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A Princess Bound: Naughty Fairy Tales for Women

by Kristina Wright Cleis Press (June 16, 2014)

Face it, fairy tales were always kind of kinky: from beautiful queens tied up in knots by wicked sorcerers to a wide variety of naughty and nice scenarios. Someone was always getting tied to a bed! In this new...

Best Sex Writing 2012: The State of Today's Sexual Culture

by Rachel Kramer Bussel Cleis Press (January 17, 2012)

In Best Sex Writing 2012, editor Rachel Kramer Bussel and judge Susie Bright collect the year’s most challenging and provocative nonfiction articles on this endlessly evocative subject. The essays here comprise...

Best Lesbian Erotica of the Year, Volume 3

by Sacchi Green Cleis Press (December 11, 2018)

Best Lesbian Erotica of the Year, Volume 3 will prove to be yet another addition to this body-tingling series—the gold standard for erotic lesbian fiction. This year it journeys into the world of lesbian sex...

Best Women's Erotica of the Year

by Rachel Kramer Bussel Cleis Press (December 11, 2018)

In Best Women’s Erotica of the Year, Volume 4, award-winning editor Rachel Kramer Bussel has gathered the hottest sexy stories starring outspoken women who daringly pursue love and lust. You’ll read about...

A Dirty Word

by Steph Auteri Cleis Press (October 09, 2018)

Steph Auteri is a sex writer. In her fifteen years as a journalist, she has reviewed sex toys, attended sex parties, researched sexual health, and even participated in “cuddle parties.” There’s only one...

Sex Objects

by Delilah Devlin Cleis Press (July 19, 2016)

High powered, high ranking...and in high heels.

The term sex object brings to mind a curvaceous starlet on a casting couch or an iconic, bee-stung-lipped beauty being pursued by a powerful, capable man. In Sex...

I Want You Bad

by Rachel Kramer Bussel Cleis Press (July 14, 2015)

Experience the Heights of Passion and the Depths of Desire.

We've all been there—so taken by a lover that you just can't stop thinking about him. Your imagination runs wild, fueling your fantasies. You feel...

Three of Hearts

by Kristina Wright Cleis Press (March 17, 2015)

Three’s company? No, three’s a charm! Three of Hearts features sexy trios who are not just falling into bed, they’re falling (or have already fallen) in love. These stories explore the threesome dynamic...

Best Gay Erotica of the Year, Volume 4

by Rob Rosen Cleis Press (December 11, 2018)

Much like a fine wine the Best Gay Erotica series just keeps getting better with each passing year—and this year’s volume is no exception! With M/M erotic stories about dominant men standing tall and powerful...

Best Lesbian Erotica of the Year, Volume 2

by Sacchi Green Cleis Press (November 21, 2017)

Looking forthe steamiest stories of female-on-female passion? You’ve found them! Best Lesbian Erotica of the Year, Volume 2 showcases only the most lustful and orgasmic F/F stories, from one-night stands with...

The Cleis Press Sextionary

by Cleis Press Cleis Press (August 22, 2017)

What do you call someone who is only attracted to stomachs? How about people who have sexual love for statues, dragons, or scents? Just what is the difference between Andosexuality and Pansexuality, where are...

Witches, Princesses, and Women at Arms

by Sacchi Green Cleis Press (April 18, 2017)

In this sexy, erotic anthology of twisted fairy tales, the damsels are the ones doing the rescuing! Full of ancient, adapted tales that were changed to include female/female pairings and also some brand new...


by Asa Akira Cleis Press (October 24, 2017)

“What do porn stars find erotic?” is a question that has baffled the minds of adult film fans for decades. Thanks to adult film star and best-selling author of Insatiable and Dirty Thirty, Asa Akira, we...

Live Through This

by Caly Cane Cleis Press (May 23, 2017)

This powerful book couldn’t come at a more timely juncture. With our deep misunderstanding of racial identity, the murder of transgender women increasing at an alarming rate, and the battle of faith and...

Lucky Jim

by James Hart Cleis Press (April 03, 2017)

Lucky Jim is the memoir of writer Jim Hart, the story of how he survived a violent childhood home, created a love that was both so right and so wrong, overcame obsessive dependencies, and finally found the...

An Absent God

by Vincent Wilde Cleis Press (October 24, 2017)

After his exciting debut in The Combat Zone, detective-for-hire Cody Harper finds himself in the sights of Rodney Jessup, a pious reverend turned failed presidential candidate. Despite Jessup’s involvement...

