Unlike their namesakes in the wild, the bears in this collection are decidedly sexier. Assembled by noted editor Richard Labonte, these tales will take listeners on a tantalizing tour of a gay subculture that's sweet and raunchy - and sometimes both at once. Written by the most popular authors in the field of queer male erotica, these stories showcase bears and bear-lovers exulting in the pleasures of scruffy beards, hairy chests, burly bodies, and belly-to-belly sex unfettered by social constrictions.
One of the most powerful icons for gay men is the hunky, rough-hewn, authoritative daddy figure, who can offer hot kisses, warm embraces, and a firm hand with equal intensity. This collection of erotic stories reveals the unique sexual and emotional bonds between these older daddies and younger gay men.
"great nairator and some hot stories"
Since it began in 1996, this groundbreaking series has delivered the hottest gay male sex writing anywhere. In Best of Best Gay Erotica 2, editor Richard Labonté brings together the most daring, intense, and memorable stories from the past five years of the series, by such celebrated authors as Simon Sheppard, J. T. LeRoy, Matt Bernstein Sycamore, and Andy Quan.
Rough, yet romantic. Racy, yet a nice and slow one-handed listen, Best Gay Erotica 2013 is yet another jewel in the crown of Cleis Press's gay erotica.
Something about the country brings out the best - and the sexiest - in a man, and country boys are a special breed. These tobacco-chewin', cattle-ropin' icons in temptingly baggy overalls or skin-tight wranglers rank with cops and soldiers as one of the most potent symbols of the naturally masculine male. Sweating and sensual not from the gym but from honest, hard work (and play), they come in all shapes, sizes, and erotic potential. City homos hike the wilds to commune with nature and nature boys. Gay pioneers enjoy rural living and loving. Lonesome queers meet for moonlight trysts in the cornfields.
Presenting the best of five years of the steamiest, most provocative gay sex writing. The hottest stories from the best-selling gay erotica series in America!
"Five Years of Oh Yeah"
Best Gay Romance 2013 has both heat and sweet. These stories of meet-cutes, first times and longtime loves are tales well told with relatable characters you root for from beginning to end. Cream-of-the-crop editor Richard Labonté gathers the very best in gay romance each year for a collection that runs the gamut from hearts and flowers to down and dirty. In Best Gay Romance, the chocolate you may give to your lover will likely be used in many other creative ways!
Rough and surly, smooth and sultry, or quick and raw however you like it, you'll find it in Studs, 20 of the hottest and best-written man-to-man sex stories to appear in print this year. In "Underground Operator" two men on a nearly empty subway platform indulge in rough, anonymous sex that lets them momentarily forget the stifling summer heat. "Donuts to Demons" finds a self-described "rock-n-roll artfag" searching for a lover as patient and gifted and generous as he advertised on Craigslist.
"Too Little Time to do too Much"
Four acclaimed erotic authors re-imagine the past.... Welcome to the hidden queer history of men loving men not so very long - and centuries - ago. In "Heaven on Earth", Lambda Literary Award winner, editor, and author Simon Sheppard evokes a noirish Depression-era setting for Wichita rich kid Eli who, with an innocent young gas station attendant as his sidekick, embarks on a bloody, lust-fueled crime spree: Bonnie and Clyde meet Leopold and Loeb.
"Gay Lovers Through History"
Whether intricately secured by ropes, locked in handcuffs, or bound simply by a lover's command, these dangerously explicit stories of restraint will grab you, tie you down, and never let you go. From professionals letting loose their inhibitions on an office retreat to a garden full of earthy "bound" delights, this cornucopia of kink shows men put in their place and then held there firmly.
Since it began in 1996, the groundbreaking Best Gay Erotica series has delivered the hottest, best-selling gay male sex writing available anywhere. In Best of Best Gay Erotica 3, editor Richard Labonté brings together the most daring, intense, and surprisingly tender stories from the past five years of the series. Curated by an impressive panel of judges, this collection is a landmark achievement in gay erotica.
