Battle of the Book Boyfriends
The Winner will be determined by you, the book loving fans. This competition has 32 competitors vying for your votes. The competition will consist of five rounds.With Round 1 lasting 2 weeks and all other rounds lasting 1 week each. This should give all you book lovers time to vote and spread the word to vote for your favorites. Competition starts on April 6, 2014 with the final winner announced on May 17,2014.
Round 1 (part 1)-voting begins April 6th and ends April 11th.Those moving on to Round 2 announced on April 12th.
Round 1 (part 2)- voting begins on April 13th and ends on April 18th. Those moving on to Round 2 will be announced on April 19th.
Round 2- voting begins on April 20th and ends on April 25th. Those moving on to Round 3 will be announced on April 26th.
Round 3- voting begins April 27th and ends May 2nd. Those moving on to Round 4 will be announced on May 3rd.
Round 4- voting begins on May 4th and ends on May 9th. Those moving on to the Final Round will be announced on May 10th.
Round 5 (Final Round)-voting begins on May 11th and ends on May 16th.
Round 1 (part 1)
We have the first 16 of the 2 part Round 1.
HUNTER BANE VS. TRAVIS MADDOX
Hunter Bane from
Author: Clarissa Wild
Publication Date: January 27th 2014
Genre: New Adult Romance
Nerdy girl Autumn Blakewood is the prime example of a goody two-shoes. She studies every night, is never late for class, and always follows the rules. She has never felt the need to step out of her comfort zone. That is, until she meets Hunter.
Hunter Bane is a cocky, confident bad-boy, who's nothing but trouble. He’s a dangerous distraction to everyone around him. Sexy and strong, Hunter enjoys the swooning effect he has on women. Especially those who aren't used to attention, like Autumn.
Autumn finds it hard not to give into Hunter’s advances, even though it all seems like a game to him. Trying to understand him is impossible, because he shrouds himself in mystery.
What she doesn't know is that Hunter has more baggage than anyone should have to carry. When she discovers he's in an illegal frat club to save the one person that matters to him, Autumn realizes this could mean the end of her undeniable connection to him. Even their lives are at risk.
But it's too late to turn back now ...
Travis Maddox from
Title: Beautiful Disaster
Author: Jamie McGuire
Published: May 26th 2011 by Jamie McGuire
INTENSE. DANGEROUS. ADDICTIVE.
Abby Abernathy is a good girl. She doesn’t drink or swear, and she has the appropriate number of cardigans in her wardrobe. Abby believes she has enough distance from the darkness of her past, but when she arrives at college with her best friend, her path to a new beginning is quickly challenged by Eastern University’s Walking One-Night Stand.
Travis Maddox, lean, cut, and covered in tattoos, is exactly what Abby wants—and needs—to avoid. He spends his nights winning money in a floating fight ring, and his days as the ultimate college campus charmer. Intrigued by Abby’s resistance to his appeal, Travis tricks her into his daily life with a simple bet. If he loses, he must remain abstinent for a month. If Abby loses, she must live in Travis’s apartment for the same amount of time. Either way, Travis has no idea that he has met his match.
Bones vs. Zsadist
Title: Halfway to the Grave
Author: Jeaniene Frost
Series: Night Huntress
Published October 30th 2007 by Avon
Half-vampire Catherine Crawfield is going after the undead with a vengeance, aiming for the father who ruined her mother. Bones, a vampire bounty hunter, captures Cat, and agrees to train her until her battle reflexes are as sharp as his fangs. But a group of killers pursue them. Bones is as tempting as any man with a heartbeat.
Title: Lover Awakened
Author: J. R. Ward
Series: Black Dagger Brotherhood
Published September 5th 2006 by Signet
In the shadows of the night in Caldwell, New York, there’s a deadly war raging between vampires and their slayers. And there exists a secret band of brothers like no other - six vampire warriors, defenders of their race. Of these, Zsadist is the most terrifying member of the Black Dagger Brotherhood.A former blood slave, the vampire Zsadist still bears the scars from a past filled with suffering and humiliation. Renowned for his unquenchable fury and sinister deeds, he is a savage feared by humans and vampires alike. Anger is his only companion, and terror is his only passion—until he rescues a beautiful aristocrat from the evil Lessening Society.
