Bookshelf

Your Long Weekend Reading List

Every American has certain unalienable Rights: Life, Liberty, the pursuit of Happiness...and a really good book.

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Your Reading Life

Banned Books: Artifacts from the Past or Reliable Indicators of True Greatness?

Any book about kinky sex which can elicit such dramatically opposing set of responses from two generations of women surely deserves my concentration.

By • 3 years ago
Your Reading Life

Libraries Are My Safe Place (Or, How I Learned to Wave My Freak Flag)

Librarians were my first editors. Their constructive criticism always came with a healthy dose of encouragement. And, of course, we would recommend books to each other.

By • 3 years ago
Your Reading Life

If You Like Your Bodices Ripped and Your Buckles Swashed

Best enjoyed in a steaming, flower-scented pink bubblebath with a pot of tea and a plate of macarons, this is the perfect book to indulge in on a rainy day.

By • 3 years ago
Your Reading Life

Writing in Your Books: An Act of Engagement or Blasphemy?

Is the physical book merely a vessel for conveying ideas, or is it a canvas to be respected and preserved?

By • 3 years ago
Author Essay

“On the Scary Mother Spectrum, My Character is an 8 out of 10”

Josephine’s main torture implement is her mind. She’s got a witchy way of making her mental suggestions come true.

By Koren Zailckas • 3 years ago
Author Essay

Nap Time is the Most Wonderful Time in Mommy’s Day

Some days Mommy is lucky if you fall asleep for ten minutes in her arms after forty-five minutes of bouncing you on her former exercise ball (at least it’s getting some sort of use).

By Lyranda Martin-Evans and Fiona Stevenson • 3 years ago
Author Essay

5 ‘Dirty’ Books that Changed Me

"I think erotica sells largely because people don’t tend to lend these books out," says bestselling erotica author L. Marie Adeline. She shares five of her favorite 'dirty' books.

By L. Marie Adeline • 3 years ago