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  1. Dear Members of the Book Club forum, As far as I have seen in the rules and guidelines threads there seems to be no restriction on the topic of Erotic fiction. I hope that I am not breaking any rules by starting this thread and apologize for any who feel offended by the subject matter. Now on to the core of the matter. I generally keep a few books on hand of different genres to fit my fancy or mood. Broadly I primarily read Classics/Literary works (works of Scott, Dumas etc); Thrillers/Mystery; Fantasy and Adventure. After being introduced to literature I often found the average 'successful' modern fiction unsatisfactory. This was the case till Game of Thrones, the rather serious nature, the scale and the willingness to not shy away from adult content blew me away. Nonetheless I often keep lighter books for when I am tiered or have had a long day. Recently I decided to expand my horizon and try some erotica. I would like to share with you some of the books I enjoyed and hope that the members here will be willing and able to point me towards further reading. Author - Book title Lisette Ashton - Amazon Slave Lisette Ashton - Forbidden reading C.J Roberts - Captive in the dark Penelope Douglas - Corrupt (Devil's Night 01) Elliot Kay - Good Intentions Many of the books I found often had a rather submissive/reactive female protagonist with domineering males. I am looking for something where the female protagonist is more affirmative (along the lines of Lisette Ashton's Amazon Slave). Books where she takes what she wants rather than the other way around. I should mention that I do enjoy/prefer 'Menage's or multiple partners, although not exclusively. I prefer not to have LGBT content, no offense intended. Though I am largely tired of the shape shifting, were-x, y, z, type of books I am desperate enough to buckle if there are few choices to choose from. I do not mind darker stories with some grit/grime. I apologize for my unreasonable request and hope that the members of this forum will be able to help me find a few other books to read. Thanking you, Bookishnerd PS I read all the parts of a Series if I can, this means that the other books in the 'Captive in the dark' series or Eliot Kay's 'Good Intention's are already on my to read list.
  2. Hi there, I have recently read a selection of books set in the far east and I have enjoyed all of them. The books included; red lotus, empress orchid, snow flower and the secret fan, memoirs of a geisha and peony in love. I was just wondering if anyone could recommend any other books set in the far east Japan or China etc. They can be fiction or non fiction as I've heard that Wild Swans is good. Thanks in advance
  3. SEPTEMBER Loving it Snakesleeper by Ann Chamberlin Definitely one to love if you like historical fiction that thinks out of the box. Set at the time of the Old Testament monarch, King David, she borrows heavily from the book, When God was a Woman by Merlin Stone, but nonetheless she manages to weave a truly alien world, where a goddess might have just as much clout as a God. Her attention to historical detail is impressive, and she draws the reader in through the eyes of a very unusual little girl, who grows to womanhood while straddling two entirely different cultures. Hating it 1Q84: Books 1 and 2 by Haruki Murakami Recommended to me by an (ex) friend, I knew nothing of Murakami when I started. And, honestly I wish I had remained in blissful ignorance. I had been told that the style was unusual, and that much I can agree on. Characters endlessly repeat things they already know to each other, while the plot unfolds like a poorly written fairytale and magic solves everything. I realise many people loved the book, but it left me cold.
  4. Hi I am searching for a books where the main character moved somehow from the past to present times (it is very IMPORTAT not to be any other sci-fi or fantasy plots except moving from past). As an example I can give : Look Who's Back by Timur Vermes The knowledge how the transfer from past happend is also unnesesary. The most important for me is the plot that someone must understand present world.
  5. What books can I find featuring a female (eccentric, cynical, or spiteful) protagonist that hexes or curses others (or at least imagines/wishes she has the power to)? It need not be the focus of the story, as I'm only looking for a portion for oral interpretation. Preferably I would like this written in third person. Some examples of instances where you might find such a thing include Egypt and the Mummies' curse... witches... poltergeists, etc. However, a perfectly normal human or wanna-be hexer works too. An example of this might be an angst-filled teen who wishes her school would burn asunder and loathes her life in detail. I am looking for pieces that are humorous in their darkness preferably. Many thanks!
