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18 Sex Books with Unusual Covers

Rebecca Joines Schinsky

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Rebecca Joines Schinsky is the executive director of product and ecommerce at Riot New Media Group. She co-hosts All the Books! and the Book Riot Podcast. Follow her on Twitter: @rebeccaschinsky.

Because the way to feel less disgusting after a fall into this kind of internet rabbit hole is to share your findings with others. Here we go!

Soooo, they’re marketing this one to parents, yeah?

sex book for teens

I can’t decide what’s worse: that I know what some of these actions are, or that I don’t know what ALL of them are.

dirty sanchez's guide


Something something raise a pole something something tent in my pants.

sex in a tent book

Maybe there is something to that “what’s your sign?” business after all.

idiot's guide to sextrology

Gender stereotypes, ahoy! Is there a companion book for the Tired Working Man with, like, a briefcase and travel coffee mug on the cover?

tired woman's guide to passionate sex

Yes, because what I want when I’m thinking about sex is to be reminded of children. I dearly hope that the only people who buy this book do it as a joke.

sock monkey kama sutra

Since when is weed good for the libido? This is news to me. BUT the jacket copy does say that Rihanna calls this book her “new encyclopedia.” So it has that going for it, which is nice.

sex pot stoner sex book

Is it just me, or do steam-powered vibrators sound dangerous?

steampunk's guide to sex

The author’s name, you guys. I can’t even.

holy sex catholic guide

When in doubt, put food on the cover. I give you exhibits A-I.

she comes firstreturn of desirecomprehensive couples guide to oral sex

passionistahere he comestickle his pickle

young gentleman's guide to losing your virginitygood girl's guide to bad girl sexfifty shades of pleasure


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