Author: Violet Blue

Ms. Violet Blue is an investigative tech reporter at CNET, Zero Day, ZDNet, and CBS News, as well as an award-winning sex author and columnist, making her the foremost expert in the field of sex and technology. She has authored and edited several award winning, best selling books in eight translations. Ms. Blue is on Twitter @violetblue and her human sexuality blog is tinynibbles.com.

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Kissing - A Field Guide

Kissing
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781627780407
  • Release: 2014-02-11
  • Author: Violet Blue
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, Non-fiction
  • Publisher: Cleis Press
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Kissing is an art form. A great kiss can stop traffic, start a five-alarm fire, and feel like Times Square on New Year's Eve. Get your smooch on with all the different tricks and tips in this handy guide. Bestselling author and columnist Violet Blue helps readers choose — and perfect — their very own unforgettable kissing style. Learn how to time a kiss perfectly, how to deliver (and receive) a first kiss, and how to ask for kisses with body language. Recognize when someone wants to kiss you, when to build tension, and when to take your kiss to the next level. Discover all the secrets and foolproof techniques for the perfect kiss in this indispensable guide to an overlooked sensual art.


The Adventurous Couple's Guide to Sex Toys

The Adventurous Couple's Guide to Sex Toys
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781573449724
  • Release: 2013-08-13
  • Author: Violet Blue
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Erotica
  • Publisher: Cleis Press
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Feeling adventurous? In this witty and well-informed guide, bestselling author Violet Blue explains how to choose and use sex toys to play and explore together ? and have mind-blowing sex. With a practical, sex-positive approach, she leads readers through the maze of sex toys on the market, explaining the many options available, including different materials, care and cleaning, and how to see through exaggerated marketing claims. Along the way Violet offers tips on creative usage and ideas for introducing sex toys to a relationship: how to ask your boyfriend to use the blindfold in your bedside drawer or how to surprise your wife with a saucy gift without getting your face slapped (unless that was the point).

But why stop with the basics? Care to enact a threesome fantasy with two people? Set up the sexiest lighting for a webcam show? Dream of owning a steel cage dining table for captivating dinner parties? From the tried-and-true to the truly spectacular, it’s here in The Adventurous Couple’s Guide.

* Some of the tips and tricks you'll learn:

* fun and creative ways to bring sex toys into the bedroom

* how to enact sexy fantasies with toys

* hot strap-on sex tips

* vital communication skills


Voracious - Erotica for Women

Voracious
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781573449366
  • Release: 2013-03-12
  • Author: Violet Blue
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Cleis Press
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All steamed up and nothing to read? Voracious: Erotica for Women opens a Pandora’s box of pleasures, with scorching encounters, dreamy partners, and heart-pounding thrills that won’t put a run in your fishnets (and a few that will). In Teresa Noelle Roberts’ ?Voice of an Angel,” an opera costumer helplessly infatuated with a countertenor ? a man who sings a female part in baroque opera ?makes interesting discoveries as she measures his inseam. In Susie Hara’s ?Puffy Lips,” a refined woman indulges her primitive urge to take what she wants from a modern-day caveman in a dark alley. Kathleen Bradean’s ?Chill” describes the lengths to which the heroine will go to enact her unusual, icy fetish at an exclusive ?spa.” ?Kink was the candy coating that made sex tastier,” she explains. ?Fetish was sweet dark chocolate, straight up.” Stylishly edited by sex guru Violet Blue, these edgy erotic treats showcase the most daring, best-written erotica available. And, like a gorgeous lover, it complements any bedroom decor.


Best Women's Erotica 2013

Best Women's Erotica 2013
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781573448987
  • Release: 2012-12-11
  • Author: Violet Blue
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Erotica
  • Publisher: Cleis Press
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Violet Blue is a self-made wunderkind who is now one of our chief pundits on sex education, porn for women, as well as technology. Courted by OWN and appearing in many major magazines and periodicals around the world, everyone wants to know what Violet Blue has to say about sexuality today. Blue also curates one of the most respected and top selling erotica series for women Best Women's Erotica, which keeps getting better and better every year thanks to her sharp editorial eye. Blue is not just a pundit on sexuality but also an agent of change and raises the bar ever higher, ensuring that Best Women's Erotica 2013 is even fresher, edgier and deliciously sexy than ever.


Lips Like Sugar - Women's Erotic Fantasies

Lips Like Sugar
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781573448208
  • Release: 2012-10-16
  • Author: Violet Blue
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Erotica
  • Publisher: Cleis Press
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Read Lips Like Sugar in private or aloud to your favorite bedmate. Or turn down the corner of your favorite story's opening page and slip the book into just the right spot, where someone is sure to discover it...

