Birds, bees, flowers, trees: we’re guessing you’re reasonably up-to-speed there. But what about when you need real-life dating, hook-up, and relationship advice that’s less wildlife-based, and more focused on, shall we say, the whole ecosystem? Permission to blush, granted—but we’re not hiding how seriously into these honest and sex-positive listens we are. Get ready to toss euphemisms to the wind, and listen to audiobooks that teach you how to learn the fun way.
From Girl Sex 101 author Allison Moon, Getting It is a refreshingly intersectional and honest guide to understanding the basics of hook-up culture and how to partake. From first moves and sex etiquette to navigating nonmonogamy and sexual health, Getting It helps listeners understand what casual sex means for them and offers an empowering dive into how to get it and feel great about it every step of the way.
Hear Allison Moon talk about recording the Getting It audiobook on our This Is the Author podcast.
Respect is an all-encompassing audiobook guideÂ built around consent, and Inti Chavez Perez draws on his experience as a sex educator to lay out how to build positive, respectful relationships with friends and partners, and how consent factors in at every stage. From gender identity and sexual orientation to body image and sexual health and more, Respect tells you everything you should know, and everything you would want to know.
In Want Me, prominent sex journalist Tracy Clark-Flory shares the confusing, funny, and sometimes painful moments that shaped her young adulthood, offering an honest look at sex and culture for modern young women. In this darkly humorous memoir, she shares the events that led to discovering conflicting truths about her own desire, first as a woman coming of age and then as a veteran journalist covering the sex beat.
Catching feelings? Swoon on with Ardently Admired: Jane Austen Retellings on Audio and Dreamy & Steamy Romances Featuring Black Leading Characters.