New Book from Em & Lo: "150 Shades of Play: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink"

A how-to companion guide to spicing things up, out now from internationally renowned sex writers, Em & Lo.

New York, NY, February 11, 2013 --( For readers who enjoy kinky erotica but wish the books contained more guidance when it comes to the activities and toys described, "150 Shades of Play: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink" is here to fill in all those dirty details.

Just a few of the things "150 Shades of Play" can teach readers quickly:

• How to cuff a partner to the bed
• Where to find a kinky costume
• What to say during dirty talk
• How to spank a partner so it hurts so good
• Which vibrators, clamps & plugs are best
• How to role-play without cracking up . . . . And much more.

This A-to-Z Guide Includes:

• Encyclopedia-style bite-sized entries, so readers can quickly and easily find what they're interested in
• Important safety tips (missing from most erotica)
• Tips on shopping for kinky accessories
• A fun, funny tone that is inviting rather than intimidating
• A voyeuristic look at some really kinky stuff, perfect for cocktail party chatter
• Notes on what other books get wrong about BDSM
• Helpful (and hilarious) illustrations that make it fun for readers to flip through
• Everything a beginner wants to know...without the inevitable hardcore nudity of a Google search

Spice Things Up in 2013

"150 Shades of Play" will help make readers' fantasies a reality—safely, sensually, and satisfactorily. "150 Shades of Play" is available for purchase in paperback on

About the Authors & Illustrator

"150 Shades of Play" is written by internationally respected veteran sex writers EM & LO, whose last book, SEX: How to Do Everything, was named by the Guardian as one of the 10 Best Sex Guides Ever—alongside the "Kama Sutra" and Ovid’s "The Art of Love." Illustrator Arthur Mount ( has been in the biz for almost twenty years, regularly publishing work around the world (including in three of EM & LO’s previous titles); he received a D&AD Silver Pencil award in 2005.
Em & Lo
Emma Taylor
(646) 221-7365