Baby You’re a Firework

Halfway through 2013. Can I get a WHAAAAAT??!? Here are a few of the top rated books so far in 2013 that really lit our fires here at The Raunch Dilettante: New Fiction: Addicted, Charlotte Stein Erotica writer ventures outside herself in order to spice up her writing and meets a man who lights her […]

2012 RITA and Golden Heart Finalists

Romance Writers of America announced the winners of the 2012 RITA and Golden Heart Finalists for their annual awards In July 2012.   The nominees are listed below with the winner of each in bold. I’m proud I’ve read a few, and also excited to check out some authors I have yet to read.  Have you […]

Life After Fifty: Ten Erotic Novels You Need to Read

On the cusp of the “Fifty Frenzy,” I’ve pulled together a list of erotic romance stories that leave Fifty Shades of Grey in the dust.  There is some really amazing stuff out there, writing that should be in the spotlight for it’s beautifully crafted writing and imagination, writing that is original as well as gripping and poignant. […]

Dirty by Megan Hart

I knew arousal. I knew desire. Lust. This was something else, all three and something different, too. This was tumbling headfirst down the rabbit hole, this was standing on the edge of the cliff and preparing to leap, this was nothing and everything all at once. Redonk Nutshell: Woman with complicated past finds herself struggling […]

The Raunchies: 2011 Edition

Here at The Raunch Dilettante we revel in all that is raunchy, be it literature (or “lit-er-a-toor” if you’re fancy), music, film or pop culture.  Nothing is safe All is welcome!  I wanted to do some sort of best-of list, but I wanted to keep it somewhat…er…unique.  So, without much further ado, I present THE RAUNCHIES! […]

New York Times Bestsellers & More

The New York Times Best Seller list is a constantly changing beast.  For the most current list, please see their site: NYT Best Sellers    NY Times Best Fiction books of 2012:     NY Best Fiction books of 2011: 2011 seemed to be the year of Stieg Larsson. His Millenium trilogy graced the NY […]