Thursday, December 6, 2012

18 & Over Book Blogger Follow #57: Heroines!

18 & Over Book Blogger Follow is a weekly feature that begins on Fridays and runs through the weekend, hosted by Crystal from Reading Between the Wines. This is a Friday blog hop with the objective to find and visit other book blogs that share the same interest as you, namely books geared towards the 18 & over crowd, and make some new friends!

How to join in:
-You should run a book blog that features and reviews mostly adult reads, some Y.A.’s are okay but 18 & over adult reads should be your majority.
-Make a separate post for the 18 & Over Book Blogger Follow on your blog.
-Copy the html for the button above and place it at the top of your post.
-List & answer the ‘Question of the Week.’
-Place your name and blog title in the linky below and the url for a direct link to your post
-Visit the other blogs on the list and say 'Hi!' Following each blog is not mandatory but I know it is always appreciated, and if someone comments saying they’re a new follower it’s polite to follow back. J It’s always nice to spread the 18 & Over Book Blogging love!
-Contact me (readingbetweenthewines10 at gmail dot com) with any questions!

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: When reading romances, which type of heroine to you prefer and why? Do you like the kick-ass chicks, damsels in distress, a mix or maybe another type?

I like a girl who can take care of herself but is not too stubborn to ask for help when she needs it. A few of my favorite kick ass heroines are Cat from the Night Huntress series, Chess Putnam from the Downside series and Kate Daniels from the Kate Daniels series. They're strong and confident but not cold, I can't stand an icy heroine who never thaws out. 
That's not to say that damsels in distress aren't wonderful to read, I love historical romance as well and you'll usually find this trait in heroines in that sub genre. But I probably lean more towards the kick-ass side. ;) 
How about you? Do you like your heroines able to keep up with the heroes or do prefer a white knight to ride in for the rescue? 


  1. Cat is one of my favorite heroines too!

    Have a great weekend!

  2. I agree with Cat & Kate Daniels! I think Claire from the Outlander series is my favorite heroine. She's a very strong woman who never lets life break her spirit. I love to read about her.

    -Selena Mc


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