Tag Archives: Non-Fiction

Episode 074: Ask: Building Consent Culture

Episode the seventy-fourth; wherein the Pageist gets a long-held peeve or two off her chest, is tired of being tired and asks people to just… ask. The book reviewed is Ask: Building Consent Culture edited by Kitty Stryker. .44 Intro and Announcements: Circlet Press (‘Erotica for Geeks’) is offering 25% off if you use the […]

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Episode 072: The Cleis Press Sextionary

Episode the seventy-second; Wherein the Pageist reflects on the relationship between fantasy and reality and consults a passel of humans to write this episode’s book review. The book reviewed is The Cleis Press Sextionary. .45 Intro and Announcements: Welcome to the newest Facebook person–Ashley! Thank you to the survey-responder for your kind words. If you’d […]

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The Bookshop Experience

[This is text of the book reviews from episode 71.] As mentioned in previous episodes, I worked in independent bookshops for years—if you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to be one of my regular customers who’d ask for recommendations for yourself or for gifts this piece will give you an idea. This writing […]

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Episode 071: My History of Sexy Reading

Episode the seventy-first; wherein the Pageist has some very good news, some potentially interesting news and gives her listeners the Bookshop Experience. This episode includes 30 mini book reviews. .45 Intro and Announcements: A big thank you to my patrons! You’ve kept my head afloat and my sanity intact this year. There was one new […]

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50 Shades of Kink: An Introduction to BDSM by Tristan Taormino

[This is the text of the book review from episode 69.] This episode’s book review is 50 Shades of Kink: An Introduction to BDSM by Tristan Taormino. I received it for free from the generous people at Cleis Press, but that’s never stopped me from being honest. First bit of honesty—with this title, if it […]

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Decoding Your Kink by Galen Fous

{This is the text of the book review from episode 52.} This episode’s book review is Decoding Your Kink: Guide to Explore, Share and Enjoy Your Wildest Sexual Desires by Galen Fous. Whose name I hope I am pronouncing correctly. I received this book for free, but that has never stopped me from being honest […]

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Episode 052: Decoding Your Kink

Episode the fifty-second; Wherein the Pageist seems to have become an adult at some point, meditates on the importance of finding your place and learns about her personal erotic myth. The book reviewed is Decoding Your Kink: Guide to Explore, Share and Enjoy Your Wildest Sexual Desires by Galen Fous. .45 Intro and Announcements: The […]

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Episode 044: The Smart Girl’s Guide to Privacy

Episode the forty-fourth: Wherein the Pageist celebrates her second kinkiversary, goes in search of a good night’s sleep and makes an exciting announcement. The book reviewed is The Smart Girl’s Guide to Privacy by Violet Blue. .47 Intro & Announcements: The show is now in Ukraine Survey if you’d like to let me know what […]

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Episode 042: Sex with Shakespeare

Episode the forty-second; Wherein the Pageist comes in through the library, issues a warm welcome to her guests from Malaysia and looks forward to mangling a dead language. The book this episode is Sex with Shakespeare: Here’s Much to Do with Pain, but More with Love by Jillian Keenan. .48 Intro & Announcements: One new […]

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Episode 040: The DIY Porn Handbook

Episode the fortieth; Wherein the Pageist discusses the impertinence of projecting one’s kinks, learns of a kinky ebook publisher and is reminded (yet again) to be kinder to herself. The book reviewed is The DIY Porn Handbook: Documenting Our Own Sexual Revolution by Madison Young .47 Intro & Announcements: Two new Facebook likes: Hellooo to […]

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Opening Up by Tristan Taormino

[This is the text of the book review from episode thirty eight.] This week’s book is Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships by Tristan Taormino. Though the title is about open relationships, the book covers anything that isn’t monogamy. Opening Up is geared both towards people new to non-monogamy and people […]

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Episode 038: Opening Up

Episode the thirty-eighth; wherein the Pageist (briefly) returns to her roots, explains why your neurotransmitters LIE and shares some exciting news about the site. The book reviewed is Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships by Tristan Taormino. .48 Intro & Announcements: A new Facebook follow: Welcome to Richard! And a new […]

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