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Three women, three stories and deep entanglements of

 love, desire, sex and the need to be something to somebody (2 min read) Unfulfilled desire could not be more needed, more real. More riveting. This is non-fiction storytelling at its best, revealing the pain, pleasure and hypocrisies…
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Who doesn’t want to be happy?

Everybody wants to be happy, few know how. This book can change that.   (3 min read) Tell me and I'll probably forget. Show me and I might remember. Let me do it, and I'll never forget. – Chinese proverb This book will "tell you"…
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Getting a Master’s Degree in Sex starts …

with these easy lessons in "cliteracy" (less than 2 min read) "The most crucial action needed to orgasm with a partner is to get the same type of stimulation you use when pleasuring yourself." Sex is not rocket science but if women want to…
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So tell me about the last time …

you had sex. "You get to write the script ... how you want sex to occur in action ... and how you want to express it." If ever there was a case where the 'book is better than the movie (there's no movie, yet),' this is it. The bonus is, your…
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Our sex problems are not in the bedroom …

they are in our head, awaiting the quiet power of sexual and loving mindfulness. Mindfulness is ... quieting and steadying the mind; becoming aware of bodily sensations; and learning how we hang on, how to let go, and how to channel meditative…
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Your vagina is not dead she is …

taking a nap. A clarion call for women and sex after 40. (2 min) You can have the best sex of your life after 40 and this book shows you the path. We slightly paraphrased Dr. Susan Hardwick-Smith who said, "She's not dead, she's taking a…
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Want to start an intimate conversation?

This woman knows how. And tells us how in a great starter book "Watch their feet, not their mouth." The old axiom above is for measuring the value of a person's actions over their words – and it's a good guide – but Shamyra Howard's short,…
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We’ve been lied to about women’s sexuality …

and the truth is very different. It's quite normal, very exciting and easily understood. So learn all about it – read this New York Times bestseller It's amazing what honesty and science can do for our understanding. Enough knowledge and…
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The most demeaning women for women are

"Pick-Me Girls" and "Himpathy Girls." (see podcast interview at end of review) Girls this is on us! If anyone is going to fix misogyny, it has to be us. And it starts with realizing that seeking male validation is dumb and demeaning. And…
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“Fuck Him … Fuck Tinder …

and take control of your dating and sex life – and the men in your life! "Fuck him in this case is not physical, it's mental." This short pithy, beautifully candid book, "Fuck Him! Nice Girls Always Finish Single" (we'd say unfulfilled…
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Without masturbation – solo sex –

we cannot love a partner fully! (3 min) "It's sex with someone you love.” – Woody Allen Woody Allen understands the wonderful benefits of masturbation but tens-of-millions of people don't – especially women. Masturbation,…
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In honor of masturbation, we honor …

the passing of renowned 'solo sex' advocate, pro-sex feminist, sex educator Betty Dodson (1929-2020) (2 min) “A real orgasm is something that no matter where it comes from, a woman takes for herself.” – Betty Dodson Betty Dodson…
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“Men” … what are they good for?

A helluva lot more than they actually think they are! #MeToo is a movement, and a good one. It's making headway and we've "come a long way baby," but still have a long way to go. And women aren't alone in needing a movement, so do men. Ladies,…
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Sexual fantasies are a true mirror and …

a beautiful reflection of ourselves and our relationships. (5 min) “89% [of us] fantasize about threesomes" [and] the majority of women have sexual fantasies about these three: threesomes, orgies and gangbangs. - TMWYW We've included…
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Unhooked – understanding the ‘hooked up’ culture and …

the sexual and romantic lives of young people Here's the basic premise of the book: Hooking up offers girls the opportunity to exert their independence, explore their sexual desires and capabilities and try to keep their emotional lives under…
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The bare reality inside a man’s heart, mind, body and soul …

and what he thinks of his manhood 100 men open up their hearts, minds, souls and bathrobes in these short, perspicacious stories that every woman should read, should want to read – want to know. What women do not know about men could fill…
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Erotic Integrity – Review

"Complacency is the death of intimacy and eroticism." – Dr. Claudia Six, author of Erotic Integrity. Complacency is the first-cousin of ignorance and together they stop most of us from ever realizing our human potential. Nowhere is that more…
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Lust – an unapologetic philosophy that frees

women's most natural feelings from sin to virtue. (2 min read) [Lust is] "the enthusiastic desire, the desire that infuses the body, for sexual activity and its pleasures for their own sake.” – Simon Blackburn This perspicacious little…
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Masterfully done! A book about trying to master desire, sex and what it means to be a sexual woman

Vivid. Honest. Joyful. Sexy. Potent. Wanton. Risky. Courageous. (3 min read) If only we women could be this honest – with ourselves, all the time. At least when it comes to our sexuality. "One of those totally out-of-the blue, impossible-to-classify,…
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Changing ‘pussy’ from a pejorative to a deification is …

a big reclamation project that needs every women – and a few good men – to change what has been defiled far too long. The title of this book grabs your attention but it is the content that will grab your inner spirit and lift the real woman…
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Women too are untrue, and have …

cheating minds, hearts and bodies not unlike men. (2 min read) "I want the penis but not the complications that go with it." – Trudy (33 and married). Ladies, embrace your lust! And read this book. It will change the way you think about…
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The wisdom of midlife sex is essential to …

living life to the fullest and being true to ourselves Someone once said, "Life is all practice until your forty." Perspicacious. And mostly true. Especially in our sex lives. Some of us learn from practice and trial and error, others don't,…
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What you should know about getting laid

not just the 'first time' but throughout those young, risky early years We say risky because early sex is perhaps the riskiest thing you will engage in in your entire life. it can be a make-or-break time as far as your sexual life is concerned.…
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It’s a game with more losers than winners but …

you don't have to be one of the losers "Skillful seduction is not a gift bestowed on the beautiful, it’s a series of learned behaviors acquired by the bold." – Shannon Boodram It's long been rumored that women read instruction manuals…
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Great Sex, Naturally – Review

Every Woman's Guide to Enhancing Her Sexuality Through the Secrets of Natural Medicine "A large part of being a healthy, sexual woman is your core relationship with yourself." – Dr. Laurie Steelsmith Unfortunately, we cannot source…
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Sex by The School of Life – Review

Great book. Great organization. The School of Life is a UK based, global organization dedicated to "helping people lead more fulfilled lives," which "begins with self-knowledge" (our italics because at Love & Sexcess it is one of our…
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The Second Sex

Must-read rating: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Must-read ratings (1♥ - 5♥) are based on our opinion of the book's contribution to understanding, enjoyment and entertainment in all things related to love, sex & success An epochal fiery work that…
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Love, Sex, and Other Things You Might Find At The Airport

Must-read rating: ♥ ♥ ♥ Must-read ratings (1♥ – 5♥) are based on our opinion of the book’s contribution to  understanding, enjoyment and entertainment in all things related to love, sex & success I was thinking, any book…