The more hearts, the hotter the content. Phew!
Sweet Romance ~ Romance without consummated love scenes. Although, reference to lovemaking may occur off-page. Always contains a happily ever after.
Sizzling Romance ~ Mainstream Romance with mild sex scenes. Flowery use of sexual language (euphemisms), could offend delicate readers. Always contains a happily ever after.
Scorching-Hot Romance ~ Erotic Romance with sex scenes using descriptive words. Some euphemisms. Could offend readers. Always with a happily ever after.
Red-Hot Romance ~ Erotic Romance. Explicit sex scenes from the get-go. Descriptive words, leaving little to the imagination. No euphemisms. Could offend some readers. Comes complete with a required happily ever after.
X-Rated Erotica ~ Contains frequent and explicit sex scenes from the get-go. No euphemisms. Descriptions leave nothing to the imagination. Will offend most readers. May not contain a happily ever after, although book will finish on a happy note.