Just a quick post to keep in my sidebar so you know what all the bookie abbreviations are.
AA= African American romance (can also be Amazon Affiliate, Alcoholics Anonymous and Ana’s Attic, possibly Asian American as well.)
AE=Audible Escape (no longer available)
ARC=Advanced Reading/Review Copy (usually provided by author or publisher)
AWWM=Asian Woman/White Man
BDSM= BD=Bondage and Discipline, D/s=Domination/submission, SM=Sadism and Masochism
BIPOC=Black, Indigenous and People of Color
BOB=Battery Operated Boyfriend (sex toy)
BBW=Big Beautiful Woman
BWWM=Black woman, white male
DILF=Dad I’d Like To Fuck
DNF=Did Not Finish
D/s=Just the Domination and Submission part. Pain and bondage is not necessarily a part of it.
FWB=Friends with Benefits
GNO=Girls’ Night Out
HEA=Happily Ever After
HFN=Happy for Now
LGBT=Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender
MM or M/M=male/male
MFM=menage usually with straight men
MILF=Mother I’d Like to Fuck
MMF=menage with bi men
MC=Motorcycle Club or Main Character
NA=New Adult (characters between 17 and 23, slightly more tame sex)
NBR=Not Book Related
NSFW=Not Safe For Work
OM= Other Man
ONS=One Night Stand
OW= Other Woman
OMYM= Older Man Younger Woman
PI= Pseudo-Incest which means a romantic relationship between stepsiblings or a stepparent and stepchild, but no one is biologically related.
POC=Person of Color
POV=Point of view
PWP= Plot-What-Plot, otherwise known as smut fiction or pure erotica.
RH= Reverse Harem
T= If you see the T on its own, that means it contains “Taboo” content.
TBR=To Be Read (usually a list)
TSTL= Too stupid to live
UST=Unresolved Sexual Tension
WWBM=White woman, black male
YA=Young Adult (teen)