- Paperback: 220 pages
- Publisher: Cleis Press (March 9 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1573443832
- ISBN-13: 978-1573443838
- Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.9 x 20.3 cm
- Shipping Weight: 281 g
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- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,862,413 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Making the Hook-Up: Edgy Sex with Soul Paperback – Mar 9 2010
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"An assortment of authors promises and delivers a new and refreshing tale in each story the reader begins. Focusing on African American characters and sexuality, as a reader, I found myself putting myself in the characters experiences and emotions. A perfect read for any consenting adult of any nationality and color."―Night Owl Reviews
"Sexuality is raw, primal, and can speak of much that words won't allow to be said. "Making the Hook-Up: Edgy Sex with Soul" is a collection of stories edited by Cole Riley as he presents many stories of black sexuality, showing raw emotion and thought in its many forms, as the writings range from passionate to erotica and everything in between. "Making the Hook-Up" is a choice addition to any collection focusing on black sexuality."―Midwest Book Review
About the Author
Cole Riley, an innovative voice in urban literature, produced several early street classics: Hot Snake Nights, Rough Trade, The Devil To Pay, The Killing Kind, Dark Blood Moon, and more recently, Harlem Confidential and Guilty As Sin. His erotica has been featured in many anthologies, including Intimacy and Maxim Jakubowski's The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica. In literary legend Ishmael Reed's newest book, Mixing It Up, Riley is cited as one of the influences on top-notch crime scribes Richard Price, George Pelacanos, and others. He lives and writes in New York City.
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