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In this long-awaited, graphically intense exploration of seduction, romance, and erotic fantasy, no taboos are put on shared pleasure or the imagination of desire. Lonnie Barbach, a highly regarded professional in the field of sexuality and relationships, has collected 22 erotic and arousing stories written by both men and women. In her commentaries, Barbach examines the s ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published February 1st 1996 by Plume (first published 1994)
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Jennifer Worrell
Sep 06, 2016 Jennifer Worrell rated it it was ok
Wow. This is quite the collection.
It runs the gamut from great to sweet to "how not to write."
Most of the sex is pretty tame—not much in the way of freaky kinks—though graphic and fairly sexy. Some uses terminology that's embarrassing at best and takes you right out of the moment.

Though I didn't care for the stories at the end, it was an interesting section: three stories, told in six chapters, by both POVs of three couples discussing their sex lives with their partners. I hadn't seen that befor
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Jim son of Jim (formerly PhotoJim)
A collection of short erotic stories. Some good, some not so much. The author seems to have a particular ax to grind about the difference between male authors and female authors. She also wastes no time in letting us know that female authors are far superior in every way shape and form. Still very interesting and some of the stories were definitely hot.
Will
Nov 01, 2012 Will rated it liked it
Shelves: relationships
22 stories... some wild, some mild, and some just really strange and out there.

One thing it did try to do was point out stories written by men and those by women and the differences on which each like and seem to focus on.
Jessica McReaderpants
Nov 17, 2014 Jessica McReaderpants rated it it was ok
Shelves: erotica
Not very good.I found it boring and rather mundane. However it might float your boat. It was way way vanilla.
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Sep 22, 2008 Tim rated it it was amazing
These stories are great for bedtime. They won't make you sleepy, but they will get you ready for bed!
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A little bored after reading a few stories. Some of the stories I thought were dumb.
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