Erotic fiction has been around for centuries but, in recent years, has enjoyed a surge in popularity. Though both deal heavily with the subject of sex, pornography and erotica are two different animals. Erotica follows the basic rules of writing in that there must be interesting characters and a plot surrounding the sexual elements. Porn, on the other hand, deals strictly with the act itself.
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What started out as a heated argument a while ago seemed to have turned into a fistfight between two young men while the rest of their group cheered them on. Joe broke the fight before it got worse. Joe walked to the other end of the counter, still shaking his head. Adam gave a quiet laugh in agreement and looked at Nathan. Just then, Elisa, their blonde waitress, passed in front of them carrying a couple of empty bottles.
You've finished reading the Fifty Shades series, you've watched all the movies, so what's next? Answer: so many options. There's a whole world of erotic novels waiting to be read — and these picks are so steamy, even Ana and Christian would blush. Look, let's be honest: Most of us aren't reading romance novels for the plot. But this book is just as enthralling as it is full of hot sex.
If Fifty Shades of Grey proved anything, it's that flipping through several hundred pages of NSFW prose is fun and nothing to be embarrassed about. So, please come no pun intended with us into a whole new world of books with stunning sex. Erotica often gets labeled a "guilty pleasure," and while, I mean, yes—there are many campy books to read, some of which are on this list—there's also plenty of erotica that overlaps with genre and literary fiction.