June Book Club: New Releases for Sexy Summer Reading

POPUGAR Love & SexSource: June Book Club: New Releases For Sexy Summer Reading

A circus love story, common dating rules debunked, a couple steamy memoirs, and some light romances make up our picks for the June books you've got to check out. Temps are rising, so grab an erotic novel or behind-the-scenes peek at the history of burlesque while you're soaking in the rays at a beach, pool, or park to really heat things up. Click through the Summer reading we can't wait to dive into now!

  • Behind the Burly Q: The Story of Burlesque in America: Leslie Zemeckis, who directed the documentary Behind the Burly Q, takes us back to the beginning of American burlesque with Behind the Burly Q: The Story of Burlesque in America. Take a "peek behind the curtain at the burly show" with loads of backstage photos and intimate interviews with former performers.
  • Secrets of a Webcam Girl: In her memoir Secrets of a Webcam Girl, Annabelle T. Baxter tells her story of how she got into sex work to pay the bills. She gives a behind-the-scenes look at the provacative trade as well as sharing her own tales of having a secret profession.
  • The Yonahlossee Riding Camp For Girls: Set in the Depression-era South, Anton DiSclafani's coming-of-age novel The Yonahlossee Riding Camp For Girls follows a teen girl with a mysterious past involving a family tragedy as she's sent away to an equestrienne boarding school for Southern debutantes.


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  • Dear Girls Above Me: Charlie McDowell turned his popular tweets about his ditzy neighbors into the book Dear Girls Above Me. The book shares the lessons he learned listening to the loud conversations of the 20-something female roommates who live above him.
  • The Totally Sweet '90s: Take a trip down memory lane with The Totally Sweet '90s: From Clear Cola to Furby and Grunge to "Whatever," the Toys, Tastes, and Trends That Defined a Decade by Gael Fashingbauer Cooper and Brian Bellmont. It's full of fun trivia and facts about all the games, toys, and pop culture that made the 1990s awesome.
  • Entwined With You: Sylvia Day's Entwined With You is the third novel in the Crossfire trilogy, a steamy romance series perfect for any Fifty Shades of Grey fans. The story finds Eva and Gideon facing the dark secrets from their past and the dangerous consequences of their passion.
  • Ladies' Night: The novel Ladies' Night by Mary Kay Andrews follows a recently divorced blogger who becomes friends with the members of her divorce recovery support group.
  • The Engagements: J. Courtney Sullivan's The Engagements spans hundreds of years and follow four very different types of marriages while sharing the story of how diamonds in America became the symbol of forever love.


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  • Queen of the Air: Dean N. Jensen's magical Queen of the Air: A True Story of Love and Tragedy at the Circus tells the tale of a star-crossed romance at the turn of the century between world-famous trapeze artist and circus performer Leitzel ("Queen of the Air") and Alfredo Codona of the Flying Codona Brothers.
  • Sex, Lies, and Cookies: An Unrated Memoir: With sass and humor, radio personality Lisa G. (from The Howard Stern Show), opens up about her scandalous past and sexual exploits in Sex, Lies, and Cookies: An Unrated Memoir. Lisa used her charms and baking skills to win over suitors, so it's only fitting that the book also includes 25 dessert recipes including "Losing My Cherry Cookies" and "Double D-licious Oatmeal Cookies."
  • Sisterland: Curtis Sittenfeld's haunting novel Sisterland is about twin sisters with psychic abilities who go their separate ways but are brought together again in their hometown when one sister has a premonition about a natural disaster.
  • It's Okay to Sleep With Him on the First Date: It's Okay to Sleep With Him on the First Date: And Every Other Rule of Dating, Debunked is a he said/she said guide by relationship experts Andrea Syrtash and Jeff Wilser. "Don't trust the rules; trust yourself."


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