasure reads to tempt your palate—and your credit card.... July...
May 23 2013

Watch It!: Voyeurism in Romance Novels

Voyeurism is the practice of spying on people engaged in intimate behaviors, such as undressing, sexual activity, or other actions usually considered to be of a private nature. Voyeurs are most commonly...
May 22 2013

Squick Me Out, Part 4: Return of the Moist

It’s that time again, where I gross you out and make you dirty giggle in your office. I can’t believe this is my fourth squick words post; I'd have thought I wouldn’t have to do...
May 8 2013

To the Extreme: Extreme Sex in Romance Novels

Writing extreme sex in romance novels is a tricky business. To push the boundaries almost beyond comfort, to stretch the limits of traditional convention, and not veer into straight erotica, requires...
April 27 2013

Back to Basics: What is Erotic Romance?

What is an erotic romance? Every time I think we've got this topic covered, I find out I'm wrong. People don't know. And I mean even people who are putting themselves out as personal...
April 26 2013

Cut to the Chase: Piercings in Romance Novels

Back in the late 1980s, when we talked about piercings, we just meant your ears—remember that? Never mind how bent out of shape people got when men started getting their ears pierced! Nowadays,...
February 21 2013

F***ing in February: Erotic Recommendations for February 2013

In need of some sexy reading material to fill your e-reader? I’m here for you. Each month I will bring you an assortment of erotic pleasure reads to tempt your palate—and your credit card.... While...
January 27 2013

The Sad, Lonely Bed of the Hollows’s Rachel Morgan

Urban fantasy heroes and heroines aren’t known for their stable relationships. I mean, once you get past Cat and Bones, Mercy and Adam, and Charles and Anna, the picture gets ugly, fast. (And...
January 6 2013

Rarer Than Hen’s Teeth: Sexually Experienced Heroines in Historical Romance

With Chelsea Mueller’s recent Heroes and Heartbreakers article on sexually experienced contemporary and paranormal romance heroines, she took an excellent look at the slut-shaming that can often...
December 20 2012

Author Opal Carew’s “Twelve Days of Christmas”

Want something extra naughty for the holidays? Erotic romance author Opal Carew, whose His to Command #1 releases on January 8, wrote her own version of “The 12 Days of Christmas” for the...
December 19 2012

Author Jill Sorenson on Vagina Envy

Today we're happy to welcome author Jill Sorenson to Heroes and Heartbreakers. She's been a frequent visitor here, and she has a new release—Aftershock—out now. Aftershock is about...
December 6 2012

Talk Dirty to Me: Narrator Clarissa Knightly on Audiobooks with Racy Content

Audiobooks make it easy for readers to devour their books even if their eyes are otherwise occupied; they can take their books with them while they’re driving, or at the gym, or going for a walk....
December 5 2012

Squick Me Out, Part 3: Revenge of the Moist

As you all know, I absolutely detest the word “moist.” Since my first post on Squick Words, I’ve been known to get “moist bombed” on Twitter. That’s when a random...
November 29 2012

The Ups and Downs of Elevator Sex from Authors Sara Fawkes, E.L. James, and More!

When I worked as a writer and producer for a television station's website, I was great friends with the managing editor. We kept a file of crazy news stories that we called our “re-enactment...
November 9 2012

Body Geometry, The Day of Reckoning, and Stalling Out: Getting Pulled Out of the Story

Picture this: I’m reading and in the midst of a very sexy scene. I’m getting into it, then...I’m yanked out of the narrative. The culprit? The narrative itself. Is the heroine on top...
October 24 2012

Smart Sexing: Intelligent Erotica from Eden Bradley and Jasmine Haynes

The romance genre as a whole is often dismissed when referring to great fiction. But do a happy ending and toe-curling sex scenes somehow make a book less worthy? There is a subset to romance today...
October 16 2012

October 2012 Bloggers’s Recommendations: Kinky Sex, Werewolves, and Zombie Slayers

At the end of last year, we ran our fabulous bloggers’ lists of top reads of the year. Those posts were so fun that we’ve decided to continue, asking our bloggers to share the best thing...
September 25 2012

Play with Me!: Romance Novel Heroines and Their Sex Toys

I read Romance because I like love stories, exploring different relationships and meeting new people. I also like sex and reading about it. I particularly enjoy reading about women who revel in their...
September 14 2012

Which Romance Author Writes the Best Sex Scenes?

"He pumped her roughly, filling the room with the sounds of their breathing and the smell of their sin. She felt drunk, this man’s harsh energy as intoxicating as ten bottles of wine....
September 10 2012

Cock Fatigue Awareness: Symptoms and Treatment

We keep reading articles about how readers must be sick of vampires. (I'm not.) They're switching from love for alpha males to swooning for the betas. (I like them both.) How about we...
August 29 2012

Author Sarah Anderson on Names for the Vagina

We're thrilled to welcome author Sarah Anderson back to Heroes and Heartbreakers! Sarah had a memorable post on the variety of terms authors use for the penis, but we knew she was only telling half...
August 25 2012

Poll: Where’s the Best Place for Vacation Sex?

 Summer is winding down in the U.S., but not before one last hurrah: Labor Day Weekend. Which got us wondering: Where's the Best Place for Vacation Sex? Free Blog Poll Image courtesy...
August 8 2012

When Romance Novels Go TMI: Drenched in Squick-Inducing Seed

So I was enjoying Mary Balogh’s newest RegencyinDisguise, The Proposal (which kicks off her new Survivor’s Club series as well as being a Bedwyn prequel), when a bit of dialogue stopped...
August 7 2012

Author Lisa Kleypas Cooks Up Some Love With a Recipe and a Sexy Dream Lake Excerpt!

Lisa Kleypas’s newest release, Dream Lake, is out today, and tells the story of Zoe Hoffman, who’s a trained chef and an innkeeper who has all but given up on love. Not only has her hero, Alex Nolan,...
August 3 2012

Top 5 Paranormal Romance Sex Scenes from Kane, Ward, Moning, Frost and Ione

It’s easy to find plenty of hot scenes within paranormal romance and urban fantasy books. For me, the absolute hottest ones are the ones that both scintillate and change the dynamic between the hero...
August 2 2012

Top 5 Sex Scenes in Contemporary Romance from Howard, Hart, Crusie, and More!

When I think of contemporary romance, sex isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. To me, this is a genre filled with passion, but its sex scenes tend to blend together. Don’t get me wrong,...
July 30 2012

Feel the Burn: Top 5 Sizzling Scenes from Leigh, Mynx, Dane, and More!

When you read a steamy romance, sometimes you come across a scene that just hits all the marks. It’s got the perfect meeting of romance, desire, and pure emotion. It’s that scene that encompasses...
July 27 2012

Thar She Blows!: Oral Sex in Romance Novels

Adam: C’mon, give me a little BJ! Up and down a couple of times, you’re done. It’s easy! Samantha: Easy? You men have no idea what we’re dealing with down there....
July 26 2012

Top 5 Historical Romance Sex Scenes from Ashworth, Balogh, Barnett, Carlyle, and Laurens!

While it’s certainly true that you can find smoking-hot sex scenes in historical romance (see numbers 3 and 5), it is also true that a good sex scene conveys a lot more than the (repeated) meeting...