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Every month we feature erotic anthologies and novels, sensual romances, erotic chick lit, hot guy lit, gay and lesbian erotica, and more. Titles are recommended by the Erotica Readers & Writers Association and our website visitors.
Picture Me Naked: Erotica for Women
by Violet Blue
Picture Me Naked delivers risky, romantic, heart-pounding thrills. Joyful, daring, and authentic, these steamy stories revel in erotic adventure, from the sparks between strangers to the knowing caresses of longtime lovers. Not merely erotic, these stories are filled with strong characters and clever narratives showing a wide variety of sexual expression. In Louise Lagris’ “I Wish You Were Braille,” a city sophisticate greatly enjoys a hot New York encounter, while Kirsty Logan’s “Sealskin” is a rapturously sexy and mysterious tale of sex on the beach. Alison Tyler’s naughty roommate threesome get more then they bargained for in the dangerous and delicious “Want.”
Violet Blue's point of view, exhilaratingly expressed in this collection, is a glorious celebration of the finest and friskiest female erotic fiction today. In Blue’s own words, "Every single story is layered top to toe with explicit sex — hard and wet and mean and sweet, flowing with love and fused with characters who finally feel like us, with no apologies.”
Best Erotic Romance 2015 by Kristina Wright (Ed)
The fourth edition in the Best Erotic Romance series delivers the sexy, sensual, romantic stories readers have come to expect from editor Kristina Wright since the first edition received a starred review and was hailed as “deeply passionate” by Publishers Weekly. The new installment continues a tradition of excellence, with stories from some of the brightest new stars in the genre, including Renee Luke, Malin James, and Crystal Jordan.
Best Bondage Erotica 2015 by Rachel Kramer Bussel (Ed)
Rachel Kramer Bussel was at the vanguard of this new era of BDSM. Always a step ahead of the zeitgeist, this award-winning editor knows your private fetishes a lot better than you do. Now that 2 million readers are bondage curious, thanks to the runaway popularity of the Fifty Shades series, Rachel can help them explore their fantasies and realize their deepest desires.
Come Again: Sex Toy Erotica by Rachel Kramer Bussel (Ed)
In the latest collection from award-winning editor Rachel Kramer Bussel, sex toys bring couples, singles, and strangers to new heights of pleasure. The stories range from two couples who happen to share the same remote controlled device to some very hot rocks, a perfectly icy bed, a Superman dildo, and a day in the life of a very lucky vibrator. This fun collection gives you plenty of ideas for toys you’d like to try, and ones you wish someone would invent! From “Plastic Makes Perfect” to “The Secret Shopper” and “The Cure for the Common Lay,” the stories in Come Again are best read with your favorite sex toy handy.
Best Sex Writing 2015: The Year's Most Challenging and Provocative Essays on the Subject of Sex by Jon Pressick (Ed)
This exciting 2015 volume of Best Sex Writing features a number of significant bloggers and some of the most important stories of the past two years. Alexandria Goddard is the blogger who made the important connections in the historic Steubenville Rape Case; Epiphora is the most renowned and saucy sex toy reviewer who has legions of dedicated followers; Lux Alptraum has recently sold the wildly successful Fleshbot and taken an editorial position at Nerve. These contributors (and many others) know the words that sell online, and their presence in this collection will carry tremendous weight with readers.
Erotic Novels: Do you like sexy, provocative novels? You're going to love these titles and more at our Erotic Novels pages.
Taint by S. L. Jennings
This no-holds barred, sexy New York Times bestseller pushes the envelope like no other novel has as it spins the titillating, enticing tale of one man who teaches women everything they need to know to make their partners happy in the bedroom…while making their own wildest fantasies come true.
Right now, you're probably asking yourself two things: Who am I? And, what the hell are you doing here? Let's start with the most obvious question, shall we?
You're here, ladies, because you can't f*ck.
Oh, stop it. Don't cringe. No one under the age of 80 clutches their pearls. You might as well get used to it, because for the next six weeks, you're going to hear that word a lot. And you're going to say it a lot. Go ahead, try it out on your tongue. F*ck. F***ck. Ok, good. Now where were we? If you enrolled yourself in this program then you are wholly aware that you're a lousy lay. Good for you. Admitting it is half the battle. For those of you that have been sent here by your husband or significant other, dry your tears and get over it. You've been given a gift, ladies. The gift of mind-blowing, wall-climbing, multiple-orgasm-inducing sex. You have the opportunity to f*ck like a porn star. And I guarantee, you will when I'm done with you.
