The following books have been reviewed in the Club R.U.B. newsletter.
'Role play in the form of erotic fantasies you and your partner can try at home' is the strapline. This imaginative book is entitled HOT GAMES For Mind-Blowing Sex. Role paly is a distinct part of the Club RUB experience so why not take it one step further and experiment with different scenarios and props.
If you know me, then you know I don’t usually review fiction. However, this paperback dropped on my desk and as I read the first few pages I was hooked. Also it’s not strictly fiction but one woman’s true life experience as a submissive. Having only just arrived in London she applied for a maid’s job and ended on an unforgettable journey into a world dominated by corporal punishment whelded by the crule hand of her Master. Entitled On Undefended Flesh by Shana Shine is available from Flickinglizard.
Erotic Bondage (Art of Rope) by Edward Lee is a great little book if you are into seeing photo’s of girls tied up. It’s available from Turnaround or tel 020 8829 3000.
Four fab’ little books called the Toy Bag Guides to; Clips & Clamps, Hot Wax, Dungeon Supplies and Caning are available from Turnaround.
Photography for Perverts by Charles Gatewood is for anyone who fancies a go at outrageous fetish photography at home. Available from Turnaround.
Two great books and one unusual one this month! Hands up - how many of you have a fetish for tickling? I thought so!!! ‘Erotic Tickling’ by Michael Moran makes you giggle in more ways than one. ‘Tricks...To Please A Man’ by Jay Wiseman - take the mystery out of pleasing a man - sexually. ‘Sex Toys 101’ is a guide on how to choose them and how to use them. Available from Turnaround.
The Glamour Girls of Bill Ward. Mr Ward has a great cartoon style. All his girls are scantily clad in 50’s undies whilst delivering some great one-liners. Available from Turnaround.
Fantasy Made Flesh by Deborah Addington. This book teaches erotic role play and encourages you to use your imagination, set the stage, choose the outfit and orchestrate your fantasy. It’s from Turnaround, who have an extensive BDSM list.
A Guide to New York’s Fetish Underground by Claudia Varrin is a directory of, where to buy and where to go, in NYC. I never knew there was so much to do! Also by Claudia is Erotic Surrender - The Sensual Joys of Female Submission. Ever said 'I don’t understand S&M' or 'I don’t know what to do'? Then educate yourself! This book can guide you towards a new-found sexual experiences that lets you use your imagination and teaches you how to give and receive pleasure.
Chainmale by Don Bastian is one man’s experience of the US leather scene and The Compleat Slave by Jack Rinella is written from a gay male perspective but erotic S&M play is relevant for anyone.
If you haven’t already seen it then your missing out. Trevor Watson’s book Exposed is a goldmine of saucy pictures. It’s available at Soho Bookstore 020 7494 1615 or www.sohobooks.co.uk.
Subspace, Owned and Bound are all books portraying the joys and the experiences of the ongoing journey into submission. Written by Toya a New Zealand based dominant, they can be purchased online from: www.desires.co.nz
Phone Sex by Miranda Austin. The thing is about aural sex is, it doesn’t have to be over the phone. Ever had anyone ask you to “talk dirty to me?” Learn the tips, tricks and the psychology behind how to use the right words to get the desired effect - for both parties! There are plenty of juicy anecdotes as well. Available from Turnaround.
Trevor Watson has got a kink! Or rather Kink is the name of his new book. Loads of great new pictures and some new saucy models too. It’s available at Soho Bookstore 020 7494 1615 or www.sohobooks. co.uk.
Asia Bondage by Steven Speliotis is a collection of well lit photographs of Asian women often intricately bound. It’s available from Turnaround.
Lust Circus by Dave Naz is a collection of US fetish lifestyle models/dominas in there natural environments - usually the dungeon! He has captured lustful scenes and provocative poses. From Turnaround.
