Books and Love Scenes

MissAdara MissAdara
Do you enjoy the love scene in books you read? Or do you just skip through them?
Personally, I just skip through them, they are so cheesy and a lot of the time comedic, that I prefer to get back into the actual story. A love of the time I feel the overall story would be fine without the ravishing and floating on waves of ecstasy .

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04/15/2013
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SourAppleMartini SourAppleMartini
It really depends on a book. Most of the time I would say yes, they are extremely cheesy, but in some books they are tastefully done and play important roles in the plot.
04/17/2013
gsfanatic gsfanatic
Depends on how well done they are. Some of the best ones are the ones where it only does the initial implication, then fades to dark
04/17/2013
Cosmonaut Cosmonaut
I will skip them too! Usually it's cheesy and out of place. I feel the same way about shows and movies.
04/18/2013
bratcat bratcat
I'm not really sure i've read many books with "love scenes," of the top of my head i can only think of is some from 1984, and those we're pretty important to the story line. Unless it's a book thats done in segments and you can skip whole chapters without it impacting the story much, like the Jungle Book or Arabian Nights, i may skip it if it's just something i cant get into. Otherwise i will read the whole book and try not to skip anything.
04/18/2013
mpfm mpfm
It depends on the book. If it's written well, I'll savor every word. Otherwise scan and get back to the story.
04/18/2013
mailroomorder mailroomorder
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Originally posted by MissAdara
Do you enjoy the love scene in books you read? Or do you just skip through them?
Personally, I just skip through them, they are so cheesy and a lot of the time comedic, that I prefer to get back into the actual story. A love of the time I feel the ... More
Sometimes they are cheesy, but more often than not I find that the books I'm reading don't have 'cheesy' love scenes. A lot of them aren't these detailed or erotic LOVE scenes. A lot of them are less detailed, more ambiguous, and are more like 'sex' scenes, where the narrator explains that they had sex with a person, and the sex is there to move the plot forward, not just to make the book sexy.
04/18/2013
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