No more wrapping that copy of the Kama Sutra in a fake book jacket.
You can just let it Kindle a fire in your Nook on the bus.
“It wasn’t until I moved to e-readers that I considered reading (erotica/romance) in public,” said Nicole D. of Berkeley, a 25-year-old coffeehouse barista who describes herself as “demure and suburban” and asked to keep her last name as confidential as her choice of reading material. “Now, I can read it on BART, on the bus, on my break at work, and I won’t be judged by onlookers or passers-by.”
While it’s a notorious fact that sex sells, it may be selling even better these days thanks to the advent of e-readers such as iPads, Nooks and Kindles — innocent portable electronic devices that don’t expose graphic covers and titillating titles, their generic anonymity cloaking a multitude of sultry sins.
Of course e-readers are big right now for books in every genre, but they’re even better for the steamy side of lit.