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Sweet, sensual adoration and dirty, rough sex meet in this anthology of queer smut penned by Top Sex Blogger Sinclair Sexsmith. The complete collection includes sixteen of Sinclair’s best queer erotica short stories, full of dapper dates, femmes in pretty dresses, flogging, bondage, flirting on the subway, bold moves, and (of course) strap-ons. From ongoing lovers to one-n ...more
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Published September 15th 2014 by Maverick Press
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Char Dafoe
Dec 18, 2021 rated it really liked it
This was a great collection of butch/femme erotica tales

I thoroughly enjoyed myself while reading the various different scenes ranging from bondage, whipping, spanking, public sex, D/s, and good old fashioned fingering. The only complaint I have is how each story was told. They were all told through the butches perspective. I would have loved just one story told through the femmes eyes, how she saw her butch, her body, her movements, her c*ck, everything. My favourite scenes were when the butch
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Woody Chichester
Apr 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is erotica as it should be. Smart, sexy, and makes your heart race as you read it. Not just the old butch/femme trope, there are plenty of delicious unexpected twists to go around and back again.
BD Swain
Nov 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
In the preface to this collection, Mr. Sexsmith writes, “I deeply believe that the personal is political and that being transparent about one’s life is a spiritual path.” It’s this belief that, in my mind, makes Sinclair’s smut some of the absolute best I’ve ever read. It takes a writer who knows themself to take you here, to the place I find myself after reading these stories. This is a real life introduction to there person behind the stories, a firm handshake from the confident butch who ends ...more
kay
Sep 17, 2020 rated it it was ok
Read this as part of a queer book club, and it was just... underwhelming. All the women Sinclair was with were all femme thin white women, who were often nameless and lacked any depth beyond lackluster descriptions of their appearances. The book was full of cliche tropes with library scenes, a straight girl, etc. Maybe one chapter out of the 16 actually elicited some emotion in me, with each story line following practically the same arch that was almost never satisfying. There also needed to be ...more
LeeBookie
Mar 18, 2021 rated it really liked it
This book has several short erotic stories within it. This is the kind of erotica that gets right down to business in case you’re short on time or patience. Each story features a strong butch top and then varied femme types in each story. The butch is always packing and gives it good & hard to some lucky ladies.
Periodic
Sep 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
The mix of both kinky BDSM and sexual liaisons hits me in all the right spots, so when I was asked to review Sinclair Sexsmith’s new book, Sweet and Rough: Sixteen Stories of Queer Smut, I started feeling that familiar tingling all over again.
Each story is a power struggle, though sometimes it isn’t revealed till the last few paragraphs who was actually topping and bottoming in each scene. I like the fact that, as with real life BDSM relationships, and some vanilla ones too, that twist of fate i
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Ale
I got a free copy of this in exchange for an honest review of the anthology -- so here I am.

Normally, I don't read erotica at all. I used to read terrible Danielle Steel novels as a teen, but years of terrible fanfiction have pretty much made me weary of reading anything. Now, don't get me wrong, there are plenty of lovely bits of fiction out there, but for the longest time I was convinced that erotica just wasn't for me. I am glad that Sinclair Sexsmith has proved me wrong.

A collection of 16 st
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Lauren Fleming
May 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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I think Sinclair Sexsmith has entered my mind. This is exactly what I want a butch to think when we go on a date. I want them to appreciate all of the hard work I’ve put into making myself up, then I want them to fuck it all up in a wild rage of (consensual) lust.

But Sinclair knows I want this. Sinclair knows what they’re doing to me.

What is glaringly apparent reading Sweet and Rough: Sixteen Stories of Queer Smut is that Sinclair Sexsmith knows lust, desire, and longing, and better than that, S
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Avery Cassell
Mar 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Sixteen sexy stories; I came out of reading these tales these convinced that Sinclair had a thing for the clinking of ice cubes and sultry looks from lowered eyes…and I appreciate someone who knows what turns them on! There’s lots of blushing from both the tops and the bottoms here, and lots of bottoms determinedly making their needs known, either overtly or more subtly. These stories are rich with sensuality, awash in steamy kisses, soft flesh, and dim lights. I loved how much attention Sinclai ...more
Tequila
Sep 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is an amazing collection of erotica put together and written by Sinclair Sexsmith. I enjoyed every story that is in the collection and do not regret purchasing this book. I have been a fan of Sexsmith's blog for quite some time now and reading this collection of erotica has made me an even bigger fan. If you're looking for some amazing queer smut erotica, this anthology is for you! ...more
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Sinclair Sexsmith is "the best-known butch erotica writer whose kinky, groundbreaking stories have turned on countless queer women" (AfterEllen), who "is in all the books, wins all the awards, speaks at all the panels and readings, knows all the stuff, and writes for all the places" (Autostraddle). ​Their sex, gender, kink, and relationship blog Sugarbutch appears frequently on top sex blog lists, ...more

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