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Old 10-02-2012, 02:52 AM   #119
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I really don't care for or want either love scenes or sex scenes in my reading. I stay well away from romance as a genre, and find romance in other genres badly done and uninteresting 99% of time - and with a romance I find badly done and uninteresting, with a male partner I don't find hot in any way, the sex scenes become repulsive. Plus, well, incredibly tedious - there are only so many ways to describe tab A going into slot B in detail.

My problem isn't so much with the concept of romance but the way it's done in the majority of published books, which just doesn't work for me - in general, I find the relationships developing too fast (without me seeing why the protagonist suddenly finds herself lusting for that guy) and the descriptions of the male love interests physically off-putting for me.

I can skip a sex scene or two in a book, but if there are more of them or if the books become too romance-focused (without a love interest I actually find interesting or appealing or attractive), I likely won't be reading more of that series/author in the future.
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