High Fantasy - Set in a completely different world, think Lord of the Rings, The Witcher, the Merry Gentry series by Laurell K. Hamilton, and G.A. Aiken’s Dragon Kin series.
Urban Fantasy - Set in our world, or one closely resembling it. Think, Shadowhunters, Demons of New Chicago by Kel Carpenter, Elemental Assassin series by Jennifer Estep.
Paranormal Romance - Runs the gambit, think Vampire Diaries to Sherrilyn Kenyon's Dark Hunters, to Lara Adrian's Midnight Breed series, and Jeaniene Frost's Night Huntress novels.
Sci-Fi - Set in different universes, could involve cyborgs, aliens, or other intergalactic species and worlds! Think Lauren Dohner’s Cyborg Seduction Series, Ruby Dixon’s Ice Planet Barbarians series, Tasha Black’s Alien Adoption Agency Series, Mina Carter’s Warriors of the Lathar series, and Anna Carven’s Dark Planet Warriors series.
Please Note - these are only general genre guides and do not cover each and every sub-genre of the Fantasy genre, only the broader ones. Additional details about sub-genre's and themes will be noted in each individual books sign up form!
Light Me on Fire Hot - all the SEX, with graphic explicit details and descriptions. Think Laurel K. Hamilton, Lora Leigh, Kel Carpenter, and Rachel Van Dyken.
Fan Yourself Steamy - Generally 1-3 detailed sex scenes, some coarse language - think A Kingdom of Flesh and Fire, The Black Dagger Brotherhood, and Karen Marie Moning.
Make Me Blush - All the tension and at least one sex scene, but not super graphic. Think A Discovery of Witches, A Secret in Onyx by Jessica Florence, and A Court of Thorns and Roses series.
PG -13 Baby - Think more upper YA and New Adult. Lots of kissing and heavy petting, possible fade to black/ behind closed door sex, but nothing overly sexually explicit. Possible cursing and foul language.
Keep it PG - This is for any young adult (YA) books that may or may not feature mature themes, a whole lot of tension, and at least some kissing, heavy tension and attraction between the couple and possible cuddling between the couple. Varies widely, any triggers and mature themes will be disclosed.
Pure as Fresh Snow - Think G rated or close to clean YA. Possible kissing. Hand holding. No sex at all. No foul or coarse language. - Please note, most of the books we feature will not fall under this category.
Please Note - these are only general heat level guides and do not cover each and every facet of a book. If there are any trigger warnings, we will include those in the sign-up forms. Paper Myths is unfortunately unable to read each and every book we help promote, so we depend on the authors letting us know this information when they fill out a tour request form.