Best Lesbian Erotica 2011 - book by Cleis Press Inc. - review by Mnemosyne

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Best Lesbian Erotica 2011

Book by Cleis Press Inc.

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The truly BEST lesbian erotica collection.

This is one of the first erotica collections I've ever read, and I was not disappointed. It's filled with wonderful writing and varying stories that hook you right away.

I cannot recommend it enough.
Published:
Pros:
Well-written, superb writers, wonderful content
Cons:
Only 20 stories
Rating by reviewer:
5
extremely useful review

About author

Best Lesbian Erotica 2011 was published in 2010 by Cleis Press Inc. It’s edited by Kathleen Warnock, an editor, writer, and playwright.

The collection includes 20 stories from a vast array of authors -- beginners and veterans selected by Lea DeLaria, a comic, actor, writer, and jazz vocalist.

Each author is listed in the back on the last pages with their name, what they're up to, and nice tidbits of information about them.
    • Engaging
    • Multiple contributoring authors
    • Very personal approach

Content / Style / Audience

The book is comprised of twenty different (sexy) stories of lesbians and their sex lives, the narrator of each usually being a participant in the story and told from their view.

There are a vast array of settings and tantalizing sex -- from mild to, well, not? I can't see anyone who wouldn't find at least one they like.

Each story is well-written and really draws you in. From new writers to seasoned writers, each story is a true gem.

For me, I had never read any lesbian erotica. Hell, I mean I hadn't read any kind of erotica up until a week ago -- and that being The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty (review to follow), which was a severe letdown.

I had nearly given up hope when I decided to look into this book and wow! I'm so glad I did.

The writing is absolutely superb, and each author has created vivid stories with well-written characters you can't help but love.

I've always been a fan of short story collections, and the fact that it is erotica is that much better. Anyone can find some story that interests them. As for myself, I savored them all.

There are many stories I'd love to mention and review; however, there is not enough room, and I really would hate to ruin anything for anyone interested in picking up this book.
    • Erotica
    • Good mix of styles and content
    • Queer

Design

The book is an oversize paperback with a glossy sleek cover that shows two sensually posed female bodies. The title is in large letters of yellow, orange, and pink. The book contains 256 pages.
    • Graphic
    • Not very discreet cover
    • Soft cover
Follow-up commentary
Since this review, I have loaned this book to a friend, and they are just as happy with is as I was. I actually picked it up again and read some stories over once I got it back. It is such an enjoyable read.
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  • Kayla
    Kayla  
    Now I'm really excited to read it. Good review. Glad it was that amazing.
  • BadassFatass
    BadassFatass  
    I'm definitely adding this to my wish list. Thanks for the review!
  • Mnemosyne
    Mnemosyne  
    Thank you both. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did! :3
  • Beck
    Beck  
    Thanks for the review this is for sure my first book purchase. Thanks
  • chucky
    chucky  
  • winterseve
    winterseve  
    Sounds like a great book! Thanks for the review that pushed me in a positive direction.
  • Blooddragon
    Blooddragon  
    Thank u!
  • laceypanties
    laceypanties  
    Thank you!
  • Jenny Smith
    Jenny Smith  
    Great review
  • Aydios
    Aydios  
    thanks!!
  • KrissyNovacaine
    KrissyNovacaine  
    Thanks for the review!
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