5 best sex books
Boost your sex life with this sexy reading list’plus, start with our cheat sheet to the top two tips from each book
Secrets of a Supersexpert
This book doesn’t shy away from graphic details. Tracy Cox, a veteran sex author, debunks myths and gives instruction on things we didn’t know were physically possible.
• Get out of a rut
Create “I’m up for it” signals. It’s easy to miss each other’s cues. So make the signs physical, like massaging his shoulders or rubbing his leg-in other words, make it so obvious that even the cat knows to leave the room.
• Talk dirty
And if you can’t bring yourself to whisper naughty things in his ear, send him a text, or write on the steamed mirror while he’s in the shower: “Just thought you’d like to know: [you fill in the blank].”
The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Good Sex
Magazine and book author Anita Naik’s latest book covers everything: from birth control to your bits and his bits, and cool-to-know facts in each chapter.
• Initiate morning sex
This is when his testosterone levels are at their highest, making him more responsive to your coital request.
• Keep his clothes on!
(Or some of them, anyway.) One study showed that 64 percent of women like the feeling of a half-clothed man.
Piatkus Books, $14.95
The Lovers’ Book
British author Kate Gribble compiles more than 350 simple suggestions to boost your sex life.
• Relive a romantic holiday
LIsten to the music you danced to and even eat the same food. It’s the frugal couple’s way to spend an evening together.
• Be a Bond girl
Skip the maid or nurse costume and wear a glamorous dress. Then simply make him a martini-shaken, not stirred.
Tantric Sex: The Path to Sexual Bliss
Tantric therapist Kavida Rei outlines how meditation, health and imagination can improve sex.
• Synchronize breathing
Before you get frisky, sit naked facing each other. By following each other’s breathing, you relax and are conscious of your bodies.
• Take a nibble
When you kiss, very gently suck his lower lip and pull him toward you. Kissing is a way of communication, so let him know you’re interested.
Sex Comes First: 15 Ways to Help Save Your Relationship…Without Leaving Your Bedroom
Relationship therapist Joel D. Block and sex writer Kimberly Dawn Neumann say sex can fix a nearly broken relationship.
• Hold a hug
The average hug is four seconds, so hold it longer. The embrace will evoke feelings of being cherished and protected.
• Go for a sex change
Well, not that kind… For some couples, sticking to the same ol’ routine in bed can cause relationships to plateau. Switch positions, and give yourselves a new view.