Author(s): Violet Blue
Feeling adventurous? In this witty and well-informed guide, bestselling author Violet Blue explains how to choose and use sex toys to play and explore together — and have mind-blowing sex. With a practical, sex-positive approach, she leads readers through the maze of sex toys on the market, explaining the many options available, including different materials, care and cleaning, and how to see through exaggerated marketing claims. Along the way Violet offers tips on creative usage and ideas for introducing sex toys to a relationship: how to ask your boyfriend to use the blindfold in your bedside drawer or how to surprise your wife with a saucy gift without getting your face slapped (unless that was the point).
But why stop with the basics? Care to enact a threesome fantasy with two people? Set up the sexiest lighting for a webcam show? Dream of owning a steel cage dining table for captivating dinner parties? From the tried-and-true to the truly spectacular, it’s here in The Adventurous Couple’s Guide.
Some of the tips and tricks you'll learn:
fun and creative ways to bring sex toys into the bedroom
how to enact sexy fantasies with toys
hot strap-on sex tips
vital communication skills
Violet Blue is the best-selling author of the sex-instruction books: The Ultimate Guide to Fellatio, The Ultimate Guide to Cunnilingus, The Smart Girl's Guide to the G-Spot, and The Adventurous Couple's Guide to Sex Toys, and The Adventurous Couple's Guide to Strap-On Sex; the editor of the erotica collections: Sweet Life, Sweet Life 2, Taboo, Best Women's Erotica series, Lips Like Sugar, Lust, and Girls on Top; she also writes about erotica, pornography, and sexual pleasure and health for various magazines, and she is the creator of the popular podcast Open Source Sex. She reports on local issues on SFAppeal.com.
Violet has been interviewed and quoted by national and international magazines including O: The Oprah Magazine, Newsweek, Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Jane, First for Women, Glamour, Grace Woman, Maxim, Marie Claire, Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Blender, Penthouse, Redbook, Wired, and more; has made TV appearances on The History Channel’s Sex in History series and Playboy TV’s Sexcetera; has had radio interviews including The Dr. Laura Berman Show, The Sunday Night Sex Show with Sue Johansen, and a regular monthly guest appearance on Sirius OutQ Radio’s Derek and Romaine Show; and has been featured on selected websites including CBS Healthwatch, Jane’s Guide, and Salon. She has been the subject of feature articles in the San Francisco Bay Guardian, San Francisco Weekly, San Jose Mercury News, and the Wall Street Journal.
Violet is a trained sex educator and lectures to human sexuality students at San Francisco State University, U.C. Berkeley, and to trainees at the national sex crisis and information hotline San Francisco Sex Information. SF Weekly named her one of the Best Sex Educators in San Francisco in 2013, and she resides in San Francisco. Visit her at tinynibbles.com.