Bella is instantly entranced by the seething power Zsadist possesses. But even as their desire for one another begins to overtake them both, Zsadist’s thirst for vengeance against Bella’s tormentors drives him to the brink of madness. Now, Bella must help her lover overcome the wounds of his tortured past, and find a future with her…
ERIC NORTHMAN VS. LUCIAN ARGENEAU
Eric Northman from
Dead Until Dark (Sookie Stackhouse #1)
by Charlaine Harris
Series: Sookie Stackhouse #1/ Southern Vampire Series
Published May 1st 2001 by Ace Books
Sookie Stackhouse is a small-time cocktail waitress in small-town Louisiana. She's quiet, keeps to herself, and doesn't get out much. Not because she's not pretty. She is. It's just that, well, Sookie has this sort of "disability." She can read minds. And that doesn't make her too dateable. And then along comes Bill. He's tall, dark, handsome--and Sookie can't hear a word he's thinking. He's exactly the type of guy she's been waiting for all her life....
But Bill has a disability of his own: He's a vampire with a bad reputation. He hangs with a seriously creepy crowd, all suspected of--big surprise--murder. And when one of Sookie's coworkers is killed, she fears she's next....
Lucian Argeneau from
Title: Bite Me if You Can
Author: Lynsay Sands
Published: by HarperCollins e-books
The "New York Times" bestselling author of "A Quick Bite" and "A Bite to Remember" continues her popular vampire series starring the Argeneau family. RClever, steamy, deliciously wicked.S--Kate MacAlister. Original.
One minute Leigh is walking home in the early hours of the morning, and the next a vampire is sinking his teeth into her neck. Turns out it was a rogue vampire marked for termination, but it does Leigh little good because the damage's already been done. She's become one of them. Lucian Argeneau, hunter of rogue vampires, has been alive for over two thousand years, and there's very little to excite him anymore. Food has become tasteless, sex is ordinary. Then Leigh drops into his life. Suddenly he finds himself craving coffee ... and imagining the sassy brunette atop the black satin sheets on his nice big bed. It's Lucian's job now to enlighten Leigh on the inner workings of being immortal ... and tutoring her is igniting a fire in him that hasn't burned in centuries. But until they stop a renegade bloodsucker from destroying the human race, passion will have to wait!
TRENTON KALAMACK VS. RICK LAFLEUR
Title: Dead Witch Walking
Author: Kim Harrison
Published: July 1st 2004 by HarperTorch
Creatures of the night gather in the Hollows of Cincinnati, to hide, to prowl, to party, and to feed. Vampires rule. Bounty hunter and witch, Rachel Morgan keeps that world civilized. With serious sex appeal and an attitude, she'll bring 'em back alive, dead, or undead.
Rick LaFleur from
Title: Skinwalker (Jane Yellowrock #1)
Author: Faith Hunter
Series: Jane Yellowrock #1
Published July 7th 2009 by Roc
First in a brand new series from the author of the rogue mage novels
Jane Yellowrock is the last of her kind-a skinwalker of Cherokee descent who can turn into any creature she desires and hunts vampires for a living. But now she's been hired by Katherine Fontaneau, one of the oldest vampires in New Orleans and the madam of Katie's Ladies, to hunt a powerful rogue vampire who's killing other vamps..
MATTHEW CLAIRMONT VS. GABRIEL EMERSON
Matthew Clairmont from
Title: A Discovery of Witches
Author: Deborah Harkness
Series: All Souls Trilogy
Published: 2011 by Viking Penguin
A richly inventive novel about a centuries-old vampire, a spellbound witch, and the mysterious manuscript that draws them together.
Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so after a furtive glance and a few notes, she banishes the book to the stacks. But her discovery sets a fantastical underworld stirring, and a horde of daemons, witches, and vampires soon descends upon the library. Diana has stumbled upon a coveted treasure lost for centuries-and she is the only creature who can break its spell.
Gabriel Emerson from
Gabriel's Inferno (Gabriel's Inferno #1)
by Sylvain Reynard
Series: Gabriel's Inferno #1
Published April 4th 2011 by Omnific Publishing
Enigmatic and sexy, Professor Gabriel Emerson is a well respected Dante specialist by day, but by night he devotes himself to an uninhibited life of pleasure. He uses his notorious good looks and sophisticated charm to gratify his every whim, but is secretly tortured by his dark past and consumed by the profound belief that he is beyond all hope of redemption.