Violet Blue is known for erotica anthologies depicting joyful, unabashed sex dished up without qualifiers or apologies. The stories in this volume, written by both veterans and new voices, feature women on top, bottom, and everyplace in between. Running the gamut from sweet to scintillating to downright raw, they cover just about every conceivable sexual scenario. Debra Hyde’s ?Accidental Exhibitionist” explores the thoughts of corseted slavegirl Cara as she models her new fetish gear and services her master in public. Teresa Lamai’s ?Idyll” finds poetry and passion in a scorching three-way set in Croatia. And Carolina John’s ?The 9:30 to Edinburgh” shows just how accommodating a British train compartment can be to a group of sexually charged strangers.


The Smart Girl's Guide to the G-Spot

The Smart Girl's Guide to the G-Spot
  • Stars
  • Number: 1573447803
  • Release: 2012-03-13
  • Author: Violet Blue
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Self-Help, Non-fiction, Erotica
  • Publisher: Cleis Press
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It’s not a myth, it’s a miracle the G-spot, that powerhouse of female orgasm. With wit and panache, sex educator and best-selling writer Violet Blue helps readers master the sexual alphabet through ?G.” Beginning with an anatomical guide and incorporating suggestions for couple-play, positions, toys, and safer sex, The Smart Girl’s Guide to the G-Spot will lead to thrilling new sensations and earth-shaking, bed-breaking, gale force climaxes. As with all her sex guides, Violet includes sections on further reading and recommended videos and DVDs, and practical information on toys and toy shopping. Any girl can unleash her own awesome orgasmic superpower with The Smart Girl’s Guide to the G-Spot.

- For all women- heterosexual, lesbian, bisexual- who want to explore G-spot play

- How to introduce G-spot play into your sexual repertoire

- How to teach your partner how to best stimulate your G-spot

- Clear, illustrated guide to women's anatomy

- Advanced positions and techniques- including ejaculation

- Building trust and talking about your desires

- Toys, fantasy, and power play

- Complete guide to helpful resources- videos, Podcasts, books, blogs and Web sites

- PLUS... hot, orgasmic stories by bestselling erotica author Alison Tyler

"The G-spot is not a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. It's a real, tangible place in your body, like your breasts and your clitoris, and you can even see it. But for some reason, lots of people seem to think the G-spot is a myth. Or a rumor. Not so. It's real, and it makes you come hard, period." -Violet Blue, from the introduction


One Night Only - Erotic Encounters

One Night Only
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781573447560
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Violet Blue
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Erotica
  • Publisher: Cleis Press
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Some temptations are just too tantalizing to ignore—the hot guy at the Apple Genius Bar, the mysterious stranger in the train station who makes you sweat, the nameless faceless stranger at the club whose dirty dancing left you breathless. From quickies, to lost weekends, to three-ways and nights that you'll want to last forever, One Night Only is a collection of delightfully dirty bon mots edited by the one and only Violet Blue. Always surprising, sometimes sweetly romantic, and more than a little shocking, these stories of sudden sex are designed to get your juices flowing and inspire your OWN tale of one night of love, lust, and fantasy! One of the most seductive set of stories ever put to print!


Best Women's Erotica 2012

Best Women's Erotica 2012
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781573447553
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Violet Blue
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Erotica
  • Publisher: Cleis Press
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Sexy, smart and literate: Best Women's Erotica 2012 presents the year's hottest bedside reading.

There's a hungry audience of readers who demand smart, literate, emotionally charged women's erotica--stories that tell the truth about women's sexuality in all its variety and emotional depth, with all its surprises and twists and turns....Best Women's Erotica 2012 is just for these readers. 5-star editor Violet Blue delivers exactly what readers want- fantasy-fueled, pulse-racing reads that push boundaries and are "let's try this as home" aspirational.


The Ultimate Guide to Orgasm for Women - How to Become Orgasmic for a Lifetime

The Ultimate Guide to Orgasm for Women
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781573447119
  • Release: 2011-09-15
  • Authors: Violet Blue, Mikaya Heart
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Self-Help, Non-fiction, Erotica
  • Publisher: Cleis Press
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Owning our desires should be neither embarrassing nor uncomfortable. Nor should they be subject to anyone else's moral judgment of what is right or wrong, good or bad, normal or abnormal. Combining communication and information is the key. By shrugging off the taboos against talking about our preferences and experiences when we're being sexual, we will take the first and most important steps toward ensuring our own fulfillment. The Ultimate Guide to Orgasm for Women is an unflinchingly honest, responsible, and thoroughly comprehensive exploration of female sexuality. Topics include: The physical types of orgasm, such as electrical, flying, pounding, deep, waves, and blips; orgasm as an emotional release; the "elusive orgasm" and why some women have difficulty having one; how often we fake them and why; masturbation; multiple orgasms; the male-female dichotomy; penetration and the G-spot; defining the erotic; and the joy of sex toys.