And who am I? Well, for the next six weeks, I will be your lover, your teacher, your best friend, and your worst enemy. Your every-f*cking-thing. I'm the one who is going to save your relationship and your sex life.
I am Justice Drake.
Caly's Game by Trinity
Caly Arling is a headstrong, independent attorney who has always been the hunter when it came to getting men into bed. As a fat chick, she learned a long time ago to grab her world by the horns. She doesn’t do relationships; she takes what she wants and sends the man on his way.
A Soldier's Seduction By Brandi Evans
When Gen learns her best guy friend is going back to Afghanistan, she arranges a sendoff he’ll never forget. Will it be an intimate dinner at her place or an adventure at an exclusive erotic club?
Sensual Romance: The following titles are romances of bone-melting passion, and enduring love. Browse our list of best sellers in the Sensual Romance pages.
The Eyes of Bast by Lisabet Sarai
Trust your heart. Follow your dreams.
Shaina Williams’ grandmother bequeathed her that wisdom, along with an old pendant from the Islands, carved from an ocelot’s tooth. When instinct tells Shaina to visit the feral cat trap she’s set in Central Park, she listens to that inner voice. She discovers she’s caged a magnificent black tom, but the cat inexplicably vanishes after she tends to his wounds. Seeking the errant feline, Shaina encounters instead a handsome stranger whose slightest touch sets her body on fire. As the day dawns after a night of ferocious passion, her mysterious lover is forced back into his true shape—the tomcat she rescued.
Born a cat, Tom was transformed into an unwilling shape shifter by a sorceress who craved a human plaything to satisfy her perverse lusts. Centuries old and irresistibly powerful, Delphine Montserrat will stop at nothing to find her runaway familiar. Shaina vows to do whatever is necessary to defeat the vicious but seductive witch and save the man she believes is her soul mate—even though it might mean losing him forever.
Heart Shot by Elizabeth Lapthorne
This is book nine in the The Agency series, see the full series listing here
Emily is a cautious assassin. While researching a target as a favor for a friend it all goes wrong, and she bumps into Finlay Mann—an Agent. A deep conspiracy has them only able to trust each other and risk their most venerable targets—their hearts.
Emily is an assassin—but one with a difference. She insists on checking out her targets herself, refusing to take a mission from her government contact—James—until she's satisfied the person truly does deserve to die. She's doing such research on a highly placed government man—a friend of the PM—when all hell breaks loose. The café Keyton Marshall is in is shot up, and Emily finds herself under attack.
Finlay Mann is with the Agency. He's tagging along, playing bodyguard when what was supposed to be a simple, time-filling, routine job goes seriously south. After making certain his client is safely away, he's drawn in by Emily. Together, they're trying to piece a complex puzzle and discover who is being lied to, betrayed, and possibly with traitorous results.
Unsure whom either can trust, it's the passion that flares between them that finally reassures them both they're on the same side, albeit from different perspectives. Emily is ensnared by Fin's loyalty and compassion, and Fin finds himself desperate to protect and support this fierce, hard woman who for too long has been able to rely on no one but herself. They both know the fatality of a heart shot, but each is helpless to resist the other.
Forever With Me: Book Eight in the With Me In Seattle Series (Volume 8) by Kristen Proby
From the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the With Me in Seattle Series comes the end of a saga… Dominic Salvatore seemingly has everything a man could want. He’s found a new relationship with his father and the entire Montgomery family. His vineyard, Coppa di Vita, is a success. There’s only one thing that eludes him: a certain driven, intelligent, sexy as hell blonde named Alecia.
Alecia works tirelessly building her event planning business. It’s the most important part of her life. Despite the beautiful, lavish weddings she organizes, Alecia is convinced that the idea of true love is a myth. While Dominic is a sexy, intriguing man, welcoming the handsome Italian into her bed, and her life, is a risk she’s not so sure she’s willing to take. However Dominic isn’t used to taking no for an answer, and it’s not long before these two are burning up the sheets and discovering a connection that neither can deny. But will it be strong enough to last forever?
One Night: Unveiled by Jodi Ellen Malpas (The One Night Trilogy)
A life without secrets and a passion without end . . .The story of Livy and M's passionate love affair comes to a stunning conclusion in the final book in the One Night trilogy!
Livy has never known pure desire like this. The gorgeous Miller Hart captivates her, seduces her, and worships her in deliciously sinful ways. He knows her innermost thoughts, drawing her ever deeper into his dangerous world.
