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Steamy or Racy?
I was thinking about the word steamy this morning. It’s often used to describe the “new adult” genre. Or at least the sex scenes in them! And, of course, I used the word in my post yesterday. And steamy works as a word and as a goal for sex scenes. But I’m not sure I’m wild about it to describe the genre. I like “racy romance” so much better. I think “racy romance” says it all without connoting, you know, saunas. Which can be steamy. But then, saunas can be sexy too, depending on who you find in one, and to what level of undress…
A #1 New York Times Bestselling, #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling, and #1 Audible Bestselling author, Lauren Blakely is known for her contemporary romance style that’s sexy, sweet, and witty. She also writes USA Today bestselling LGBTQ romance.
With fourteen New York Times bestsellers, her titles have appeared on the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller Lists more than 100 times, with more than 55 titles on the USA Today Bestsellers list alone. She’s sold more than 4.5 million books. A Brown University graduate, Lauren likes dogs, cake and show tunes and is the vegetarian at your dinner party.