10 Best Erotic Books that can turn you on – All time favourite

Like sex on the beach, sex in literature should be read freely. The configuration demonstrates Reese’s concept: two terrific tastes that taste better together. On the one side, there’s love, a source of perplexing enjoyment and depth that, for the most part, gets no more than a happy grunt, laugh, or scream from most people. Conversely, the book is an artistic endeavor dedicated to verbal explanations of mute sensation.

But the concept isn’t action, and life isn’t a buttercup, my mates. We all know that the child who gets his ideas about sand and skin from the swimwear issues heaped next to his grandpa’s BarcaLounger will have to face the harsh reality of forty-grit romance sooner or later. The youthful litterateur who believes that a good novel must move the intellect and soul and the loins are in for a similar lesson. Here is a list of the best Erotic books you should read.

10 Best Erotic Books

1. The Duke and I by Julia Quinn



  • Author: Julia Quinn
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Publisher: Piatkus

Quinn’s historical romantic fiction trilogy The Bridgertons, the 1st book in the series, is being converted into a TV series. It’s one of the best erotic novels of all time. The Duke and I follow Daphne Bridgerton’s social debut, as told by elusive gossip queen Lady Whistledown. Frustrated with a lack of suitors and even bleaker chances, she makes a deal with the Duke of Hastings. The two would claim to court, freeing him from demanding mothers and her from a life as a single woman.

But as Daphne and Simon swirl through ballroom after ballroom, it’s easy to forget that their courtship is a pure fabrication. It could be his mischievous smile or the way his eyes appear to fire whenever he stares at her. Read on to know their fate.

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2. Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

Red, White & Royal Blue A Novel


  • Author: Casey McQuiston
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin

Red, White & Royal Blue is fascinating. It’s romantic, sultry, clever, and suspenseful. What happens when America’s 1st Son begins to romance the Prince of Wales? Alex Claremont-Diaz was quickly portrayed as the American counterpart of a young prince when his mom was elected President. He is handsome, personable, and brilliant. There’s just one issue: Alex grieves against Henry, the actual prince from across the water. His image is a pure youthful promotional treasure for the White House.

When the tabloids obtain a photograph of a confrontation between Alex and Henry, ties between the United States and the United Kingdom deteriorate. Damage control is devised by the family, government, and other controllers, who stage a ceasefire between the two rivals. What begins as a phony, Instagrammable connection deepens and becomes more hazardous than either Alex or Henry could have anticipated.

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3. Unmasked by the Marquess: The Regency Imposters by Cat Sebastian

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  • Author: Cat Sebastian
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Publisher: Avon Impulse

It’s a book with all the ingredients to turn you on. Cat Sebastian has produced a fascinating, multi-layered period romance with this first volume in The Regency Imposters sequence. Alistair de Lacey and Robert Selby, a visitor who’s not who you believe he is, are our characters. Charity Church, a foundling, was Robert’s name. The Shelby family is his guardian. Alistair’s world is turned upside down as Robert and Alistair are attracted to each other.

It’s crisp, clever, and fun, making it one of the best romance novels for adults. The characters easily fall in love with Charity, the haughty marquess with a kind heart.

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4. Open Me by Lisa Locascio

Open Me


  • Author: Lisa Locascio
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Publisher: Black Cat

This book will stay with you because of its erotica and politics. The unabashed description of sex, desire, prejudice, and disorientation of youth in Locascios’ account of a young American overseas is uncompromising. Roxana Olsen had planned to spend the summers with her best mate strolling the alleys of Paris. Instead, she found herself alone in Copenhagen.

This book will broaden your thinking and show you that we aren’t so dissimilar. Zlatan is the guy who instructs her on war, discrimination, and heartache. Her first taste of true independence is dazzling, and she is irresistibly drawn to her intense, considerably older Danish host. And it is this lesson that will change her life for the rest of her life.

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5. The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory

The Wedding Date


  • Author: Jasmine Guillory
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Publisher: Berkley

In this joyful and flirtatious intercultural romantic debut by Bestselling Author Jasmine Guillory, a groomsman and his last-minute visitor are about to find out if a false date can go the length. Drew and Alexa are both highly skilled and successful individuals on their terms, with busy lives far outside their romance. They are dedicated to their jobs, have issues they care about, and have friends they care about.

