5 Steamy Romance Novels That Will Spice Up Every College Girl's Holiday Season

I cannot lie, I'm a sucker for a good romance novel. I love reading about characters with a great backstory that collide to create intense sexual chemistry.

All five of these books are the first in a series. So if you fall in love with one of them, there is more to come after you finish the first book.

One brief caveat—these books are all very heteronormative and not the most inclusive of trashy romance novels. I'm always looking out for more inclusive, and sex-positive romance novels.

1. "Beautiful Bastard" by Christina Lauren

Bennett Ryan is the trash romance novel character of my dreams. He's brilliant, sexy and daring. Chloe Mills is the badass, leading lady that rivals Bennett's every step. When Chloe begins interning for Bennett, her whole world is taken over with feelings for her hot boss.

If you're looking for an easy read and steamy hot scenes, you cannot go wrong with "Beautiful Bastard."

2. "Perfect Chemistry" by Simone Elkeles

"Perfect Chemistry" is the book that turned me onto to romance novels beyond "Twilight." Elkeles' writing is very easy to read and perfect for folks just starting out in romance novels.

This book focuses on the story of Brittany Ellis and Alex Fuentes. Brittany's and Alex's lives collide when they are assigned to be lab partners. Although the story relies heavily on stereotypes, "Perfect Chemistry" keeps me on the front of my seat even on the 100th read.

3. "Sweet Filthy Boy" by Christina Lauren

"Sweet Filthy Boy" tells the story of Mia, a college graduate. She follows a phenomenal one-night stand home to France for a summer of fun after graduation. If you've ever thought about the reality of running away from real life, "Sweet Filthy Boy," is perfect for you.

4. "Going Down" by Jayne Rylon

"Going Down" is an out of the box romance novel about three sexy divers that live on a luxurious mega-yacht. The premise of the book is a little unusual, but the sexual tension between the two main characters leads to intense intimate scenes.

5. "Leaving Paradise" by Simone Elkeles

If cheery rom coms are not your style, "Leaving Paradise" is perfect for you. Caleb Becker got drunk at a high school party and hit his classmate Maggie Armstrong. Although she is not killed, Maggie is severely hurt from the accident. This story takes place one year after the crash. Caleb is back in town and they reconnect.

Literally, so hot RN

Literally, so hot RN

10 Signs The Guy You're Texting During Sylly Week Will Be Your Boyfriend By Finals Week

Trust me hunny, if he is actually interested, you can tell.


We've all had that guy in our message thread that we have a crush on but can't tell if he does too. It's a little nerve wrecking because us girls don't want to say to much and make him flee. It's a give and take kind of game that can be fun or stressful. When texting a guy, it's always a gamble.

Here are 10 signs that will tell you if he actually likes you:

1. He texts YOU first 

This is super, super telling. If he really likes you, he will want to initiate conversation. Plus, this means he is thinking about you.

2. He sends long, thought out messages 

Typically, guys aren't the biggest texters. They usually send short and to the point messages, but if he is sending you long and carefully constructed texts, you are heading in the right direction.

3. He texts you when he wakes up 

Everybody knows this is of extreme importance. There are so many things a guy thinks about when he first wakes up so if you receive that message it means you were one of the first things that came to his mind.

4. When you don't text back right away he asks what you were doing 

The longer you take, he either wont think anything of it or he will think nonstop why you're not responding. So, If he asks what you were doing you know he's interested.

5. He makes it a point to text throughout the day 

Guys typically hate texting and don't do it often. So if he texts you all day long you are important in his daily life.

6. Compliments, compliments, compliments 

Compliments tell it all! If he constantly is genuinely complimenting you he is 100% interested.

7. He is always asking you questions about yourself 

If he does this he wants to get to know you better, which is a very good sign.

8. He tries to make you laugh

Making a significant other laugh is normally incredibly important. So if he is always trying to make you laugh and it's successful, you are on the right track.

9. He lets you know what y'all would be doing if he was with you 

This means he is thinking and fantasizing about you and imagining what it would be like to be with you—the best sign you could receive.

10. He texts you when he is drunk 

Listen up girls, if he is texting you and he is blackout drunk then this is tell tale sign. Guys can rarely even remember their name when they are drunk let alone text. So, if this happens you are definitely on his mind.

There are always signs to let you know if a guy really likes you. Here are just a couple to give a little insider, but if he does these then girl you've got nothing to worry about. Go get him, girl.

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10 Reactions You Have When Your Ex-Boyfriend Has A BABY, As Told By Michael Gary Scott

"Oh, my God! OK, it's happening!"


I don't know if I'm still too young or already old enough for my ex-lovers to start having children but either way, I'm freaking out.

Whether it's my ex or my friends, I am in utter shock because it's a reminder that I am not getting any younger. I'm stepping into a realm that I've never traverse before, and in all honesty, I don't think I'm ready.

There's nothing wrong about them having a child, settling down, and doing their thing but how the hell did time fly so fast? It's just that I can barely make my bed every day, let alone change a miniature human's diaper.

These were my reactions while stalking my ex on Instagram, as told by Michael Scott:

1. When you first hear the news 

2. "Wait how old were we?" 

3. "How old am I?" 

4. "No I'm not THAT old... am I?" 

5. "Can someone please tell me how and when did this happen?" 

6. "OMG, it's so small and chubbers" 

7. Two words—baby fever 

8. Then you remind yourself that you can't even take care of yourself 

9. Miss emotions about the whole ordeal 

10. You're actually really happy for them 

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