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Herotica 1: A Collection of Women's Erotic Fiction (Herotica #1)

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The original volume of the bestselling women's erotica series
Paperback, 160 pages
Published August 1st 1998 by Down There Press (first published September 1st 1988)
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Freyja Vanadis
A friend gave me this book way back in autumn 1991. She had gotten it from a friend, who possibly got it from another friend. She said she was just passing it on and hoped I'd continue the cycle. Back then I never threw away or gave away books, so I kept it after I read it. I haven't read it since then, and now I remember why. These stories are AWFUL!!! Whether the theme is lesbian, straight, sci-fi, gender bending, or what have you, they're all just cringe-inducing. There's only one I've liked ...more
brass
this book gave me an anti hard on. so did the next three. not even a spark. damn lesbians.
Kesler
Feb 14, 2013 Kesler added it
This book is to erotic literature as Super Mario 64 is to video games.
Ann
Jul 27, 2015 Ann added it
This was my very first purchase of anything a Roddick.
This intriguing anthology has something for everyone. I was very glad to find in the future that the abridged version of this and similar books are on audio format.
Gina M Jordan
I read this years ago & remember how disappointing it was. Either I'm just into more directly expressed sexuality (porn) or this book was too soft & amorphous. The stories were like disconnected dreams that did little to feed the libido. For people who don't want to look at a fantasy head on, but prefer subtle references to sex activities & dreamy scenes bearing no real relation to real sex/life, this may be your type. For truly great erotica try Anne Rice "Exit to Eden" or Beauty tr ...more
Jasmine Star
The introduction is the best part of this book. The stories get cheesy, but the intro is like an essay about womens sexuality and feminism, Its fantastic.
HeavyReader
More woman-centered erotica. Good stuff! I really like the variety of sex included in the Herotica books.
Marian Savill
Enjoyed alot of the stories, some not so much, there's a great variety, something for every woman! ;o)
Krystle
Enjoyable collection, as all of Susie Brights collections are!
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Herotica (7 books)
  • Herotica 2: A Collection of Women's Erotic Fiction
  • Herotica 3: A Collection of Women's Erotic Fiction
  • Herotica 4: A New Collection of Erotic Writing by Women
  • Herotica 5: A New Collection of Women's Erotic Fiction
  • Herotica 6: A New Collection of Women's Erotica (Herotica (Down There Press))
  • Herotica 7: New Erotic Fiction by Women
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