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Steamy Summer Reading List

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Everyone, pull your summer reading list out. Summer will be here before you know it and you have to have your reading planned. Otherwise you risk being caught without a book. *gasp* we don’t want that, do we?

Summer, isn’t it the most glorious of seasons? The endless hours of sunshine, birds chirping, countless bug bites and excruitiating sun burns… still better than winter.

When I think back to my younger years, summers were marked by flings. Those relationships that are passionate and intense but you both know it will never go anywhere. After an intense few months you both part ways with a satisified smile on your face knowing you won’t see that person again.

Now that I’m older, flings are a thing of the past. Summers are marked by reading passionate scenes with intense book boyfriends.

Perhaps the best thing about exchanging flings with real life men for the men on this steamy summer reading list is that you can revisit them every summer without worrying about them getting attached or worse, accusing you of being needy. Book boyfriends just might be the way to go.

Ultimate Summer Reading List

BARED TO YOU (Crossfire #1)

by Sylvia Day

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334 Pages | Berkley | February 4, 2014

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Steamy Romantic Suspense

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Gideon Cross came into my life like lightning in the darkness. He was beautiful and brilliant, jagged and white-hot. I was drawn to him as I’d never been to anything or anyone in my life. I craved his touch like a drug, even knowing it would weaken me. I was flawed and damaged, and he opened those cracks in me so easily. Read More

EASY (Contours of the Heart #1)

by Tammara Webber

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336 pages | Penguin Berkley | November 6, 2012

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New Adult | College Romance

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Rescued by a stranger.
Haunted by a secret.
Sometimes, love isn’t easy…

He watched her, but never knew her. Until thanks to a chance encounter, he became her savior…

The attraction between them was undeniable. Yet the past he’d worked so hard to overcome, and the future she’d put so much faith in, threatened to tear them apart. Read More

ON DUBLIN STREET (On Dublin Street #1)

by Samantha YOung

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372 Pages | August 1, 2012

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Super Steamy | Contemporary Romance

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Jocelyn Butler has been hiding from her past for years. But all her secrets are about to be laid bare …

Four years ago, Jocelyn left her tragic past behind in the States and started over in Scotland, burying her grief, ignoring her demons, and forging ahead without attachments. Her solitary life is working well – until she moves into a new apartment on Dublin Street, where she meets a man who shakes her carefully guarded world to its core. Read More

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IN FLIGHT (Up in the air #1)

by R. K. Lilley

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330 pages | October 20, 2012

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Contemporary | Adult Romance

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When reserved flight attendant Bianca gets one look at billionaire hotel owner James Cavendish, she loses all of her hard-won composure. For a girl who can easily juggle a tray of champagne flutes at 35,000 feet in three inch heels, she finds herself shockingly weak-kneed from their first encounter. The normally unruffled Bianca can’t seem to look away from his electrifying turquoise gaze. They hold a challenge, and a promise, that she finds impossible to resist, and she is a girl who is used to saying no and meaning it. Read More

GABRIEL’S INFERNO (Gabriel’s Inferno #1)

by Sylvain Reynard

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506 Pages | Omnific Publishing | April 14, 2011

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Super Steamy | Adult Romance

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Enigmatic and sexy, Professor Gabriel Emerson is a well respected Dante specialist by day, but by night he devotes himself to an uninhibited life of pleasure. He uses his notorious good looks and sophisticated charm to gratify his every whim, but is secretly tortured by his dark past and consumed by the profound belief that he is beyond all hope of redemption. Read More

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THE MARRIAGE BARGAIN (Marriage to a Billionaire #1)

by Jennifer Probst

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160 Pages | Entangled Publishing | February 4, 2012

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Chick Lit | Contemporary Romance

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A marriage in name only…

To save her family home, impulsive bookstore owner, Alexa Maria McKenzie, casts a love spell. But she never planned on conjuring up her best friend’s older brother—the powerful man who once shattered her heart. Read More

NAKED (Blackstone Affair #1)

by Raine Miller

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208 Pages | August 25, 2012

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Steamy Romantic Suspense

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Brynne Bennett is living the good life. An American art student at the University of London and part-time photographic model, she’s putting her life back on track with school and lots of hard work. When ultra successful London businessman, Ethan Blackstone, buys her nude portrait, he isn’t taking ‘no’ for an answer. He wants Brynne in his bed and makes plans to keep her there no matter what. Read More

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THIS MAN (This Man #1)

by Jodi Ellen Malpas

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448 pages | October 20, 2012

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Adult Contemporary Romance

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Young interior designer Ava O’Shea has an appointment for a first consultation at The Manor with the owner, Mr Jesse Ward. She is expecting nothing more than an overweight, cravat wearing, well-to-do countryman, and on arrival, nothing would suggest otherwise. How wrong could she be? This Man is devastatingly handsome, charming and confident. He is also a conceited, hedonistic playboy, who knows no boundaries. Read More

THOUGHTLESS (Thoughtless #1)

by S. C. Stephens

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530 Pages | June 11, 2011

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New Adult | Contemporary Romance

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For almost two years now, Kiera’s boyfriend, Denny, has been everything she’s ever wanted: loving, tender and endlessly devoted to her. When they head off to a new city to start their lives together, Denny at his dream job and Kiera at a top-notch university, everything seems perfect. Then an unforeseen obligation forces the happy couple apart. Read More

WALLBANGER (Cocktail #1)

by Alice Clayton

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384 Pages | Omnific Publishing | November 27, 2012

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Steamy Romantic Comedy

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The first night after Caroline moves into her fantastic new San Francisco apartment, she realizes she’s gaining an intimate knowledge of her new neighbor’s nocturnal adventures. Thanks to paper-thin walls and the guy’s athletic prowess, she can hear not just his bed banging against the wall but the ecstatic response of what seems (as loud night after loud night goes by) like an endless parade of women. And since Caroline is currently on a self-imposed dating hiatus, and her neighbor is clearly lethally attractive to women, she finds her fantasies keep her awake even longer than the noise. Read More

Let’s Talk

Do you have a favorite summertime read? What’s on your 2019 summer reading list? I’m always on the look out for a summer fling book-boyfriend!

As always,
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