This month Turnaround have come up with a very interesting little book called Safe, Sane, Consensual and Fun by John Warren. It’s a book that contains how-to-do advise with erotic fantasy. Some S&M play can be very cold and predictable, in this book it suggests ways of incorporating roleplay into your sex life.
Trevor Watson’s new book Exposed is a large format coffee-table style book. Fetish photography at it’s best. From Soho Bookstore 020 7494 1615 or www.sohobooks. co.uk.
‘Nylons’ is a book for stocking fetishists and has over 500 B/W photos of ‘readers wives’ type girls fully kitted up! My favourite pictures are on pages 73 and 83! Many of these books can be purchased from Turnaround.
Flogging - you might of thought was simply about repetition! Not so says Joseph Bean who explains it all in his book - ‘Flogging’. The whole process right down to the cleaning and maintaining of flogging equipment is discussed.
Other recently reviewed books are; ‘The loving Dominant’, ‘The Mistress Manual’ and ‘A Charm School for Sissy Maids’. Again all from Turnaround.
Some folk have said to me that they think I am obsessed with cock & ball torture - whatever makes them say that? So as not to disappoint them! Here is a very handy little book called ‘Family Jewels’ - a guide to genital play & torment. Chapters on The Toy Box: Clamps & Wax & Weights & Creams & Rings & Whips and even a few Recipes for Nuts! It’s from Turnaround.
San Francisco based Midori has a new book called ‘The Seductive Art of Japanese Rope Bondage’ that has no fancy knots and no special expertise is required. All you need is rope, enthusiasm, and the desire to explore one of the Orients erotic arts. It’s from Turnaround.
Entitled ‘The New Bottoming Book’ this little offering is very interesting and useful for those interested in sub/dom activities. I love the chapter called Getting What You Want and lots of It! There’s always somebody out there greedier than you. Go for it! It’s from Turnaround. Why not ask them for a list of there back catalogue of Bondage Domination Sado Masochism (BDSM) books.
Wow what a ab’ fab’ little book! Again from Turnaround. It’s entitled ‘The Lazy Crossdresser’. I love the humourous tips. Shaving tip: Use baby shampoo instead of shaving foam. This way you avoid irritation! “Moisturise, moisturise, moisturise” - is the tranny mantra.
'You beat people up for a living don’t you Mummy'? By Roy Turner on Absolute Elsewhere is a collection of unedited essays written by real dominatrixes. It’s a glimmer of truth about the real world of dominate ladies. At all good book shops.
‘Screw the Roses give me the Thorns’ by P. Miller & M. Devon is another excellent BDSM book available from Turnaround. It’s a light-hearted and fun read for the novice to the more experienced.
Wow - a pink padded book full of erotic photography. Tony Ward presents ‘The Best of Erotica’. Great picture on page 244! An excellent photography coffee table book by Larry Utley called Women in Control. Dominatrices and their submissives act out their fantasies in a very tongue-in-cheek manner.
Two more tiny Toybag Guides; High Tech Toys and Shoe and Foot Worship. Great little informative guides. All available from Turnaround.
A friend of mine recently sent me a very classy book called Female Dominance, Rituals and Practices by Claudia Varrin. Filled with real-life tales and adventures, plus sample sessions to get you started. Visit www.claudiavarrin.com or www.kensingtonbooks.com.
I love art and tattoo art. ‘Suits Made To Fit ‘ is a beautiful new book full of full colour stunning and intricate pieces of work from the NewSkool Tattoo Collective. It also comes with DVD, poster and stickers. Available from Turnaround.
Jay Wiseman’s new book called Tricks to Please A Man - is a must-have manual for anybody who’s ever wanted to make a man beg for more! It’s available from Turnaround.
‘My Erotic X-Files’ by Jean-Paul Four. It’s an excellent photography book. He seems to have taken his influences from greats such as Trevor Watson, Gilles Berquet, Christoper Morthe - so if you like their work you will love this book. Available from www.Sohobooks.com in Walkers Court, London, Soho W1.
