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Women — and especially moms — across the country are getting their freak on behind the pages of Fifty Shades of Grey, the latest “romance” novel to hit bookstore shelves this month (after, uh, huge sales in e-book form). If FSG is your first bit of kinky lit, you might want to cozy up with these sexy classics — hot new e-books and erotic anthologies — highly recommended by my pal Rachel Kramer Bussel, editor of Irresistible: Erotic Romance for Couples andOrgasmic: Erotica for Women. So go ahead, crack the spines on these … they may just inspire you to crack a whip in the bedroom:
It has many names: Hoo-ha, vajayjay, peekachoo special thanks to Chelsea Handler for popularizing the last term. But Rachel Kramer Bussel likes to call it a word you can’t say in a family newspaper — think kitty cat. Talking about sexual parts and what we do with them is Bussel’s realm of expertise. She’s an erotic writer, sex journalist and editor of the new book, “Best Sex Writing 2012.” In this provocative title, Bussel, who lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., was assisted by Santa Cruz sexpert Susie Bright, who helped select the works in the book, wrote a chapter, and provided the introduction.
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Edible version of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne, complete with a Kraken, via Library Thing. Not sure if we could even eat such a beautiful work of art.
To read a novel is a difficult and complex art. You must be capable not only of great fineness of perception, but of great boldness of imaginationVirginia Woolf