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Anything for You

4.05  ·  Rating Details ·  40 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
Rachel Kramer Bussel is at the top of her game in BDSM erotica and now shares the pleasure in a one-of-a-kind book, custom-made for couples. Anything for You is stimulating reading, both for experienced players and those just discovering the joy of tying up your lover or bending over for the one you love These explicit stories of obsessive desire unlock the door to a world ...more
Paperback, 244 pages
Published August 7th 2012 by Cleis Press
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Aug 12, 2012 Karen rated it really liked it
Shelves: erotica, bdsm
How far would you go for love? This book exploits that question with 19 incredibly naughty tales of BDSM and devotion. Published by Cleis Press and edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel this book is steamy! The authors in this collaboration push the envelope with racy kinks and characters I can’t stop thinking about.

More then a few of the characters find themselves bound, more than that they are bound by their desire to please. The stories in Anything For You roll easy from story to story. This first s
Dec 01, 2012 Miranda rated it really liked it
See my review here: http://www.bittenbyparanormalromance....

A collection of shorts that give you and inside look of how BDSM and adventurous couples are. This is a sensual read with all different kinds of partners. You get a little bit of almost everything. Bondage, flogging, swingers, master/slave, topping from the bottom, f/f, f/f/m..and so on. It truly is a great book for couples on the kinkier side.
Zander Vyne
Aug 08, 2012 Zander Vyne rated it really liked it
Rachel Kramer Bussel has gathered a stellar collection of stories here, and you're sure to find something that will light your fire.

Highlights -

Normal, by Charlotte Stein - This was my favorite story because it was just so different, so edgy, so dark, and delicious all at the same time. This one is told from a woman's perspective and describes a game she plays with her lover that begins with her putting two fingers to the back of his neck and saying, "If you move a muscle, I'll blow your fuckin
Romancing the Book
Jan 17, 2013 Romancing the Book rated it really liked it
Reviewed by: Patti
Book provided by: Publisher
Review originally posted at Romancing the Book

Anthologies for me are a wonderful way of testing the waters for undiscovered authors. It is like going somewhere for a drink and appetizers and enjoying the food so much you go back another time for a dinner date.

Anything for You was a very hard book for me to rate. I tried to keep a running rating in my head because some of the stories were really good and some were likeable, but not great. I really conn
Aug 25, 2012 Dawn rated it it was amazing
Having read a number of RKB collections, I knew that this one would have quality writing and a good variety of scenarios. In this particular instance, I also knew these would be stories I could relate to. As expected, this collection did not disappoint. Obviously, you can’t expect highly-developed characters in stories that are maybe 10 pages long, at the most. But that’s not even a concern here. The scenarios are fairly realistic and believable, and things play out quickly but in a very satisfy ...more
Lisabet Sarai
Sep 15, 2012 Lisabet Sarai rated it really liked it  ·  (Review from the author)
This is a strong collection of erotic fiction focusing dominance and submission within established relationships. Standout stories include Charlotte Stein's "Normal", a peek at the strange games played by an apparently ordinary couple; "Interview", by Talon Rihai and Salome Wilde, a searingly honest alternation between the voices of a slave and his mistress; Teresa Noelle Roberts' "New Games on a Saturday Night", in which a jaded Dom discovers the delight of initiating a new sub; Ariel Graham's ...more
May 06, 2013 Jillyn rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Kinky couples
Recommended to Jillyn by: Rachel
Anything for You: Erotica for Kinky Couples is an anthology of nearly twenty erotic short stories. This collection is unique, in that it focuses on a very particular reader audience: couples. This book contains a story for everyone, and is sizzling hot from cover to cover, and on each page in between.


Four stars.

The thing that I adore about Rachel Kramer Bussel's anthologies is the amazing variation that she includes in each book. Anything For You is absolutely no exception to this. Within thi
Jul 12, 2013 Jennlynn rated it really liked it
Anything For You: Erotica for Kinky Couples is a book of 19 very good, believable, fun, erotic stories. A few of my favorites were: Everything She Wanted (M/f, married couple, attend play party), Petting Zoo (F/m, committed couple, play party, spanking, play with others), Lap It Up (F/f, puppy play), Teppanyaki (M/f, another couple joins, exhibitionism, humiliation), and I Tend to Her (M/f, when the slave is sick, her master nurses her to health).

There was an enjoyable mix of dynamics throughout
Jun 17, 2013 James rated it it was ok
Shelves: audiobook
The problem is not that it's not erotic, it's that the tales are rarely interesting. Why does erotica always seem to be formulaic and rarely novel? It is one big cliche'...
Apr 13, 2014 Avory rated it really liked it
Shelves: fiction-erotic
The press release for Anything for You described the fictional anthology as a "guidebook to great sex," so I admittedly held it to a slightly higher standard as a collection intended to be shared with a partner and used for bedroom ideas. Like the last Cleis book I reviewed, this one focuses on kink in established relationships, but unlike that anthology, the first story of this one immediately drew me in. Lisabet Sarai offers a dominant male narrator who reveals uncertainty at returning to play ...more
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Oct 20, 2012 Salome Wilde rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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I'm a writer, editor, book reviewer, journalist, interviewer, blogger, and event organizer. I've edited over 60 anthologies, and my books have won 8 IPPY (Independent Publisher) Awards. I have written for Alternet, The Daily Beast,, The Frisky, Glamour, Gothamist, Harper's Bazaar, Huffington Post, Inked, Jezebel, Mediabistro, New York Post, The New York Observer, Penthouse, The Root, Salo ...more
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