Say Please: Book Review

“We have a book review to do! Sinclair Sexsmith sent an advance copy of ‘Say Please:  Lesbian BDSM Erotica’!”

Sinclair Sexsmith runs the award-winning personal online writing project Sugarbutch Chronicles: The Gender, and Relationship Adventures of a Kinky Queer Butch Top. With work published in various anthologies and websites, including Take Me There: Trans and Genderqueer Erotica, she is also the guest editor of Best Lesbian Erotica 2012.

That evening, we settled down in bed.  Femmelicious picked up “Say Please” from the nightstand & passed it over.

“Read to me.”  And with that, she snuggled into my side… her head on my shoulder… and listened as I read story after story.  Hmmmm….Already a “win”.

These are all delicious little morsels of BDSM, but if I had to pick a favorite in this collection it would be Meridith Guy’s “Three Weeks And Two Days”.  Ms. Guy grabs the reader’s attention in the very first paragraph, making the reader feel the aching tension in her character’s calf muscles.  Then, she dials-down the anticipation as she describes what brought her to this point.  You’ll get lulled into her attempts to find her Buddhist center-of-peace — just in time to feel those fingertips digging into her wrists, and the flash of pain that must have accompanied her head being yanked back hard.  And with that, you & the character are in a tandem state of pleasure & pain.

While her individual works have been featured in more than a dozen lesbian erotica anthologies, “Say Please” is the first anthology that Mr. Sexsmith has personally compiled.   Allow me to congratulate her on delivering such a comprehensive collection of lesbian BDSM.  No matter what your predilection is, “Say Please” offers something between the covers to inspire you.

Want a copy of your own 232 pages of deliciousness? You will find it here or here, or leave a saucy note in the comments of this post and we will select OUR favorite and mail you OUR copy of Say Please, so you can enjoy it too.


Say the magic word and fulfill your deepest desires for discipline and surrender, domination and submission, and the heightened sensations of BDSM play. One request opens up a fantasy world of classic dungeon scenes, bondage and restraint, floggers and spankings, sadism and masochism, very hot sex and so much more. True to form, Sexsmith queers classic gender dynamics, with a femme daddy in Alysia Angel’s “Feathers Have Weight,” and genderqueer bois who earn their right to flag black in Sassafras Lowrey’s “Black Hanky.” In “The Cruelest Kind,” Kiki

DeLovely’s naughty narrator gets her just desserts from her butch in a back alley. D.L. King’s top makes her submissive strip before an unseen audience in “A Public Spectacle.” Face slapping can be a hard limit or the most delicious craving, as Rachel Kramer Bussel’s protagonist finds out in “A Slap in the Face.” Whether you dream of surrendering to a lover or of weilding your power, Say Please to the erotic inspiration within.

With contributed stories by Miriam Zoila Pérez, Wendi Kali- , Rachel Kramer Bussel, Gigi Frost, BB Rydell, Amelia Thornton, Vie La Guerre, Sassafras Lowrey, Dusty Horn, Kiki DeLovely, Elaine Miller, Shawna Elizabeth, Sossity Chiricuzio, Meridith Guy, August InFlux, Maria See, D.L. King, Anna Watson, Dilo Keith, Sinclair Sexsmith, Alysia Angel, Xan West, and Elizabeth Thorne.

Here is a list of other writers and blogs selected for the book tour.  I hope you have a chance to check out their posts about Say Please as well as their other work.

April 1 Say Please release party in SF
April 1 Viviane
April 3 Rachel Kramer Bussel
April 4 Giselle Renard
April 5 Evoe Throw
April 6 Liz
April 9 Roma Mafia
April 9 Daniela
April 10 Official release date! Sinclair
April 11 Dede / deviantdyke
April 12 Helena Swann
April 13 Kim Herbel
April 13 Say Please release party in NYC
April 14 Lily Lloyd
April 15 Kelli Dunham
April 16 Lyzanne
April 17 Lula Lisbon
April 18 Ali Oh
April 19 Jameson
April 21 Charlie Ninja
April 22 Say Please release party in Boston
April 22 Meredith Guy
April 23 Wendi Kali
April 24 Lolita Wolf
April 25 Audrey at Babeland
April 26 Seth B
April 27 Danika
April 28 DL King
April 29 Kiki
April 30 Dilo Keith
April 30 Xan West
May 2 Say Please release party in Seattle

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  1. Madame Wardrobe Consultant says:

    Kiss my boots and call me Madame…… Dominatrix extraordinare… my dream!

    I love kinky books and love your review!

  2. Lisa says:

    Great review! :) I am really and truly desperate to read this book!

    My saucy comment – comes in the form of a few haiku. I couldn’t decide on just one. So here they all are:

    Transported through words
    Stories of pleasure and pain
    Breathless, she begs: please?

    She can’t stop reading
    Stories explode in her mind
    Leaving her wanting

    More than words, she feels
    Hands tangling in her hair
    As she reads, transfixed

    I really.. really.. REALLY can’t wait to get my hands on this book.

  3. Olivia says:

    I’m really looking forward to reading this when I get a copy.

    To be honest, though, I’d rather have someone I could tie up and do fun things to. But only if she asked for it. Politely.

  4. meridith says:

    Can I just say thank you? A thousand times. Also, I love the idea of you reading aloud. Hope the sex was yummy!

  5. […] at the CSPH Sinclair (me!) at Sugarbutch Chronicles Dede at Deviantdyke Helena Swann at Cuntext Kim Herbel at Butchlesque Kelli Dunham at Lily Lloyd at The Black Leather Belt Lyzanne at the Sex Positive […]

  6. Lisa says:

    When do we find out the winner? :D

  7. Kim says:

    Lisa, You Win! Please send your address and we will ship the book. email to