BDSM Books

This is a list of some of my favorite BDSM and sex-related books, many books that I’ve been recommended to read, and many books that I’ve had my eye on for some time. If I haven’t listed your favorite book, please drop me a line! I’m always looking for great books to read.

  • Books I’ve read are marked with a πŸ“š
  • Books I love are marked with a πŸ’–
  • If I’ve reviewed the book here on Queer Courtesan, the review is linked right next to that book!

BDSM/Power Exchange

  • Conquer Me by Kacie Cunningham – πŸ“š πŸ’– read my review here
  • The New Bottoming Book by Dossie Easton and Janet Hardy πŸ“š
  • The New Topping Book by Dossie Easton and Janet Hardy
  • The Forked Tongue by Flagg πŸ“š πŸ’–
  • Playing Well With Others by Lee Harrington and Mollena Williams
  • Paradigms of Power by Raven Kaldera
  • Real Service by Raven Kaldera and Joshua Tenpenny – πŸ“š πŸ’– read my review here
  • Manual Creation by Machele Kindle πŸ“š πŸ’–
  • Wild Side Sex: The Book of Kink by Midori
  • Screw The Roses, Send Me The Thorns by Philip Miller & Molly Devon
  • Enough to Make You Blush: Exploring Erotic Humiliation by Princess Kali
  • Master/slave Mastery: Updated by Robert J. Rubel and M. Jen Fairfield πŸ“š πŸ’–
  • Master/slave Relations: Communications 401 by Robert J. Rubel
  • Master/slave Relations: Solutions 402 by Robert J. Rubel
  • Master/slave Mastery – Advanced by Robert J. Rubel and M. Jen Fairfield πŸ“š
  • Master/slave Mastery – Protocols by Robert J. Rubel and M. Jen Fairfield πŸ“š πŸ’–
  • Ask the Man Who Owns Him by David Sten & David Schachter
  • The Ultimate Guide to Kink edited by Tristan Taormino πŸ“š
  • The Human Pony by Rebecca Wilcox
  • Living M/s by Dan and dawn Williams πŸ“š πŸ’–
  • The Toybag Guide to Playing with Taboo by Mollena Williams
  • SM 101 by Jay Wiseman
  • The Way of the Pleasure Slave: Erotic Slavehood for the Submissive Woman by Andrew James πŸ“š

Leather

  • The Complete Leatherboy Handbook by Vincent L. Andrews
  • Ties That Bind by Guy Baldwin
  • Slavecraft by Guy Baldwin πŸ“š πŸ’–
  • The Leather Contest Guide by Guy Baldwin
  • Leathersex by Joseph W. Bean πŸ“š
  • To Love, To Obey, To Serve by V.M. Johnson πŸ“š πŸ’–
  • Life, Leather, and the Pursuit of Happiness by Steve Lenius
  • Urban Aboriginals by Geoff Mains πŸ“š πŸ’–
  • The Original Leatherman’s Handbook by Larry Townsend & John Preston
  • The Leatherman’s Protocol Handbook by John Weal πŸ“š
  • Partners in Power by Jack Rinella πŸ“š πŸ’–
  • Becoming a Slave by Jack Rinella
  • Master’s Manual by Jack Rinella
  • The Compleat Slave by Jack Rinella
  • Protocol Handbook for the Leather Slave: Theory and Practice by Robert Rubel πŸ“š
  • Leatherfolk: Radical Sex, People, Politics, and Practice edited by Mark Thompson

Workbooks

  • Erotic Slavehood by Christina Abernathy πŸ“š
  • The Big Workbook for Submissives by Rebecca Elizabeth Blanton
  • Submissive Reflection by Luna Carruthers and Kalista J
  • Where I Am Led: A Service Exploration Workbook by Christina Parker
  • Authentic Kink by Princess Kali
  • The Submissive Activity Book by Shannon Reilly
  • The Collar by kame_bat – πŸ“š  read my review here

Rope

  • Essence of Shibari by Shin Nawakari
  • Two Knotty Boys Showing You the Ropes by Two Knotty Boys
  • Better Bondage for Every Body by Evie Vane

Spirituality

  • Sensuous Magic by Patrick Califia
  • Urban Tantra by Barbara Carellas πŸ“š
  • Radical Ecstasy by Dossie Easton and Janet Hardy
  • Sacred Kink by Lee Harrington
  • Dark Moon Rising by Raven Kaldera
  • Sacred Power, Holy Surrender by Raven Kaldera

Relationships

  • The Ethical Slut by Dossie Easton and Janet Hardy πŸ“š πŸ’–
  • Stepping Off the Relationship Escalator by Amy Gahran
  • Power Circuits by Raven Kaldera
  • Pagan Polyamory by Raven Kaldera
  • Love in Abundance by Kathy Labriola
  • Love Unlimited by Leonie Linssen
  • Opening Up by Tristan Taormino

Sex, Kink, and Disabilities

  • The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability by M. Kaufman, C. Silverberg, F. Odette
  • Kneeling in Spirit by Raven Kaldera
  • Broken Toys edited by Del Tashlin and Raven Kaldera
  • Mastering Mind edited by Del Tashlin and Raven Kaldera

Fiction

  • The Marketplace Series by Laura Antoniou πŸ“š πŸ’–
  • Doing It For Daddy by Pat Califia
  • The Kushieline Saga by Jacqueline Carey
  • Venus in Furs by Ritter von Leopold Sacher-Masoch
  • Mr. Benson by John Preston πŸ“š πŸ’–
  • The Leather Daddy and the Femme by Carol Queen πŸ“š πŸ’–
  • The Story of O by Pauline Reage
  • The Sleeping Beauty Series by Anne Rice (as A.N. Roquelaure)
  • Say Please: Lesbian BDSM Erotica by Sinclair Sexsmith
  • NASTY: Fetish Fights Back edited by Anna Yeats

Where to Purchase:

Buying directly from authors is one of the best ways to support them. Check the author’s websites for more information. Other alternatives include: