Real-Life Erotica: Diary of a Submissive
By Karen Ballum on October 17, 2012
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When I look back at 2012, I may very well remember it as the year everyone seemed to discover erotica. I've been reading romance book blogs for years, so I've always been a bit aware of what was happening in the world of erotica, but this year, it went mainstream. While it's been great to see readers expanding their literary circles, nonfiction erotica hasn't been as fully explored as fiction. Enter Diary of a Submissive, the true life history of Sophie Morgan.
Sophie Morgan is an independent, modern woman. She's a feminist. She's a journalist. She also happens to be a submissive that has relationships with dominant men for their mutual sexual pleasure. From the first time she was spanked by her college boyfriend to her boundary-pushing relationship with James, her memoir offers readers a look inside those relationships and what it means to be a submissive.
Diary of a Submissive isn't always an easy read. Sophie writes about her experiences so personally at times the reader can't help but feel they know her. You'll want to bring her wine and help her make cookies while she's dealing with a difficult break-up in one part of her story, and wish she could hear you begging her to please use her safe word in another. Sophie's encounters not only challenge her, but challenge the reader as well in this daring and unflinchingly honest memoir.
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