Ratings/Heat Level Definitions

Ratings Definitions
5 The absolute pinnacle in M/M Romance.
4½ stars Great book, highly recommended.
4 stars Great book, recommended.
35 Good book, recommended.
3 stars Good book, recommended with caution.
2½ stars Mediocre book, not recommended.
2 stars Did not enjoy book but was not offensive to my sensibilities, not recommended.
1½ stars Did not enjoy book and was offensive to my sensibilities, not recommended.
1 star Terrible book all around, not recommended for anyone.

Heat Level Definitions
5 out of 5 flames Erotica offering intense imagery and/or sexual language/dirty talk. The sex is hot and plentiful, the language is graphic and real, and the multiple love/sex scenes throughout are explicitly described. Nothing is off-limits.
4 out of 5 flames Detailed love scenes, graphic description of anatomy and of sexual acts.
3 out of 5 flames Sex scenes are less frequent and detailed in description.
2 out of 5 flames Mild sexuality, no graphic intimate scenes or sexual situations.
1 out of 5 flames A romantic relationship between the couple but no intimate scenes or sexual situations are described in the book. The book fades-to-black before any love scene.
0 out of 5 flames No sexual content.

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