Hot Summer Romance Blog Hop

Hot Summer Romance Blog Hop

Welcome to the Hot Summer Romance Blog Hop, sponsored by the Insatiable Reads Book Tour!

She looks like she’s melting, doesn’t she? She must have just finished a really hot romance! But what kind of romance?

What’s your favorite?

There’s the ever popular “friends into lovers”, but sometimes “enemies into lovers” has a lot more heat.

There’s the tried-and-true “fated mate” syndrome (not one of my personal favorites) but there’s also the arranged marriage and the faked marriage that become real ones.

Sometimes the sex comes first (pun definitely intended) and love happens later. Lessons in seduction can make a terrific (and terrifically hot) story. Of course, there’s also good new-fashioned porn-without-plot, but that’s not romance, it’s just hot in there. Or out there. Or wherever!

Is it hot in here or is it just me?


There are two marvelous grand prizes on this hop:

  • A Kindle Fire
  • A $50 gift certificate

For a chance for the grand prize, leave a comment answering the following question: what is your favorite type of romance book?

I’m also giving away a $10 gift certificate. To enter for my giveaway, use the Rafflecopter:

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For more chances to win the grand prizes, visit the other stops on the hop!

68 thoughts on “Hot Summer Romance Blog Hop

  1. I really like historical romance.
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    by.evie at yahoo dot com dot br

  2. I prefer contemporary romance. Occasionally historical. Like anywhere from a little heat to a lot πŸ™‚

  3. I’m gonna cheat and say I love them all πŸ™‚ But I do find myself reading a lot more of the PNR πŸ™‚ Thanks for the fun hop!

  4. I like all different types of romance but I must admit that I LOVE historical romance!
    The best thing is that my husband loves reading history books and historical fiction and loves when I know facts about the different eras (i.e. Regency versus Victorian).

    I really enjoy reading stories that include detail about the historical setting it is placed and has a accurate portrayal of the politics and culture of the time period in which it is set. I also love when an author includes in their story some examples of the values as well as the prejudices of the time period.

    On the other hand I don’t think that for a book to be great it needs all of these but I enjoy seeing how the characters react when “the norm” and “expected” of the time period may not be what they themselves believe in

  5. I like Historical Romances the best since you escape into another world

    fencingromein at hotmail dot com

  6. I used to love Historical, but now I lean more toward steamy contemporary.


  7. I love paranormal and historical the most.


  8. I love m/m, with friends-to-lovers, sports, or music themes!


  9. My favorite is paranormal romance because there’s the additional mystery & suspense.
    bituin76 at hotmail dot com

  10. I like reading new adult/contemporary romance books. I have always liked chick flicks and romantic comedies to this genre is definitely one I love!

  11. My favorite are the kind of fated pair. They meet and everything keeps pushing them together until they finally figure it out.


  12. I do like the concept from enemies to lovers , and the unexpected love, I’m also not a big fan of true love, ” meant to be” !

  13. I don’t think that I really have a favorite, but I like the enemies to lovers and fated mates probably the most. Though, I do admit, if it’s steamy….I’ll give it a try! πŸ˜‰
    Thanks for sharing and the giveaway.

  14. Oh I love it all. I seem to like it even more when they start a relationship or marriage and agree there will be no love yet it happens anyway and if there is danger involved it’s even better πŸ™‚
    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!
    dixiedukegurl2 AT yahoo DOT com

  15. I have a soft spot for European historical romances. Thanks for the giveaway!
    pinkbonanza{ AT }gmail{ DOT }com

  16. My fav. type of romance is paranormal romance! What an awesome giveaway/hop! Thanks! Kyla Patton- kamclauc AT gmail DOT com

  17. I like any kind of romance – usually contemporary and hot πŸ˜‰


  18. Paranormal romance is my favorite.
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

  19. I don’t really have a particular dynamic I read a lot, but I do like historical romance. Mainly I like realistic, interesting characters…sometimes it can be annoying when characters seem to do things only because the trope dictates it. For example, the arranged marriage when the characters fall in love because the author says so, and we get no real sense of why they feel that way.

    dancingcelt at gmail dot com

  20. I love chick lit type romance, nothing too heavy with no erotica. Thank you!

  21. A BOY NEXT DOOR KIND OF ROMANCE. :”> Thanks for the awesome giveaway! πŸ˜€

  22. I love paranormal romance and historical love stories.. thanks for doing an awesome giveaway.

    vals_hemi at yahoo dot com

  23. My favorite’s are the best friend’s siblings types. There’s just something cute about that and I always love how they play out the best friend’s reaction to it.

  24. I love sport romances but I enjoy both contemporary and historicals!

    thebigbluewall77 at gmail dot com

  25. Thanks for sharing your thoughts on Romance. Me, I like the fated mates. They usually fight so hard, I wouldn’t be fighting. Thanks for sharing the awesome giveaways, evamillien at gmail dot com.

  26. I am a PNR girl, but I will jump a Highlander given the chance.

    blueshedevil32 at gmail dot com

  27. I love Paranormal and Fantasy romances! Thanks for the chance at these awesome giveaways and for participating in the hop!!


  28. I love shifters, with or without the fated mate stuff(it can be okay if handled right).
    My fave author is Shelly Laurenston. Just the right blend of love and laughter. πŸ™‚

    carolcobun @

  29. I love reading Paranormal Romance. Thank you for the amazing giveaway.


  30. I seem to lean more toward paranormal/fantasy romance; it doesn’t matter if its friends to lovers, enemies to lovers or destined to be together as long as its falls within the genre and sounds like a good story then I’ll give it a read.

    dragon5174 at gmail dot com

  31. I love enemies into lovers. It’s true, their “hate” just seems to create so much more passion!

  32. My favorite is paranormal romance! Thank you so much for being a part of this hop and for giving me the opportunity to win! usmcwifey1(at)live(dot)com

  33. My favorite is friends to lovers because there is so much background info, but any kind is great too.

  34. Right now I am on a shifter kick. Before that I had to read cowboys. It depends on my mood.

    bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

  35. I love it all!

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway!
    elizabeth @ bookattict . com

  36. Hi! I love shifters, with dominating aphla personalities! Thank you for the fun hop and giveaway! πŸ™‚

  37. My favorite is paranormal romance, but I really like historical romance, too.
    Thanks for the giveaway. marlenebreakfield(at)yahoo(dot)com

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