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Five-Minute Erotica

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Here's another entry in our wildly popular series of very short stories that can be enjoyed, start to finish, in less time than it takes to brew a cup of tea. This new anthology of pleasingly brief tales features contributions from some of the best writers of erotica today. While most of the stories feature heterosexual sex, Five-Minute Erotica also offers a good mix of fa ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published August 28th 2003 by Running Press (first published August 2003)
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Melissa
Mar 23, 2013 Melissa rated it it was amazing
Dear Marla, His Hands, A Closer Encounter, & The Real Reason I Have Long Hair are particularly good. Within is incredible!

I truly feel sorry for the people who don't understand that great sex is 90% cerebral~
Read2review
Jan 15, 2013 Read2review rated it really liked it
With 50 Shades becoming a overnight hit our local Waterstones (book shop) put together a table of the books with an erotic element. I have to admit I was very intreagued and ended up purchasing four different books. This was one of them.

Each story lives up to the “five minute” rule and were very easy to read. I liked some stories more than I liked others. Some left more to the imagination than others. On a whole the book was a really good read and there were no stories that left me feeling disap
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Composed of thirty-five short stories, at an average length of three pages each, the collection features twenty-seven contributing authors including M. Christian, Thomas Roche, Cecilia Tan, and Sage Vivant.

In the introduction, Queen states that these stories were chosen for a female heterosexual audience. While the gender of the narrators changes throughout the pieces, the stories do remain largely heterosexual. The stories themselves are rather diverse; however, they do stay on the tame side of
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CaroB
Just what I was in the mood for. I've been having a hard time concentrating on a book recently, too much happening in RL, so this collections of short stories was just the bedtime reading I was after :-)
suzi
Aug 03, 2015 suzi rated it really liked it
4 stars for diversity
Rosalía
Sep 16, 2010 Rosalía rated it it was ok
These stories can be read very quickly, in a rapid coffee break before working again for a stretch. Some stories in this collection are decent while others are just skeletons that really need to be elongated into a story that has 3000 words. I liked "Restaurant Opening," "Under the Camel Light," and "Subway." Most of the stories though,like rapid fire sex, were just uninspiring.
Jamie
Jan 01, 2015 Jamie rated it it was ok
Meh. The stories are short, possibly too brief to get anywhere good for me. While I suppose this is to be expected with an eclectic collection, I found only two of the stories arousing, three of them, shall we say, not my taste, and the rest: just meh. Perhaps I had my expectations set a little too high for a book edited by Queen.
Jennifer Glick
Nov 07, 2007 Jennifer Glick added it
Recommends it for: classy pervs
Fun and well written. Just what you'd want from high brow porn that can get your motor running.
Tomoeish
Oct 13, 2010 Tomoeish rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This book is basically everything you don't want to read in erotica. Or in anything. Ever.
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Carol Queen is an American author, editor, sociologist and sexologist active in the sex-positive feminism movement. Queen has written on human sexuality in books such as Real Live Nude Girl: Chronicles of Sex-Positive Culture. She has written a sex tutorial, Exhibitionism for the Shy: Show Off, Dress Up and Talk Hot, as well as erotica, such as the novel The Leather Daddy and the Femme. Queen has ...more
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