An explicit collection of young-adult erotica, Boy Crazy explores in heady detail the "first time": the first time feeling lustful toward another boy, the first time falling into bed with a peer, the first time discovering love with another young man. This youthful collection relishes the thrill of being crazy for a certain boy, for a moment or for a lifetime.
"Did nothing for me..."
Who hasn't been hot for a jock, or, for that matter, an entire team? Those sweat-drenched Lotharios induce lust in the heart of all and finally receive their due in Hot Jocks, erotic short stories with an athletic theme. Trophy-winning master editor Richard Labonte has gathered a collection featuring tales of inter-athlete lust, the skinny nerd's hots for a jock, and about unavoidable links between sports and sex. Wrestlers, quarterbacks, surfers, swimmers, boxers, soccer players, bowlers, divers, and martial artists: abound.
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This incendiary collection contains a wide range of erotic short stories that burns up the pages with unabashed, uninhibited sex between men. Here two young guys' internet hookup leads to an exhibitionist encounter at a local shopping mall; a boy on the verge of manhood loses his gay cherry to the handyman of a local brothel; a college-bound boy raised by strict Christian parents comes out in the arms of his older brother's best surfer buddy; and two sexual dynamos have their way with a willing military man. These stories will definitely make you sweat.
Lambda Award-winning editor Richard Labonté leaves no fetish unfulfilled in this new collection of gay erotica. This steamy collection contains a wide range of erotic short stories for listeners with a taste for sizzling storylines and uninhibited, unrepentant mansex. Scott Promfret, coauthor of the Romentics series of gay romance novels, contributes "The Competitor", in which a hunky athlete unexpectedly meets his match at the gym. Cat Tailor's rollicking "Delta Boys" finds four randy soldier boys, back from the frontlines, living out their fantasies in a sleazy motel room.
Muscle Men is a celebration of the body beautiful, where men who look like Greek gods are worshipped for their outsized attributes. Editor Richard Labonté takes us into the erotic world of body builders and the men who desire them. These uninhibited stories are by the masters of the genre, including Jack Fritscher, Jeff Mann, Steven Bereznai, Tom Fuchs, and Ryan Field. At the gym, in the locker room, and especially in the steam room, the hunks who look hard, work hard, and play hard inspire fantasies the world over.
Called "consistently outstanding" by the Lambda Book Review and cited for "glorious approaches to gay male sexual writing, " by the Harvard Gay and Lesbian Review, Richard Labonte's Best Gay Erotica series sets and raises the bar in the 2012 volume. Gathering the hottest, freshest, and most literary fiction for the year, Best Gay Erotica 2012 captures the tenderness and raw energy of man-on-man desire. From the innocent but oh-so-beautiful boy next door to the "seen it all" gritty street hustler, these provocative and potent short stories will grab your attention and your erotic imagination.
Men of a certain age. Guys with baritone voices who speak with the confidence that only maturity imparts. The characters in Daddies take you deep into the world of father figures and the beautiful young men who desire them - from Doug Harrison's leather-loving "Jungle Daddy" to Barry Alexander's boy-into-man "Night Visit" and Jeff Mann's nurturing daddy bear and his cub in "Lost River".
Bad boys and the men who love them are the subject of this uninhibited set of stories, Wild Boys. Richard Labonté unleashes fierce fiction depicting lives lived in defiance of the rules. These independent wild-at-heart boys fascinate the men who tame them and we also have tales of the man whose heart, and body, those wild boys tame. A one-night stand turns into committed romance; a Daddy subdues a recalcitrant son; a relationship-shy guy is brought to the altar; and more.
"Reading the stories in Best Gay Erotica 2011 will get you hot; that's their claim on you," promises guest judge Kevin Killian. In this year's edition of the best-selling erotica series, a dreamy lacrosse player plays rough with a skinny skater in Wolfsham's "Attackman." The undead hero of Jeff Mann's uncanny "Saving Tobias" targets a handsome, homophobic state senator.