The Combat Zone

by Vincent Wilde Cleis Press (January 10, 2017)

From the underbelly of Boston's officially sanctioned red-light district--The Combat Zone--to a neo-Nazi compound in the secluded mountains of New Hampshire, gay cross-dressing sleuth Cody Harper hunts a murderer....

On Fire

by Rachel Kramer Bussel Cleis Press (July 18, 2017)

In On Fire, today’s top erotic romance authors don’t skimp on love or lust--they are entwined in tales that will make pulses pound and hearts race. Bestselling editor Rachel Kramer Bussel takes us inside...

While My Wife's Away

by James Lear Cleis Press (June 20, 2017)

To all appearances, Joe Heath is a typical straight married man, living with his wife and two teenage children, commuting to work, playing sports, enjoying a beer… But there are things about Joe that his friends...

Penthouse Variations on Three-Ways

by Penthouse Variations Cleis Press (November 08, 2016)

A celebration of every erotica readers' favorite fantasy, Penthouse Variations on Three-Ways offers incredible tales featuring MMF, FFM, MMM, and FFF pairings. Spend a steamy night reading stories of three...

Penthouse Variations on Anal

by Penthouse Variations Cleis Press (March 14, 2017)

An erotic collection of stories by the sexperts at Penthouse Variations magazine. This collection brings readers to the backside and tells wild tales of anal encounters. From stories of first-timers, to experienced...

Penthouse Variations on Quickies

by Penthouse Variations Cleis Press (January 10, 2017)

Penthouse Variations on Quickies showcases the intense pleasures of quick sexual encounters. From five-minute frolics and almost fully-clothed romps to the passionate necessity of fast love to avoid unseemly...

Best Gay Erotica of the Year, Volume 2

by Rob Rosen Cleis Press (December 13, 2016)

Enter a world of definitive men: strong-bodied, animalistic creatures consumed by immediate desires. Within this collection of the hottest gay erotica of the year, you'll meet commanding Roman legionnaires,...

Until Winter Breaks

by Elana Johnson Cleis Press (March 14, 2017)

Jared Newton can't believe he's returning to Redwood Bay, the town he escaped when he was only sixteen years old. But he's back, because he lost his job in Denver - and lost his heart to his ex-girlfriend -...

The Juliette Society, Book III

by Sasha Grey Cleis Press (March 13, 2018)

The pendulum has shifted in Catherine’s life once again. Four years after peeling back the curtain and discovering the carnal secrets held within The Janus Chamber, we find her now ironically working as a...

The Juliette Society, Book II

by Sasha Grey Cleis Press (October 11, 2016)

A few years have passed since Catherine’s time in the The Juliette Society, but things haven’t been going the way she planned. Her life with her fiancé Jack has become predictable and boring, especially...

The One Who Got Away

by Kristina Wright Cleis Press (February 09, 2016)

We all have... that One, the one who got away. The one we fell for or simply were attracted to, but we never got. That One, but not necessarily The One, at least not the first time around. That One who slips...

The Transgender Teen

by Stephanie Brill & Lisa Kenney Cleis Press (September 13, 2016)

What do you do when your son announces he is transgender and asks that you call her by a new name? Or what if your child uses a term you’ve never heard of to describe themselves (neutrois, agender, non-binary,...

Dirty Thirty

by Asa Akira Cleis Press (July 26, 2015)

The world knows her as a porn star. . . but it's her way with words that will touch you again and again. Asa Akira's perceptive, funny, and straightforward writings on love, sex, death, marriage and celebrity...

Penthouse Variations on Submission

by Penthouse Variations Cleis Press (June 16, 2015)

Giving up control to a lover and bending to his every erotic whim is the ultimate ecstasy for women who crave kink. The libidinous tales in Penthouse Variations on Submission explore the debauched desires of...

Penthouse Variations on Kink

by Penthouse Variations Cleis Press (February 09, 2016)

Penthouse Variations on Kink delves deep into the decadent desires of bondage lovers. This collection of unrestrained erotica is filled with tales of couple-friendly kink that spill the secrets of men and women...

Me and My Boi

by Sacchi Green Cleis Press (June 14, 2016)

Sacchi Green is one of the most lauded and respected queer writers of today. And why? Because she breaks new ground with each and every book. Me and My Boi throbs with the currency of lesbian love and lust today,...

Love, Lust, and Zombies

by Mitzi Szereto Cleis Press (October 13, 2015)

Let’s face it: zombies are hot, and baby, they’re getting hotter. Although not the most traditional of sex symbols, zombies are truly coming into their own, even landing on the silver screen in romantic...