Miller will do anything to keep Livy safe, even if it means risking his own life. But his dark history isn't the only thing that threatens their future together. As the truth of Livy's family legacy unravels, an unsettling parallel between past and present comes to light. Her world spinning out of control, Livy finds herself caught between the rapture of an all-consuming love—and a deadly obsession that could destroy them both ...
Gay Fiction: Like hot gay stories? We have an excellent selection of the very best at our Gay Fiction pages.
Spring Break at the Villa Hermes by Xavier Mayne
A Brandt and Donnelly Caper: Case File Four
Take This Man: Gay Romance Stories by Neil Plakcy (Ed)
A rarity — romantic erotica focused on male couples in committed relationships — Take This Man comes from one of the top-flight gay fiction writers, Neil Plakcy. Many erotic stories focus on the thrill of first contact, but Take This Man is thrillingly different, taking a close look at how much sexier an encounter can be when the two men involved have been together for long enough to make a commitment to each other.
Formalized or not, the fact remains that knowing what turns your partner on — and vice versa — makes encounters even hotter, especially when the erotic encounter is an expression of an emotional bond.
Best Gay Romance 2015 by Felice Picano (Ed)
Gay romance is coming into full bloom in the wake of the Defense of Marriage Act’s fall, and the literary world is giving this full expression. New series editor Felice Picano is one of the top gay writers in the world with many awards and much critical acclaim to his credit.
Picano has written novels, plays, and major nonfiction works and he is at his finest when it comes to the subject of love. In Best Gay Romance 2015, he gathers a sweepingly romantic collection of short fiction that is long on love (and sex).
Lesbian Fiction: Interested in lesbian erotica? Check out the extensive list of titles on our Lesbian Fiction pages.
Lesbian Lovers by Berengaria Brown
Three lesbian couples. Three very different situations. Three fulfilling journeys to happiness.
The Witches of Gloucester by Lisabet Sarai
It’s not about power. It’s about love.
The Beebo Brinker Omnibus: Ann Bannon's Pulp Classics
Designated the "queen of lesbian pulp fiction" for authoring five landmark novels, Ann Bannon's work defined lesbian fiction for the pre-Stonewall generation. Unlike many writers of the period, however, Bannon broke through the shame and isolation typically portrayed in lesbian pulps, offering instead women characters who embrace their sexuality against great odds.
Bombshells and Butches: Best Lesbian Erotica by Kathleen Warnock (Ed)
What are lesbians longing for? In Kathleen Warnock's spectacular parade of lesbian sex, women find love and lust in the most unexpected places — kitchens, cars, dance clubs, dungeons, and even a flowerbed. Femmes, baby dykes, bulldaggers, diesel dykes, studs, AGs, biker dykes, lipstick lesbians, and andros alike explore the heights of lust and the depths of desire in this breathtakingly sexy book.
Adult Movies: Hey, what's this Adult Movie stuff doing on a book page? You know what they say: A porn flick is worth a thousand orgasms, so treat your visual beast within by browsing through our Best In Adult Movies section.
Wander the Internet or your neighborhood and it's clear: throughout our culture, much of what was true 20 years ago is not necessarily the case now. Our relationships, romantic and otherwise, are in many ways beginning to reflect these new realities. Set against the vivid, natural beauty of Northern California and San Francisco, Marriage 2.0 follows a couple (India Summer and Ryan Driller) on their search for personal freedom, emotional and sexual bliss within the context of an honest and committed modern relationship.
What makes Marriage 2.0 a different kind of relationship movie is its frankness; for all the pleasures of open relationships, jealousy and vulnerability do not magically disappear. This love letter to San Francisco - the cultural epicenter of the alternative relationship movement - suggests that the ideas of growth, novelty, and sexual adventure can exist within a millennial marriage. Marriage 2.0 tells a story both timely and universal.
In the company of its diverse and storied cast including: Ryan Driller, India Summer, Andre Shakti, Mickey Mod, Sadie Lune, Dylan Ryan, Beretta James, Daisy Ducati, Christian Wilde, Juniper Gold and erotic cinema legend Nina Hartley; accompanied by many luminaries of the sex-positive community, including Carol Queen, Emily Morse, Reid Mihalko, and noted TED speaker and author of the NY Times best-seller Sex At Dawn Christopher Ryan, we are invited to celebrate a modern redefinition of the committed relationship - as a dynamic springboard for adventure, where unfettered physical and emotional intimacy can fuel our passion while strengthening the bond with those we love.
'People will find Marriage 2.0 both entertaining and enjoyable in a way that we just don’t come to expect from a general porn feature.' - XCritic
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