  6. “(S)he sat in the darkest corner of the waiting room...” ... is the first line of a book I read in about 1973. This book is a real mystery to me, as I have a very vivid memory of it being called "Captives of the Web", yet I can find no trace of such a title, or anything similar, Like "Prisoners of the Web". So, I guess, memory fail! It’s about a criminal mastermind who runs a drug network, and was set in contemporary (late 1960s/early 1970s) London. The cover was dark, with a shadowy figure on the left and a brighter tunnel opening on the right. At least, that's what my memory insists! Any help very gratefully received Many thanks Mike
  7. I cannot for the life of me remember the name of this book nor the author. I loved the book and it really stuck in my memory as an excellent book but not the title nor author apparently. I ended reading the book and instantly wished there was more but now my memory has failed me. This is a book about two girl friends who are pre-teens or teenagers. One of them lives in a magical house that changes it’s rooms and hallways. The two girls go exploring in the house and they find a room with a music box that opens a portal to another world. It is a fantasy realm where there is a bridge that goes from one world to the other. They enter and find all kinds of magical creatures. There is a town full of circus type people and they are all getting ready for a huge parade. Everyone is dressing up in fancy dresses. The girls are warned that they must make it back to the portal at a certain time to return to their world. The girl from the magic house has a magic pin that comes to life as a little fairy type creature who is snarky and gives them each little bits of info about the world they are in. The girls go to a store to try dresses on and have to hide from some evil queen or something who is out to get them. They run and cause a huge commotion at the store. The evil queen rides a magical creature like a dragon or something along those lines (a magical chariot maybe?) and eventually finds them. They fight her and win. Lots of other exciting things happen to them but these are the key ones I could most remember. They return to the house at the precise moment they left and it’s as if they never left. The girl’s aunt or grandma or some other relative who is her guardian tells her that she has been marked since birth as having some special place within this magical world but she has been hiding her from it all to keep her safe. The house had several portal entries and an enemy found one in the basement and they all had to deal with that after they returned to the magical house. The basement had all kinds of antiques and statues and mirrors in it with fabric coverings over many bundles. Can anyone please help? Does this sound familiar to anyone? Thank you! Marisa
  8. Alright, I'm looking for a series recommendation. I want something I can really get invested in! I'm a little bit picky, so here are some guidelines: -Preferrably no romance that is center to the plot. Some action on the side is fine haha -No sci-fi -I'm a little wary of dystopian, didn't like Divergent or the Pretties and some other popular ones. I did like the Hunger Games though -Very compelling character development is a must I'm excited to hear some of your recommendations! Thank you!
  9. Can anyone help me to identify this military thriller? An anarchist takes over Russia and disbands state organisations, including the military. He also arranges the assassination of senior members of the US Government, including the President. The vice-president is seriously injured, but survives and takes charge. China decides to invade Siberia and a coalition of US and European countries are dispatched to Siberia to resist the invasion. Key people involved in the tale include two US privates: Semple and Andre, a female TV reporter and her hippy cameraman, and the US General in charge of the collation forces. Thanks.
  10. Hi, I'm not sure if anyone will be able to help with this but I'm trying to find a book for my fiance. It's one she read a long time and unfortunately can't remember many details... Basically what I know is that it is set in the modern time, the main character is male that is aware that there are parallel universes. His mum (or possibly both parents) are dead, but he knows that she/they are alive in an alternate world. The boy refers to 'the other me' or 'the other mummy' or something similar. Unfortunately that's about all she can remember. She doesn't think it was necessarily all about the alternate worlds, as there were things going on in his life in this world... So, that's quite vague, I admit, but if there is any chance that anyone recognises it, please let me know!
  11. If you have read my recent introduction post, you'll know that I am currently reading 'A Game of Thrones' but I am struggling to keep up with the flow of the book as I don't have a lot of time to put into it. Whilst looking for alternatives in my local bookstore I saw 'Swords of Good Men' and it was recommended for those who found GoT too heavy (On the little paper tag on the shelf). I was wondering if anyone here has read this book or has read any reviews? I don't particularly wish to give up GoT for something I don't know too much about, or ifs worth picking up.
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