When the sweet and innocent Julia Mitchell enrolls as his graduate student, his attraction and mysterious connection to her not only jeopardizes his career, but sends him on a journey in which his past and his present collide.
An intriguing and sinful exploration of seduction, forbidden love and redemption, "Gabriel's Inferno" is a captivating and wildly passionate tale of one man's escape from his own personal hell as he tries to earn the impossible...forgiveness and love.
DAMON SALVATORE VS. DIMITRI BELIKOV
Damon Salvatore from
Title: The Awakening
Author: L. J. Smith
Series: The Vampire Diaries
Published March 1st 1999 by HarperCollins Publishers
A Love Triangle of Unspeakable Horror...
Elena: Searching for the ultimate thrill, she vowed to have Stefan.
Stefan: Haunted by his tragic past, he struggled to resist her passion.
Damon: Driven by revenge, he hunted the brother who betrayed him.
The terrifying story of two vampire brothers and the beautiful girl torn between them.
Dimitri Belikov from
by Richelle Mead
Published November 2013 by Razorbil
St. Vladimir’s Academy isn’t just any boarding school—it’s a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. They’ve been on the run, but now they’re being dragged back to St. Vladimir’s—the very place where they’re most in danger. . . .
Rose and Lissa become enmeshed in forbidden romance, the Academy’s ruthless social scene, and unspeakable nighttime rituals. But they must be careful lest the Strigoi—the world’s fiercest and most dangerous vampires—make Lissa one of them forever
GIDEON CROSS VS. CHRISTIAN GREY
Gideon Cross from
Bared to You (Crossfire #1)
by Sylvia Day
Series: Crossfire #1
Published June 12th 2012 by Berkley Trade
Gideon Cross came into my life like lightning in the darkness…
He was beautiful and brilliant, jagged and white-hot. I was drawn to him as I’d never been to anything or anyone in my life. I craved his touch like a drug, even knowing it would weaken me. I was flawed and damaged, and he opened those cracks in me so easily…
Gideon knew. He had demons of his own. And we would become the mirrors that reflected each other’s most private wounds…and desires.The bonds of his love transformed me, even as i prayed that the torment of our pasts didn't tear us apart...
Christian Grey from
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades #1)
by E.L. James
Published May 25th 2011 by Vintage (first published January 1st 2011)
When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and, despite his enigmatic reserve, finds she is desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana’s quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her, too—but on his own terms.
Shocked yet thrilled by Grey’s singular erotic tastes, Ana hesitates. For all the trappings of success—his multinational businesses, his vast wealth, his loving family—Grey is a man tormented by demons and consumed by the need to control. When the couple embarks on a daring, passionately physical affair, Ana discovers Christian Grey’s secrets and explores her own dark desires.
Erotic, amusing, and deeply moving, the Fifty Shades Trilogy is a tale that will obsess you, possess you, and stay with you forever.
FOUR VS. PEETA MELLARK
Author: Veroncia Roth
Published: February 28th 2012 by Katherine Tegen Books
In Beatrice Prior's dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue--Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is--she can't have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself.
During the highly competitive initiation that follows, Beatrice renames herself Tris and struggles alongside her fellow initiates to live out the choice they have made. Together they must undergo extreme physical tests of endurance and intense psychological simulations, some with devastating consequences. As initiation transforms them all, Tris must determine who her friends really are--and where, exactly, a romance with a sometimes fascinating, sometimes exasperating boy fits into the life she's chosen. But Tris also has a secret, one she's kept hidden from everyone because she's been warned it can mean death. And as she discovers unrest and growing conflict that threaten to unravel her seemingly perfect society, Tris also learns that her secret might help her save the ones she loves . . . or it might destroy her
Peeta Mellark from
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games #1)
by Suzanne Collins
Series: The Hunger Games #1
Published September 14th 2008 by Scholastic Press
Winning will make you famous.
Losing means certain death.
In a dark vision of the near future, a terrifying reality TV show is taking place. Twelve boys and twelve girls are forced to appear in a live event called the Hunger Games. There is only one rule: kill or be killed.
When sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen steps forward to take her sister's place in the games, she sees it as a death sentence. But Katniss has been close to death before. For her, survival is second nature
Note: These descriptions were taken straight from the book. The Characters mentioned appear in each of these books. It is up to you to vote for the winner. The voting boxes are on the right side of the page at the top. Enjoy and good luck to all the book boyfriends.