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Bedtime Stories: A Collection of Erotic Fairy Tales

3.23  ·  Rating details ·  378 Ratings  ·  53 Reviews
All-new! Fairy tales retold with an erotic edge, by the national bestselling author of the Sons of Destiny series.

Jean Johnson sneaks between the covers of such classic fairy tales as Beauty and the Beast, Puss n' Boots, and Sleeping Beauty, and refashions them into bedtime stories for adults only. With clever gender twists, hot fetishistic turns, other-worldly desires,
Kindle Edition, 368 pages
Published (first published March 31st 2010)
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Oct 19, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
What a treat! I rarely read an erotic story or a fairy tale, so this was quite outside my normal reading. I don't even know why or how I wound up with it on my ereader, but I'm glad I did.

The fairy tales are:
The Frog Prince
The Courtship of Wali Daad
The Pricess on the Glass Hill
Snow White & the Seven Dwarves
Sleeping Beauty
Beauty & the Beast
The King Who Heard A Joke

The settings varied with some being rather traditional fairy tale settings, others were SF stories & some we
Nov 17, 2010 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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I have learnt a ruthless lesson! Never procure anything that screams EROTICA while I am PMSing. It’s reminiscent of waking up next to your imbalanced ex-boyfriend after a night of drunken bliss fancying that you would have rather fucked a maggot.

Crammed with inane foreplay banter and oodles of exasperating vanilla sexual antics, it made the antiquarian Grimm brothers seem more arousing.
Georgina Parkin
Jun 27, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017
So... I'm about to tell the world some shameful things... I bought this book back in 2010 when I was 16-17years old on school holidays visiting my mum and back then I was actually reading but I just never got around to reading this. Ive had this book through moving house 4 times since then, and still I never read it. SEVEN FUCKING YEARS. It wasn't that I didn't want to read it, and yes, there was about a 4 year span in there where I didn't read one book, but I'm honestly dying over the fact it's ...more
Arec Rain
I love erotica. The only thing I love reading more than erotica is fairytale erotica. I had high hopes for this book, and while the book didn’t meet the expectations that I had, it pleasantly surprised me. I was expecting something along the lines of what Nancy Madore writes about. Instead, I received a handful of very creative stories that were expertly written.

Not all the stories actually had sex in them, yet did have something that made them erotica. Each story also had its own world, stor
Jun 11, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Frog Prince :/
The Courtship of Wali Daad :)
The Princess on the Glass Hill :/
Snow White :)
Sleeping Beauty :)
Beauty and the Beast :)
Puss in Boots :)
The King Heard a Joke :(

I noticed in a lot of the stories that the title of the next story was mentioned or referred to. It was also odd that it contained a lot of fairytales that I didn't know (Courtship of Wali Daad, Princess on the Glass Hill and the King Heard a Joke) since I'm kind of a fairytale fanatic. The downside of fairytales is that the
Feb 01, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I didn't particularly like this book. When the cover of a book says "Erotic Fairy Tales", I expect some erotic fairy tales. Not some odd (if not interesting) spin on a classic tale. What I mean by that, is that I didn't like how half the stories were given a sci-fi twist. I love sci-fi as much as the next person, but when it comes to classic fairy just seemed wrong to me. I couldn't even finish the book. The only story I did like was "The Courtship of Wali Daad", just because it was s ...more
While these stories did give a naughty slant on various fairy tales, I found myself dissatisfied at the passive roles given for many of the women involved. They were often placed at the mercy of or in the hands of the males around them. They weren’t made slaves but they were forced to submit to the men in their lives in order to find release or satisfaction. It didn’t appeal to my tastes at all, although I will admit that the erotic quotient was neatly placed within the context of the stories. I ...more
I am not a big fan of people sexing up fairy tails, so it was with reluctance I picked up this book. I do like this author so thought I would give this one a try.

For the most part these stories had only a vague similarity to fairy tales and while they are labeled as erotic and contain sex in them they have an oddly innocent air to them.

I found my favorites were The Courtship of Wali Daad, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (which is set in her Sons of Destiny world), and Beauty and the Beast. I wi
Jun 24, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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#1 The Frog Prince - wonderfully hilarious. It definitely got me into the book and forced me to read it 'till the end. A real shame no other fairytale was funny, because that's what got me into it and what I expected from the collection. 4 stars.
#2 The Courtship of Wali Daad - boring, boring, boring... oh my god. Almost made me drop it. Also, if I ever again in my life hear the word "simple", it'll be too soon. 2 stars.
#3 Princess on the Glass Hill - not sure what was so erotic about i

This collection of stories consists of 8 fairytale spinoffs. The collection is best read in order because each one refers to the other. Overall, I think this was a fun collection. Even though I read erotica, I’m typically not into fairy tale spinoffs but my GR friend recommended this book so I went for it. For the most part these tales are witty and fun. Some of the tales take place in a fantasy world, others are sci-fi and others are set in worlds the author has previous books for. I haven’t re
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Berkley/Jove Authors Bio

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(1)romance author, science fiction author

Jean Johnson currently lives in the Pacific Northwest, has played in the SCA for 25 years, sings a lot, and argues with her cat about territorial rights to her office chair. She loves hearing from her readers, and has a distinct sense of humor. Rig
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