As a couple, they just made for an engaging, multi-faceted plot in which the romance overshadowed everything else – which is precisely how it should be since this is, after all, a romantic fantasy.

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6. Hate to Want You by Alisha Rai

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  • Author: Alisha Rai
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Publisher: Avon

This romantic novel is one of those books that can turn you on. The story revolves around Livvy. When Livvy comes to their hometown to visit her family, everyone’s tongues start wagging. Nicholas has received word that she has returned to town, and he is resolved not to let her get under his skin again.

Livvy’s tough veneer has always helped her deal with both homes, and her shield is complete. Her stay is only temporary. She’ll remain away from Nicholas for a while and eventually disappear. Livvy and Nicholas’ pasts are so intertwined that they wouldn’t be able to break free even if they tried. Their chemistry is out of this world, and the criminal element only adds to the allure. This is a narrative with a lot of interesting characters. It deals with mental illness, grief, and selfishness.

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7. A Sport and a Pastime by James Salter

A Sport and a Pastime- Picador Classic


  • Author: James Salter
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Publisher: Picador

A Sport and a Pastime is a beguiling masterpiece that cemented James Salter’s status as one of our generation’s finest authors. It is notable for its sensuality, dazzling prose, and ability to probe the borders between dream and reality, body and spirit.

Philip Dean, a transnational Yale dropout, is visiting regional France and occasionally Paris in a rented, previously exquisite vehicle. He begins an ill-fated relationship with Anne-Marie, a young store girl. They blaze together in mundane yet beautifully erotic heaven.

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8. Men in Kilts by Katie MacAlister

Men in Kilts


  • Author: Katie MacAlister
  • Publication Year: 2003
  • Publisher: Berkley

Katie MacAlister’s clever and appealing heroines and similarly witty and enticing love interests are exposed to this romantic genre. Kathie Williams meets Ian, a rugged Scotsman, in Men in Kilts. After a few humorous interactions, Kathie and Iain’s relationship is at maximum capacity.

The next logical step for Kathie is to visit Iain’s ancestral castle and meet his eccentric, endearing family. Is it possible for love to outlive a family? MacAlister will make you chuckle whether she’s writing otherworldly novels or romcoms centered in Scotland.

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9. The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by Anne Rice

The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty - The First of the Acclaimed Series of Erotic Adventures of Sleeping Beauty


  • Author: Anne Rice
  • Publication Year: 1983
  • Publisher: Plume

Cast aside your edition of Fifty Shades of Grey and do yourself a favor. Anne Rice applied her distinct sense to old folktales after integrating vampire legends with sensuous eroticism in The Vampire Chronicles, commencing with Encounter With the Vampire.

The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty strips the story of Sleeping Beauty of all its innocent features. Instead of kissing the princess awake, the prince initiates a sexual initiation, including S&Ms. This is an actual book about authority. It is not for the shy person or easily triggered one.

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10. 100 Love Sonnets by Pablo Neruda

One Hundred Love Sonnets Cien sonetos de amor


  • Author: Pablo Neruda
  • Publication Year: 2014
  • Publisher: University of Texas Press

One Hundred Love Sonnets is dedicated to Pablo Neruda’s beloved wife, Matilde Urrutia. These wonderfully erotic verses are set against the landscape of his cherished Isla Negra. Embrace their love by drawing on the winds and floods, the white sands with their smattering of exquisite wildflowers, and the sea’s bright sunlight and salty perfume.

After Pablo and Matilde, many lovers exchanged these poems, making One Hundred Love Sonnets one of the most famous poems collections of all time. This attractively updated collection includes classic Spanish poems and charming English translations, making it ideal for Christmas presents.

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We all have different tastes when it comes to literature. On certain days we like action, somedays mystery, and somedays, we like to be enthusiastic about love, thus end up reading some good erotic books.

The above list will guide you in choosing the best erotic books if you prefer to read romantic eroticism. Let us know in the comments below which books you think should be on the list.

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