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Sunday, March 29, 2009

The Love Bites Reading Challenge

Whether your preference is vamps, weres or something more exotic - here's a challenge for all you paranormal/urban fantasy lovers!

All you need to do is read three paranormals with a romantic theme between 1st April and 30th June 2009.

That's it! No other rules. You can cross this over with another challenge and change your mind on the books you'd like to read halfway through if you like.

To sign up, please post a comment here with your name, blog address (if applicable) and the first book you intend to read. We recommend signing up to follow both Royal Reviews and The Love Bites Reading Challenge Blog to keep up to date with news and reviews for the duration of the challenge. You could even follow us publicly if you want to show the love :-)

You are encouraged to contribute your reviews to The Love Bites Reading Challenge Blog. All you need to do is send your name, blog and email address to and I'll give you permission to post to the blog. We ask that reviews are a minimum of three paragraphs and rate from 1 to 5 (1 being the lowest, 5 being the highest). You are also more than welcome to link to your own blog on your review. For the sake of consistency, please do not take offence if the layout of your review is formatted to fit the blog design - we assure you that none of your words will be edited.

Feel free to add one of the below challenge buttons to your blog and link to Royal Reviews:


Marg said...

You know I don't really need to join any more challenges, but I do love your vampire man! I'm in!

Annie said...

Thanks Marg and welcome!

Annie said...


Kara said...

I'm in - can't pass up a great paranormal romance!!

Here is where I blogged about it:


Teddyree said...

Count me in!

Like Marg, I can't resist the very cute vampire button and if I'm reading the books anyway they may as well fit a challenge:-)

My first read will be
Forbidden Magic by Cheyenne McCray

californiameaghan said...


sounds fun!

Jeska said...

I haven't posted about it yet, but I would love to join this challenge. Paranormal romance is always fun. The first book on my list is a werewolf title - Wild Highland Magic by Kendra Leigh Castle. My blog is http://jeskareads.blogspot.com.

Lynda said...

I'm in and will be reading the Twilight books

Jenny said...

This sounds good I'll have to hunt for some books.

Kris said...

I just couldn't pass this one up!

I'm in!

Here's a link to my post:

I'm going to try and read One foot in the Grave by Jeanine Frost as my first book.

Elena said...

I'm joining in. Hope you don't mind me posting late.

I've already finished my first book: Dark Lover by J.R. Ward.

I've blogged about the challenge at http://allbookedup-elena.blogspot.com/2009/04/and-another-challenge-joined.html.

DeSeRt RoSe said...

I'm totally in.. please sign me up.. Who could pass by a paranormal challenge like this one..

Posted about it here..


and the cute vampire is a plus.. very charming!!

MsMoonlight said...

Count me in!

Blog: http://moonlighttotwilightblog.blogspot.com/

The Book Resort said...

I'm in... the adorable vamp was enticing. lol.
Thanks to DeSeRt RoSe for posting this in her blog ~ if it wasn't for her I'd be burning in the sun. lol.

I posted here @

Book Dragon said...

I'm a bit late but I's in! I'm not sure what my first book will be, I've got several to choose from. I posted here

Alaine - Queen of Happy Endings said...

It's a nice easy one that you can join anytime.

Kris said...

I finished the challenge! Woohoo! I'm so happy I actually finished it on-time!


Susie said...

Yay! I finished my very first challenge! Woohoo!
Now, I just need to get busy with the reviews...


Book Dragon said...

All three books have been read! Too bad I've only reviewed one. Bonds of the Maleri'

My MIL and several nieces/nephews have my blog address so what my review doesn't say, but is important for you to know is "erotica" and "m/m"

Otherwise it's a fantastic romp.

trishalynn0708 said...

Are you going to be starting this challenge again after the 30th? I just found this. I have read the twilight books but I am just starting the Sookie Stackhouse books. I would love to participate in this if you do it again. Please let me know.

Alaine - Queen of Happy Endings said...

Hi Trish, we will be run this competition again at the beginning of 2010.

Tena said...

can't wait for this challenge to come back. I missed it, and I was just searching goggle to see if there was a paranormal romance challenge.