Gym Boys

by Shane Allison Cleis Press (December 08, 2015)

Gym Boys examines what takes place behind the closed doors of the locker room. This book is a tribute to the body beautiful, where men who look like Greek gods are worshiped for their outsized attributes. Editor...

Come Again

by Rachel Kramer Bussel Cleis Press (April 14, 2015)

In the latest collection from award-winning editor Rachel Kramer Bussel, sex toys take on a life of their own as they bring couples, singles and strangers to new heights of pleasure. From two couples who happen...

Bondage Bites

by Alison Tyler Cleis Press (August 11, 2015)

Get ready to kink your kindle and hook up your Nook with these delightful and delicious short shorts from top BDSM eroticist Alison Tyler. Every kind of bondage is fully explored in this fun and romantic romp...

Best Erotic Romance of the Year

by Kristina Wright Cleis Press (July 14, 2015)

The fourth edition in the Best Erotic Romance series delivers the sexy, sensual, romantic stories readers have come to expect from editor Kristina Wright ever since the first edition received a starred review...

The Ultimate Guide to Sex After Fifty

by Joan Price Cleis Press (December 22, 2014)

The population over age 50 is larger than ever in history. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 32.1 percent of the U.S. population were age 50 and over in 2011. This demographic is also healthier, more aware,...

Immaculate Blue

by Paul Russell Cleis Press (October 13, 2015)

From the award-winning author of The Unreal Life of Sergey Nabokov comes the brilliantly conceived and precisely rendered novel Immaculate Blue, which explores the lives of four people — Anatole, Leigh, Chris,...

Best Gay Romance 2015

by Felice Picano Cleis Press (February 01, 2015)

Gay romance is coming into full bloom in the wake of the Defense of Marriage Act’s fall, and the literary world is giving this full expression. New series editor Felice Picano is one of the top gay writers...

Best Lesbian Erotica 2015

by Laura Antoniou Cleis Press (February 10, 2015)

The fiercest, freshest lesbian erotica of the year curated by the legendary Laura Antoniou, million-selling author of The Marteketplace series. These stories will make you want to call your girl in the middle...

Best Gay Erotica 2015

by Rob Rosen Cleis Press (January 13, 2015)

Best Gay Erotica 2015 is filled to the page-turning brim with fantastic tales of fire dancers and TV repairmen, of hunky painters and electricians and magicians, solo sex, duo sex, and sweat-soaked triple onslaughts....

Best Women's Erotica 2015

by Violet Blue Cleis Press (January 13, 2015)

Women and desire is the focus of this lust-filled literary exploration. Violet Blue has her finger on the pulse of sex and culture today and is an in-demand sexpert sought after by the likes of Dan Savage, Forbes...

Best Sex Writing of the Year

by Jon Pressick Cleis Press (March 17, 2015)

This exciting 2015 volume of Best Sex Writing features a number of significant bloggers and some of the most important stories of the past two years. Alexandria Goddard is the blogger who made the important...

Take This Man

by Neil Plakcy Cleis Press (May 14, 2015)

A rarity — romantic erotica focused on male couples in committed relationships — Take This Man comes from one of the top-flight gay fiction writers, Neil Plakcy. Many erotic stories focus on the thrill of...


by Richard Labonté Cleis Press (July 21, 2014)

Rough and surly, smooth and sultry, or quick and raw — however you like it, you’ll find it in Studs, 20 of the hottest and best-written man-to-man sex stories to appear in print this year. In “Underground...

Flying High

by Rachel Kramer Bussel Cleis Press (March 17, 2014)

This red-hot guide to getting it on at 30,000 feet will have readers racing to the ticket counter so they too can be Flying High. Editor Rachel Kramer Bussel presents scintillating stories of one-flight-stand...

Love Between Men

by Shane Allison Cleis Press (March 17, 2014)

Filled with romance, passion, and lust, Love Between Men offers irresistible erotic fun while celebrating the coming together of souls as well as bodies. Two traveling husbears meet a willing twink in Jeff Mann's...

Women With Handcuffs

by Sacchi Green Cleis Press (April 21, 2014)

What is it about lesbian cops that push all the right buttons? Sure, there's the uniform with handcuffs, gun, and billy club, and the confidence, authority, and sense of danger. But there's something more that...

Foolish Hearts

by Timothy Lambert & R. D. Cochrane Cleis Press (December 16, 2013)

In the age of online dating, one night hook-ups, and getting dumped via text, it seems like romance has left the building. Best-selling authors and die-hard romantics, Timothy Lambert and R.D. Cochrane are back...