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Fun Little Book of Tricks

Great retro styling, fun read with practical tips and personal experiences included. New take on some classic quickies. Tasteful yet sexy illustrations.
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Pros:
Interesting, innovative ideas.
Cons:
Some ideas are impractical and may be dangerous and/or illegal.
Rating by reviewer:
4
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About author

Audacia Ray, author of Naked on the Internet, is an adjunct professor of Human Sexuality at Rutgers University. According to her website, www.audaciaray.com, she is "a former sex worker who was an executive editor at $pread magazine for three years and is a co-founder of advocacy organization Sex Work Awareness, for which she edits the public education blog Sex Work 101 and provides media training workshops for sex workers. Dacia is also the award-winning director and producer of the porn feature The Bi Apple as well as the producer and star of the comedic film short Dacia’s Love Machine. She has blogged at WakingVixen.com since 2004 and has also edited a blog for the Village Voice and written for Fleshbot."
    • Engaging
    • Expert author
    • Well known author

Content / Style / Audience

True to its title, this book features fifty two ways to enjoy a quickie. A quickie is defined by Audacia Ray as spontaneous sexual activity for the purpose of instant gratification. Each idea is illustrated on the left page and described on the right page, so the reader can easily visualize and understand each idea. Its color scheme is white, black, powder pink and bright red violet. The pages have a retro feel but the ideas are anything but outdated.

The illustrations are inspiring and the text tells the reader just enough to pique their interest and provoke a little experimentation. I must acknowledge that many of these ideas are not very practical, and some are actually illegal. Please use sound judgment and make sure that you will not be breaking any laws before venturing outside your home for a quickie(#10). Also, be sure that you consider safety issues before trying these ideas at home. A slippery bathtub(#34)or a nest filled with fire ants(#29)could bring your quickie to an unpleasant and premature conclusion. Even if you never actually try one of the fifty two ideas that Dacia shares in this book, there is plenty of exciting material here to fuel your fantasies.
    • Good mix of styles and content
    • Instructional / educational
    • Non-fiction
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Comments
  • Miss Cinnamon
    Miss Cinnamon  
    Were the illustrations explicit or more conceptual? Nice review!
  • Snappy
    Snappy  
    They are tasteful and erotic, specific but not explicit.
  • Snappy
    Snappy  
    @Cynthia Thanks very much. Glad that you like it!
  • OhMy!
    OhMy!  
    Hmm. We wonder how many "studies" she did on the fire ants episode, or others, before finding out they're illegal, or just a little dangerous!
  • Snappy
    Snappy  
    I don't know. Spontaneous sex is great but sometimes unpleasant surprises result!
  • nerdgirl
    nerdgirl  
    The background on the author is extremely interesting...almost half of what makes me want to pick up this book. Does the book itself go into a lot about Audacia Ray, or was that research you did on your own?
  • Snappy
    Snappy  
    I've done a little research and combined it with some of the information provided in the book, which is not autobiographical.
  • kutekatie
    kutekatie  
    Glad that you pointed out that there are SOME ideas that might not be...practical - thanks for your honesty
  • Snappy
    Snappy  
    You're welcome. I didn't want to dampen anyone's enthusiasm for the book or rain on anyone's parade, but some of the ideas need to be "practicality checked" and adapted for safe, sane and consensual use.
  • boobookittyfuk
    boobookittyfuk  
    Thanks for the review.
  • Snappy
    Snappy  
    You're welcome. Glad to be of service.
  • mistre$$
    mistre$$  
    Fire ants? Whaaaat?!
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