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Come Again: Sex Toy Erotica Book Review

Come Again: Sex Toy Erotica, edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel just came out and boy is it delightful! What I’ve been so pleased to see is that this book, even with a straightforward title, challenges how people define and think about sex toys. From…

Best Sex Writing of the Year: Volume 1

This year marks the first publication of a new series: Best Sex Writing of the Year: On Consent, BDSM, Porn, Race, Sex Work, and More. This new book was edited by Jon Pressick, blogger at SexinWords.ca, who has graciously written a guest post for…

Alison Tyler Book Bundle Blog Tour

Welcome to 50 Shades Better: Alison Tyler’s Realistic Stories of Submission. Cleis Press provided me with an excellent excerpt below from one of the books on this tour, Dark Secret Love: a Story of Submission. This book is a beautiful, raw erotic story about…

Penthouse Variations on Oral

Penthouse Variations on Oral: Erotic Stories of Going Down, is part of a new series from Cleis Press. Barbara Pizio, the executive editor at Penthouse Variations, is the editor of this delightful new erotica anthology. What I love about this book most is…

A Princess Bound Excerpt

Like I said in my previous review, A Princess Bound: Naughty Fairy Tales for Women is a fantastic book. Kudos to Kristina Wright! Featured here is an exclusive excerpt from this anthology. Excerpt from “In the Palace of Gods and Monsters” by Michelle…

50 Shades of Kink: Book Review

Tristan Taormino’s book 50 Shades of Kink: An Introduction to BDSM came out as an e-book shortly after the wave of 50 Shades of Grey began to hit us by storm. Taormino was determined to get accurate information out into the world as soon…

The Sexy Librarian’s Big Book of Erotica

The Sexy Librarian’s Big Book of Erotica, edited by Rose Caraway, is a delightful new anthology from Cleis Press. I love how much this book pays homage to libraries and librarians–from the array of topics and sub-genres to the card catalog chapter introductions.…

A Princess Bound

Oh man. Fuck. Let me start right off with saying this book blew me away. I love fantasy and I love erotica, but together? This book is pure magic. I finished A Princess Bound: Naughty Fairy Tales for Women, edited by Kristina Wright, in a day,…

Never Say Never Interview

Hooray! Alison Tyler graciously agreed to answer a few of my questions about the making of Never Say Never: Tips, Tricks and Erotic Inspiration for Lovers. A) Where did the inspiration to create this how-to-meets-erotica book come from?  I’m a die-hard fan of guides. I love the…

Can’t Get Enough: Guest Post & Review

Can’t Get Enough: Erotica for Women is a wonderful new anthology edited by Tenille Brown. Check out Tenille’s fantastic guest post below. This book is great as a beach read, because each piece has an added sense of lustful urgency that is easy to…