Smart Sex: How to Boost Your Sex IQ and Own Your Pleasure


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The book I always wish I had: an approachable guide to sexual pleasure.


Drawing from science, research and lived experience, Smart Sex: How to Boost Your Sex IQ and Own Your Pleasure is an in-depth book on all your favorite sex topics.  I give you everything you need to know to be a good lover, from collaboration to technique. But I also help you discover your turn-ons, and how to develop your sexual intelligence.


You’ll learn:

  • The 5 pillars of Sex IQ: Better sex and true-to-you pleasure
  • Sexual “pleasure thieves:” Why they show up, and how to heal them
  • Solo sex (aka masturbation): How to uplevel yours with special techniques
  • Communication tips: Talk confidently to partners about sex
  • Orgasm: The science, the variety, and how to have more of them
  • Oral sex: How to give and receive erotically
  • Sex positions: How to make them work for your sexual tastes, your body and your personal comfort
  • Anal play: Ideas for absolute beginners and the anal-advanced
  • Kink: New ways to play 
  • Owning your sexual pleasure: unapologetically and authentically

I intentionally wrote this book to be beginner-friendly and conversation-provoking. No matter where you are on your sexual journey, Smart Sex is your fearless guide to getting the pleasure that is your birthright. 

Product Highlights:

  • Beginner-friendly

  • Kink-friendly

  • A must-read for those who want to learn about their turn-ons and desires

  • Perfect for couples who want to improve their sex life

  • Great for singles who want to improve their dating adventures

Product Specifications:

  • Publisher: Park Row, an imprint of HarperCollins

  • Publication Date: June 13, 2023

  • Language: English

  • Hardcover: 304 pages

  • Item Weight: ‎ 14.4 ounces

  • Dimensions : ‎ 6.14 x 0.97 x 9.22 inches

Why Emily Loves It

It’s the sex education you actually want. Smart Sex is designed to help you get over the near-universal fear of talking about sex, get curious about your own fulfillment, and start having the conversations and personal insights that create a life of good sex.

Emily Morse
Hi. I'm Emily Morse

Hi. I'm Emily Morse

As a Doctor of Human Sexuality and host of the #1 sexuality podcast, Sex With Emily, I talk about sex a lot. I mean, a lot. And that’s a really good thing.

In my 18 years of exploring the secrets to better sex, I’ve learned that communication is lubrication, and the sex life of your loftiest fantasies comes down to having more conversations — with your partner and, most importantly, yourself. So how about a little inspiration?