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Early Embraces: True Life Stories of Women Describing Their First Lesbian Experience

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This collection of real-life first-person stories by women from around the country describing their first sexual experience with another woman sparkles with laughter, awkward moments, and plenty of hot sex. These sometimes naughty, sometimes nice stories take a tantalizing and illuminating peek at just how lesbians begin the process of exploring their sexuality. Occasional ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published November 1st 1996 by Alyson Books
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Freyja Vanadis
Sep 03, 2012 Freyja Vanadis rated it really liked it
A delightful collection of short (very short - some were only two pages long) stories of women's first time sexual experiences with other women. I would've given it five stars but there were a few stories that were written in poem form, and my interest in poetry is less than zero. Otherwise, it's a really sweet book. I didn't read it as erotica because I don't think that's what it was meant to be, even though these stories are about sex and a few of them are somewhat explicit. One of the previou ...more
Acquafortis
May 21, 2012 Acquafortis rated it it was amazing
I read it slowly, taking months to finish, savouring every single story being told. Stories told from the heart, many with pain and passion that only self-discovery can bring.
In most of the stories I could identify myself with a feeling, an emotion, a situation or a detail.
So I would suggest it to all those who are in search of their sexual identity or just feeling as the only one on plant earth.
Sarah
Nov 20, 2008 Sarah rated it really liked it
What can I say? I love it. Lots of emotional intensity as opposed to physical erotic intensity...although plenty of that is incorporated, too ;)
Meen
I figure reading some of these might be helpful since my first lesbian experience was so freaking traumatic and humiliating! :)
Yvonne
Oct 08, 2012 Yvonne rated it really liked it


A heartwarming, sometimes heartbreaking, account of sexual encounters between women. I enjoyed the turn of every page.
Kylie
Apr 11, 2009 Kylie rated it it was amazing
Shelves: glbtq
These are all good stories. Some of them are erotic too--but regardless, they are all interesting to read.
Andre
Feb 26, 2008 Andre rated it it was ok
Reads like erotic. Sometimes clitche, but often sweet. Too much sex for me.
April Neylan
Jan 23, 2015 April Neylan rated it it was amazing
This book made me cry... a lot.
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A really nice collection of stories filled with a bit of everything. There is romance, love, passion and lust as well as heartache, pain, misery and loss. This book isn't full of just erotica (although there is some) it's full of real stories written by real people.
Honor
Jul 12, 2008 Honor rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: lesbians & romantics
This entire series is pretty much to die for. Normally I'd write a more expansive review, but the title and jacket are self-explanatory, and it's a simple idea.

Reading it is like falling in love every three pages. It's wonderful.
HeavyReader
I bought this book because my friend Karen F. has a piece in it.

Lots of sweet and juicy stories, but it doesn't quite work as erotica for me.
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