The success of Chilean-British author E.L. James’ erotic trilogy 50 Shades of Grey has paved the way for the second coming of erotic fiction. It used to be that such novels were kept hidden under pillows, in underwear drawers, and atop hard-to-reach bookshelves, but these days, women (and men!) are brazenly consuming erotic fiction wherever and whenever they desire!
As a result of the steamy genre’s growing popularity, a mix of seasoned and novice authors have joined the erotic book club, giving readers a variety of characters to get lost between the pages with.
Here are 8 Latina erotica books that are sure to set your heart racing!
1. erotica slide 01 Lauren's Very Dirty Chapter, by Alisa Valdes
Lauren’s Very Dirty Chapter, by Alisa Valdes
The quick read was originally written as the last chapter of Lauren's Saints of Dirty Faith, the third book in the DGSC book series. However, the chapter was left out due to it's very x-rated content.
If you're a fan of the DGSC series, you'll definitely enjoy seeing everyone's favorite sucia finally get what she desesrves!
2. erotica slide 02 The Last Night With You, by Mayra Montero
The Last Night With You, by Mayra Montero
A middle-aged married couple embark on a cruise to reignite their passion for one another. With the help of a mysterious passenger, Julieta, the couple find themselves lost deep in the throes of love, lust, self-destruction and everything else in between.
3. erotica slide 03 Under the Pomegranate Tree
Under the Pomegranate Tree: The Best New Latino Erotica, by Ray Gonzalez
They say that variety is the spice of life! If that’s true, you might want to check out Under the Pomegranate Tree, a collection of erotic stories, poems and essays written by a diverse group of authors, including Rudolfo Anaya, Alma Luz Villanueva, and Pat Mora.
4. erotica slide 04 Pleasure In The Word: Erotic Writing by Latin American Women
Pleasure In The Word: Erotic Writing by Latin American Women, edited by Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert and Margarite Fernandez Olmos
This collection of erotic stories, essays and poems brings together some of the most talented Latina authors of all time, weaving together their tales of love, lust, romance and sexuality.
Domincan-American author Julia Alvarez described Pleasure in the Word as:
"An important chorus of our south of the border sisters for us Latinas to hear... Here we have much knowing and glorying from Argentina to Brazil to my own Dominican Republic -- toes to waist to breasts of the hemisphere!"
Need we say more?
5. erotica slide 05 PUTA, by Alisa Vales
PUTA, by Alisa Vales
PUTA is an erotic coming of age novel written by Alisa Valdes, the author who brought readers The Dirty Girls Social Club and Playing With Boys.
PUTA takes readers on an erotic journey that spans two and half decades of protagonist Carmen Noa’s life. Through Carmen, readers learn that sex can go from meaningful to dangerous to healing, all within one lifetime.
6. erotica slide 06 Just A Kiss, by Bonnie S. Mata
Just a Kiss, by Bonnie S. Mata
A year after being kidnapped by a dangerous stalker, protagonist Celina decides to take life back into her own hands. In an attempt to live life to the fullest, Celina creates and follows a “Doomsday List,” filled with all of the things that she hopes to do before she dies.
However, when Celina fulfills one of the wishes on her list—a kiss from a handsome stranger—she soon finds that a kiss is not just a kiss, and that her life is, once again, in danger.
This erotic thriller is sure to set and keep your heart racing from beginning to end!
7. erotica slide 07 Dating Chronicles: NYC Latina
Dating Chronicles: NYC Latina (Book One), by A.V. Scott
Move over, Carrie Bradshaw! Brooklyn-raised Boricua A.V. Scott gives readers a new take on life, love and sex in the big city!
The short but sweet book is a novel twist on erotic fiction, providing readers with a first-person account of how “dating in New York City can be hazardous to your sex life.”
8. erotica slide 08 Fast Girls
Fast Girls, edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel
Fast Girls “celebrates the girl with a reputation” in a series of short stories written by the some of the best female erotic writers of our time, including Latina erotica author Lolita Lopez.
The cast of brazen characters featured in the this compilation of erotic short stories take on the sort of sexual adventures that most people only dream about.
This is the perfect read for good girls who want to know what it's like to be bad!