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Creating Consent Culture: A Handbook for Educators

Erica Scott and Marcia Baczynski


Intimacy Educator: Teaching through Touch

Caffyn Jesse


Guest Caffyn Jesse's practical and important book on touching for healing and pleasure expansion.

Orientation: Mapping Queer Meanings

Caffyn Jesse


Guest Caffyn Jesse looks at archetypes through history that reframe and empower queer identity.

Pelvic Pain Clinic

Caffyn Jesse


Pelvic pain affects more people than you might think. Guest Caffyn Jesse co-authored this important book on how you can understand and manage pelvic issues.

Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships

Tristan Taormino

$18.95 $17.43

Excellent overview of open relationships. Recommended by therapist Jason Best.

The Ethical Slut, Third Edition: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships, and Other Freedoms in Sex and Love (Revised)

Dossie Easton and Janet W. Hardy

$18.98 $17.46

Landmark book on open relationships, recommended by many guests.

The Monster Under the Bed: Sex, Depression, and the Conversations We Aren't Having

Joellen Notte

$19.95 $18.35

Guest JoEllen Notte's important book on how to navigate sex with partners when you or they have depression.

Mind Play: A Guide to Erotic Hypnosis

Mark Wiseman


Recommended by the Mesmer Hypnosis Group Chicago

The Mind Play Study Guide

Mark Wiseman


Recommended by the Mesmer Hypnosis Group Chicago

Urban Tantra, Second Edition: Sacred Sex for the Twenty-First Century (Revised)

Barbara Carrellas

$18.98 $17.46

Excellent straightforward Tantra book for all genders and orientations. Recommended by host Karen Yates

In at the Deep End

Kate Davies

$15.99 $14.71

Witty and fast-paced coming-out novel by interviewee Kate Davies.

Tipping the Velvet

Sarah Waters

$17.00 $15.64

Lesbian erotic novel recommended by interviewee Kate Davies

Group: How One Therapist and a Circle of Strangers Saved My Life

Christie Tate

$27.00 $24.84

Author and interviewee Christie Tate's absorbing memoir about the quest for intimacy

Many Love: A Memoir of Polyamory and Finding Love(s)

Sophie Lucido Johnson

$16.99 $15.63

Author/illustrator Johnson chronicles her exploration in polyamory--charming and insightful.

The Art of Receiving and Giving

Betty Martin


Acclaimed sex coach Betty Martin shares her innovative system of touch that breaks habitual responses.

Screw the Roses, Send Me the Thorns: The Romance and Sexual Sorcery of Sadomasochism

Philip Miller

$24.95 $22.95

Excellent BDSM book for beginners written by a hetero couple

Eros the Bittersweet: An Essay

Anne Carson


Recommended by panelist and writer Jera Brown

Kintsugi: Powerful Stories of Healing Trauma

Emily Jacob

$15.99 $14.71

Trauma survivors share their stories

A Year Of Mr. Lucky

Meg Weber

$16.99 $15.63

Interviewee and therapist Meg Weber chronicles her year of a BDSM affair with a man she nicknames Mr. Lucky.

All: A James Broughton Reader

James Broughton


A compendium of queer poet and filmmaker James Broughton's work.

The Come as You Are Workbook: A Practical Guide to the Science of Sex

Emily Nagoski

$17.00 $15.64

A practical guide to work through Nagoski's ideas and solutions

Come as You Are: Revised and Updated: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life

Emily Nagoski

$18.00 $16.56

Recommended in S2 Ep2 and consistently on "best sex books" lists