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Initial post: May 29, 2011 8:34:12 PM PDT
Jamie Garton says:
I am looking for some more books that host a plus sized lead character. I have read Bet Me about a zillion times and have found very few others that I can fall in love with. Does anyone have some suggestions?

Posted on May 29, 2011 9:18:41 PM PDT
T. Smith says:
Night Play by Sherrlyn Kenyon.

Posted on May 29, 2011 9:56:04 PM PDT
Yvonne Jocks says:
Try Courting Miss Hattie by Pamela Morsi (I believe the heroine of Roundabout, also by Morsi, is rather plump).

In reply to an earlier post on May 30, 2011 8:56:25 AM PDT
DCA says:
Too Much Temptation by Lori Foster

Posted on May 30, 2011 9:42:33 AM PDT
Johanna says:
Pleasure for Pleasure by Eloisa James
The Bride and Beast by Teresa Medeiros
The Undead Next Door by Kerrelyn Sparks

Posted on May 30, 2011 10:05:28 AM PDT
cdtefft says:
The Corset Diaries is a cute read with a heroine who wears a size 12 or 14, if I recall.

Posted on May 30, 2011 10:44:38 AM PDT
Technically it's considered chick lit but Meg Cabot's series starting with Size 12 Is Not Fat: A Heather Wells Mystery is excellent, and involves a plus sized h. The HEA doesn't really happen until book 3, though.

Posted on May 30, 2011 10:50:57 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 8, 2011 12:10:39 AM PDT
BellaBella says:
I highly recommend Take Me by Bella Andre.

Posted on May 30, 2011 10:56:02 AM PDT
If you can handle spanking in your romances, Second Chances by Carolyn Faulkner is a favorite of mine. Heroine is plus-sized (considers herself fat); hero is a hunky firefighter who makes it very clear that he thinks she is the hottest woman on the planet.

Posted on May 30, 2011 11:07:36 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on May 30, 2011 11:09:17 AM PDT
Banana Boat says:
The Perfect Wife
Romancing Mister Bridgerton (Bridgerton Series, Book 4)
Sweet Nothings
He Loves Lucy
Take a Chance on Me - Susan Donovan
Tall Tales and Wedding Veils
Tall, Dark, and Cajun
Too Perfect (Perfect Trilogy, Book 3)
Taylor's Temptation (Tall, Dark & Dangerous, Book 10)
More To Love (Harlequin Desire)
The Grand Sophy - Georgette Heyer

Posted on May 30, 2011 11:21:46 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on May 30, 2011 11:23:38 AM PDT
Banana Boat says:
Jamie Garton, I'm a bit of a computer idiot so bear with me. Google All About Romance Reviews. Then click on New Reviews, then click on Readers Choice and last but not least click Special Title Listing. All sorts of interesting areas to check into. Hope this works for you.

Posted on May 30, 2011 12:31:57 PM PDT
Jamie Garton says:
Thanks everyone! I just finished this book, Good in Bed, and I loved it!

Posted on May 30, 2011 1:09:09 PM PDT
Good in Bed is a DELIGHTFUL book--but do not read the sequel!!

Posted on May 30, 2011 1:13:45 PM PDT
Jamie Garton says:
Banana Boat! I don't know how I didn't know about this site all this time! Thanks for the info, I am going to be in heaven...and my kindle is going to be very busy uploading my purchases! Thanks a million!

Posted on May 30, 2011 1:21:40 PM PDT
Banana Boat says:
Jamie, I learned about this site from one of these threads quite awhile ago, so I'm passing it forward. My only complaint with this site is that its not updated or added to as frequently as I'd like. I actually went into the listings that interested me and printed the lists so that I could visit Amazon and do my research, so to speak. My Kindle has been busy ever since I discovered this site. Enjoy!

Posted on May 30, 2011 2:30:32 PM PDT
Johanna says:
Thanks Banana Boat! I just checked that site out! Awesome!

Posted on May 30, 2011 3:06:49 PM PDT
Banana Boat says:
I just remembered another site very similar. Google RT Book Reviews, click on the home page, click on Authors & Books, go to the middle row, 4th down is Theme Spotlight Index, click on it. I hope this makes sense, clear as mud.

Posted on May 30, 2011 3:42:05 PM PDT
Jamie Garton says:
It was clear enough that my Amazon credit card is not thankful! lol
I don't spend much time in the Discussion rooms and rarely post a new discussion when I do, so I thank you for making it easy and giving me tons of leads to find some amazing summer reading and into winter at this rate. Lol

Posted on May 30, 2011 3:57:25 PM PDT
Banana Boat says:
You are most welcome! Our credit cards can over heat together. :)

In reply to an earlier post on May 30, 2011 3:58:16 PM PDT
Justine Davis - A Whole Lotta Love.

Posted on May 30, 2011 11:00:46 PM PDT
I LOVE plus size heroines. Im a big girl and sometimes just need to be reminded big girls get the guy too :) Last year I came across Pat Ballard, all of her heroines are plus sized.. Ive read them all and recommend all of them but my favorites are Nobody's Perfect and A Worthy Heir.. I found The Giving Season-- I really loved this book but the h always harping on her weight did grate on my nerves a bit. Rida Allen also writes plus size h's but Ive only read one of hers and didnt really care for it. All of these arent that steamy.. As much as I can remember they werent explicit but werent closed door either.

Posted on May 30, 2011 11:34:29 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on May 30, 2011 11:35:37 PM PDT
rainy says:
Wishes by jude deveraux also has a plus sized h.

Posted on May 31, 2011 12:49:31 AM PDT
Ellen Cross says:
Ellora's Cave has a whole section devoted to their "Rebunesque" erotica romances, and all are + size women.

Posted on May 31, 2011 3:28:41 PM PDT
Jamie Garton says:
I am in download heaven right now. sadly some of the ones I see are not longer in print and are not available for the Kindle, so I am going to have to buy some paperbacks from Marketplace on some of them.

Posted on May 31, 2011 6:48:54 PM PDT
Banana Boat says:
I know the feeling... I'm a big used book buyer, just to save $$$.
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