Definitions

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  • n. a popular novel involving frequent explicit sexual encounters, normally in a contemporary setting

Etymologies

from bonk + blockbuster (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • So it was surprising to hear the Sky News presenter had taken critical brickbats about her debut bonkbuster, First Ladies, to heart.

    Media Monkey's Diary

  • These texts, written in the style of 1980s bonkbuster novels but with the content of newsy autobiography, could change the face of publishing.

    Bonk-bios, the perfect beach books

  • This one reminded me of Louise Bagshawe or one of the other British bonkbuster authors - quite European though it's set in LA and New York as well as France and revenge-oriented rather than Phillips' usual football-player types being thrust into situations with quirky heroines.

    Review: Glitter Baby

  • And I've just finished a bonkbuster- that's what in England we call a big beach read of a book with lots of sex, shopping and intrigue – it's called DIVAS and it comes out in the UK in August under the name Rebecca Chance.

    Interview with Lauren Henderson

  • I'm not honestly sure that I'd go as far as to call it a bonkbuster, but I can understand that the book isn't for everyone.

    Gladiatrix, by Russell Whitfield. Book review.

  • I gave up about halfway through Gladiatrix: it was too much of a bonkbuster for blokes to appeal to me.

    Gladiatrix, by Russell Whitfield. Book review.

  • One paper heralded the film as “Vivaldi, the sex-obsessed rock star”, giving some idea of the tone of this likely bonkbuster.

    Archive 2008-03-02

  • Just finished Idoru by William Gibson and started an absolutely delicious bonkbuster called Riders.

    News 'n' Notes

  • OK, so I didn't see the whale - my nose was deep in a book when the cry went up - but I did catch sight of several dolphins, a far more exciting diversion than my holiday bonkbuster.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Samson and Gilmour listened as the novelist India Knight left revealed that she secretly wants to write a bonkbuster, but that it's harder than it looks.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

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