Sweet Confessions - Erotic Fantasies for Couples

Sweet Confessions
  • Number: 9781573446655
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Violet Blue
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Erotica
  • Publisher: Cleis Press
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Violet Blue is simply the best in the business when it comes to erotica for couples. She edits with both a sharp eye and a knack for what lovers are looking for - sweet and surprising scenarios. In Sweet Confessions, the lust-inciting fantasies include spanking, exhibitionism, role-playing, three-ways, and sexy adventures that will inspire real couples to reach new heights of passion. In Violet Blue's own words, "The stories I've chosen are explicit, well thought-out, cleverly crafted, and arousing as hell. Trust me. I tried it at home."


Total Flirt - Tips, Tricks, and Techniques Every Girl Needs to Get the Guy

Total Flirt
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781573446464
  • Release: 03/01/2011
  • Author: Violet Blue
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Self-Help
  • Publisher: Cleis Press
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Truth be told, it is not blondes who are having more fun -it is the total flirts! Flirting is half desire to flirt with someone we find attractive, and the other half is knowing how to use the "tools of the flirting trade." Our desire to connect with someone cute gives us motivation, and our body, mind, and conversational skills make a flirty encounter a fun, adventurous reality.

If you are not a born flirt, and most of us are NOT, you can learn this very seductive art from the best in the business, Miss Violet Blue! It is a skill you can hone into a craft. Any girl can be a good, fun, brazen, sassy, or great flirt!Total Flirt is the hip girl's handbook to getting any guy you want. Under Violet's wise and helpful tutelage, you can become a flirting diva. Or, if you are not quite a diva, this book is for you, too, and you'll find it laced throughout with humorous personality tests and wile caricaures of flirty personal you can try on or use for inspiration. teaches readers how to walk like a siren, talk like a bombshell, seduce like a vamp, and even how to do all this on the Internet -the essential guide to having a good time anywhere, anytime, and with anyone.


Sweet Danger - Erotic Stories of Forbidden Desire for Couples

Sweet Danger
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781573446488
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Violet Blue
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Erotica
  • Publisher: Cleis Press
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Sweet Danger is a delicious confection and collection of exquisitely explicit stories. This carefully crafted erotica is specifically aimed at inspiring couples to act on their fantasies and long-held forbidden desires. Master editrix Violet Blue dares to ask the question,"What is YOUR deepest, darkest, sweetest fantasy?" Fully explored in the 22 superbly written tales of the taboo, the couples in Sweet Danger push the limits of sex, lust, and imagination as far as they can to please each other. In Erica Dumas' "Dress Me Up," a woman in an elegant restaurant is compelled to enter a situation with rough sex and voyeurism, while Thomas S. Roche's "Cocked and Loaded" begins with a day at the shooting range and climaxes back at home with some intense BDSM. This book features couples who want it so bad they can taste it. And they do, over and over again.


The Ultimate Guide to Cunnilingus - How to Go Down on a Women and Give Her Exquisite Pleasure

The Ultimate Guide to Cunnilingus
  • Stars
  • Number: 1573443875
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Violet Blue
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Erotica
  • Publisher: Cleis Press
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Truly the bible of oral sex, The Ultimate Guide to Cunnilingus gives excellent advice, encouragement, and helpful instruction to those who want to expand their expertise or are simply curious about the art’s finer points. In her clear, concise, and informative text, sex educator Violet Blue provides step-by-step instructions for going down on a woman, as well as accurate and up-to-date information on female anatomy and sexual response. In her friendly, witty tone, Blue dispatches fascinating facts and discusses games for lovers, positions, safety, and a variety of techniques; she also offers erotic book and DVD recommendations, and tips for effective communication during the act itself. Featuring helpful illustrations and erotica by sexpert Alison Tyler, this is the essential guide to going down.


Just Watch Me

Just Watch Me
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781573444170
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Violet Blue
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Erotica
  • Publisher: Cleis Press
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Arousing Bedside Reading

Violet Blue, quickly becoming the 21st century's leading sex educator, recommends reading Just Watch Me nice and slow so every outrageous scenario can be savored. She judiciously handpicked these sizzling stories from her Best Women's Erotica series. Intended as inspiration for bedroom adventures, this heady collection of erotica stories is filled with scintillating, relatable encounters.

Elizabeth Coldwell's "Heat" describes the fierce affair between a barmaid and her brutish boss, a man she doesn't even like but who sets her heart pounding. In "Spike," Rachel Kramer Bussel gives us turn-ons of a different kind, when a young goth girl shows a pushy "man's man" who wears not just the pants, but the spike-heeled shoes. Once again, Blue has compiled a book that is both sexy and surprising and as literary as it is libidinous.

