15 Books to Read If You're Looking to Dabble in Erotica

Jul 12, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. ET
Erotic novels perfect for beginners
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So you're interested in getting into erotica? It's OK to admit it. In fact, erotica is just another book genre that's been around for centuries — which is why you should try it, at least once. 

Plus, erotica can improve your sex life by teaching you things about yourself that you can share with your partner. What's not to love?

Dip your toe in with these erotic novels.

Originally published December 2015. Updated July 2017.

1 /15: 'It's In His Heart' by Shelly Alexander

1/15 :'It's In His Heart' by Shelly Alexander

2 /15: 'The Unsung Hero' by Suzanne Brockmann

2/15 :'The Unsung Hero' by Suzanne Brockmann

3 /15: 'If I Were You' by Lisa Renee Jones

3/15 :'If I Were You' by Lisa Renee Jones

4 /15: 'Wallbanger' by Alice Clayton

4/15 :'Wallbanger' by Alice Clayton

5 /15: 'Welcome to Temptation'

5/15 :'Welcome to Temptation'

6 /15: 'Lick' by Kylie Scott

6/15 :'Lick' by Kylie Scott

7 /15: 'The Flame' by Christopher Rice

7/15 :'The Flame' by Christopher Rice

8 /15: 'Beguiled' by Deeanne Gist

8/15 :'Beguiled' by Deeanne Gist

9 /15: 'The House' by Cassie Alexander

9/15 :'The House' by Cassie Alexander

10 /15: 'Dark Lover' by J.R. Ward

10/15 :'Dark Lover' by J.R. Ward

11 /15: 'Up in Flames' by Shyla Colt

11/15 :'Up in Flames' by Shyla Colt

12 /15: 'Enchanted' by Nancy Madore

12/15 :'Enchanted' by Nancy Madore

13 /15: 'Real' by Katy Evans

13/15 :'Real' by Katy Evans

14 /15: 'Beautiful Oblivion' by Jamie McGuire

14/15 :'Beautiful Oblivion' by Jamie McGuire

15 /15: 'Fallen Too Far' by Abbi Glines

15/15 :'Fallen Too Far' by Abbi Glines