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You’re looking for something to read. Maybe you feel like a romance novel. Perhaps a bodice ripper? Or a historical romance with nothing but dukes and balls and glorious clothing? Or maybe you’re feeling more like it’s time for lots of sexy action in the world of high finance? But definitely, what you want is a glorious, heart-quickening smut-tastic work of fiction.

The only problem is: how to pick? Maybe you’ve already finished all the books by your favorite authors and don’t know where to go next. Or maybe you’ve never read one and you want to know what all the fuss is about. Either way, we firmly believe that there is a romance novel out there for every taste, and we want to help you find it.

Luckily, we read – and we review. Whether you’re as much of a romance fan as we are, or you’re new to the genre, we’ve got you covered.

Call us Smut Enthusiasts. Call us Smut Scholars. Call us Smut Evangelists.

We are The Smut Report: Let’s talk dirty books.

Review

Review: Splendid by Julia Quinn (1995)

Splendid Trilogy, Book 1

Heat Factor: Hotter than most of JQ’s later books, but still just maybe Bunsen burner level

Character Chemistry: High drama but the overkill is fun

Plot: misunderstandings, compromises, kidnappings, OH MY!

Overall: If I were to write a first romance novel, I would hope it approaches this level of entertainment

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Review: The Maid’s Spanish Secret by Dani Collins (2019)

Secret Heirs of Billionaires

Heat Factor: The have an amazing sex life but it’s not very explicit

Character Chemistry: All the yearning!

Plot: Widowed billionaire Spanish nobleman finds out about secret love child, marries beautiful baby momma

Overall: Somewhat lackluster, but serves its purpose

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Review: Summer of Sunshine and Margot by Susan Mallery (2019)

Heat Factor: The two stories are vastly different–one is a slow build, one crashes and burns/rebuilds. 

Character Chemistry: I have a theory that readers will love one more than the other, and that it’s entirely about the reader

Plot: Two sisters rebuild their lives through their very different careers, meeting regularly to cheer one another on. Unsurprisingly, as they work to be their best selves they find their best matches.

Overall: It’s a really sweet duo of love stories–easy to read and enjoyable.

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Review: Home Field Advantage by Liz Lincoln (2019)

Milwaukee Dragons, Book 3

Heat Factor: Epic Sex Marathon kicks up the heat dramatically at the 60% mark.

Character Chemistry: They separately have identical parallel reactions to basically everything.

Plot: She broke his heart years ago. Now they have to work together. 

Overall: Some pacing issues, but I was rooting for the protagonists. 

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Review: How to Forgive a Highlander by Michelle McLean (2019)

Heat Factor: Medium-low

Character Chemistry: That thing where they argue and it’s true love

Plot: Accidental kidnapping leads to much bloodshed, but probably the bloodshed was going to happen anyways

Overall: Decidedly uneven

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