With stories by Cate Robertson, Sydney Beier, Saskia Walker, Rachel Kramer Bussel, Geneva King, K.L. Gillespie, Donna George Storey, Bonnie Dee, Jean Roberta, Elizabeth Coldwell, Alicia Wag, Eva Hore, Jordana Winters, Magenta Brown, Teresa Lamai, Lee Skinner, Adrie Santos, L.E. Yates, Emerald, and Alison Tyler.


The Ultimate Guide to Fellatio - The Ultimate Guide to Fellatio, 2nd Edition How to Go Down on a Man and Give Him Mind-Blowing Pleasure

The Ultimate Guide to Fellatio
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781573443982
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Violet Blue
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Erotica
  • Publisher: Cleis Press
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What distinguishes a great blowjob? With wit, expertise, and an enthusiastic approach, Violet Blue dispels myths and delivers essential information on going down on a man. Every tip, trick, and technique for giving skilled and unforgettable fellatio is provided. From talking to your partner about oral sex to male pleasure spots, Violet Blue covers it all in this complete step-by-step guide.

• How to introduce fellatio into your sexual repertoire
• Clear, illustrated guide to anatomy
• How to keep your lipstick perfect
• How to deep throat—passionately and comfortably
• Helpful tips on preparation and hygiene—including putting a condom on with your mouth
• Building trust and talking about your desires
• Countless positions, tips, and tricks
• Toys, role playing, threesomes and power exchange
• Complete guide to helpful resources—videos, books, and Web sites
• Plus hot stories by bestselling erotica author Alison Tyler—sure to get you in the mood!


Sweet Love - Erotic Fantasies for Couples

Sweet Love
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781573443814
  • Release: Out Now
  • Authors: Anthology, Violet Blue
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Cleis Press
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Looking to keep the heat? In Sweet Love, bestselling editor Violet Blue creates a world of lusty and in-love couples who live out their fantasies with delicious results. These powerful scenarios are recipes for romance that real couples can use as inspiration for memorable explorations of their own. This delectable collection will have you wishing for role-playing, exhibitionism, spankings, surprise threesomes, and much much more. Sweet Love's expertly crafted, explicit stories will really take you there.
 
With stories by Thomas Roche, Janine Ashbless, N.T. Morley, D.L. King, Andrea Dale, Kristina Wright, Emilie Paris, Kat Black, Kay Jaybee, Allison Wonderland, Felix D'Angelo, Jan Darby, Jude Mason, Teresa Noelle Roberts, Amanda Fox, Vanessa Vaughn, Alison Tyler, Dylan Reed, and Zach Addams.
 
"If you ever get a chance to try out your number-one fantasies in real life—and I assue you, there will be more than one—say yes. It's well worth it. May this book, its adventurous authoers, and the daring and satisfied characters be your guiding inspiration." —Violet Blue, from the Introduction
 
VIOLET BLUE is the bestselling author of seven sex-instruction books: The Ultimate Guide to Fellatio, The Ultimate Guide to Cunnilingus, The Ultimate Guide to Adult Videos, The Smart Girl's Guide to the G-Spot, The Adventurous Couple's Guide to Sex Toys, and The Adventurous Couple's Guide to Strap-On Sex; the editor of the erotica collections: Sweet Life, Sweet Life 2, Taboo, Best Women's Erotica series, Lips Like Sugar, Lust, and Girls on Top; she also writes about erotica, pornography, and sexual pleasure and health for various magazines, and she is the creator of the popular podcast Open Source Sex. She reports on local issues on SFAppeal.com.

Violet is a trained sex educator and lectures to human sexuality students at San Francisco State University, UC Berkeley, and to trainees at the national sex crisis and information hotline San Francisco Sex Information. She lives in San Francisco. Visit her at tinynibbles.com. 


The Ultimate Guide to Sexual Fantasy - How to Turn Your Fantasies into Reality

The Ultimate Guide to Sexual Fantasy
  • Number: 9781573441902
  • Release: 2004-08-18
  • Author: Violet Blue
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Self-Help, Non-fiction, Erotica
  • Publisher: Cleis Press
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The Ultimate Guide to Sexual Fantasy is a complete guide for readers who want to use sexual fantasies to change old habits, learn new tricks, and put imagination back into their sex lives.

With wit and enthusiasm, sex educator Violet Blue takes readers on a tour of the wide world of sexual fantasies, offering expert advice for talking dirty to a partner, playing with toys and dress-up, making homemade porn, and exploring fetishes, sex scenes, phone sex, and much more. Packed with tons of games, resources, and lots of fun, The Ultimate Guide to Sexual Fantasy is the perfect book for daring readers who want to safely turn their sexual fantasies into reality.