Michael Mannings most impressive book to date is ‘Inamorata’. If you are not familiar with his illustrations then you are missing out on this very stylised, graphic erotic imagery. Available from Turnaround.
Vince Ray’s new book called ‘Non-Stop Rock N Roll Voodoo Action can be purchased along with his first book from www.vinceray.com. A cartoon fusion of 50’s fetish dominance!
‘Bad Girls Hotel’ by Bob Coulter is a fantastic thick book of sleazy girl photos set in my favourite NYC hotel - The (unique and creatively decorated) Carlton Arms. Available from Turnaround.
"Games She Plays" by Claudia Meris Varrin is a collection on titillating and tantalizing real-life scenes. To purchase a copy go to www.claudiavarrin.com
This little book is along the same lines as Kim's Kinky Tips! '21st Century Kinkycrafts' is packed full of ways to turn everyday household materials into bondage equipment, dungeon toys and sex gadgets. Available from Turnaround.
The new Dita Von Tease book is FANTASTIC. It's a book of two halfs; burlesque and fetish. Photos taken by the worlds leading photographers and dressed to kill - she looks flawless in every one. Available from all good book shops or http://www.sohobooks.co.uk for a list of their shops and contact details.
The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Women by Tristan Taormino pretty much speaks for itself. If that's your thing - do it safely. Available from Turnaround.
If you like photos of naked readers-wives-style chicks, then "Private Skin" by Dan Wickline is the the book for you. Available from Turnaround.
The Couple Guide to Erotic Games by Gerald Schoenewolf. Spice up yous sex life with massage poker, erotic barter, indecent proposal and nude Hamlet. Available from Turnaround.
If you like your fetish photography dark, weird, gothic and arresting Autopsyrotica by Chad Michael Ward is for you. It's an interesting addition to any fetish art-photography collectors catalogue. Available from Turnaround.
These pocket size books are great stocking fillers for Christmas. Masterclass: Blow-jobs. Give your girl something you want!!! www.eroticprints.org.
Playing with Pain, is one man's journey into BDSM. Hardy Haberman explores this world in story by drawing from actual experiences. These safe, sane and consensual encounters illustrate the many ways pain heightens ones experiences. Available from Turnaround.
More Family Jewels is about further exploration in male genitorture! That's cock and ball torture (CBT) to you! Available from Turnaround.
This book is for Masters and is called Master/Slave Relations. The relationships are studied In-depth. Wether they be established or relatively new. Available from Turnaround.
Protocol Handbook for the Leather Slave by R.J. Rubel. More than a general guide to rules, rituals, personal behaviour and etiquette. Available from Turnaround.
Protocols - Handbook for the Female Slave by R J Rubel. Not just packed full of 'how to behave in the dungeon' but includes, opening doors, setting a table and preparing a bath too! Available from Turnaround.
Kink, Cheek, Bounce and Girls Behaving Badly are books that feature the excellent B/W photography of the very clever Trevor Watson. Copies can be bought from: www.eroticprints.org
My Favourite Model is a glossy hard cover book of 348 full cover photographs. It features 33 outstanding contemporary erotic photographers who share pictures of their favourite model. My favourite snappers James & James are part of the line-up too! Available from Turnaround.
Fred Berger is truly a one-off in the world of fetish photography. Pulp Fetish is a book full of gorgeous girls playing kinky dressing-up games and loving every silly second of it. The scenes are played out with a range of goofy expressions and kitsch accessories which all add to the fun. Available from Turnaround.
Blood and Dishonour is a book full of the best gothic/fetish/alternative models. It's a series of personal profiles and photographs in many different styles, each representing a different side of the model: Satanic Sluts! Read this for more info and how to order: www.salvationgroup.com
Here's a cheeky little book - The Adventurous Couple's Guide to Strap-On Sex. A witty and well-informed book and I think the title says it all. Available from Turnaround.