Before Fifty Shades of Grey hit the shelves, there were plenty of books that featured raw and intense portrayals of sex. I think many people often scoff at the idea that the human experience, intimacy included, can be effectively and beautifully portrayed on paper, but they are certainly missing out. Since sex is so openly portrayed on screen e.
These steamy literary passages will have you questioning why you ever scroll through Netflix when you can pick up a book instead…. She leaned in and kissed him, and at first he was slow in his response, and then he was pulling up her blouse, pushing down her bra cups to free her breasts. She remembered clearly the firmness of his embrace, and yet there was, also, a newness to their union; their bodies remembered and did not remember.
Glorious, gorgeous, and blessed with a body and sensuous lips promising wave after wave of ecstasy, Michael Rourke is a Varkyre—the most damned species of vampire. When he wants a woman, she is his. And the woman he wants is Erin Kennedy, a mortal who does not yet know the real meaning of pleasure.
Gone are the days of "pulsating members" littering the prose of erotic novels. TG, honestly. Now, the best erotica really delivers in the sexy department, covering BDSM, swinging, polyamory, and everything I mean, everything in between. The result?
The truth is that erotica is an amazing form of literature. Erotica taps into all kinds of human emotions. The sex scenes in erotica books are literary fiction.
Ask any author what the most difficult part of a novel is, and the answer will likely be not the closing line or plot, but penning a convincing sex scene. With a swerve of her hips, she turned me over and I was on top of her. She opened her legs, pulled up her dress and, holding my hips over her, pushed my prick against her opening.
The erotic book in my hand is barely distracting me from the stunning woman lying in my bed. Her dark, wavy hair is cascading over the pillow and the sheet barely covers her. From my chair, I have a perfect view of the curve of her back, narrow waist, and luscious ass.
One look into her eyes and Kyle could see the pain, the fear … the desperation. Or so it seems. My gut tells me that if I tell her right now, in this moment, it will not be well-received.
I watched Rhys undress rather quickly, his eyes burning on me the entire time in the reflection. He was naked in no time flat and moved swiftly to me, removing everything except my choker, thigh-high stockings and my rhinestone shoes. He picked me up and threw me playfully on the bed.
Authors are great at a lot of things — taking readers to new and exciting worlds, making you fall in love with fictional characters, giving us all the Feels with a capital "F" — but there is one thing writers are notoriously bad at: writing sex scenes. Whether you read literary fiction, fantasy and sci-fi, romance, or something else entirely, you have probably been exposed to bad sex writing, but there are are plenty hot sex scenes in booksas rare as they might be. You're probably rolling your eyes right now and thinking about the cringe-worthy book passages that were nominated for this year's Bad Sex in Fiction Awardbut don't let the bad metaphors and lack of protection in those novels turn you off.