Sometimes it’s hard not to judge a book by its cover which is why I’ve listed the hottest romance novel covers worth viewing.
Check out this list of the steamiest romance novel covers for your viewing pleasure!
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So I admit it. I love romance novel covers.
I’m not a fan of the Fabio covers of the past, but give me a smoldering model and…WOW – there could be drool involved.
Does that make you think less of me? Oh well, but it’s true.
Recently I was checking out my reading list and I couldn’t help but notice how many HOT romance novel covers there were.
And my first thought of course was that I had to share them with you! You’re welcome 🙂
While the saying goes, you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, I’m happy to say that I actually enjoyed the stories from the hottest covers on my list. Coincidence? I wonder!
Will Steamy Romance Novel Covers Endure?
One similarity among all of these covers is that they involve real people. Most are male models but there are a few couple covers that I love too.
Lately, however, I’ve seen a trend where some authors are leaning more toward the graphic art type of cover for their romance novel.
Even though I do like this style, I feel like they are a better fit for a chick lit novel cover than a romance novel cover, but that’s just my opinion.
What type of cover do you prefer?
Hop over to my post where I discuss the changes in romance book covers and the growing trend toward graphic covers and join the discussion to share what you think!
Despite these changes, I don’t see the use of models on romance novel covers going away any time soon, thank goodness.
What You’ll Find on This List:
- Covers with the Hottest Male Models
- Covers with the Hottest Women
- Covers Featuring the Hottest Couples
- Most Provocative Romance Novel Covers
Do you have a list of steamy romance novel covers that are droolworthy?
I’m sure there are, without a doubt, many more hot and steamy romance novel covers out there than the ones I’ve shared, so if you have one that you’d nominate for this list, let me know in the comments below.
I’ll start a gallery of reader favorites for us all to enjoy!
So without further adieu, here is my list of the hottest and steamiest romance novel covers.
The Hottest and Steamiest Romance Novel Covers Worth Viewing
Romance Novel Covers with the Hottest Male Models
I love all of the covers below that feature male models for different reasons.
For one it’s the eyes that grab me, for another it’s the smile or the tattoo.
For many, yes I’ll admit it’s the abs, but man those abs are divine and probably took some major hard work to develop so I have no problem ogling the result of that hard work.
These are some of the hottest romance novel covers with male models:
Finding Kyle by Sawyer Bennett is a romance novel cover that gives new meaning to how hot beards can be!
Smiles are definitely hot and that’s definitely the case with the cover of This is Love by Melissa Foster.
The romance novel cover of Puck Me Secretly by Odette Stone has the best bashful smile.
These eyes are enough to make We Shouldn’t by Vi Keeland one of the hottest romance novel covers.
The cover of Rough by Sybil Bartel has a back to drool over.
The cover of Wrecking Ball by P. Dangelico has the most kissable biceps.
Looking for a back that bares it all? Check out the cover of All Grown up by Vi Keeland.
Amy Daws’ Blindsided had me at all the arm art. Those tattoos are super hot.
Pucked Off by Helena Hunting is romance novel cover with the hot “take the shirt off from behind” move.
The Dugout by Meghan Quinn gives new appreciation for towel placement.
Romance Novel Covers with the Intense Stare
After going through all my hot cover picks, I realized that I have a real affinity for the intense stare cover.
I can only imagine what is going through the minds of these heroes, but I like to think it’s something dirty 😊.
Bossman by Vi Keeland is a cover to drool over with an intense eye stare with a great tie.
Marrriage for One by Ella Maise gives the most intense gaze for a romance novel cover.
Hook Shot by Kennedy Ryan gives the best “I see you gaze” for a cover.
Viper by Brooke Blaine and Ella Frank has the best sweaty rocker gaze for it’s mouthwatering romance cover.
Million Dollar Marriage by Katy Evans has the best, sexy side stare of all romance novel covers.
Pucked Love by Helena Hunting rivals all for the best “I Own You” stare. This model and stare totally fits Darren and his dominant ways!
Brooklynaire by Sarina Bowen gives the best hot geek gaze. Nate sure was one hot nerdy billionaire.
A devious side stare is the perfect cover choice for The Villain by L.J. Shen. Does he give off a Hades vibe to you?
Hot Romance Novel Covers Featuring Women
Speakeasy by Sarina Bowen gives a different perspective for a romance novel cover. This back is so alluring.
I love the cover for The Reverse Play by Julia Clarke which gives her heroine such a strong yet sexy look as she takes on the big boys club with coaching job in the NFL.
This cover design of Frenched by Melanie Harlow totally fits the title of this romance novel!
The cover for Kennedy Ryan’s Queen Move just oozes strength and confidence and shows a woman who knows her worth which is incredibly hot!
Forever Pucked by Helena Hunting is a cover that fits any of the heroines in her Pucked series. I love it!
Romance Novel Covers Featuring the Hottest Couples
Not many couple covers really do it for me when it comes to romance books but Perfect Strangers is my FAVORITE.
Is it their embrace? Is it his hand on her face? Is it the rain? I don’t know but it’s amazing!
Perfect Strangers by J.T. Geissinger has a romance novel cover that just oozes passion between hero and heroine.
Of Sunlight and Stardust by Riley Hart and Christina Lee has one of the hottest romance novel covers for an MM romance book.
Crave by Jennifer Dawson has one of the best romance novel covers to fit its title.
Midnight by Beverly Jenkins has a cover that I just love for its romance and her gaze.
Most Provocative Romance Novel Covers
I consider the follow romance novel covers to be the most provocative. What feelings or thoughts do they invoke in you?
The cover to Wallbanger by Alice Clayton pretty much sums up the premise of this book and is quite the provocative picture.
Wicked Dirty by J. Kenner also has a cover that tells you what these characters are going to get up to.
The cover for Good Girl Gone Badd by Jasinda Wilder fits this book and the entire Badd Brothers series.
Wicked Sexy by J.T. Geissinger has a cover that is provocative in that I love his two finger grab.
Undressing Mercy by Deanna Lee has just the most visually stunning romance novel cover.
What did you think of these romance novel covers? Did you find a favorite? Let me know in the comments below!
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